Dental Team – Washington, DC

Get to Know
Our Friendly Team

Our dental team is truly what makes our day-in and day-out schedules and operations possible. They work tirelessly to make each patient feel valued and comfortable as well as keep our appointment schedule on-track. They always strive for the best and are happy to answer any questions or concerns patients have. You can learn more about some of the friendly faces that you’ll see around our dental office below.

The Aesthetic Family Dentistry of Washington team

Nina, Office Manager

Originally from Bulgaria, Nina completed her studies at Plovdiv University. She joined our team in 2021 and has thoroughly enjoyed helping people achieve their smile goals ever since! Outside the office, she likes spending time with her husband, Daniel, and their dog, Alice. Here’s something you may not know about her: she owns over 50 lipsticks and always has at least 10 with her.

Wanique, Dental Assistant

Dental office manager Mira

Wanique’s dental career spans nearly four years so far. Originally from Washington, DC, she studied dental assisting at Fortis College. As a part of our team, she always goes the extra mile to take great care of patients. When she isn’t busy at work, Wanique loves spending quality time with her seven siblings and seven nieces and nephews. Her biggest personal passion is baking, especially cakes and cupcakes!

Nevenka, Dental Assistant

Nevenka comes to us all the way from Nova Gorica, Slovenia! She moved to America in 1993 when her husband was recruited to coach the American Kayaking Team. Today, she has been in the dental world for over 25 years, and she loves meeting new patients and making them feel calm and comfortable every time they come in. The mother of two adult sons, she likes to spend her free time paddleboarding, biking, hiking, traveling, and finding new recipes to experiment with in the kitchen.

Armando, Dental Assistant

Originating from El Salvador, Armando feels extremely rewarded to have the chance to help patients with dental anxiety by creating a pleasant and comfortable experience for them when they visit. With half a decade of experience in the dental field and counting, you can find him around the office working alongside the dentist during procedures and making sure every person receives the highest level of care possible. Outside the office, Armando lives with his best friends and their Siberian husky named Bruno. He enjoys things like cooking, reading, learning about technology, listening to Beyoncé, and everything about Harry Potter. One fun fact about him: he’s trilingual and can speak Spanish, English, and Italian!

Maria, Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in Venezuela, Maria prioritizes providing the best possible oral healthcare for her patients as well as educating them on how to maintain their pearly whites. After finishing dental hygiene school, she chose to work with our community because we share the essential values of caring for patients first while also building a strong bond with the dental team. She hopes that she can contribute to the improvement of other’s oral and overall well-being. At home, Maria loves being with her husband and their pet dog Remus. They are also expecting to have a boy in just a few months! Her hobbies involve reading, painting figurines, and following her favorite soccer team, Liverpool.

Octavia, Dental Assistant

A native of Washington, DC, Octavia graduated from Dunbar High School before attending Fortis College to earn her license in dental assisting. Other than treating teeth and helping patients achieve their healthiest and brightest smiles, she loves being able to work with a passionate and supportive team. If you don’t find her at the office, Octavia is likely hanging out with her family and loved ones. She enjoys doing activities like singing, dancing, going on adventures, and being an instructor for her Zumba classes.

Byron, Hygiene Coordinator

Byron loves being able to see each patient’s progress throughout their dental health journey. As our Hygiene Coordinator, he helps create treatment plans so that every person who walks through our doors can experience a smoother process toward enjoying great oral health. Born and raised in Washington, DC, Byron enjoys hanging out with his friends while playing friendly card games (Poker) or going to the shooting range. He also enjoys anything James Baldwin as well as watching slow-burn crime dramas. His dream job: stand-up comedian!