Dr. Linh Duckett -- Dr. Duckett was born in Viet Nam and came to the U.S. when he was 11 years old. He graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring Maryland. Earning his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland College Park, in 1989 he also received his DDS degree from University of Maryland Dental School. Prior to Duckett Dental Associates P.A. Dr. Duckett was an officer in the United States Navy and then joined the Air Force Reserve where he served until 2000.

"We have really enjoyed getting to know our patients throughout the years!"


Dr. Richard Nichols

Dr. Nichols brings over 20 years of experience to our team.  He joined us in 2006 as an associate and can often be heard humming and singing while working on his patients.  He and his wife live in Reisterstown.  Dr. Nichols enjoys country music, American Idol and playing his many guitars.  He enjoys reading our many People magazines and is often more informed on celebrity pop-culture than the rest of us!

Dr. Maria Duckett

Dr. Maria Duckett was born and raised in the Baltimore area. She graduated from Notre Dame Prep. High School. Graduating as cum laude, Dr. Duckett earned her degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. In 1989 she also earned her DDS degree from the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Duckett then completed a General Practice Residency program at the VA Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.



Cathy Mentzer Cathy started out as a fearful patient back in 1999.   She soon learned that dentistry wasn’t as bad as she had thought.  Practicing as a beautician at the time, Cathy became trained as a dental assistant in 1996 and has since become the office manager.  She puts in numerous hours and is a very important part of our team!  She and her husband Ron have two grown children and live in Harford County.
Duckett Dental Kathryn MonksKathryn is a member of the Duckett Dental Associates. Her nickname in the office is (Kat). She came to the office doing a externship. While doing an externship she was so good, we hired her. Kat started with us on 08/04/2014. She did her training at York Technical Institute. Kat is a mother of two little boys. She spends time with her children and friends. She loves the beach. And loves to eat!.
Duckett Dental Nukai Barwulor Nukai joined the practice on March 23,2015. Nukai is a dental assistant for Dr Linh Duckett. Nukai is from Liberia, she came to this country in 2007. Nukai likes to watch crime shows, reading, and shopping. Nukai went to school for dental assistant at fortis institute formely the medix school.
Duckett Dental Siera Morris Siera joined the the group in August 17,2015, as a dental assistant. Siera is a mother of two little girls. She enjoys playing with her children, and work in the office. Siera went to Fortis Institute Of Towson and graduated 2013.

Dr. Melissa NevidDr Melissa Nevid is new to our practice, but is not new to dentistry. She practiced four years in Austin Texas. Doctor Nevin and her husband are happy to have the opportunity to move back to the east coast. She spends time with her two dogs Abbey, and Steve. She is so so excited to be a part of Duckett Dental Associates.
Duckett Dental Nancy McDougall Nancy joined our team in 2005.  She has at least fifteen years of office experience.  Nancy is a very busy woman, who enjoys crafting and catering among many other activities.  She has two grown sons and recently became a mother-in-law.  She and her husband, Chuck, go camping when they find the time.
Duckett Dental Karen Gifford Karen is mom to four grown daughters.  She brings twenty years of office experience to our team at Duckett Dental Associates P.A.  She also learned dental assisting on the job.  She enjoys taking cruises with her family in her free time.