Wyngate Dental Of Bethesda

Meet The Team

Wyngate Dental of Bethesda

Dr. Taylor Cole Ball

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Taylor Cole Ball leads the Wyngate Dental team with the same philosophy that she has applied throughout her career: “If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day” ~Alex Noble

A Maryland native and alum of the Sidwell Friends School, Dr. Cole completed her bachelor’s in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Rollins College and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She completed post-doctoral dental training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s General Practice Residency program, where she received advanced training in all aspects of general dentistry.

Applying Wyngate Dental’s philosophy of dedicated service, Dr. Cole believes in providing comprehensive dental care combining art, evidence-based dentistry, and the latest dental technology to provide her patients with the highest level of care. Her expertise includes restorative and cosmetic dentistry, crown and bridge, implants, orthodontics, oral surgery, and oral cancer screenings.

Dr. Cole is a distinguished member of the Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society, Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. 

Dr. Cole and her husband live in Maryland with their two daughters. In addition to friendly sports competition with the family, Dr. Cole enjoys traveling and hiking the beautiful trails of the greater Maryland and Virginia region.


Dr. John J. Higgins

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Higgins graduated from Providence College in 1969 and continued on to Georgetown University School of Dentistry where he earned his DDS in 1973. Dr. Higgins is a member of the American Dental Association and is involved with numerous study groups and continuing educational programs to ensure that he is performing the latest dental procedures and providing you with up-to-date information regarding your dental health.




Inna is a classically trained musician that has transferred her skills to the dental profession upon coming to the United States from Belarus. Her attention to detail and precision suit her well in the practice of dental hygiene. She is a second set of eyes in treating patients’ dental health needs.



Patient Care Coordinator

Ellen is a career dental professional. Her warm, pleasant, and helpful mannerism facilitate our patients’ ability to make appointments, follow their treatment schedules, and so much more. She is a people person who often doubles as a chair-side assistant.