Meet Our Dental Team – Vienna, VA
Meet Your Dental Family
With our team, you aren’t just another name on our schedule, but a new friend that we’re eager to learn about and serve! Nothing makes our staff happier than showing a patient just how easy and relaxing visiting the dentist can be when you’re being looked after by a skilled and experienced team. They’ll help you feel right at home starting at your first appointment, and you can begin getting to know everyone by reading on below.
Ericka, Office Manager
Originally from Stephens City, Ericka has been working in the dental world for over five years so far. Here at Pace Dental, she loves building wonderful relationships with the patients! Over time, they start to feel just like a second family.
At home, Ericka and her husband Jimmy have a daughter named Lani and a Boston Terrier named Mojo. They’re also welcoming a brand-new baby boy to the family in February 2020! When she isn’t busy at the dental office, her favorite hobbies include going to the movies, shopping with her daughter, cheering on her traveling basketball team, and indulging in sweet treats.
Bahar, Dental Hygienist
Originally from Isfahan, Iran, Bahar studied at both Northern Virginia Community College and Howard University. What she enjoys most about her role here at Pace Dental is getting to meet and learn about so many different people from all sorts of cultures!
Bahar is the youngest sibling in her family and was also recently married. In her free time, you can usually find her doing lots of outdoor activities and painting.
Juliet, Dental Assistant
Juliet hails from Cebu, Philippines originally, and she studied dentistry at NOVA. Today, what she loves most about her job at Pace Dental is being able to contribute to the high-quality care each patient receives.
Juliet is happily married to her husband Mo, who is a veteran, a handyman, and a great guy. They have a daughter named Sophia and two cats named Ming and Ida. Outside of work, you can usually find her singing karaoke, listening to music, shopping, traveling, and spending quality time with loved ones.
Saher, Dental Assistant
Saher completed her Bachelor’s in Public Health at George Mason University and has two years of dedicated assistant training, which taught her many of the valuable skills that she still uses daily. Today, her career in oral healthcare covers over 12 years! She really enjoys educating our patients on good dental health habits, as well as having the opportunity to work with such talented team members and constantly learn new techniques and ideas.
When Saher isn’t busy at the office, she enjoys traveling, both globally and locally. She is currently busy with finishing her Master’s in Public Health and has a very strong desire to care for smiles in underserved countries. She currently directs a nonprofit dental humanitarian project in Afghanistan and volunteers in similar projects around the world a few times each year.
Eden, Dental Assistant
Eden’s career in dentistry covers over eight years so far, and she never gets tired of seeing our patients happily smiling once their appointment is complete. Originally from Arlington, she studied at Northern Virginia Community College.
At home, Eden has a son named Isaiah who is turning 11 this July! As for personal hobbies, she really enjoys cooking, singing, watching movies, doing activities outdoors, shopping, and (of course) hanging out with her kid.