Ebony — Office Manager
Ebony had the privilege of joining the team, as the Office Manager, in 2014. She has been professionally employed in the dental field since 1992, covering all aspects of service such as dental assisting, insurance coordination, and team management. Ebony stays involved with continuing education by attending leadership seminars and also enjoys membership in professional administration groups. She loves greeting patients and building lasting relationships. Ebony’s goal is to exceed the patient’s expectations by helping them arrange all phases of their dental treatment while maximizing their benefit plans. She is committed to making certain their experience at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry is as well-informed and pleasant as possible!
Ebony has been a resident of Maryland all of her life and loves to cook, travel, and simply enjoy life to the fullest.
Jeremy — Clinical Director
Jeremy has been an integral member of our team for over 14 years. He initially worked as an assistant with Dr. Geren where he developed a true passion for dentistry. After 3 years of dental assisting he left to pursue a degree in dental hygiene. In 2004 he graduated, with honors, from Pennsylvania College of Technology where he received his bachelors degree in dental hygiene. Jeremy loves everything about the dental profession, from helping his patients achieve optimum oral health to developing lasting relationships with them and their families. He feels honored to work alongside Dr. Geren and Dr. Mady and shares their passion for learning along with their philosophy of providing each patient with altruistic dental care.
Jeremy is an avid sports fan and the head coach of his son’s baseball team. When he’s not working or coaching he enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with his beautiful wife and 2 very energetic boys.
Cindy — Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Since graduating from NOVA in 1983, Cindy has been employed in the dental hygiene profession for over 32 years. She has been an essential member of our team, working alongside Dr. Geren for 22 years, and is now honored to also work alongside Dr. Mady. She thoroughly enjoys her long-time relationships with patients; taking pleasure in watching young children grow into young adults with children of their own. Cindy has seen many beneficial changes in dentistry and is privileged to embrace them. She feels extremely fortunate to be part of such a diverse, fun-loving group of professionals, who strive for the highest quality in dental care.
Cindy loves Virginia and is a 5th generation family member from Alexandria. She enjoys cooking and attending the Nationals baseball games—Go Nats! She and her husband have 2 teenagers that keep them very busy with school, sports, and traveling.
Eileen — Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), B.S.
Eileen is a Registered Dental Hygienist earning her hygiene degree in 2002, from Allegany College of Maryland. She became an essential part of our hygiene department in 2011 and is proud to work alongside Dr. Geren, Dr. Mady, and the dedicated, compassionate team. Eileen enjoys all aspects of her career, especially getting to know her patients and assisting them with achieving and maintaining great oral health. She is committed to continuing her education to keep pace with the growth and development of improved hygiene techniques.
A local resident most of her life, Eileen holds a special place in her heart for Alexandria. The ability to give back to the community is important to her and she donates her time volunteering in local shelters. Eileen loves running, and has completed over 50 marathons! She also enjoys crocheting, scrapbooking, and spending time with her husband and friends.
Jean Marie – RDH
Jean Marie is a Registered Dental Hygienist who began as a dental assistant where she quickly became passionate about dentistry. Her passion for helping patients, inspired her to further her education and become a Dental Hygienist. Graduating from NOVA in 1986 she has been practicing hygiene ever since. She feels blessed to work alongside our amazing team of professionals providing compassionate dental care. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know her patients and creating long-term relationships.
Our team is extremely fortunate to have her as she epitomizes the definition of teamwork. Always there to lend a helping hand Jean gives freely of her time and always does it with a pleasant, professional attitude. When she is not providing care for her patients, she enjoys visiting with her friends and family, watching movies, and going for long walks.
Brianna Rahall — Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Brianna is one of our friendly dental hygienists. She graduated with honors from BridgeValley CTC. Upon graduation, she received the prestigious Colgate Star Award which recognizes the hygienist who shows excellence and undeniable commitment to the profession. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is building personal relationships with her patients. She loves educating and motivating her patients towards an optimum state of oral and overall health. She has an extreme passion for giving back to the community. Her humanitarian efforts have placed her in classrooms educating children on proper brushing and flossing, on mobile buses providing preventative care, and on mission trips to underserved countries.
Outside of work, Brianna enjoys many different activities. You can find her cheering on the Washington Capitals as she is an NHL cheerleader and a member of the Washington Capitals Red Rockers! She is also a former college athlete and very competitive. Luckily this highly populated and diverse area can keep up with her positive energy where she has gotten involved in flag football, adult gymnastics, ballroom dancing, skiing, wrestling, and running. Brianna is always up for a challenge and trying new things!
