Samira: Front Office Coordinator
Samira graduated from Montgomery College with a degree in dental assisting and is a licensed Radiologic technician. She holds a certification in Expanded Functions and is also cross- trained in front desk duties. She joined our office in 2006 from Seattle, Washington and has been working in the field for 10 years. Samira is of Lebanese descent and she taught English as a second language when she lived in Lebanon. She was born in Sierra Leone and is fluent in English, Arabic, and Creole.
Rebecca: Dental Hygienist
Rebecca was born & raised in the Silver Spring area. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for the last 18 years and joined our office in 2010. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland, School of Dental Surgery and has a Certification of Dental Hygiene from Howard University. Her post graduate training includes certification in delivery of local anesthetic, Hygiene Academy program & yearly continuing education in periodontal disease & new treatment methods. Rebecca is passionate about patient care & helping her patient’s reach optimal oral health. Aside from her dedication to her career she enjoys working out, reading & spending time with her husband & 2 children.
Zoila: Dental Assistant
Zoila joined our office in 1994. She is a qualified Dental Assistant who has been practicing in this field for the past 23 years. Zoila holds a certification in Expanded Duties which is the highest level of a Certified Dental Assistant. She is specialized and very knowledgeable in the use of the latest dental technology. Zoila speaks both English and Spanish fluently and she is originally from El Salvador, Central America.
Xiomara: Dental Assistant
Xiomara joined our practice in 2015. She is originally from Puerto Rico. She comes with over 10 years of experience in the dental field. She is certified as a Dental Radiation Technologist and Qualified in General Duties by the State of Maryland. She earned an Associate’s degree in Dental Assisting with expanded functions from the National University College in Puerto Rico 2005. She also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the Universidad Metropolitana de Puerto Rico in 2014. Xiomara is very warm, and will always welcome you with a friendly smile. She enjoys nature and loves baking.
Gelila: Dental Hygienist
Gelila Kebede, RDH is one of the hygienists at Advanced Total Dental Care. She completed her high school education at Paint Branch High School. She then went on to attend Youngstown State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2019. When she is not working, Gelila enjoys traveling, working out and spending time with her loved ones.
Qamar: Billing Insurance Specialist
Qamar joined our practice in 2010 and came with a wealth of experience in health information management. She holds a degree in Health Information Management. She has trained with Paragon Management Associates Inc’s, Institute’s leadership, and front office academy Jay Geier’s Institute. Qamar is fluent in English and Urdu.
Kathy: Dental Hygienist
Bio coming soon!