Meet Your Springfield Dental Team
Before your first visit to Smiles in Springfield, we invite you to get to know our caring dentistry team. We love having the opportunity to build caring relationships with each of our patients. If you have questions leading up to your visit, please don’t hesitate to call us.
Monica, Dental Assistant:
Monica Solorzano is bilingual, and speaks English and Spanish. She was born in El Salvador, and came to the US when she was 10 years old. Monica grew up in Woodbridge area in VA., went to Freedom High School. She started out as a dental front receptionist and eventually became a dental assistant. She is xrays certified and is also a certified medical assistant. She has been in the health care field for 20 years. She is very friendly and enjoys helping patients work through their dental fears.
Phin, Dental Hygienist:
Mrs. Cong Phin is our hygienist. She has been working here for more than 25 years, making sure that our patients are comfortable and informed during hygiene appointments. Phin offers a soft touch that will make your experience enjoyable. She will maintain these high standards for each member of your family. Phin loves to travel, shop, and cook.
Tony, Dental Hygienist:
Tony Nguyen was born in Vietnam, grew up in Fairfax Northern VA. He graduated from Annandale High School. Then moved on to become a graduate of Northern Virginia Community College Springfield medical campus for dental hygiene School. Tony has 8 years of Dental Assistance experience. In his spare time he enjoys riding motorcycle at the track, going to the gym, and working on cars.
Tina, Office Manager Dental Office Manager:
Mrs. Tina Tuyen Duong Tran is our office manager. She always has a warm greeting and friendly smile as she assists patients with insurance and administrative issues. Tina has been with Dr. Quang Cao Tran since the office's opening. She is the main treatment plan coordinator. She will be happy to answer all your questions regarding to insurance, billing or any concerns that you may have with the office. She speaks both Vietnamese and English.
Sara, Treatment Plan Coordinator:
Sara has been working in dentistry for 25 years and counting so far. She attended Northern Virginia Community College and is certified in X-Rays. She also has extensive knowledge about Dentrix dental software, HIPAA, and insurance.
Sara loves that she is able to build relationships with patients, lend them words of comfort and encouragement, and see their beautiful smiles and increased levels of confidence after treatment is complete! Her main goal with each new patient is to ensure that they fully understand the treatment they’re receiving and their available dental benefits. Being able to share her knowledge about dentistry gives her great satisfaction, and she enjoys being part of a team of professionals who are all committed to exceeding expectations.
Sara spent her childhood in El Salvador and resides in Fairfax Station today. She has been happily married for 21 years, and she and her husband have two wonderful children. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family outdoors, playing lots of sports and taking adventurous rides on their bicycles. They also spend time exploring many of Virginia’s beautiful parks and trail rides, as well as their favorite beaches. Her other interests include learning languages and psychology. She has a deep desire and passion to explore social work, volunteering her time to the community whenever possible.