Meet Our Team
One of our friendly, knowledgeable Dental Assistants at City Smiles DC, Tina Miller, will make sure your experience at our practice is a positive one.
Tina Miller, is a native of Springfield, MA. She received her Dental Assisting Certification in Raleigh, NC, in 1992. She has been a resident of the Washington, DC area since 1995, and has been with our practice at City Smiles DC since 2008. Tina feels she has found a home in this special office, and we love having her on our team. When she is not working, Tina is an avid reader and a fabulous Godmother.
Our welcoming Dental Assistant Janay Burrell, RDA was born and raised in Washington DC. She attended Fortis College for Dental Assistant school and graduated on the Dean's list in 2014. Janay is dedicated to helping patients every step of their dental visit while ensuring they feel comfortable. She enjoys outings and spending time with family and friends.
Tawana has been a Dental Assistant since 2009. She graduated from Fortis College's Expanded Functions Assisting course in 2010. Her passion is to make patients comfortable and happy. Tawana enjoys spending time with her three daughters and family. In her free time, she loves weekend trips to the beach and is a certified microblader.
As a Patient Coordinator at City Smiles DC, Katja specializes in scheduling, insurance claims, and treatment plans.
In 2017, Katja joined the team and started her dental career as a Patient Coordinator, specializing in scheduling, insurance claims, and treatment plans. She grew up between Heidelberg Germany and Ft. Lauderdale Florida. She attended Florida State University and before moving to Washington DC, lived in Australia for some time. Katja enjoys traveling, is an avid dog lover, and has attended over 15 music festivals.
As a Patient Coordinator at City Smiles DC, Claire oversees marketing and social media management.
Claire was born and raised in Abilene, Texas. She recently graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton with her BBA in Marketing. Claire is new to the DC area and enjoys hiking, painting, and a good cup of coffee in her free time.
She joined the team in March 2021 and is eager to grow with the practice.
As the Office Coordinator at City Smiles DC, Patricia Devine ensures the office operations run smoothly and efficiently.
Patricia Devine grew up outside of Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University and Villanova grad school. She moved to Chevy Chase, MD in 1979. In 2001, she met Dr. Stuart Ross and the rest is history. They married in 2011. She is the mother to Jeff, 44, Brandon, 39, Lauren, 34, and grandmother to twins Molly and Caden, 6. After retiring from the Lab School of Washington in 2016, she joined City Smiles DC on a part-time basis. Getting to interact with the patients has been the highlight of her time at City Smiles DC.