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Current Patients (301) 949-5400

12900 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20906

Meet Silver Spring MD Dentist Office Staff

Afsoun, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Afsoun joined our team after graduation from Howard University as a Registered Dental Hygienist (R.D.H) in 2006.

Afsoun was born in Iran and she speaks both Persian and Turkish.

One of her favorite quotes is from Maya Angelou, “If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”

During her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and gardening.

“Since oral hygiene contributes to overall health, my goal is to aid patients in attaining their optimum oral health. I really enjoy helping my patients have the best oral health possible.”

Kanene, BS

Dental Hygienist

Kanene K is orginally from Portland, OR. She moved to the Washinton, DC area in 1999 to attend the HOward University College of Dentistry. SHe obtained her B.S. from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2003.

Kanene has worked in the dental field for over 15 years, starting out as a dental oral surgery assistant. She is an avid tennis player and enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.

Wendy, RDH

Registered Hygienist

Wendy is a Maryland native.  She graduated from Woodward High School and continued her education at the University of Maryland where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Wendy has been a hygienist for 35 years and is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association.

When She’s not making beautiful smiles, she likes to read, hike, play volleyball and golf as well as travel.  She also motorcycles with her husband, PJ, on the weekends. 

Dawn, AA

Dental Assistant

Dawn received her A.A. degree from Montgomery College and has over 17 years experience as a Maryland Certified Dental Assistant.

Dawn lives in Frederick, MD and has 3 children: Nick, Andrew, and Anna. During her free time, she enjoys Pilates, cooking and being in the sunshine.

“Caring for people and making them smile is certainly an advantage to working in this practice, as well as the amazing and diligent team of staff and doctors.”

Her favorite quote is,” It is what it is, but it is what you make it.”

Florence, BS

Dental Hygienist

Florence .C started working for us part time 10 years ago recently she joined out ream full time in 2016.
She is from Haiti and speaks French, Spanish and Creole. Florence obtained her degree from Allegany.

Florence loves to smile! A visit with Florence is always fun! She will always want to make you smile.


Dental Assistant

Aleyda’s hometown is in Colombia and she is fluent in Spanish. Aleyda enjoys spending time with family and cooking.

Aleyda is a lifelong patient and recently joined the team in 2017, she has over 15 years experience as a dental assistant.

“I enjoy the office as a patient and as a member everyone really cares about what is best for the patients. We have a great team and we all love working together.”


Dental Assistant

Lucys hometown is in Peru and she is fluent in Spanish. Lucy has a 17 year old son, Sergio and she enjoys playing soccer with him, as well as Miranda who is 8 years old. We have two new arrivals including Matias who is now 7 years old and Ulises who is now 4 years old.

Lucy is very conscientious and diligent. She takes pleasure in interacting with our patients and making them feel welcome.

“The staff at this office really cares about what is best for the patients. We have a great team here and I really enjoy working with them.”



Gabby came to the U.S at the age of 9, and grew up in Rockville MD.  She bad a brief military experience when she joined the Marines serving from 2000-2004. Once she finished serving her country she came back to MD to be closer to her mom.  Currently, Gabby is a single mother of  3 kids which she trys to spend most of her  time with when she is not at work.

Gabby enjoys working out, hanging with her kids running around the neighborhood; and enjoys classes at the gym and hiking in her spare time. Gabby is fluent in English and Spanish.



Born and raised in Maryland, Mitzy received her A.A. degree at Montgomery College in 2019. Although she is fairly new to the dental field, she is always eager to learn more about it.

When she isn’t in the office, Mitzy enjoys working out, eating Korean food with her friends, and traveling. So far, Mitzy has visited Bolivia, Italy, South Korea, and Japan. 

A quote she lives by is, “Go big, or go home.”


Official Greeter

(no relation to Crosby)
Sydney has been with our practice since she was 3 months old. She is the assistant at the front desk and often time is a therapy dog to help with anxiety. Patients often times will change appointments if they find that Sydney has the day off.