About Us

Gary Lucombe, DDS

Born on the island of Trinidad, Dr. Gary Lucombe earned a B.S in Biology at CUNY Medgar Evers. Following his graduation, he obtained his D.D.S degree from Howard University College of Dentistry, where he also received extensive training in dental implantology. While on active duty in the United States Army, Dr. Lucombe served as Clinic Chief while stationed in Korea and in Edgewood, MD. He also served as a Dental Officer in the United States Air Force National Guard until he left with an honorable discharge in 2009.

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Iris Jeffries Morton, DDS, MS Dr. Iris Jeffries Morton received a Master’s Degree in Biochemistry and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C.  She completed a residency in general dentistry from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in Washington, D.C., where she later served as a staff dentist. Dr. Morton is affiliated with The National Dental Association, The Academy of Women in Dentistry and American Dental Education Association. She has served as a volunteer with the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Association, the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, and on the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood. Dr. Morton is an assistant professor and the clinical coordinator in the Oral Diagnosis and Radiology Department at Howard University College of Dentistry. Dr. Morton was in full-time private practice as a general dentist for 25 years in Silver Spring, MD.

 

Jennifer Charles, Patient Treatment Coordinator and Receptionist

Ms. Charles is our office manager and receptionist. She answers all of our patients’ financial questions in addition to scheduling appointments and sending appointment reminders. Ms. Charles is also a highly skilled and certified dental assistant who assists Dr. Lucombe when needed. Ms. Charles holds a B.S in Psychology and enjoys helping to calm nervous patients so they can have a pleasant experience at our office.

 

Cordel Bainbridge, Dental Assistant

Ms. Bainbridge is our dental assistant and ensures that the dental instruments we use are always cleaned and sterilized before use, among other duties. Ms. Bainbridge lends a comforting hand to our patients whenever they visit our office.