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.
With over 20 years of experience, Sara is known for her excellent communication skills. Patients describe her as a highly-skilled professional, who is friendly, calming, and attentive. Sara received her diploma in Dental Assisting at Clover Park Technical College in Tacoma, Washington. In addition to being X-ray certified, she also holds a certification with the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) - which requires the completion of CE courses to maintain - and is an active member of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA).
When she is not providing her patients with superb care, Sara is an avid runner, enjoys traveling, photography and wine tasting in Napa Valley.
Isa started her dental assistant career in 2017 at a pediatric dental office, and shortly thereafter, found her passion assisting for oral surgery procedures. She joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2020. She attended Northern Virginia Community College and is experienced with general anesthesia. She understands the fear and anxiety being in the dental chair can cause and hopes to ease every patient’s nerves with her smile, demeanor, and dad jokes!
During her spare time, she enjoys drinking coffee, trying new foods, and spending time with her daughter at the skate park.
Joyce joined the Arlington Dentistry by Design family in 2019. She has her bachelor’s degree in Clinical Health Promotions with minors in Biomedical Science, Psychology, and Chemistry. Her love for healthcare lead her to dentistry because she believes in the power of a healthy and beautiful smile. She looks forward to the time she spends with her patients and enjoys being able to build lasting relationships with them.
In her time out of the office, she’s preparing for dental school, in her studio painting, or off hiking with her dog.
“In any career, you search to find something you’re passionate about and people that share your passion. Arlington Dentistry by Design is just that for me; we love what we do and the people we do it for.”
Breanna graduated from Altierus Career College in 2018 as a dental assistant and has been assisting ever since. She joined the dental field because she saw the impact dentistry had on her younger sister and how it positively helped with her mental health and confidence. She finds that witnessing how dentistry changes people’s lives and smiles to be very rewarding. Her goal is to always do the best she can to make the patients in the office feel at east and as comfortable as possible while being in the dental chair.
During her free time, Breanna enjoys going on long walks/hikes, playing tennis, playing with her puppy, and traveling the world.
Tip describes our practice 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 the office 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 is from Salt Lake City, Utah. With prior business administrator experience, she joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2016. She enjoys getting to know our patients and helping them with any questions or concerns they may have. She believes that the patient experience starts as soon as patients come in and see the girls at the front desk, and strives to make every experience a memorable one. Kelsie says that the practice feels like a family and she loves working with our patients!
During her spare time, she loves watching movies, gardening and spending time with her friends. She also loves to take her dog, Lady, on long walks and hikes.
Rasy joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2019, with over 5 years of business administrator experience. With a friendly and personable demeanor, Rasy enjoys taking the time to build relationships with each and every patient that comes into the office to make them feel welcome. She takes great pride in patients walking out of the office with a huge smile on their face. She loves that Arlington Dentistry by Design is one big happy family, from patients to staff.
During her free time, Rasy likes spending time with her two sons, going fishing, and doing her make-up.
Cecilia has worked in the dental field since 1998 as a dental assistant before moving up to business administrator. She joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2020. She describes the group as an “exceptional team” and is proud of being part of a team that stands behind the care we provide. She finds that having an office that provides all aspects of dentistry brings convenience to the patients so they don’t have to worry about going from specialist to specialist.
Cecilia has two kids, a son and a daughter, both of whom love being in and around any body of water. When she’s not at work or spending time with her kids, she enjoys art, reading, and traveling.
Cynthia joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2021. Prior to joining our team, she worked as an Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist (ABA Therapy) for kids with special needs. She also used to be a caretaker for adults with specials needs for over 5 years. She describes the staff at Arlington Dentistry by Design as “hard working” and “confident,” and is excited to learn and grow in a new environment. She enjoys getting to know our patients and building a relationship with them, so they can enjoy their visit from the moment they walk through the door to the moment they leave.
During her free time, Cynthia enjoys listening to music, dancing, video shooting and editing, and film photography.
Media Coordinator and Business Administrator
Hiba joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2021, with over 2 years of dental business administrator and 6 years of restaurant and customer service experience. She was born and raised in Lebanon and moved to the United States with her family in 2003. She graduated from Longwood University in August 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies concentrated in Digital Media, and a minor in Photography. She loves the culture at Arlington Dentistry by Design, and how close-knit everyone is. She describes it as a “family.” She also enjoys being able to utilize her native languages to communicate with our Arabic and French speaking patients.
When she’s not at work, she works as a freelance photographer, spends time with her family and friends, and loves to travel, learn new languages, work-out and stay active.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Christa graduated from Christopher Newport University with a degree in Psychology, and earned her associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus. She holds certifications in local anesthetics, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). She joined the Arlington Dentistry by Design family in 2014, but she’s been in the dental field since 2000. An invaluable asset to our team, she is passionate about dental hygiene and takes a holistic approach to patient care. She encourages preventative treatments and natural products in a safe and open environment. Her favorite part about the office is the exceptional dentistry provided by the doctors and the patient relationships she has built over the years.
Christa is a Northern Virginian native but has volunteered around the world. Ask her anything about health, nutrition, cooking, fitness, and living an environmentally sustainable lifestyle.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Dani has been a registered dental hygienist since 2006, and worked as a long term temp hygienist for our office since 2017 until she permanently joined the team in 2020. She received her degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park and received her associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College of Maryland. She is licensed to practice in both Maryland and Virginia. She also holds certifications in local anesthetics, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation (AED), and Diode Laser Periodontal Treatment. Dani loves the fact that she is part of a team that cares so much about the wellbeing of each and every patient's oral health in total and she also loves the exceptional work that the doctors do. Dani, being a relationship type of person, feels rewarded when she helps rehabilitates and maintains a patient's oral health and overall physical/mental health.
Dani is also the mom of two boys, Remy and Logan. Both are on the swim team, participate in martial arts and play instruments. She is an active board on the boys' elementary school PTO, board member of our local pool, Annandale Swim and Tennis and team representative for their swim team specifically the “A-Rep.”
Registered Dental Hygienist
Caitlin moved to Arlington, VA from Orlando, FL with her husband and rescue dogs in December 2020 to be closer to her family. She graduated from SUNY Farmingdale State College in 2011 with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She holds a Dental Hygiene license in the states of New York, Florida, and Virginia. She holds certifications in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). She joined Arlington Dentistry by Design in 2021, and enjoys getting to know her new patients while also teaching them how to care for their oral health.
During her free time, she likes to sing, write music, explore the outdoors and local wineries, and spend time with her family on the weekends.