Meet Our Team

Rosina

Clinical Assistant

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.


Adriana

Clinical Assistant

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.


Sara

Clinical Assistant

Sara received her diploma in Dental Assisting at Clover Park Technical College in Tacoma, Washington. She has been a dental assistant for 24 years. She joined Arlington Dentistry by Design a year ago. During her spare time, she enjoys photography, ice-skating and writing short stories.


Tip​​​​​​​

Business Administrator

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.


Kelsie

Business Administrator

Kelsie is from Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been a Front Desk for 4 years. She joined Arlington Dentistry by Design more than two years ago. During her spare time, she loves spending time with her dog, Lady.

One of Kelsie's favorite quotes is "If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you".


Jamie

Business Administrator

Jamie is from a small town outside Richmond, VA.. Her Mom is a dental hygienist: Dad is a Pastor, Brother just graduated from VA Tech. The center of her family is their dog, Bentley!

Jamie loves walking into a positive atmosphere and working with people that she considers family.


Christa

Registered Dental Hygienist​​​​​​​

Christa grew up in Northern Virginia and attended Christopher Newport University with a degree in a psychology. She then pursued a second degree in Dental Hygiene at Northern Virginia Community College. With 17 years of experience in dentistry and over 3 years at Arlington Dentistry by Design she is invaluable assets to our practice.

​​​​​​​Her dental approach is to connect with patients by educating them in a fun, guilt free environment. Her hobbies include, but are not limited to, nutrition, cooking, fitness and living an environmentally sustainable lifestyle.


Danny

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.


Karen

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!