Dr. David Hasson
Dr. David Hasson founded the practice in Mt. Airy in 1987. A graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a BA degree in Biological Sciences, he began a 4 year career in cardiovascular physiology research at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Pursuing a lifelong dream, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and certification in the Specialty of Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He volunteered for dental missions for children in Ecuador, South America and Moscow, Russia. He is a former president of both the Maryland Society of Dentistry for Children and the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and currently the liaison to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Dave directs the Frederick County Dental Society Give Kids A Smile Program and is the Maryland State Advisory Leader for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Head Start Dental Home Project. In 2011, Dr. Dave was nominated into the American College of Dentists, the oldest national honorary organization for dentist. Fewer than 3.5% of all dentists are elected into the college. An avid beekeeper, photographer, and fan of the Beatles, he lives in Woodbine with his wife Pam, dog Bodhi, cat’s Fen and Howard, and about 150,000 honeybees depending on the time of the year.
Dr. Allison Green
Dr. Allison Green has been practicing pediatric dentistry at Mt Airy Children’s Dental Associates since 2009. Originally from North Carolina, she received her Bachelors of Arts Degree from The University of North Carolina at Ashville. Dr. Green then moved to Maryland and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Maryland, where she was awarded with the Pediatric Dentistry award from the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
After dental school, Dr. Green, pursuing her passion to work with children, completed her pediatric dental residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. There, she was named Chief Pediatric Dental Resident and received a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from The George Washington University Medical School in 2009.
Dr. Green's goals are to help children obtain optimal oral and overall health, while at the same time providing them with a fun and pleasant dental experience that will allow them to continue to look forward to their dental visits for years to come.
Dr. Green continues to participate in numerous continuing education courses yearly to maintain the highest level of knowledge and skills available in the field of pediatric dentistry. She currently holds a Maryland State Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a national distinction achieved by very few pediatric dentists. Dr. Green is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and a member of the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Dental Association.
A resident of Ellicott City, Dr. Green enjoys spending time with her husband and three young daughters; twins Molly and Brooke, and younger sister Erin, exploring the area, trying out new restaurants, and taking her dog, Camden, for walks in the park.
Dr. Michael Virts
A Maryland native, Dr. Michael Virts spent his undergraduate years at Washington College on the Eastern Shore. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and his Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Maryland Medical Center. Following completion of his residency training, Dr. Virts became recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and maintains Fellow status within the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is also an Associate Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and its Section on Oral Health.
Dr. Virts became a pediatric dentist in order to help children and their families feel at ease about receiving dental care. He is passionate about educating families on how they can best care for their children’s teeth and keeping oral health a major part of overall health. In addition to educating families about oral health, Dr. Virts participates in many continuing education courses every year to stay at the forefront of current pediatric dentistry knowledge.
Dr. Virts remains active in organized dentistry outside of the office. He is a Past President of the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and volunteers as a Dean’s Faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. In addition to participation in the local, state, and national components of the American Dental Association, Dr. Virts is a member of the American Society for Dental Ethics. Dr. Virts has lectured on the national level regarding laser tongue and lip tie revision for infants who are having trouble nursing. He is a member of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals, as well as a member of the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition. Locally, Dr. Virts is on staff at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He volunteers with the Johns Hopkins Craniofacial Clinic in Hagerstown, providing consulting services for families of children with cleft lip and/or palate. Internationally, Dr. Virts has volunteered in the Tula region of Russia to provide dental care for the students and families of Zaoksky Village, about two hours north of Moscow.
Dr. Virts is a lifelong resident of Frederick County, where he lives with his wife, Kristen, and two young sons, Jackson and Ryan. Spending time with his family brings the most joy to his life.
Dr. Stuart Sheer
Dr. Stuart Sheer is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and has been practicing orthodontics for over twenty years. He received his specialty training at Columbia University in New York City, is a Board Certified specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. His Doctor of Dental Surgery degree was received from the University of Maryland Dental School. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. He is currently the Program Director for Health Volunteers Overseas in Cambodia. Dr. Sheer has always had an interest in helping and teaching others around the world. He not only has a goal of creating beautiful smiles for the patients that he treats locally, he also works hard to bring those same beautiful smiles for the many children and adults he has had the pleasure of caring for in many developing countries. Through Operation Smile or Health Volunteers Overseas, whether it has been in the Philippines, China, Bhutan, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cambodia or Tanzania, Dr. Sheer has a personal mission to try and make life a little better for those people that have not had the opportunities or access to proper treatment and care. Dr. Sheer also enjoys traveling, sports, art, and music.