About Our Doctors

moss.jpgDr. Cheryl Frenkel Moss


  • Stern College, Yeshiva University
    New York, New York – BA, Biology
  • New York University, College of Dentistry
    New York, New York – Doctor of Dentistry Surgery Honors Program Pediatric Dentistry
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Brooklyn, New York – Certificate in Geriatric Dentistry and Special Patient Care


  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Maryland State Dental Association (MSDA)

Awards and Honors

  • 2000 – 2001 Pediatric Dentistry Van Honors Program
  • 2000 – 2001 Faculty Practice Honors Program
  • 1999 – 2000 Dr. Lyonel S. Hildes Memorial Scholarship
  • 1995 – 1997 Dean's List (Stern College)
  • 1996 – 1997 National Collegiate Education Award
  • 1995 – 1996 Alpha Epsilon Delta
  • 2002 Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Division of Dentistry
    Certificate for Outstanding Performance in Geriatric Dentistry
  • 2002 Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Certificate for Completion Rotation in Anesthesia

Hospital Staff Status

  • Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • Northwest Hospital
  • Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center-Hospital
  • Courtland Gardens Nursing & Rehab. Center

Continuing Education

Dr. Frenkel Moss is committed to bringing superior dental care to her patients. To that end, she has taken many hours of continued education courses to keep current with the most up-to-date technologies, most recently courses at:

  • Align Technology, Inc. re: Invisalign
  • Maryland Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Society for Clinical Research, AGD, re: Lumineers Techniques
  • DOCS Trained in Oral Sedation Dentistry

Dr. Frenkel Moss resides in Baltimore with her husband and children.


Dr. Sameh Elrafei


  • Boston University, School of Dental Medicine
  • Boston, Massachusetts – Master of Science in Oral Biology
  • Boston University, School of Dental Medicine
  • Boston, Massachusetts – Certificate of Advance Graduate Study in Prosthodontics
  • Alexandria University, School of Dental Medicine

Alexandria, Egypt – Bachelor of Dental Medicine and Oral Surgery


  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Maryland State Dental Association (MSDA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

Dr. Elrafei has been practicing in the field of dentistry for over 30 years and has utilized his passion for the profession, both internationally and at home in Maryland. He has a concrete pledge to provide the utmost quality of care to all his patients through his invaluable experience and commitment to continuing education courses.

DrSethi.jpgDr. Shalini Sethi


  • Dr. Sethi completed her bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Maryland at College Park.
  • She then attended and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore Dental School, where she received several accolades for her technical and academic achievements, including selection to participate in a cleft lip/palate outreach program with Operation Smile in Vietnam and the Dominican Republic.
  • Dr. Sethi completed a one-year General Practice Residency at the Miami VA Hospital.
  • She also completed a three-year periodontal residency at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was trained in all aspects of periodontal surgery, including dental implants and oral cosmetic surgery.

Awards and Honors

  • Shalini Sethi, D.D.S., a Board Certified Periodontist, has been recognized as one of the "Top Dentists 2013" for Periodontists in Baltimore Magazine.

Dr. Sethi is a dynamic, skilled clinician who shares our philosophy of providing the very best personalized periodontal care to her patients in a relaxed, professional atmosphere.

Steiner_PictureDr. Stephanie Steiner

Dr. Steiner grew up in Maryland and completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Loyola University Maryland, where she studied Biochemistry and Spanish. After working in genomic research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine for several years, she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, where she was recognized for her academic achievements and graduated with honors. She then completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program with NYU Lutheran at Choptank Community Health System. She completed a three-year Orthodontics Residency program at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Steiner is excited to return to Maryland and begin serving the community near her hometown.

Dr-SharmaDr. Sharma


  • Dr. Sharma completed his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
  • He attended and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry.
  • After graduating, Dr. Sharma also completed advanced training in a three-year Periodontics residency program from New York University College of Dentistry.


As a scholar and member of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Sharma is a specialist proficient in the treatment of periodontal disease, gum disease, ridge/sinus augmentation, soft tissue grafting, and implant placement.

Dr. Sharma has a true passion for Dentistry and is committed to providing exceptional dental care with patient comfort and satisfaction.

Dr.-PlunkaDr Stanley Plunka, DDS, MS


  • BS., cum laude, Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, May 1973
  • MS. Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, June, 1975
  • DDS, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, June, 1982

Military Service

Dr Plunka served in the US Army Dental Corps, as an Army Dentist from August, 1982 to February, 1987. Captain Plunka rose to second-in-command at the Fort Hamilton Dental Clinic in Brooklyn, NY., where he perfected his skills in all aspects on Dentistry. He earned the distinguished Army Commendation medal in 1987. After active duty service, Dr Plunka remained as a Dentist in the US Army Dental Corps Reserves, attached to Fort Meade, MD until 1991, where he was promoted to the rank of Major.

Civilian Experience

Dr Plunka associated with several Dental Practices from 1987 to 1994. He was a General Dentist on the staff of the Wyman Park Dental Clinic, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1987 to 1991. In 1992 he opened his Dental Practice in orthwest Baltimore City, and subsequently moved the Practice to Pikesville, MD, where he practiced General Dentistry from 2002 to 2021. He has received several awards, including the Baltimore Certificate For The Treatment of Handicap Children. He is a member of the Maimonides Dental Study Club, and a past member of the Alpha Omega Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

Dr Plunka is married with two children. He enjoys reading, playing chess and spending time with his two young grandchildren.