Meet The Team
“We are very privileged to be working with such a gifted, intelligent and dedicated group of dental professionals” -Dr. Tong and LaCap
Kim Bautista, Team Leader
Her role in the office is to make sure everything runs smoothly and on time. This includes managing both clinical and administrative duties. Previously she worked for an Orthopedic Doctor but she then decided she wanted a change, she wanted to challenge herself with a new profession. Years later Kim still enjoys working for Washington Dental Associates. When she’s not in the office you can find Kim stocking up on the seasons hottest shoes or browsing the handbag section at Bloomingdales. She also has a tradition where every Friday her family and friend gather for a dinner party!
Caitlin, Executive Assistant
She is the best person for this job because she joined our team with thirteen years of previous experience. With her position at the office now she can really let her vivacious personality shine through! She is a true thrill seeker, she has gone skydiving, cliff jumping and will try almost anything!
Natalia, Dental Hygienist
She got into the healthcare profession because growing up she was surrounded by it. Her father a Dentist and her mother an OBGYN. Natalia’s job as a hygienist not only consists of cleaning teeth and educating people. She also helps them overcome any fears of the dental office. In her free time, you can find Natalia having family day, or traveling!
Jon, New Patient Coordinator
Jon is our New Patient Coordinator at Washington Dental Associates. He is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a Major in Social and Behavioral Sciences and a Minor in Criminal Justice. His goal as a new patient coordinator is to make sure each new patient gets the full five-star experience. He loves to spend quality time with his family and friends, quality time is important to him. He loves going to concerts and traveling, but most of all, he's a great cook! Wonder why he photographs so well? He has had a lot of practice, he was a model from age 3 to 11 for companies such as Toys ‘R’ Us and Macy’s.
She is the Recare Coordinator at Washington Dental Associates. She got into the field of dentistry because of her uncle who was a Dentist, she worked for years in assisting him. She went to dental school shortly after. Her role is to make sure every patient ends up in the 10% and receives a special t-shirt. Don’t know what the 10% is? It’s the percentage of people who visit the dentist twice a year for cleanings, check-ups and are cavity free! She follows up with patients and makes sure they have a long-lasting treatment plan to help them be healthy. When Judy is not in the office she is probably cooking up something delicious on her hibachi like grill or singing karaoke with friends!
Nina, New Patient Coordinator
She is the first face a new patient sees. It is her responsibility to give each patient the five-star experience from the moment they step in the door to making sure their goodie bags are stuffed! Want a fun fact about Nina? Growing up her grandfather worked at a racetrack, in which she helped out every weekend. Eventually, she developed a love for cars, she now frequents car shows!
Denise, Hygiene Coordinator
Denise is the hygiene coordinator at Smile More Dentistry. Her goal is to help every patient achieve the healthy cavity free smile they deserve. Denise has over 30 years of experience in the dental field and can happily answer any questions you may have. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her two children and trying out fun new recipes she sees on the Food Network.
Sam, Team Leader
Sam is the Team Leader at Smile More Dentistry and Smile More Kids. Through her leadership our administrative and clinical teams are always running smoothly and on time. She works with all our patients to make sure all their health and budgetary goals are met. When northeast weather permits, Sam enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors.
Dan, Dental Hygienist
Dan our talented hygienist at Smile More Dentistry is guaranteed to give you the best cleaning you have ever had. Starting as a young child, Dan always wanted to be part of the dental field. With a warm and friendly smile, Dan is there to make sure all our patients receive a five-star experience. Prior to being a hygienist, Dan was a ice hockey coach in Maryland for 5 years! When not in the office, you can find Dan outdoors with his wife and two children.
Amanda, Dental Assistant
Amanda is one of our dental assistants at Washington Dental Associates. Patient's comfort is one of Amanda's top priority. She greets each patient with a warm and caring smile. Amanda loves spending time outdoors with her dogs and trying new restaurants she sees online.
Camille, Dental Assistant
Camille is one of our dental assistants at Washington Dental Associates. She is a truly caring person who does all she can do to make our patients happy and comfortable. She received a degree in Psychology and has over 4 years of experience in the health care field. Camille looks forward to furthering her education and becoming a dental hygienist. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her 2 adorable Corgis. She also loves going to Ikea for interior decorating ideas.