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. Clarissa Moore is passionate about dentistry and how she can connect with her patients by giving them a beautiful and healthy smile. She has been serving patients in Virginia since 2008. Dr. Moore completed her dental education both in Brazil and in a two year General Practice Residency Program where she served as chief resident at Northside Medical Center Hospital in Youngstown, OH. Read More.
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. Ashraf Adam was born and raised in Sudan. He attended the University of Khartoum where he received his Doctoral of Dental Surgery. His dedication to lifelong learning inspired him to study further in the USA, eventually earning his Advanced Education in General Dentistry degree from Lutheran Medical in Boston, MA. Read More.
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.
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.
Mildre was born in El Salvador, but moved to New York with her family in 2000. She married in 2012 and moved to the DC metro region. A dental assistant with 5 years experience, Mildre loves traveling to New York to visit her parents, and enjoys cooking and music.
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.