Meet Our Team Members

Debora

Surgical Assistant

Debora joins our team with a dental background where she developed a passion for working with people in an outreach program in her native country Nicaragua. Traveling to remote areas, she helped bring basic dental practice to rural communities in need. She is getting to know her new home in the DC area, and enjoys long walks with her husband, Roger.


Carine

Surgical Assistant

Carine, a French native, rejoins our team after living in Florida for a brief moment. Before moving to the United States 10 years ago, Carine began her dental career as a surgical assistant for a periodontist in France. She and her husband are proud parents of their two daughters and cat, Barnabe. Carine also enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle by cooking vegan-inspired cuisines, hiking and running. She also delights in exploring the gems of the Washington DC area. Carine’s extensive experience helps to keep patients calm and reassured of successful treatment outcomes.


Nisa

Practice Administrator

Nisa, an original Washingtonian, found her calling in dentistry after returning to the United States from Brasil. Her passion for helping people is what drew her to the dental field. Prior to joining our team, she acquired clinical experience as a surgical assistant and treatment coordinator for specialties including oral surgery and orthodontics. Her bubbly-spirited personality extends beyond the office, especially when she is cheering on her favorite hockey team, the Washington Capitals. Nisa also enjoys attending live music events and keeping active and fit through dance and fitness. Witnessing patients’ transformations from nervousness and fear of dental treatment to committed and confident gives purpose to her dedication and success in patient care.


Beth, RDH

Dental Hygienist

A proud native of Washington, DC, Beth received her dental hygiene degree from Allegany College. Dental hygiene is a true passion of hers. “I feel very fortunate to able to go to work every day loving what I do!” Her dental hygiene journey began in the Bethesda/ DC area then continued in Florida for 18 years. An opportunity to return to Chevy Chase was presented in 2009 where her expertise expanded into the specialty of periodontics with Dr. Matin. Beth is the founder and director of the Capital Dental Hygiene Study Club where she provides continuing education to hygienists in the Washington DC Metropolitan region. In her spare time, Beth enjoys going to her home in Florida throughout the year. She also enjoys taking trips to Michigan for salmon fishing and boating in southern Maryland. Her passion for creating smiles by equipping patients with the latest tools and techniques, has proven to aid in the improvement of not only oral health care but total body wellness as well.