Doctors

Drs. Malini Abrol, Janice Dionisio & Sulekha Abdi

About Us

MA’s Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Your Dentists in Alexandria, VA


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!

  • Claudia Scalise
    Insurance Benefit & Hygiene Coordinator

    Claudia Scalise was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Claudia moved to Northern Virginia 18 years ago.

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  • Janice Isabella E. Dionisio, DMD, DIDIA, FAGD
    General & Cosmetic Dentist, Owner

    Dr. Dionisio was born in Spain, raised in Virginia Beach, and by age sixteen knew she wanted to be a dentist.  She majored in Biochemistry at Old Dominion University, graduated number 1 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 the D.C. Metropolitan area with excellence for over a decade.  She is conscientious in helping patients overcome their dental anxiety to achieve optimal oral health in a gentle, caring manner.  Her commitment to providing patient-focused, high-quality dentistry spurred her to open her own dental practice, MA's Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, PLC, est. 2010.  Dr. Dionisio is recognized as a Diplomate of the International Dental Implant Association, which is the highest recognition achievable in the association. She is also recognized as a Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry—an honor that is only awarded to those who have achieved numerous hours of continuing clinical and didactic education and passing a rigorous exam.   Dr. Dionisio is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Virginia Dental Association.   Dr. Dionisio provides a wide array of services for her patients including but not limited to dental implants, implant-prosthetic options, Invisalign Clear Braces, Snap-on-Smiles, sedation dentistry, root canals, gum contouring, cosmetic veneers, crowns, bridges. She takes the greatest pleasure in seeing healthy smiles transform patients' lives and self-esteem. Dr. Dionisio places great importance on giving back to the community.  Dr. Dionisio provided charitable dental services abroad in the Philippines, Haiti, Santo Domingo, and at home at the Northern Virginia dental clinic. She and her husband volunteer weekly at Bethany House of Northern Virginia for domestic abuse survivors. For leisure, she enjoys international travel, nature trails, water activities, and being in the company of her husband, family, and friends.

  • Malini Abrol, DMD
    General Dentist

    Dr Malini Abrol was born in Maryland and grew up in Northern Virginia. She attended Langley High School in McLean, VA where she was on the dance team and played the violin. She attended the University of Virginia and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry and a minor in religious studies. Her interest in teeth began with her orthodontic experience as a pre-teen and lead her to dental school in South Florida. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine and then attended Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in NYC for a 1 year program for advanced education in general dentistry. She returned to the area in 2003 and has been treating patients in private practice ever since. Dr Abrol joined the Ma’s family in Sept 2020. Dr Abrol is both laser and Invisalign certified. Dr Abrol is proficient in a variety of restorative procedures including crown and bridge, cosmetic veneers and bonding, restoring implants as well as gingival contouring for esthetics. She is always looking to increase her skill set through continuing education and learning the latest techniques. Her favorite aspect of being a dentist is being able to connect to patients and help them achieve their dental goals both cosmetically and health wise. She understands most people do not like coming to the dentist and she prioritizes their comfort and always tries her best for patients to have a pain free and enjoyable visit. She is a lifelong avid sports fan of local teams, especially the Washington Football Team and Capitals. She loves traveling the globe and seeing new places, because after all life maybe short but the world is large. And she believes laughter is a key ingredient in the success of life and to remember it’s easier to smile than to frown.

  • Sulekha Abdi, DDS
    General Dentist

    Dr. Sulekha Abdi obtained her Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2013 from The Ohio State University. She was awarded with an Excellence in Restorative Dentistry and Community Outreach Awards upon graduation. She continued to practice in Ohio as well as teach dental students as an adjunct professor to her alma mater. She was also a lead associate dentist at a large practice in Detroit Michigan prior to moving to Northern Virginia. Dr. Abdi enjoys the hands-on aspect of dentistry, the gratification of relieving pain, and the artistry in transforming a patient’s smile. She is passionate about providing exceptional care including crowns, bridges, veneers, root canal therapy, conservative cosmetic dentistry and is Invisalign certified. Her love of people, dentistry and a passion to give back has sent her on various dental mission trips to Haiti, Uganda, Honduras, as well as providing dental care to local communities with limited access. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentists where she is committed to staying current with continuing education courses in order to provide the most up-to-date services for her patients. Dr. Abdi is trilingual: fluent in English, Somali, and proficient in Arabic. She loves staying active, reading, DIY projects, traveling, blogging, and cooking new recipes with her two young kids and wonderful husband.

  • Lindsay Boyd
    Office Manager

    Lindsay Boyd is a native of Northern Virginia. Born and raised in Manassas, she has witnessed the area’s transformation over the last few decades. Lindsay’s background is in Accounting and Business Management. With more than 10 years of experience as a practice administrator, Lindsay is well versed in the area’s insurance plans and guidelines. Lindsay’s advanced knowledge of every aspect of the dental office enables her to provide broad guidance and training for our practice. She works hard to ensure that things run seamlessly and our patients and staff members are happy. Her favorite part of this job is helping patients navigate their benefits and finances to obtain a happy and healthy smile. When not taking care of our patients and staff, Lindsay is taking care of her family. As a mom of 4 (ranging in ages from 18-26) and two cats, she has just become an empty nester and is learning to enjoy all the freedom that comes along with it! 

  • Sue Min, BS
    RDH Dental Hygienist

    Sue Min is originally from South Korea and is fluent in Korean and English. Sue earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dong-Ah University.  After coming to the U.S. she decided to pursue a career in dentistry earning her certificate in dental assisting. Years later she graduated from Northern Virginia Community College's Dental Hygiene program honored with the prestigious Golden Scaler Award for her excellent clinical and academic skills. Throughout her 10 years of experience in the dental field, Sue has consistently provided an unsurpassed level of personal attention and care to her patients. She regularly pursues continuing education to be able to offer the latest periodontal treatments to her patients and is committed to making sure her patients receive the best results. She is certified in diode laser therapy. Through a combination of advanced treatment methods, a tailored approach, and focused patient education, Sue is committed to serving her patients with excellence.  Sue additionally studied floral arrangement in Japan and enjoys being active in her church. During her spare time, Sue enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking and gardening. We are happy to have a dedicated professional such as Sue join our team!  

  • So-Hyung Mcdaniel
    RDH Dental Hygienist

    Sohyung graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in Biology.  She continued her education in the Dental Hygiene Program at NVCC, graduating in 2014.She followed in her mother's footsteps as a dental hygienist, and she is passionate about her career. Sohyung considers the mouth and oral hygiene to be incredibly important in systemic function and overall well-being.In her spare time, Sohyung loves traveling and spending time with her family. She is very dedicated to the dental health care profession and making sure all of her patients feel comfortable and leave her chair loving their smile.

  • Claudia Cruz
    Treatment Coordinator

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  • Sheena Wallace
    Hygiene Coordinator

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