Meet the Team – Vienna, VA
A Team That Caters to Your Needs
Having a team that’s fully dedicated to your care is incredibly important. Without it, Dr. Barakat wouldn’t be able to provide the services that he does as efficiently or as effectively. Whether it’s getting your next appointment scheduled, paying for your treatments, or answering questions about your oral health, you can trust the team at Tyson Smiles to have your back. Keep reading to learn more about their stories and how they became part of our hard-working family!
Michelle is originally from Boston. She relocated to Virginia with her husband Dave and their three sons MacLean, Connor, and Patrick in 1987. Today, as our COO, she is responsible for managing the daily operations of our nine different dental offices. When she isn’t working hard, her top priorities are spending quality time with loved ones, hiking, traveling, exercising, and cooking lots of wonderful food.
Sorella Office Manager
Sorella counts California and Virginia her home. After attending Loma Linda College and the University of Southern California (USC) she spent more than a decade working in dentistry on the west coast. She loves hiking, reading, and dancing and enjoys family time with her mother and daughter.
Kenyatta Front Desk Receptionist
Kenyatta grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York. She attended Everest College and is a certified medical Assistant with a dual certification in Dental Radiology. Also, a certified life coach, Kenyatta enjoys blogging inspirational messages and volunteering with her church and spending quality time with her daughter.
Bita Dental Hygienist
A native of Potomac Maryland, Bella has worked in dental hygiene for more than 20 years. She enjoys traveling, gardening, swimming and loves socializing with her husband and their son Monte.
Khadija Dental Assistant
A native of Alexandria, VA, Khadija graduated from George Mason University and loves watching scary movies and traveling. Changing smiles and learning new things every day is what brings her happiness in her dental work.