Meet the Team


Yuliya Skrypina | office manager                         

Yuliya earned her JD degree (2002) and PhD in law (2009) from the University of Kharkiv, Ukraine. She transitioned to DC in 2013 to be closer to her family, at which point she decided to utilize her knowledge and skills and shift her career into the dental field. Yuliya believes in delivering the very best care for our patients and will always go above and beyond in addressing their needs and concerns. Outside of dentistry, Yuliya enjoys traveling the globe, exploring novelties of home design, discovering new music, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Zoe Rouhi, MPH, RDA | Billing SPecialist

Our office manager Zoe is passionate about health care and holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the George Washington University, in addition to also being a registered dental assistant. She strives to make sure our patients are receiving the best care possible from the moment they walk through our doors, and throughout their entire experience with the office. She will work with you to make sure your expectations are met and exceeded. Patient satisfaction is her top priority, and works hard to make sure everyone is leaving the office with a smile on their face. In her free time Zoe enjoys painting, reading, and playing the violin.

Daisy Ramirez | Registered Dental Assistant

Daisy is originally from New York City. She went to Fortis College where she graduated as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2015. She has previously worked in both general and pediatric dentistry, but was most fascinated by the care provided in the field of Endodontics. She is certified in CPR, Dental Radiology, and bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish. Daisy is the proud mother of a baby boy named Andrew and in her free time she loves to spend time with her son and family. She also loves to travel and enjoys visiting her parents’ home country of Mexico.

Kristina (Kris) Loughlin | Registered Dental Assistant

Kris is a resident of southern Maryland and has been a practicing dental assistant since 2002. Kris has worked in every field of dentistry, but Endodontics has proven to be her favorite specialty to work in. Kris loves what she does, and nothing brings her greater happiness than helping our patients have a pleasant root canal experience. Her gentle and caring bedside manner has proven to help calm even the most anxious patients. When she’s not helping our patients, in her spare time she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and equestrian activities.


Shermise Brockington| Registered Dental Assistant

Shermise was born in Washington, D.C , raised in South Carolina, and now resides in Maryland. While she has experience in all fields of dentistry, she enjoys endodontics the most and has a passion for continuing her education in the dental field. With her southern hospitality, she makes sure every patient feels comfortable, relaxed, and leaves the office with a smile. In her spare time outside of work, Shermise enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and making pottery.


Johana Mendoza | Front Office Coordinator

Johana is the first smiling face you will see when you visit our office. With several years experience working in general dentistry, she gained skills in customer service and as well as working with dental insurances. Her priority is to create an excellent patient experience from scheduling your appointment, to checking you in, and after your visit is complete. She is fluent in Spanish, has a daughter she loves dearly, enjoys spending time with her family, and loves to sky gaze.