Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice.
We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!
Our Hygiene Team
Each member of our hygiene team provides gentle, thorough care, and will treat your child with kindness and respect. Possessing years of education and training in the unique needs of children’s teeth, our registered dental hygienists ensure your child’s dental visit is comfortable and educational.
Registered Dental Hygienist
With her gentle hands and warm manner, Shabnam makes sure each patient has happy, fun visits. She loves talking with and getting to know patients, and learning about their life and interests. During hygiene visits, Shabnam examines her patient’s mouth for signs of oral disease and cavities. She thoroughly and gently cleans each patient’s teeth while teaching everyone about their dental health. Seeing a healthy, clean smile at a recall visit makes her day!
Shabnam loves spending time with her spouse and their three beautiful children. The family loves to read, travel, and play volleyball and soccer.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Friendly, engaging, and calm, Thao enjoys keeping patients smiling during teeth cleanings! She loves hearing what’s happening in patients’ lives and learning what’s important to them. Working one-on-one with patients, she assesses dental health, looks for signs of disease and cavities, and provides gentle cleanings. A lot of her time is spent teaching children and parents about oral health and how to keep a healthy and beautiful smile. Thao loves the friendships she’s built with patients and families.
Thao and her spouse have been married for more than 25 years. They have a son who recently graduated from George Mason University. Thao loves laughing, dancing, cooking, and traveling.
Our Dental Assistants
Our dental assistants are true team players: They work alongside our doctors during patient procedures. They love meeting new patients and take the time to make sure your son or daughter has an easy, comfortable, and all-around positive dental experience.
Brittany excels at making patients feel at home. She’s friendly, warm, and calm, and a reassuring presence for our more anxious patients. She loves building lasting friendships with patients and parents and is excited to watch children grow into young adults with healthy smiles! Working in the clinic area, Brittany makes sure patients are comfortable and relaxed during procedures, and treasures the friendships she’s made.
A mom of two fantastic boys, Brittany and her family love spending time together, especially going to the beach!
Chrissi loves connecting with our patients, and talking with them about school, their weekend plans, and what’s happening in their lives. She’s patient and kind, really listens to what the child says, and is always aware of their comfort. She offers chairside assistance, helps the doctors, and prepares and sterilizes the equipment, instruments, and trays. Chrissi started building friendships with patients and families from the moment she joined our team.
In her free time, Chrissi enjoys drawing and other forms of art. She loves hiking and adventuring with her siblings, baking cookies and cakes, and attending church with her boyfriend.
Always smiling and laughing, Christine exudes warmth. She wants each patient to feel safe, reassured, and comfortable during their visits. Her happiest moments are when a patient is finished with the visit and has a big smile! You’ll meet Christine in the clinic, where she works chairside, to assist the doctors and support our patients.
Outside the office, Christine loves time with her family. She and her husband love playing trains and reading books with their son. They also enjoy going to the beach, weekend trips, and cheering for the Redskins.
Danielle loves helping patients during their visits. She has a welcoming and friendly smile, which reassures nervous patients and sets them at ease. Working in our clinic, Danielle supports Dr. Kramer and Dr. Bunin during various procedures. While she’s assisting the doctor, she’s always focused on the patient’s comfort. She is a great champion for our patients’ smiles!
Danielle has a bachelor’s degree in biology and is applying to dental school! She enjoys traveling in the US and abroad, cooking Italian cuisine, and spoiling her dog, Roxy.
Deborah’s warm, calm smile ensures patients feel welcome and safe. She enjoys learning about patients’ lives, activities, and adventures. Working in our treatment area, she prepares the rooms, seats patients, and makes sure everyone is comfortable. Then, sitting chairside, Deborah assists Dr. Kramer and Dr. Bunin while reassuring patients about how well they’re doing. We are thrilled about how quickly she’s connected with our patients.
Outside of work, Deborah spends much of her free time with her husband and their young son. The family enjoys the outdoors and visiting loved ones. Deborah also enjoys crafting, sewing, and knitting.
Friendly and warm, Mary makes sure patients and parents know they’re in excellent hands. You’ll meet her in the treatment area, where she assists the doctors during dental procedures. Sitting chairside, she hands them instruments while focusing on our patients’ comfort. Mary loves working with doctors and teammates in a family-friendly environment, where our patients are cared for like family!
In addition to working here, Mary’s currently in college. Her time off is spent with her family and friends, and occasionally binge-watching Netflix. She’s relatively new to NOVA and enjoys exploring DC, Georgetown, and surrounding areas.
Our Front Office Team
Our front office team is here to help with all your scheduling, financial, and insurance needs. Their smiling faces will greet you when you enter our warm and friendly office. They’re always available to answer any questions you may have and will make your experience here pleasant, comfortable, and relaxing.
With her warm smile and positive attitude, Fariba lets patients and parents know they’re in a safe and welcoming office. You’ll meet her in our reception area, where she’ll help you schedule visits, accept your payments, and review your insurance benefits. She works hard to make sure everyone feels at home.
Fariba lives in Woodbridge and loves that our practice serves her friends and neighbors.
Ginger’s welcoming smile and warmth help patients and parents feel at home. She loves talking with patients and hearing about their latest adventures while she checks them in and updates their records. She also verifies insurance and benefits and accepts copayments. Ginger enjoys seeing happy, healthy smiles and sharing jokes with patients.
Ginger has a child who’s a freshman at Robinson Secondary School and she’s recently engaged! She loves craft projects, cooking, and Netflix, and enjoys camping and kayaking in the warmer months.
Friendly and helpful, Laurelle enjoys welcoming patients and parents, checking them in, and catching up on their lives. She loves watching children grow up and seeing their happy smiles grow with them! In addition to checking patients in and updating their records, Laurelle also verifies insurance and answers the phones. She’s very glad to be part of a family-oriented, positive office.
Outside of work, Laurelle enjoys time with her family and her boyfriend and hanging out with her friends. She also likes shopping and watching movies.
Lida is the friendly voice on the phone when our patients call and the welcoming smile our patients see when they come into the office. She loves meeting new patients and seeing their excitement after they've had an amazing experience with our doctors. Lida looks forward to building relationships with all our patients as they grow up to be healthy, happy young adults.
In her free time, Lida enjoys being with her husband and three daughters. They enjoy dining out, shopping, traveling, and exploring the outdoors as a family.