Damaris Pena — Financial Coordinator
Damaris is one of our amazing patient coordinators. Since joining our practice in 2018, she has been a motivated team member who prides herself on providing outstanding customer service. Her bubbly personality and positive attitude are attributes that patients frequently compliment her on. With years of experience at her position she is knowledgeable in all aspects of the dental field. A patient advocate at heart, she enjoys educating patients on alternate payment options and helping them maximize their insurance benefits. She also enjoys finding appointments that work best for their busy schedules.
Born and raised in Alexandria, she is also currently serving in the U.S. Army Reserves. Along with serving her country, Damaris enjoys taking small adventures with her 2 crazy boys, husband, and pitbull.
Maria — Patient Coordinator
Maria is our friendly, energetic patient coordinator. She is an integral part of our dynamic front office team and believes that our patient’s needs come first. With years of experience in the dentistry field she enjoys helping patients with their scheduling and financial needs. Her goal is to ensure that each patient has an excellent overall experience when they are in our office and she goes out of her way to make everyone feel welcome. Her beautiful smile and calm demeanor will likely be the first thing you encounter when entering Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry. Born in Uruguay, but raised in Arlington, Va., Maria enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and in her spare time, fishing.
Anita — Treatment Assistant
Anita has been employed in the field of dentistry as an assistant for more than 30 years. She proudly joined our team in 2000. Anita works diligently to improve her skills, knowing that this will enhance the care and well-being of the patients. She also has the satisfaction to work with state-of-the-art equipment and assist the dentists with advanced dental procedures. Anita is delighted to be part of this amazing dental team and is truly passionate about providing the highest quality of care to every patient.
Anita grew up in California, moving with her military husband to Virginia in 1990. She is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her husband and their adult son. She loves walking her dogs, horseback riding, and biking. She also volunteers her time helping prepare meals for the homeless community.
Maddie— Dental Assistant
Maddie has been an integral part of our team since 2018. She prioritizes patient’s comfort above everything else and takes pride in working alongside our doctors to provide our patients with compassionate dental care. She loves caring for patients, and it shows through her warm welcoming smile. Her mission is to provide an excellent experience for any and all patients she comes in contact with. Her expertise comes from more than ten years of experience in assisting clinical chair-side and practicing as a licensed dentist in Bolivia. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and enjoys caring for and communicating with our Spanish speaking clientele. She is an avid soccer fan and in her free time, she loves playing volleyball, dancing, Zumba, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Jennifer — Treatment Assistant
In 2014, Jennifer joined Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry, after having been a dental assistant for over 10 years. She is honored to work with both Dr. Geren and Dr. Mady; along with, as she calls them, “The Dream Team”. Jennifer believes in the dramatic difference excellent dentistry can make in the lives of people. She especially enjoys assisting with patients, who were too embarrassed to show their teeth, but now have a big, beautiful smile and increased confidence due to the wonders of modern dentistry.
Jennifer was born and raised in D.C. She is a real home body who has the ultimate green thumb! She loves working in her container-garden, growing all kinds of fruits and vegetables; then pickling and canning her harvest to enjoy during the winter months. She also loves spending time with her family and fishing.
Alicia — Dental Assistant
Alicia has been with our office since 2020 and has over 14 years of experience as a dental assistant. She loves helping others learn about the importance of oral hygiene and how it impacts one’s general health. Her primary focus is to provide patients with a comfortable and welcoming experience. She loves being part of a team that provides compassionate, quality dental care to its patients. As a resident of the area, she appreciates the confidence knowing that her friends and neighbors who are patients of the practice, are in the best hands. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, especially outdoor activities with her husband, kids and dog, and enjoys doing CrossFit.
Cristy -Dental Assistant
Cristy initially came to us a patient in 2017 when her and her family moved to the area from Tampa. After several years of being a patient of our practice she heard during her hygiene visit that we were looking for an experienced dental assistant. Already having over twenty years of experience as an assistant in the dental field she applied and we happily accepted her as part of our dental family. Cristy is truly passionate about dentistry and loves to see the difference a smile can make in a patient’s life. In her spare time she enjoys watching baseball, shopping, working out and spending time with her husband and 3 kids.