We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
New Patiet Coordinator
Hi, I am Emma. I look forward to meeting you. I am part of the Lake Ridge Dental Care administration team. I originally started in Environmental Studies, then I married my favorite dentist and developed a strong interest in the dental industry. When not at work, I love spending time with my fabulous husband and wonderful kids.
Hi, I am Jhoy. I am originally from the Philippines and moved to Virginia ten years ago. I graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Business Administration. I became part of Lake Ridge Dental Care in 2016.
Hello, I am Linda. I have been in the dental field for more than 20 years. I love working with patients and getting to know each and every one of them. I am specialized in insurance and collections with a Bachelor’s degree in business.
I enjoy doing volunteer work on weekends, in addition to reading.
Hi, my name is Asmait, and I love working at Lake Ridge Dental Care. I enjoy my profession and find it very rewarding to serve others in improving their oral health.
Lead Surgical Assistant
I assist patients at chairside, as well as help with managing. I love seeing the stunning results that implants and full-mouth restoration treatments can have on my patients’ smiles!
I am married with two kids and six grandchildren. I enjoy spending weekends with friends and family at the lake.
Hello, my name is Bobby and I have a passion for making beautiful smiles. I received a Bachelor of Science from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Science in Hygiene from Mass College of Pharmacy, Health Science. I am also a proud member of the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA). One of the most rewarding experiences in my field was participating in a dental care mission trip to Guatemala. During my time in Central America, I was able to provide dental services to those in need.
When I am not in the office, my hobbies include working out, hiking, and reading.
I am a certified dental assistant, certified in exposing dental X-rays in Virginia, and hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. I assist the doctors at chairside with procedures such as oral surgery, crown and bridge preparations, and fillings. I also take digital X-rays, fabricate temporary crowns and bridges, as well as apply sealants and fluoride, but my favorite part of my job is to help relieve patients from tooth pain. I enjoy making patients smile with my sweet compliments and greatly enjoy working in the fun, positive environment of our practice!
When I’m not assisting our doctors, I enjoy reading and spending time with my family.
I am a Member of the Advanced Dental School (ADATS). My team is amazing, communicative, very transparent, and I always learn something new from my knowledgeable doctors. I love working closely with patients and transforming their smiles.
I am originally from New Jersey. In my spare time, I love working out and playing sports.
Hello, I am Malika. I have been in the dental profession for decades. I am a foreign-trained dentist and a dental hygienist. Dentistry is my passion. I love to do sedation dentistry. In the dental hygiene process of care, I am very thorough and gentle. I enjoy educating my patients to obtain optimal oral health.
When not in the office, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, cooking, baking, and staying current with continuing education.
Marketing & Public Relations Director
Hey there, I am Nelson, the marketing and public relations director. I’ve been in the marketing business for more than a decade now and I’ve found tremendous amounts of passion for patient care, helping others out, and making sure that I make a positive impact in a person’s day.
Outside of the office, I love to listen to music, travel, and read.