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Dr. Janice Isabella Dionisio, Alexandria Dentist

6831 Sir Viceroy Drive Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22315

(703) 672-0664

Welcome to our office!
About Us
 

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MA's Family & Cosmetic Dentistry welcomes you to your new dental home! We are a team of friendly and highly qualified professionals who take joy in the personalized care of each of our patients.  Our modern office has the latest technology and uses the highest quality dental products to provide you and your family excellence in your dental treatment. We do our best to help you feel at ease and comfortable while at our practice. 

Preventive dental care and patient education are strongly emphasized at our practice. We believe this is the key to breaking the cycle of oral disease. In addition, we provide a wide array of dental services including the exceptional results-driven Kor Whitening System, tooth-colored fillings, root canals, extractions, and cosmetic veneers & crowns. For those with missing teeth, we have many treatment options available to replace your teeth.  We specialize in implants, implant hybrid dentures and overdentures, partials, bridges, snap-its.  In addition we are preferred providers for Invisalign Clear Braces, Snap-on-Smiles, and Lumineers. Sedation services are available for those who have dental anxiety. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office or email us via this website. Anytime you are in the Kingstowne area, please feel welcome to come on by! We would love to meet you and give you a tour of our dental home!

 

Clinical Team

 

7janice.jpg Janice Dionisio, DMD, General & Cosmetic Dentist, Founder

Dr. Dionisio was born in Spain and raised in Virginia Beach.  By age sixteen she knew she wanted to be a dentist.  She majored in Biochemistry at Old Dominion University, graduated number one in her class, and was honored as Top Biochemistry Student of the Year. She earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine, Magna Cum Laude, at Temple University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Dionisio has been serving the communities of Northern Virginia with excellence for almost 10 years.  She is conscientious in helping patients overcome their dental anxiety.  Her passion for patient-focused, high-quality dentistry spurred her to found MA's Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, PLC, est. 2010.   She is a member of the Alexandria Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and International  Dental Implant Association. Dr. Dionisio is committed to continuing education with advanced studies in implant and cosmetic dentistry.  She provides a wide array of services for her patients including but not limited to Invisalign Clear Braces, implants, Snap-on-Smiles, sedation dentistry, root canals, gum contouring, cosmetic veneers and crowns, and hybrid partials & dentures.  She takes the greatest pleasure in seeing healthy smiles transform patients' lives. Dr. Dionisio places great importance in giving back to the community.   She is a volunteer dentist for the Give Back A Smile charity, which focuses on restoring broken smiles of victims of domestic violence. Dr. Dionisio provided charitable dental services abroad in the Philippines, Santo Domingo, and at home at the Northern Virginia dental clinic.  For leisure, she enjoys international travel, hiking, water activities, and being in the company of her beloved husband Gabor, family, and friends.

 

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Dr. Zamora grew up in Lima, Peru where she attended dental school at the prestigious Cayetano Heredia University.  After working in private practice and at her alma mater, she decided to venture to the U.S. to further her dental studies. She attended New York University and finished a two-year postgraduate program for Advanced General Dentistry at the University of Maryland.  She joined MA's Family & Cosmetic dentistry in the summer of 2011 as an associate and could not be any happier working with a team focused on providing excellent dental care.  Dr. Zamora comes from a family of dentists; her major inspiration was her grandfather who was exceptionally dedicated to his career.  As a child she had the opportunity to observe him at work and his passion brushed off on her.  She loves working with people of all ages and enjoys all aspects of dentistry.  Practicing dentistry combines Dr. Zamora's lifelong passions for art and science.  Her expertise consists of a wide variety of skills, including Cosmetic, Implant and Laser Dentistry.  She is also Invisalign certified. Dr. Zamora keeps abreast of the latest advances in equipment and techniques through continuing education and personal studies.  She practices dentistry and dental medicine with compassion, earning her the praise and respect of her patients. She strives to treat your oral health problems while maintaining your comfort and providing utmost satisfaction making your visit pleasant and stress-free. Outside of the office Dr. Zamora enjoys outdoor activities with her adorable rescue dog Fred. She also enjoys traveling the world.  She is fluent in English and Spanish. We are excited to have Dr. Zamora join our team of professionals!

