Silver Spring Pediatric Dentist serving Bethesda, MD

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Ruby of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Ruby

Office Manager

Hello! My name is Ruby. I have been in the Pediatric Dental field for over 8 years. I've learned so much about the importance of maintaining a healthy smile. I love interacting with all the little ones that visit us on a daily basis; It brings life and joy to our office. On my free time, I enjoy spending time with my kids. I look forward to meeting and helping you with any questions you may have.

 

 


Dental Hygienists

Sam of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Samantha

Dental Hygienist

I’m Sam and I'll be one of your hygienists here at SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry. I have been an active part of the dental field for over 8 years. I began my journey in the dental field as a dental assistant, where I quickly became passionate about dentistry. I then obtained my Associates of Science degree in Dental Hygiene at Fortis College in 2018. I work hard to make every patient feel comfortable and relaxed while getting their cleanings, and enjoy educating our families about maintaining bright healthy smiles. On my free time, I love to bake with my daughter, spend time with my friends and family, and go on long hikes.


Marena of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Marena

Dental Hygienist

Hi! My name is Marena. I have worked in the Pediatric dental field for over 12 years. I received my degree of Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene at Allegany College Of Maryland in 2014. I love helping every patient feel comfortable and cleaning their beautiful smiles! I strive to help every patient love the dentist! In my free time I like to play with my super cute dog and spend time with my wonderful boyfriend!



Clinical Leaders

Melissa of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Melissa

Clinical Coordinator

Hello! My name is Melissa. My favorite part about working here at SmileLand has to be interacting with all the children and their individual personalities. My goal is to have your family leave our office happy, informed, and excited to come back! Working here has inspired me to continue my education to become a registered dental hygienist. I look forward to making all your children's future dental visits enjoyable. :)


Marina of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Marina

Clinical Coordinator

My name is Marina. I was born in El Salvador and raised in Maryland. Working with kids has inspired me to pursue my dream in the Pediatric Dentistry field. Outside of work I love to spend time with my son, hang out with friends, and play soccer. I enjoy working with kids because it makes everyday a great experience!



Dental Assistants

Adriana of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Adriana

Dental Assistant

Hello! My name is Adriana. I enjoy working with children! My goal is to change any negative perception any child may have of the dentist. I’ll do everything I can to make your child's visit exciting, fun and comfortable. I was born in El Salvador and moved to the DC area 9 years ago to live with my family. On my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends, and long walks with my dog Lola. In the future I would like to pursue an associates degree in Dental Hygiene, so I can continue to teach the little ones how to maintain great oral health and keep their smiles healthy and strong! I look forward to meeting you.


Lupita of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Lupita

Dental Assistant

Hi! My name is Lupita. What I love about working here at SmileLand is that I can bring smiles to kids faces. Being a mom of 2 toddlers, I understand the difficulty of bringing kids into a doctors office. I look forward to making their visit as enjoyable as possible.


April of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

April

Dental Assistant

Hello! My name is April May, but you can call me April. I was born and raised in The Philippines, then I moved to The USA when I was 13 years old. So If you speak Tagalog, I'm here for ya! I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in December 2017 and am currently continuing my education at The University of Maryland in College Park as I prepare myself for Dental School. As of now, I'm here at SmileLand to serve you as your dental assistant to provide comfort and the best dental experience ever!


Jessica of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Jessica

Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Jessica. I love to play sports and being active. My favorite teams are The Baltimore Ravens and The Washington Nationals. I was born and raised in Maryland. Both my parents are from El Salvador. I am excited to welcome your children to our office.


Carmen of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Carmen

Dental Assistant

I’m Carmen, I was born in El Salvador and came to the USA 12 years ago. I am fluent in english and spanish . I quickly discovered my passion to work with children when I became a nanny. Over the past 8 years, I have developed unique skills connecting with children. I’m so excited to be in the Pediatric Dental field where I can still work with children. On my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, and practicing yoga!


Melanie of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Melanie

Dental Assistant

Hello! My name is Melanie I was born in Mexico and raised in Maryland. I love working with kids and enjoy interacting with their curiosity. Being a dental assistant has sparked an interest in the dental field and possibly pursue a career in it. My goal is for all kids to be comfortable and happy while in the office.


Wendy of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Wendy

Dental Assistant

Hello! My name is Wendy. I was born in El Salvador and raised in Maryland. I enjoy working with kids and hope to make their dental visits something they look forward to.


Keren of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Keren

Dental Assistant

Hi! My name is Keren I was born and raised in El Salvador. I've been in the USA since I was 14. I really love kids so I decided to join a kid friendly environment where I can enjoy what I do. I am dedicated to gaining lots of experience working in the Pediatric dental field. On my free time, I love to play soccer and spend time with my family and friends!



Front Desk

Madeline of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Madeline

Operating Room Coordinator

Madeline is our operating room coordinator. She graduated from Northwood High School in 2014 and is currently in school to pursue her dream as a future dental hygienist. She is currently in school majoring in Life Science. Providing a calm atmosphere to better the dental care of our patients, is something she enjoys. She is also fluent in both Spanish and English. Activities Madeline enjoys outside of work is singing, traveling, and hanging out with her friends and family.


Diana of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Diana

Operating Room Coordinator

My name is Diana. I was born in Mexico and raised in Maryland. I moved to Pennsylvania for 5 years where I attended Kaplan Career Institute for my diploma in Medical billing and coding. This motivated me to start a path in the Pediatric Dentistry field. Seeing children smile is the best part of my day.


Edith of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Edith

Insurance Coordinator

Hola! My name is Edith. I was born and raised in Maryland, I was inspired to work in Pediatric Dentistry because I love interacting with children. Seeing them leave with a smile brightens my day. I look forward to meeting each and everyone of you!


tatiana of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Tatiana

Insurance Coordinator

Hello, my name is Tatiana. I enjoy spending time with my family and exploring new things and places. Working with children is what I love most because I get to see their beautiful smiles and happy faces when they get their prizes and balloons at the end of their visits! I look forward to meeting and watching every single patient grow in our beautiful friendly office!


Jasmin of SmileLand Pediatric Dentistry in Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD

Jasmin

Schedule Coordinator

Hello, my name is Jasmin! My hobbies are photography and editing home videos! Having a child motivated me to work with children. It has made me a sweeter and gentle person. My goal everyday is to make sure that all of our families leave our office informed about the importance of their smiles!


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