Leslie Minion, RDH
Leslie has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 1988. After attending Rutgers University, she received her dental hygiene degree from Middlesex County College in NJ. Upon moving to northern Virginia, she joined Dr. Withers' office in 2001. Leslie's vast knowledge of periodontics is enhanced by taking continuing education courses and keeping abreast of the latest advances in periodontal therapy, as well as her post-graduate studies at East Tennessee State University. Leslie's commitment to patient education is exceptional and greatly contributes to our patients' overall dental health. Leslie has three children and enjoys cycling, yoga and papercrafts. We are truly fortunate to have Leslie as a member of our team!
Susan Commarato, RDH
Susan graduated from Dental Hygiene School in 1990 and practiced in the New York area. She joined Dr. Withers' office in 2006 and has been a great asset to our team. She is committed to working with our patients to improve their periodontal health and making them feel welcome in our practice. Susan and her husband have three children. We are very pleased to have Susan as a member of our "dental family".
Tracie Brittle, Patient Coordinator
Our Patient Coordinator is Tracie Brittle. Tracie has been in the dental field since 1996 and takes pride in the care she gives to patients. As a valued member of our team, Tracie is in charge of patients' visits from the first phone call through the completion of active treatment and beyond. Her ability to field questions concerning scheduling, finances and insurance is a most valuable part of our patient experience. We are very proud to have her on our team. Tracie is married with one daughter and enjoys cooking, gardening and working out at the gym.
Pam Harris, Implant Coordinator
Pam has been in the dental field for over 20 years and has been with Dr. Withers since 1997. In her current role of Implant Coordinator, she works closely with patients and their referring dentist to ensure that the implant process is seamless. Her knowledge of the implant process is exceptional. Pam also works with scheduling and the entire patient experience. She is indeed a valuable team member.
Ana Compton, Surgical Assistant
Ana has been a dental assistant since 1997 and has been with our office since 2007. She is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of dental and surgical assisting. She works closely with Dr. Withers to ensure the comfort of our patients at all time. Because she is fluent in Spanish, she brings another dimension to our practice that is helpful to many patients. We are very fortunate to have Ana with us.