Meet Our Vienna, VA Dental Team
We Love to Make You Smile
In addition to our skilled team of dentists, we have an incredible support staff to help meet your dental needs. Our front desk team members can assist with your required paperwork, scheduling appointments, and answering any financial questions you may have, and our assistants and hygienists make sure that your time in the treatment chair is comfortable and effective. We look forward to seeing you in our dental office soon and getting to know you. To get to know us better, just keep reading the information below.
A native Bostonian, Michelle and her husband Dave relocated to Virginia in 1987 with their three sons MacLean, Connor, and Patrick. As the COO, Michelle is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our nine dental offices. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, hiking, traveling, and cooking delicious food.
Mariana Office Manager/ Front Desk Team Leader
Mariana was born in California and raised in Arlington, VA. Her magnetic personality led her to the dental field. At Vienna Smiles, she has found a comforting work family and amazing patients. She wakes up in the morning and looks forward to coming to work! Outside of the dental office, she has three nephews and one niece that she loves dearly. She enjoys going on adventures, taking long walks and listening to music. She also loves dancing!
Emily Dental Assistant/ Dental Assistant Team Leader
A native of McLean, Virginia, Emily was exposed to dentistry at an early age, spending most of her weekends and summer/winter breaks with her dad, Dr. Brown, as his burgeoning junior dental assistant. Upon graduating from James Madison University, she decided to teach kindergarten for a few years before returning to her true passion. When she’s not training and developing our dental assistants, she enjoys quality time with her family, including her husband David, their son Nicholas, and their daughter Isabelle. Playing soccer, traveling, and watching UNC Basketball are among her favorite things to do.
Sharon Dental Hygienist
Sharon grew up in Danville, Vermont, where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Vermont. A huge Catamount fan, she loves basketball and especially the cold, brisk, and snowy winters of Vermont. When she’s not working, she and her husband love spending a great date night together over delicious food and fine wine. Her other hobbies include cooking, shopping, and spending quality time with family, especially her granddaughters.
Kyleigh Dental Hygienist
Kyleigh grew up in Morgantown, West Virginia, and she knew dental would always be her career. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University in Dental Hygiene. The consummate explorer, she enjoys exercising, visiting wineries, and spending quality time with her fiancé Christian and their labradoodle Luna. She loves educating patients on oral care and meeting new people.
Minh Dental Assistant
A native of Northern Virginia, Minh attended Fairfax High School and was introduced to dentistry through a family friend. He spent a few summers helping around the dental office and found his passion. Today, his favorite part of the job is seeing how happy the patients are on their way out the door! When he’s not assisting the dentists, he’s an avid video gamer and also enjoys reading and attending live music concerts. He considers his mother and sister his best friends, along with his rambunctious pet cats.
Maryam Dental Assistant
Maryam is from Metairie, Louisiana, which is a neighboring city to New Orleans. She attended NOVA and enjoys the interaction with her patients and learning from the doctors. She loves cooking and spending quality time with her three beautiful children outside of work and rooting on their favorite team together, which is the New Orleans Saints. Other favorite hobbies include watching movies and taking in all of the wonderful culture and diversity of Northern Virginia.