Meet The Team

Columbia Gateway Dentistry Team - Hygienists, Dental Assistants & Office Staff

At Columbia Gateway Dentistry, we strive to ensure that your family receives the best in comprehensive care! Our mission wouldn't be complete without the tireless effort of our dental staff who assist our dentists in providing exceptional care throughout Columbia, MD and the surrounding areas.

Read more about our staff below! 

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment today!

Michelle Keck

Dental Hygienist

Michelle graduated from the University Of Maryland Dental School with Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Prior to receiving her degree, she worked four years as a dental assistant. She has been with Columbia Gateway Dentistry since 2011. Her Gentle touch and sweet manner puts patients at ease in the dental chair.

“My goal is to educate patients with the knowledge to care for their oral health at home and make their time in our office as relaxed as possible”

Sandra Backyte

Dental Hygienist

Sandra graduated in 2017 from the Community College of Baltimore County Dental Hygiene Program, Cum Laude with honors. She has three prior years of dental assisting experience and fresh knowledge and skill to care for her patients. Sandra joined Columbia Gateway Dentistry in January 2018 and we are delighted to have her on our team.

"My goal is to educate patients on how to maintain oral health and prevent disease while making their experience at our office memorable and stress free"


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