Dr. Nicole C. Forel moved to Maryland from Brooklyn, NY in 1997 to attend Johns Hopkins University. After graduating with a BA in Natural Sciences in 2001, she attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2005. She participated in an international internship at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and completed a general practice residency at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Nicole has specialized training and certifications in a broad range of dental services such as Invisalign orthodontics, rotary endodontics, implant restoration, and esthetic dentistry. She takes great pride in her work and strives to create an environment where patients feel at ease. Her goal is to help each patient achieve optimal dental health and to keep Baltimore smiling.
Dr. Nicole lives with her husband Erik in Federal Hill. You might see them walking around the neighborhood with their pug dog Tank or in a local restaurant. Other interests include dance, sports, scuba diving, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Monica is a native of New Jersey, and she moved to Maryland to attend Loyola University. She worked for a year as a dental assistant after college and attended the University of Maryland Dental School, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After dental school, she completed a residency in general dentistry at the WellSpan York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Monica is passionate about community service and has participated in several dental volunteer projects, including Mission of Mercy, providing free dental care to low income residents, and Sealant Saturdays, providing exams and sealants for children. She was a dental provider for Helping Up Mission and Smiles for Success, programs designed to help transform smiles for men and women recovering from abuse or addiction as a way to aid them in job-readiness. She also participated in an international mission trip to Tanzania, Africa, providing treatment to students and staff of the Faraja Primary School.
Dr. Monica has a fun-loving personality and calm demeanor that helps to make patients feel at ease during dental procedures. She lives in Federal Hill with her husband Mark, both avid runners. You might see them around the neighborhood running or playing flag football and volleyball.
Dr. Greg Winter grew up in Ellicott City, Maryland and graduated from Mt. Hebron High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland College Park,double majoring in Neurobiology and Psychology. He earned his Doctorate from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2010.
After dental school, Dr. Greg completed two residency programs in general dentistry; one at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and the second at York Hospital in York, PA. In these residency programs, Dr. Greg gained additional training in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, implant dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, and esthetics.
When not at Light Street Dental, Dr. Greg works as a clinical instructor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He teaches dental students and is an attending in a number of clinics including Special Care and Geriatrics, Urgent Care, and the Oral Surgery clinic.
Dr. Greg strives to create a welcoming environment for all patients and wants to help them regain and maintain their dental health. A dentist’s work is as unique as a personal signature and Dr. Greg works hard to give every patient his very best. Currently, Dr. Greg lives in Federal Hill where you may see him going to trivia, rooting for the Orioles, Terps and Ravens, or sampling various restaurants around South Baltimore. He also enjoys reading, music, reading and the beach.