Meet the Rad Team

Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.  We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Julia — Practice Manager

Julia grew up in Brazil and received her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Brasilia. She moved to the United States in 1992 and continued her studies in the areas of business management and human resources. She is now our financial coordinator and uses her degrees to assist patients with their scheduling and financial needs. In her free time, Julia enjoys playing in her softball league, traveling the world, and singing with her Brazilian band.

 

POTOMAC & COLLEGE PARK OFFICES

Dori — Treatment Coordinator

Originally from Trinidad, Dori moved to the United States in 1989. She graduated from Stratford University with a degree in culinary arts while simultaneously working in the dental field. She became a certified dental assistant as well as a certified orthodontic assistant more than 16 years ago. Her career has covered everything from clinical assisting to office administration. Dori still loves to cook for friends and family, dance, and travel.

 

Courtney — Scheduling Coordinator 

Courtney was born and raised in MD.  She's currently attending Montgomery College to achieve a Bachelor of Business Administration.  Working with the team helps her learn about real live business situations to become successful in her field.  She has a strong background of customer service and management.  In her free time, she likes to go to the gym and travel.  One day, she hopes to learn Italian and visit Sicily.

 

Elizabeth — Scheduling Coordinator

Elizabeth was born and raised in Silver Spring, MD.  Her favorite color is purple.  She loves animals and currently has two cats.  She's also a current patient of Dr. Rad's and is loving her Invisalign® treatment.

 

Meredith — Orthodontic Technician

Originally from Emporia, VA., Meredith moved to Northern Virginia in 2012. Certified from John Tyler Community College, she started her orthodontic career working as an Orthodontic Technician 1995. This is truly her passion! We see it everyday while she loves to laugh with her patients and especially at  the end of treatment, when she shares the joy of their beautiful new smiles!  She enjoys being with her husband and daughter, traveling to Richmond, VA to see the entire family, and vacations at the beach. 

 

Jebi — Orthodontic Technician

Jebi was born in Indonesia and moved to the United States 14 years ago.  She has been in the dental field for about a year, and her previous experience centered around customer service and office management.  When she's not in the office, Jebi spends her time with her husband and three daughters.  Jebi also loves to cook - ask her about her delicious specialties! 

 

Mhallizon — Orthodontic Technician

Mhallie is originally from Uruguay, and has lived in the US for about 15 years.  She was a patient here at Rad Orthodontics before she began working here.  She is currently studying to become a pediatric nurse, and loves working with children.    Mhalli's favorite season is Fall and her favorite colors are blue and purple.  She enjoys spending time with her two wonderful dogs, Layla and Bella.

 

May — Orthodontic Technician

Hi there!  I joined Rad Orthodontics about 2 years ago and it has been a great experience.  With over 6 years of experience in the orthodontic field, I enjoy orthodontics very much and take pride in helping people achieve their beautiful and confident smiles.  I find it fascinating to see patients' progress from start to finish.  We do everything we can to make sure our patients have an awesome experience by welcoming them into our warm and fun-filled atmosphere.  I love everything about my job and can't wait to see your beautiful smile!  During my free time, Iove spending time with my family, my husband and two beautiful daughters, as well as  traveling. 

 

Ally - Orthodontic Technician

Hi! My name is Ally and I am originally from Bolivia but grew up in Gaithersburg.  I have been a part of the Rad family for almost two years and have loved every moment of it!  Orthodontics gives me the opportunity to help people smile, which is one of my favorite things to do.  In my free time, I enjoy being with my friends and family, volunteering in my community, and experimenting with photography.

 

Stephanie - Orthodontic Technician

Stephanie's bio is coming soon

Briseida - Orthodontic Technician

Briseida's bio is coming soon

 

Karen — Professional Relations Coordinator

Karen was born and raised in New York. Her professional background is in corporate and government consulting, marketing, customer relationship management, and strategic planning. She is a cellist and she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and children.

 


 

BETHESDA OFFICE

 

Candace - Treatment Coordinator

Candace currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and three sons. She began her dental career in 2006 after working in the health care field. She pursued dentistry and has found her passion in orthodontics! She enjoys working with all of her patients in all aspects of their dental care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her sons' sporting events, and traveling!

 

Carmen - Scheduling Coordinator

Carmen is from the Silver Spring area and went to Northwestern HS.  Her hobbies include outdoor activities and reading books, and her favorite color is purple.  Carmen enjoys spending time with her son.  Her favorite thing about working at Rad Orthodontics is giving patients the satisfaction of a fabulous Rad smile.

 

Destany - Scheduling Coordinator

Destany's Bio is coming soon

 

Jebi - Orthodontic Technician

Jebi was born in Indonesia and moved to the United States 14 years ago.  She has been in the dental field for about a year, and her previous experience centered around customer service and office management.  When she's not in the office, Jebi spends her time with her husband and three daughters.  Jebi also loves to cook - ask her about her delicious specialties! 

 

Taleen - Orthodontic Technician

Taleen is a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in Biology.  Taleen has always had a passion for the field of dentistry and hopes to be a dentist one day.  In her free time, Taleen enjoys being outside, hiking, and being as active as possible.

 

 

 


GAITHERSBURG OFFICE

Gail - Treatment & Financial Coordinator

Gail was born in the Washington, DC area and started in the orthodontic field 14 years ago.  Outside of work she enjoys reading and spending as much time as possible with her granddaughters and her adorable puppy Dreidle.

 

Sandy - Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Sandy started in the dental field over 40 years ago.  25 years ago she moved over to orthodontics where she finds great satisfaction in working with her patients and their families.

 

Candace - Orthodontic Technician

Candace currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and three sons. She began her dental career in 2006 after working in the health care field. She pursued dentistry and has found her passion in orthodontics! She enjoys working with all of her patients in all aspects of their dental care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her sons' sporting events, and traveling!

 


 

NORTH BETHESDA OFFICE

Kathleen - Office Manager

Kathleen lives in Germantown with her boxer Gracie.  She has a grown son and daughter.  In her spare time, Kathleen enjoys makeing jewelry.

 

Candace - Orthodontic Technician

Candace currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and three sons. She began her dental career in 2006 after working in the health care field. She pursued dentistry and has found her passion in orthodontics! She enjoys working with all of her patients in all aspects of their dental care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her sons' sporting events, and traveling!

 

Dora - Orthodontic Technician

Dora is originally from Peru and lives in the Weaton area.  She enoys decorating her house, which is an ongoing project.

 

Lourdes - Lab Technician

Lourdes is originally from Peru and is recently married.  She plays many instruments and comes from a family of talented musicians.

What Our Patients are Saying

“The staff is fantastic! I never had to wait — they were quick, professional, and kind. Dr. Rad made the process as pleasant as possible and did it with good humor. The office utilized the latest technology and is a pleasant place to be. I would highly recommend Rad Orthodontics!” – Amy

“I am extremely satisfied and happy with the entire experience. The change is amazing, and the length of treatment was shorter than I expected. The staff was the friendliest I have ever encountered; professional but extremely personable.” – Guy

“By far the most pleasant experience I’ve had at a doctor’s office.” – Dawn

“I was very nervous about the braces, but Rad2 Orthodontics was very cordial and pleasant and put me promptly at ease. They explained the entire process to us and allowed us to ask any questions we had.” – Grace

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