About Rodek Dental Arts

Dr. Alina Rodek grew up in New York City and relocated to Maryland in 2013. 
She graduated from the University of Rochester, NY with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, and  earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from New York University College of Dentistry. She pursued advanced residency training at Jamaica Hospital in Queens, NY, where she solidified her knowledge and experience in all aspects of dentistry. 

Dr Rodek believes in minimal discomfort, less invasive procedures and utilizes the latest technology to provide the very best care for all patients. 

Dr Rodek is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Maryland Dental Association, and Harford-Cecil County Dental Association. 

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Dr. Candace Zorn was born and raised in Maryland, and grew up watching and working in her father’s dental practice. She received her undergraduate degree from Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA, where she graduated cum laude with a major in Biomedical Engineering. After working as an associate research engineer she was ready for a new challenge. 
She had found her passion in dentistry and received her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, graduating with honors. While in dental school, she was President of the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and was selected to participate in a Pediatric Clerkship her junior year and Special Patient Care Clerkship her senior year for advanced training in those particular specialties. She went on to complete a hospital-based residency at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. During her residency, she received advanced training in implant placement and restoration, endodontics, prosthodontics, treatment of the medically compromised patient, OR dentistry, oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry. This training prepared her to treat challenging cases, patients with special medical needs, and emergency care. 
Dr. Candace Zorn believes that learning is a lifelong journey and is constantly updating her knowledge base with continuing education courses. In her free time, Dr. Zorn can be found with her husband, son, and dog exploring all that Maryland has to offer.
Professional memberships include Academy of General Dentists, Maryland State Dental Association, Harford-Cecil County Dental Association, and American Dental Association.


Rodek Dental Arts is owned and operated right here in ELKTON, MD. Since our practice opened its doors in 1979, we’ve treated every patient like they were a part of our family. Other Dental practices may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch

Dr Batchelor is currently working in our office on Fridays. Dr Batchelor was born in South Africa, grew up in England, and spent some time in Australia, making his accent hard to place, but fun to listen to. He met his wife Daniela, during his post doctorate fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He to do research and consulting at Walter Reed Army  Research Institutein Silver Springs, but now devotes more time to dentistry. He graduated from University of Maryland in 2011, followed by a 1 year Advanced Dentistry residency. Not only was he a Dean's list student, he also resides on the Dean's faculty at the dental school.

Dr Batchelor spends a great deal of time working in the community treating special needs patients in nursing homes. 
He enjoys cycling, hiking with his dogs, Moxie (pictured) and Spot, playing cards and darts, and spending time with his family.