Meet the Rad Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. 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.

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We are pleased to welcome you and your family. We look forward to working with you.


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.

 

Brenda — Scheduling Coordinator

Brenda was born in Guatemala and came to the United States at the age of 13. She attended school in Virginia and has experience in the customer service field. Brenda has four children and enjoys dancing, watching movies, and eating Thai food!

 

Courtney — Scheduling Coordinator

Courtney was born and raised in Lanham. She's currently attending Montgomery College to obtain 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 in 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.

 

Meredith — Orthodontic Technician

Originally from Emporia, Meredith moved to Northern Virginia in 2012. Certified from John Tyler Community College, she started her orthodontic career working as an orthodontic technician in 1995. This is truly her passion! We see it every day because 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 daughter Madison Ann, traveling to Richmond 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 worked in the dental field for about a year; 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 loves to spend time with her family and to travel. She enjoys listening to music in her free time. Mhalli’s favorite season is fall and her favorite colors are blue and purple.

 

Julia — Office and Financial 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.

 

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

Arly — Treatment Coordinator

Arly was born and raised in the Annapolis area. She has worked in the dental field since she graduated from high school in 2000. She became a certified dental assistant as well as a certified orthodontic assistant 12 years ago. She has always enjoyed attending continuing education courses throughout her career and holds many certifications in various areas of the dental field. She now lives in Edgewater with her boyfriend and two children and enjoys sports, and lounging at their pool during the summer with family and friends.

 

Margie — Scheduling Coordinator

Margie lives in Walkersville. She has been in the dental field for 8 years. In her spare time, Margie likes to travel and spend time with family and friends.

 

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 healthcare 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!

 

Taleen — Orthodontic Technician

Taleen is a graduate of Towson University with a bachelor’s 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 and 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 more than 40 years ago. About 25 years ago she moved over to orthodontics, where she finds great satisfaction in working with her patients and their families.

 


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.

 

Vivienne — Scheduling Coordinator

Vivienne lives in Kensington with her husband and three boys. She is currently learning Korean and teaches English in her spare time. She also enjoys painting, knitting, and reading.

 

Kathy — Orthodontic Technician

Kathy lives in the Annapolis area with her husband. She has two grown children and three grandchildren. She is lucky enough to live within 20 miles of each family.

 

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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