The staff is the backbone of Grande Dental Care. We realize that we are in a service industry – you are our customers and our first and foremost duty is to serve you.
You can be assured that you will be greeted cordially when you come in, that your questions will be answered courteously and that your dental procedures will be performed professionally. Our staff is one of the most experienced in the Herndon region with every member of our team having at least over 10 years of experience. We take great pride in our work and aim to provide you with personalized, comfortable and professional dental care.
Claudia, our lead dental assistant, is responsible for prepping patients for dental procedures and for assisting the doctor in taking care of your dental needs. Claudia is a foreign Dentist, she received her dental degree in Costa Rica. Here in the US, she continues her training even today and most recently completed the six-month smiles (short-term orthodontic treatment) training program to assist Dr. Grande – making her the lead ortho-dental assistant in the practice. She has a great personality, is very knowledgeable and skillful and loves the dental profession.
Claudia, a native of Cuba, is fluent in English and Spanish. She arrived in the US in 2015 with her family. She loves reading books, traveling and enjoying walks in nature.
Lori is our business administrator and scheduling manager, she has been in the dental business for over 25 years, she is a very kind and has a delightful conversational and people skills which will make you feel at home. She is the responsible person to make your appointments and answer any questions you may have in regards to your treatment plan, scheduling or insurance.
Lori is an avid outdoor person, loves traveling to the Shenandoah Valley to visit friends and family.
Jose Carlos is our insurance and financing coordinator, he is actually an electric engineer from Costa Rica. He is a Cuban native, speaks fluent Spanish and English, has great technical proficiency on all aspects of administrative and business communication software. He also manages all the IT needs in the office. Jose is a great person with an amazing cool personality, someone fun to talk to and consider a friend.
Jose is an avid reader and outdoor person that likes to connect to nature.