Administrative Team

Sharon Young, Administrative Coordinator

Sharon is a delightful and professional team player who has been with our practice for over 20 years as our main Chevy Chase office coordinator. With her extensive clinical and non-clinical background in the field, she will facilitate your administrative needs from your initial appointment to your final post operative visit.  She loves our wonderful patients she gets to work with every day. Her welcoming personality will assure communication among our referring dentists, surgeons and patients are well integrated throughout all phases of patient care.  Sharon is very knowledgeable to the needs of our patients and their referring doctors as well as the financial and insurance details that surround oral surgery care. She keeps a close track of patient appointment and possible future medical needs. She is available to answer all your questions and will do all possible to make your visit a positive experience.

She is an avid golfer and her favorite activity now is watching her grand-daughter’s golf and tennis tournaments. 

Roxana Benavides, Insurance Coordinator

Born in El Salvador, Roxanna has been working with our practice since 2011. She lives in Silver Spring, MD with her beautiful two children and enjoys spending her time with her family. Her long-time experience with insurance companies will ensure any of your insurance-related questions are answered fully and promptly. She understands that the language we use for insurance claims can be confusing to our patients and her goal is to communicate with you and for you for best outcome. Her expertise in finance will tailor to your unique financial situation.  

Surgical Team

Francisco Escudero, Implant Coordinator & Surgical Assistant

Francisco plays a key role in our practice as an implant coordinator and a surgical assistant. Holding a dental degree from Peru, he has been always interested in fast-changing dental technology and education. He also attended George Mason University for Master of Science in Health Science before he joined our practice and has been with us over 10 years. His professionalism and high set of standard of care will ensure he will provide the same care that he would like his family members to be treated. He lives in Northern Virginia with his beautiful wife and a daughter, where they enjoy outdoor activities and live shows.

Jemila Idris, Sterilization Technician

Born in Ethiopia, Jemila joined our practice in 2001. With her extensive experience in the field and her special interest in sterilization technique and infection control, she is committed to maintain our state-of-art office for highest standards for patient safety, OSHA regulation and medications. She particularly enjoys assisting both doctors for extensive dentoalveolar surgeries. She is also fluent is Arabic and Amhirc. 

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