Meet our Staff
Meet Our Lorton Dental Care Team
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Kassie has worked in the medical field for roughly 10 years, with a focus in oral surgery for the
past 4 years. She oversees the clinical and administrative functions to
ensure our staff and our patients have the best experience at our
Kassie also works closely with the doctor to ensure our
practice is consistently improving to provide the best care to our
patients. To expand her administrative knowledge, Kassie
is currently attending Liberty University to obtain her Bachelor’s
degree in Healthcare Administration.
Public Relations Coordinator
Jennifer has worked with the practice since 2014. She began her career in Oral Surgery in 1993 and has since worked in many areas within oral surgery including surgical assistant, implant coordinator, and patient care coordinator.
Her previous experience throughout the different positions in oral surgery has benefited the practice by helping to ensure patient advancement while providing the highest standard of care.
Jennifer is responsible for establishing and maintaining an open and caring working relationship between Dr. Patel and your dentist. She is dedicated to making the interaction between dentist, surgeon, and patient a positive experience.
Implant Treatment Coordinator
Lauren has worked in oral surgery for 8 years. She is experienced in all aspects of oral surgery from the front desk to surgical assisting with the doctor. Lauren’s main expertise and current position is dental implant coordinator.
She provides patients with individual treatment plans and oversees the implant process from start to finish. Lauren likes to establish a relationship with our patients in order to form a comforting level of trust. She also serves as a representative between the restoring dentist and Dr. Patel to ensure a smooth transition from the surgical implant placement to the final step.
"Kathleen has a Bachelor Degree in Health Care Administration and is pursuing a Masters in Health Care Management. Experienced in the medical field for almost 15 years, Kathleen has extensive billing experience in both general dentistry and oral surgery. Her main responsibilities include medical and dental billing, maintaining contact with in-network providers to ensure all fees are up-to-date and assisting patients in getting the maximum amount of benefits payable from their dental plan.
She maintains continuous communication with the patients insurance company to ensure all documentation is received and payment is made within a timely manner. Additional duties include collections recovery, monthly billing and credentialing."
Patient Care Coordinators
Amanda and Lily
front desk team has been working in oral surgery for over 3 years. They
are experts in scheduling, billing, and patient care. They pride
themselves in offering excellent care to our patients on professional
and personal level.
Alli, Alexis, Aybra
surgical team strives to provide excellent care to all of our patients.
They are personable and enjoy getting to know our patients. They have
all come from a dental background, and enjoy working closely with Dr.
Patel in assisting with surgeries.