Meet Our Team
DARLENE – OFFICE MANAGER
Darlene is our office manager and insurance coordinator. Darlene has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s team for 26 years. Darlene joined Dr. Yalda’s team with 10 years of prior experience in the medical field. Darlene’s attention to detail allows her to go above and beyond for our patients. Darlene takes pride in making our patients feel important and takes time to make sure their needs are met. Darlene enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband, three children and grandson.
MARY LOU – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Mary Lou has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s team for over 10 years. Mary Lou enjoys dental assisting and takes pride in providing her patients comfort during dental procedures with her gentle touch and calming personality. Mary Lou enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Mary Lou and her family all enjoy spending time going camping and being outdoors.
CARLA – SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Carla has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s office for over 15 years. Carla takes pride in being the first person our patient’s meet when they call the office and with her friendly personality, she makes our patients feel comfortable and important from the start. Carla is married with three children and enjoys watching her sons play basketball, as well as spending time with her family.
MANDY – CDA
Mandy has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s team since 2014. Mandy joined Dr. Yalda’s team with over 25 years of experience in general dentistry and periodontal surgery. Mandy’s friendly personality and caring nature makes patients feel comfortable when she is assisting chair side and presenting treatment plans. Mandy enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, cooking, entertaining and going to the beach. Mandy and her husband are avid Maryland fans and Maryland Terrapin Club members and enjoy attending football and basketball games.
SADAF – OFFICE MANAGER
Sadaf has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s team for over 4 years. Sadaf has worked in the dental field for over 10 years and enjoys interacting with patients and takes pride in ensuring that their financial aspects of their treatment are as efficient as possible. Sadaf’s primary goal is to have a friendly and trustworthy relationship with her patients and coworkers. In her free time, Sadaf enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures.
LORETO – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Loreto has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s team for over 2 years. Loreto has experience in pediatric, general, and periodontal dentistry. Loreto is originally from South America Chile and helps our team to translate conversations for our Spanish speaking patients. Loreto currently resides in Frederick Maryland with her two wonderful children, husband and dog Papi. In Loreto’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking nice long walks.
BEHNOOSH – SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Behnoosh joined Dr. Yalda’s team in 2020 and has been a great addition to the Gaithersburg location. Behnoosh’s enjoys helping our patients feel comfortable and making them smile whenever possible. Behnoosh has her bachelor’s degree in biology/biochemistry and is preparing to start her MBA degree in 2021. Behnoosh enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and teaching Yoga.
DAWN – DENTAL HYGIENIST
Dawn has been apart of Dr. Yalda’s team for over 3 years. Dawn is our full-time dental hygienist for our Gaithersburg MD location. Dawn takes pride in helping our patients achieve good oral health and educating on them on the strong link between oral health and the overall health of your body. Dawn enjoys spending time with her son and watching him play baseball. Dawn also enjoys cooking, reading, and taking trips to the beach.