Our Staff

All professionals at Michael A. White, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Michael A. White, DDS

Dr. White has enjoyed creating beautiful, healthy smiles for his patients for over two decades.

A Baltimore native, Dr. White grew up in the Govans area, the youngest of 4 brothers and a sister.

Dr. White attended the University of Maryland Dental School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed his Residency in Advanced General Dentistry at the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. White was awarded the Nathan Gold Memorial Award for Conscientious Enthusiastic Dedication to Clinical Practice.

Prior to attending the University of Maryland Dental School, Dr. White obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Johns Hopkins University as a Physician’s Assistant. He worked as a Surgical Physician’s Assistant for both the Cardiac and Orthopedic Surgery Services at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. White has always enjoyed playing music. He and his musical partner, Dave Mattheiss have played in the Baltimore area for over 30 years. You can still find them playing locally at least once a month.

When not working, Dr. White enjoys spending time with his 4 wonderful children and wife, Kathy.



Dr. Paulina Rodrigues

Associate Dentist

Dr. Rodrigues grew up in New Jersey and attended Ramapo College. She was awarded the Presidential Scholarship through all four years and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

After college, she attended the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. At dental school, she was accepted to become an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clerk and Pediatric Clerk, where she received additional training in tooth removal, bone shaping, and dentistry for children. She spent time providing dental treatment to the underserved at several externship sites and Mission of Mercy. She was granted membership in Omicrom Kappa Upsilon, Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society, and Gamma Pi Delta for her high academic standing and excellent skills with fillings, crowns, bridges, and dentures.

In her spare time, Dr. Rodrigues enjoys a variety of activities including hiking, rock climbing, skiing, swing dancing, and yoga. She loves talking teeth with her husband, who also happens to be a dentist!


Dr. Stephen Mastella

Associate Dentist

With over 33 years of experience, Dr. Mastella is a well-respected dentist in the Baltimore area.  He is a graduate of Loyola College and Temple University school of Dentistry.  He has owned and operated his own dental practice for 27 years; being named top dentist by Baltimore Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 and the City Paper in 2007 and 2011. He is also a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.

He has served as Clinical Instructor to dental students and has been a valued member of the Baltimore County Dental Society leadership team since 2010.

Outside of dentistry, he has provided support to the Institute of Notre Dame through their Fathers Club, acting as president and was the major fundraiser chairman.

Dr. Mastella lives in Catonsville with his wife, Laura. His two daughters, Lauren and Emily, live nearby with their families and have blessed Steve and Laura with grandchildren to spoil. He is an avid tennis player, running several leagues in the Catonsville area.

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