Marilyn – Dental Assistant
Marilyn has worked within dentistry since 2009, helping patients and educating them about the importance of routine dental care. She is a graduate of Northern Virginia Medical Campus in Springfield, VA. Marilyn also has post-graduate schooling from the Levin Consulting Group & Scheduling Institute Seminars, and has advanced training in OSHA, CPR, X-rays, Biohazard/Blood-borne materials. At Desired Dental, Marilyn is responsible for managing all of the important dental assisting duties such as sterilization of instruments, ordering all materials and supplies, compiling X-rays, and conducting patient education. Marilyn is extremely efficient and excellently provides exceptional patient care, while helping to make sure patients are always comfortable throughout any procedure or treatment. She thoroughly enjoys caring for patients, along with keeping up-to-date on the latest dentistry technology and trends. She says Desired Dental is unique because of the genuine, gentle, and compassionate care Dr. Demewoz provides to each and every patient. When’s she not helping patients feel at east at the office, Marilyn likes to relax at home with her family and dog Lola.
Valeria – Administrative, Office Manager
Valeria started her career in dentistry in 2008, and is a George Washington University graduate. She’s attended various local seminars to help further her knowledge about providing outstanding dental care to patients of all ages. At Desired Dental, Valeria has quite a few important roles. First, she is the financial coordinator, responsible for making sure the practice runs smoothly and efficiently. Valeria is also Desired Dental’s insurance coordinator. She’s highly skilled and experienced at helping patients maximize their dental benefits. But what Valeria enjoys most, is meeting and greeting new people and helping them achieve happy, healthy smiles. She says the practice is unique because Dr. Demewoz and the team function more like a family, instead of just co-workers, who listen and and understand one another. The team never judges patients, they simply welcome them with open arms. As the mother of three boys, Valeria says she likes being outdoors and playing in the dirt. In her spare time, she also enjoys cooking and baking.