Meet Yvette, our certified dental hygienist. Yvette attended the dental hygiene program at Hagerstown Community College and is responsible for administering teeth cleanings, instructing patients about proper dental care, performing x-rays, and assisting all of our patients with their dental needs.
How does she keep her smile so pristine? She swears by using Sonicare and burst power-brushes, tongue scrapers, cocofloss and ACT mouth rinse.
Yvette likes to cook, dance and workout in her free time! She loves sneakers, sweatsuits, and scary movies?
Her favorite motivational quote? “The universe is not punishing or blessing you. The universe is simply responding to the vibrational attitude that you are emitting” - Abraham Hicks
Meet Katya, one of our Dental Hygienists. Katya is from Bethesda and went to Loyola University Maryland to pursue a Bachelors degree in Psychology and then attended Howard University for a certificate in dental hygiene.
Katya’s go-to dental care routine starts with flossing her teeth, applying Fluoridex toothpaste to her Phillips sonicare toothbrush and brushing gently for 2-3 minutes. She ends with Act anticavity mouthwash and she follows this routine 2x daily - just look at those pearly whites.
Katya’s favorite hobby is landscape photography and interior design. She loves going on hikes with her mini golden retriever Zola and spending time with her family and friends!
One of her favorite motivational quotes is “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do” - Kobe Bryant
Meet Katrina, our Front Desk team member. Katrina is from Germantown, MD and went to Montgomery College. She values the relationships she has built with every patient at Smiles I Chevy Chase and really enjoys helping our patients throughout their entire dental visit.
Katrina’s go-to dental care tip is using a waterpick twice a day, every day. She loves to cook and hike in her free time.
Her favorite motivational quote? “The only way to know is to live, learn and grow.” - Lauryn Hill
Meet Nicoll, our clinical care team member. Nicoll is a Washington D.C. native and joined our team a few months ago.
Nicoll’s go-to dental care tip? Flossing is an absolute MUST and brushing twice daily is very, very important. Her favorite hobbies include listening to music, playing volleyball, and spending time with family - family is everything to her.
One of Nicoll’s favorite motivational quotes is: “life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away” - Maya Angelou