Dr. Cara Schantz is a native of Northern Virginia; born and raised in McLean. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and then went on to complete her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. After dental school, Dr. Schantz chose to do a one-year residency in general dentistry in New York City. Read More.
Meet Jacob, Our Therapy Dog
Jacob is Dr. Schantz’s fun-loving, German Shepherd-mix doggie. He visits the office occasionally when he is not volunteering as a Certified Therapy Dog with Fairfax Pets on Wheels. Read More.
Dr. Vincent Coviello
See Dr. Coviello's work with the Winchester Oral Surgery Center here.
Dr Coviello was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Silver Spring Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology & Genetics from the University of Maryland. He was then granted fellowship from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to conduct research at the National Center for Human Genome Research, NIH. His Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree is from the University of Maryland. Read More.
Dr. Christy Cowell
Dr. Cowell grew up in the suburbs of Toronto and received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Western Ontario. She recieved her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, where she was providing quality dental care in a private practice before recently moving to Virginia. Read More.
Dr. Rami N. Ghorab
Dr. Rami N. Ghorab was born and raised in Syria where he developed a passion for dentistry. He left home at early age to start his long dental journey; he moved to Egypt to earn his first dental degree, then moved to the U.S and received his second DDS degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. After dental school Dr. Ghorab joined a general practice residency program at Montefiore Hospital in New York. Dr. Ghorab is highly trained in trauma management, complex extractions and certified in Invisalign. He is also qualified for IV sedation certification. Dr. Ghorab strongly believes in community work and getting back to the community. He participated in many projects such as the Mission of Mercy, Give Kids a smile and abroad in Jamaica. During his free time, Dr. Ghorab enjoys swimming, traveling and going out with friends and family.
Karina is a native Washingtonian who's been the face of our front office since 2009. She enjoys helping patients understand their insurance benefits and helping them schedule their appointments. Karina is bilingual (fluent in both English and Spanish), and in her spare times enjoys her family, reading, and cooking.
Tanya is a dental assistant with 4 years of experience in the dental field, and is currently in school pursuing a career in science. Her hobbies include running, writing, and interior design. Tanya is also an active community mentor and volunteer, and truly enjoys helping others.
Courtney is a front desk receptionist, who has been working in the dental field for a little over a year. She enjoys helping patients and putting smiles on their faces. She is planning on obtaining a degree in Mortuary Science "I think it's fascinating how the human body develops the whole anatomy and physiology aspects". In Courtney's free time she enjoys spending time with her amazing 3 year old daughter including family and friends.