 


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Komal Ijaz, BS, RDH, Dental Hygienist and OSHA Safety Coordinator

Komal Ijaz is originally from Springfield, Virginia.  She is fluent both in English and Urdu.  Following high school she pursued an education in dental hygiene and  was accepted into the highly selective hygiene program at  Old Dominion University due to her excellence in academics.  She achieved her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2011.  Komal's thorough training and fun, down-to-earth personality help patients feel at ease.  Komal uses a gentle but meticulous technique that successfully promotes gingival health.  She takes pride in taking care of her patients and encourages her patients to maintain optimal oral healthcare at home by showing them proper techniques of cleaning at each and every appointment.   She is passionate and articulate and genuinely cares about each of her patients.  Komal has been a great assset to our office due to her superior work ethic to the leadership she has shown amongst her colleagues as an avid team-player.  She is a great listener and will address any and all of your concerns.  Komal enjoys her free time with her fun-loving husband Ahsan and two beautiful children Zainab and Raffe. When she's not working Komal absolutely loves cooking, baking, and entertaining her family and friends. Photography is also a big pasttime of hers. We are happy to have Komal as part of our team. She will leave you with a nice, big, clean smile on your face!

 

 

 

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Rachel LaFond, BS, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Rachel LaFond is a gem. She is passionate about her work as a dental hygienist and has a unique, innate understanding of the needs of each patient. Therefore her service is highly personalized and detailed. She strives to educate and positively motivate patients to better their oral healthcare habits; she holds preventive care with utmost importance. She has been living in Alexandria for the last seventeen years and loves it! She enjoys being active and exploring all the trails of Northern Virginia via biking or walking. In her spare time she enjoys making delicious cuisines with her friends and family. Rachel is fluent in Korean as well as English. Rachel was accepted into the Virginia Commonwealth University's Hygiene Program.  There she was trained by some of the best instructors in her field and earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2011. Rachel also earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology in 2004 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. We are excited to have Rachel with us! She has been a great role model working together as a team to provide excellent service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Megan Betancourt, Front Desk Coordinator

Megan was born and raised in the small town of Alamogordo New Mexico, which is where she met the love of her life, Staff Sergeant and Firefighter for the Airforce, Ramon Betancourt. Ramon transferred to Andrews Air Force base and now Megan and her husband have made Alexandria their new home. Megan is very proud to be a military wife and is especially excited to be part of a dental practice that supports and serves many military families. Megan helps patients by finding convenient appointment times, verifying insurance benefits, and relaying any concerns or questions patients may have to the Clinical Team.  She has a charming, sweet nature and a helpful attitude that make patients feel warmly welcomed.  Apart from work, Megan loves painting, drawing, and playing with her adorable miniature dog Reese, who is a half-terrier rescue. She loves reading an eclectic sort of books. We enjoy having Megan as a teammate! Her cheery spirit and kind heart fit perfectly at our practice! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Millicent Weeks, Front Desk Associate

Millicent was born and raised in Freetown, Sierra Leone in a town with beautiful beaches and backdrops of majestic mountains.  She speaks several languages but is fluent in Krio and English.  Millicent moved to the U.S. when she was 21 and is a proud mother of a 4-year-old handsome little boy.  Millicent is passionate about the dental field, having dedicated 11 years to helping patients receive the best dental care from the administrative perspective.  She will be more than happy to assist you by explaining your dental insurance benefits, treatment plans, and scheduling.  She enjoys meeting new people.  Millicent's genuine smile and eagerness to provide excellent service will help make your dental visit at MA's a pleasant one.  In her free time, Millicent enjoys going on nature walks and to the movies, traveling, and spending quality time with her family. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunita Sanjay, Treatment Coordinator

Sunita Sanjay, a dentist in her native India, thrives in providing exceptional service. She has made Northern Virginia her home since 2002 and loves living in this diverse, lively area. Sunita's passion for dentistry translates into the effort and meticulous care she puts into her job as a Treatment Coordinator. With her clinical background she is able to help patients at a greater level; she thoroughly explains treatment options, takes her time in answering dental questions, and helps faciliate patient needs between clinical and administrative sides.  She finds great joy in seeing patients reach their treatment goals and smile with confidence!  Sunita's responsibilites involve assisting patients in their insurances, making financial arrangements, scheduling convenient appointment times and being a supportive hand to patients throughout their treatment.  Outside of the office Sunita enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes. She loves to travel and still works as a dentist in charitable organizations like the Medical Mission of Mercy and in India. She is committed to a lifetime of education in the dental field.  We are excited to have Sunita as a vital member of our team! Her passion for dentistry and impeccable work ethic make her a joy to work with.