In addition to assisting our doctors with dental procedures, Rosina holds an X-ray certificate. She’s been a part of our dental family for a number of years, and says she loves the quality of dental care, work ethic, and loyalty our team devotes to our patients. An enthusiastic people person, Rosina looks forward to her interactions with patients and coworkers, and the wonderful feeling that comes with helping people smile. Rosina’s family lives in Lima, Peru, and she has been a North Virginian since 1987. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, arts and crafts, music, pets, reading, and travel.
Tyra joined our team in 2010, when the doctor she’d been working for retired, bringing with her 40 years of experience. She loves the modern, advanced technique our practice uses in all phases of care. In her personal time she is devoted to her husband and family, her beautiful Boxer dog and her two Appaloosa horses.
Adriana joined our practice this year, but has been in the dental field since 2007. She has had an immense amount of training in all aspects of dentistry and enjoys educating patients so they know exactly what is going on with their treatment. Adriana enjoys both the staff and patient connection in the practice.
"Everyone is amazing, energetic and fun. I feel like I have known everyone for years, and it is very much like a family, as it should be because we spend so much time together."
Adriana is married with 2 boys, ages 7 and 3. Growing up in Florida has made her appreciate the sunshine and beaches. She is also a lover of football.
Kristen has been a dental assistant with the practice since March, 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from VT, where she was involved in a number of clubs: Pre-Dental Club, Global Medical Brigades and a pre-professional health fraternity which focused on community service. She has also volunterred at RAM Projects which supports free clinics.
Kristen has played soccer her whole life and you can catch her in the gym about 5 days a week. She is very passionate about personal health and fitness, and she has had the desire to become a dentist since 9th grade.
Kristen loves our patients! She feels that we truly have the best patients and it makes her job really enjoyable. Kristen looks forward to meeting you on your next dental visit.
Tip describes our practice, which offers sedation, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and general and preventive dentistry, as “a complete dental institute!” She has been working with Dr. Khalil since 2003, and exemplifies our standard of honest, caring, and attention to patients. Tip believes those values are why we see so many familiar faces around our office every day. The biggest reward in her line of work is to see the patients walk out of here with a big smile.
When she’s not helping our patient care run smoothly, Tip enjoys spending time with her son and family, eating at her mom’s restaurant, volunteering at her son’s school, and being a football mom.
Michelle joined the practice in May 2014. She attended Marymount University with BA in psychology. She is a huge asset with her experience in ortho, general dentistry and oral surgery. She is our front desk coordinator. When she is not in the office she enjoys going to her river house and relaxing.
Kelsie has been in the dental field since 2014 and with the practice since 2016. She loves the fun, family environment that is created for both the staff and patients.
"I believe what makes me the perfect fit for my job is my extensive customer service skills and my ability to adapt to any situation. I have a passion for success and am goal oriented which pushes me to accomplish my tasks. Plus, I just love people!"
One of Kelsie's favorite quotes is "If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you".
Emily joined the dental field in 2012, and has been a member of our team since June, 2016. She is always looking to learn something new and loves being a team player and believes patient care, coordination and needs come first! Emily maintains a positive attitude while keeping customer service top priority.
Emily is a people person and always happy to help.
"From the first visit to the office, the atmosphere was inviting - everyone works together to make both patient and staff experiences as [pleasant] as possible. Staying up to date with patient care and techniques makes it easier for us to maintain quality patient relationships."
Outside of the office, you can find Emily playing flag football, keeping her sanity with running, playing fetch with her dog Leo or enjoying the waters!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Christa brings 14 years of experience to Dr. Khalil’s office, with four of those specializing as a dental hygienist. Her education includes an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene from Northern Virginia Community College, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Christopher Newport University. She is also the recipient of the Future Dental Hygiene Leadership Award and is associated with the American Dental Hygiene Association.
Christa enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and spending time with her roommate along with Henry, a miniature schnauzer. At work, she appreciates the comradery of the staff and
Registered Dental Hygienist
Danny has been providing dental hygiene services for four years, after receiving his Bachelors of Science in Biology at George Mason University and Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from the Medical College of Virginia. Danny is a part of the American Dental Hygiene Association and has been awarded with the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler award, a valued recognition of dental hygiene excellence.
Danny loves that our practice is catered to be able to provide the best care possible for our patients, whether that be state of the art equipment or just team members who genuinely strive to make the patient experience the best possible. Building relationships with his patients as he’s educating them on oral health habits and home care is important to Danny and one of the best parts of his job.
When he’s not cleaning teeth, you can catch Danny hitting the slopes on his snowboard when the conditions are right. He also loves music and art, and considers himself a self-proclaimed foodie who loves to eat.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Karen recently joined our practice this year, but she brings 17 years of dental experience and knowledge with her. She received her education through Lindsey Hopkins Dental Assisting program and Broward College Dental Hygiene program. Karen has also spent time providing volunteer dental services through Mission of Mercy!
Karen loves being able to meet and work with all the interesting people of Northern Virginia, providing them with ethical dental care alongside the doctors and staff.
Outside of the office, she loves to travel, partake in outdoor activities, spend time with family and friends, as well as learning to sew!