Meet The Team
Michelle was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at James Madison University and joined Ridgetop Dental Group in 2019. Her favorite thing about working in the dental industry is seeing the transformations in patients – both physical transformations in their smile and psychological transformations in their confidence.
Outside of work, Michelle enjoys crocheting, crafting, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time at the beach with family.
Ana is originally from Brooklyn, NY, but spent most of her life in Orlando, Florida. She moved to Northern Virginia in 2015 where she joined the Ridgetop Dental Group team. Ana has worn a lot of different hats in her time at Ridgetop Dental Group! She enjoys making the world a better place one smile at a time.
Outside of work, nature has her heart – she loves being outdoors, hiking, taking road trips with her family, the ocean, and life in general! Last but not least, Ana is a wife, and mother of an incredibly unique, beautiful and bright soul that she gets to call her daughter. She’s currently attempting to survive her sassy 4-year-old, Eliana.
Jacob was born in Manassas, VA and grew up in Reston. He received his associate’s degree in business administration and is a trained veterinary assistant. He also enjoys social work and biochemistry and hopes to pursue his education in those fields sometime in the future. He joined Ridgetop Dental Group in February of 2020 and loves to help patients improve their day-to-day lives by building connections and relationships.
Outside of the office, Jacob enjoys spending time with his partner, Dannica, and stepson Eddie, as well as reading history and science novels, hiking, biking, eating sushi, watching television, and learning Spanish. He enjoys skydiving and painting.
Maria was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Silver Spring, MD. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park for general studies. Following that, she has attended various dental assisting courses through community college or through the American Dental Association. Maria joined the practice in August of 2003 and loves to catch up with her friends who come to Ridgetop Dental Group for their own oral health care.
Outside of the office, Maria enjoys walks to explore new cities, towns, and parks. She also enjoys working in her garden. Her five year goal is to happily retire to spend more time with family and friends.
Born in sunny Jacksonville, Florida and raised in Williamsburg, VA, Rachel graduated from Jamestown High School in 2014 and is attending Western Governors University, studying business marketing. She joined the practice in January 2021 and enjoys building relationships with patients as well as helping them achieve the smile that they seek.
When not in the office, Rachel enjoys being outdoors, cooking, and spending time with her dog, Callie.
Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, and raised in Manassas, Marin joined Ridgetop Dental Group in 2021. She earned her bachelor’s degree in health science from Radford University and is currently pursuing a master’s in public health at Liberty University. Her favorite part of her job is getting to meet new people and promote oral hygiene.
In her free time, Marin loves spending time at the beach, trying unfamiliar foods, and playing with her cats. She is also a huge Washington Capitals fan!
Amber joined Ridgetop Dental Group in 2021. Born and raised in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, area, she earned her associate’s degree from Germanna Community College. She loves being a part of Ridgetop Dental Group’s supportive and caring team and takes pride in doing a great job for our patients.
When she’s not at the office, Amber expresses herself creatively through art and design.
Marjorie was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and received a BS in business and an MBA in human resources. She joined the Ridgetop Dental Group practice in 2016 and loves building lasting positive memories with her patients.
Outside of work, Marjorie enjoys traveling and hanging out with friends and family.
Born and raised in Iran, Roya received a bachelor’s in midwifery and an Associate in Applied Science in dental hygiene. Roya continues to update her dental knowledge through continuing education courses each year. Joining Ridgetop Dental Group in August 2017, Roya loves to educate patients about their oral health and help them to have a beautiful smile.
When not in the office, Roya enjoys yoga, gardening, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Sara was born and raised in Tehran, Iran, but came to the US at the age of 24. She received her associate’s degree from Northern Virginia Community College. In order to stay up to date with dental knowledge, she takes a minimum of 15 hours of continuing education each year. Sara joined Ridgetop Dental Group in 2019 and loves working with patients to help maintain their oral health.
When not at work, Sara likes to spend time with her son, go horseback riding, rock climbing, camping, hiking, and to see friends and chat with her family in Iran.
Born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nargis graduated from high school and took a few college classes before joining Ridgetop Dental Group in February of 2019. She loves working in the office and assisting patients to help them achieve their perfect smile.
When not at work, Nargis likes to spend time with her family—her husband, Hafeez, and two children, Shafi and Sarah—as well as bake and cook. A favorite hobby of hers is to sew clothes and help decorate the office for special events.
Sandra was born in La Paz, Bolivia and raised in both Cochabamba, Bolivia and Fairfax County, VA. She attended a dental assisting program at the University San Simon, in Bolivia and is x-ray certified. Sandra joined the practice in April 2018 and enjoys helping the doctors in all the procedures and interacting with patients.
When not at work, Sandra enjoys spending good time with her daughters.
Samantha joined Ridgetop Dental Group in 2022. Born and raised in Great Blend, Kansas, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Apparel & Textiles from Kansas State University. Her favorite part of the job is interacting with patients and helping them attain their goals.
When not at the office, Samantha enjoys hosting friends and family for game nights or Saturday BBQ’s. Also, she is currently training for a half marathon!
Jagy was born and raised in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and joined our practice in August of 2019. She has an educational background in hotel management and would one day like to attend dental hygiene school. Her favorite part of working at Ridgetop Dental Group is helping with root canals and learning about all the different dental procedures.
Outside of the office, Jagy likes to travel around the world, exercise, camp, hike, mountain climb, and try international foods. Her main goal is to improve her English so she can have longer conversations with her patients!