Meet the Team
We have an excellent team of experts here at Ruther Glen Dental. Our caring staff, dentists and hygienists are proud to deliver the same expert care and attention they would give their own families. They only use state-of-the art dental technology to ensure you get the best service possible. Such quality staff are not easy to find, so we count ourselves very lucky!
“The staff are the most professional, friendly and competent team you will ever see in any dental or medical office. They will give you 5-star service, expert care and treat you like family.” — JK, a patient of Dr. Johnson
Susie | Patient Coordinator
Susie has over 25 years of experience as a dental office manager and loves working with patients. She understands that each patient has unique wants and needs, and enjoys providing one-on-one attention to each person. Susie is an expert in dental insurance and obtains maximum benefits as well as provides creative financial arrangements that suit each individual's needs. Susie loves to spend time with her three adult children, and she has six beautiful grandchildren that keep her laughing. Her greatest passions include travel; health and wellness; exploring wineries, and the great outdoors.
Karen | Scheduling Coordinator
Karen has been an important member of our dental team for many years. Her priority is to provide excellent patient care through her assistance with scheduling treatment, submitting insurance claims, and understanding complex dental benefits. Prior to joining our practice, Karen worked in the insurance industry and in education as an elementary school teacher. Karen resides in Potomac Falls, Virginia, with her husband, four children, and beloved dog Cassie, who definitely rules the roost!
Joellen | Scheduling Coordinator
Joellen joined the practice as a patient coordinator to fulfill her true passion of working directly with people to make a more immediate impact on their lives. The combination of her administrative skills, her eight years as a wish granter with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and her customer service background made her a perfect fit for the dental industry and practice. Joellen is a native Washingtonian and lives in Herndon, VA, with her husband and beloved dog Charlie.
Kymber | Scheduling Coordinator
Kymber is one of our newest staff members. She recently moved back to the area after living in Korea and England with her husband and five kids. She has several years of experience in the dental field and enjoys working with patients and the staff to help make your dental needs a priority. She also enjoys volunteering, reading, crafting and traveling.
Dorota | Dental Assistant
If it is new, high tech or changing the face of dentistry, Dorota wants to learn more about it. With more than 15 years of experience as a dental assistant, she is committed to every patient. I am a people person, and I love working with and learning about our patients. The combination of working so closely with patients, and the incredible opportunity to learn and grow makes this the perfect job for me. When Dorota is not working she likes to spend time with her family and friends. She enjoys health and fitness, and outdoor activities.
Nina | Dental Assistant
Nina is Dr. Johnson's dental assistant, and is committed to provide all patients with excellent and pleasant service. After receiving her dental assistant and X-Ray certification in 2009, Nina continued on to study biology at George Mason University. She is working toward her own dental degree in the near future. When Nina is not working or going to school she likes to spend time with her family and friends. Nina's favorite hobbies are going to Capitals games with her friends and shopping. She also enjoys traveling and learning new things.
Kim | Hygienist
Kim has been in dentistry since 1980, assisting with orthodontics, general dentistry and periodontics. She attended Northern Virginia community college and earned her degree as a registered dental hygienist (R.D.H.). Kim is extremely passionate about improving her patients' oral health. Kim's second passion is building and designing her timber frame home in Lovettesville, VA. Kim enjoys a full life with her husband, two dogs, one cat, five children, and seven grandchildren.
Pat | Hygienist
Pat grew up in McLean, Virginia. She graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, earning her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in dental hygiene. Pat has been practicing dental hygiene since 1977 and really enjoys getting to know her patients individually and educating them about their dental health. Pat and her husband have two grown daughters. She enjoys working on her house, showing her terrier dogs in the show ring and bargain shopping!
Terri | Dental Hygienist
Teri has been with the practice for 20 years and thoroughly enjoys each day working with dedicated staff and great doctors. She and her husband have lived in Virginia, for over 20 years with their beloved dog, Black Beauty. Their son is now a junior, Cadet Second Class, at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Teri and her husband are extremely proud to see their son following his greatest dreams and passions. Teri's hobbies change with the seasons from gardening, to reading, cooking, photography and crafting.
Here is our commitment to our patients:
We will give you personal service and attention.
We'll keep your teeth healthy and pretty for your entire life.
We'll take time to discuss your needs and wants.
We'll make your trip to the dentist as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
We deliver state-of-the-art general dentistry.
We'll treat you like family.
We take care of the person, not just his or her teeth and gums.
We see emergencies the same day in our Fayetteville, North Carolina office.
We accept most major dental insurance.
We offer financial arrangements and payment plans for qualified people.
We follow strict sterilization procedures for your health and safety.
We treat adults and teens and offer pediatric dentist services.
We'll create a beautiful, confident smile.