Meet Our Doctors & Team

Take a couple of minutes to meet the caring and compassionate team at West Annapolis Family Dentistry by reading each of their biographies. You’ll learn a little bit about our doctors and team members, including their education, work experience, and professional associations. Then you’ll see why we are such a good fit for your needs. We truly look forward to meeting you and having the opportunity to serve you, as well as your family!

Maria Colucciello, DDS

Maria Colucciello, DDSDr. Maria Colucciello is an Annapolis family dentist with almost four decades of training and experience in providing comprehensive dental services to patients of all ages.

Dr. Colucciello is a 1982 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She maintains a strong commitment to continuing her education—routinely attending classes at the prestigious Pankey Institute and The Dawson Academy. She has consistently been voted by her peers and recognized in “What’s up Annapolis” as one of Annapolis’s Top Dentists. Dr. Colucciello also supports the community in outreach programs by volunteering her time and skills at the Annapolis Stanton Community Center and with the Donated Dental Program.

Dr. Colucciello enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in providing beautiful smiles through cosmetic dentistry. She is also an expert in providing sleep apnea relief through custom-developed appliances.

On the rare occasions when Dr. Colucciello isn’t with her patients and community, she enjoys sailing, scuba diving, and the theater. Additionally, she can prepare any recipe that calls for basil!

Professional affiliations

  • The Chesapeake Implant Study Club
  • Swain Dental Study Club
  • Donated Dental Society

Ishita Rahman, DMD

Ishita Rahman, DMDDr. Ishita Rahman is a general dentist with training in oral surgery, implant dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry. She joined West Annapolis Family Dentistry in 2019.

Dr. Rahman attended Mount Holyoke College for her undergraduate education, followed by a research stint at Harvard Medical School.

She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2015, then completed advanced training through a general practice residency in North Carolina at the Vidant Medical Center.

Dr. Rahman has expert training in all aspects of general dentistry including restorative dentistry, oral surgery, teeth whitening, root canals, crown and bridge, extractions, dentures, implant restorations, and cosmetic dentistry. Furthermore, she always strives to provide excellent patient care and excels at taking care of patients with dental phobia.

Her four kids—two human, two feline—fiercely compete for mommy’s attention during the weekends! She loves family activities and exploring the area, in addition to engaging in continuing education.

Meet Our Team

West Annapolis Family Dentistry is able to provide the highest quality care thanks to an incredible team of dedicated, friendly, and knowledgeable individuals. Whether it is our hygienists or assistants, office managers or administrators, our practice runs smoothly thanks to team members who work with a shared commitment to our patients’ oral health, comfort, and overall well-being. Take a few minutes to meet the team at West Annapolis Family Dentistry. Then, feel free to contact us with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

Linda Valentine, RDH

Linda Valentine, RDHLinda graduated in 1981 from the Community College of Baltimore County. She is active in the Western Shore Dental Hygienists’ Association and a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. She began her career at West Annapolis Family Dentistry in 1983, and she is highly knowledgeable, loved, and respected by her patients. Linda feels blessed to be part of the lives of so many wonderful patients throughout the years!

When not at work Linda is usually on the sidelines of a lacrosse or soccer game cheering for one of her four children, Joshua, Ashley, Christie, and Lindsay. Linda has been married to her husband, Scott for 25 years. She also loves to travel and spend time with her family.

Rachel Rossbach, RDH

Rachel Rossbach, RDHRachel graduated from Fortis College in 2014 with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Previously, when Rachel was in high school, she was part of the team at West Annapolis Family Dentistry as a dental assistant. Since then, she continued her education with her hygiene degree and we are thrilled to have her back at West Annapolis Family Dentistry, treating our patients with her knowledgeable and expert care.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys watching her favorite hockey team, the Washington Capitals.