Our team welcomes you to Niles Dental! Each member of our team is friendly, compassionate, knowledgeable, and highly trained. We are committed to helping you feel comfortable throughout your time at our office. For more information about our team and our dentists in Woodbridge, Virginia, Dr. Niles and Dr. Niles-Smith, we welcome you to call or visit us today. We are eager to get to know you!

Dental Hygienists

Loc, a dental hygienist for Niles DentalLoc
Loc has been at Niles Dental in Woodbridge, Va since 2011. You will find that he is one of the gentlest and most thorough hygienists you have ever seen. He strives to achieve patient comfort while thoroughly helping his patients attain optimal oral health. In addition to providing hygiene care, Loc also maintains all the dental equipment to ensure things run smoothly throughout the day. If a person could define excellence in work ethic, Loc would be the example. He is always looking for ways to improve the patient experience.

Loc graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2011. He has participated in continuing education courses every year since graduating. Loc is married to a wonderful woman named Katie and they have just recently had their first child.

Barbara, a dental hygienist of Niles DentalBarbara
Barbara has been with our practice here in Woodbridge, Va since September of 2010. You will find Barbara always to be cheerful and enjoying her profession. She makes every effort to help patients achieve and maintain the best in periodontal health. Since she joined our practice, she has developed a devoted “fan club” through her hard work and concern for her patients. In addition to her strong commitment to excellence in dental hygiene, Barbara also contributes to the positive and friendly atmosphere at Niles Dental by truly respecting and enjoying her co-workers. Barbara and her husband, John, have been married for over 30 years. They have one child that is currently in college.

Dental Assistants

Yvette, a dental assistant for Niles DentalYvette
Yvette has been a dental assistant at Niles Dental in Woodbridge, Va for 10 years and loves working with all of the doctors, staff members, and patients. Dr. Niles commonly calls her sunshine due to her exceedingly cheerful nature and bright smile that can light up a room. Most patients find appointments to be comforting and relaxed when Yvette is assisting. She enjoys being in direct contact with the patients and giving them the care they need to get through their appointment without concern or anxiety. By doing this, Yvette has developed and maintained strong relationships with patients over the past 10 years. She is a bilingual member of our team with English and Spanish speaking skills.

Yvette has been married to her husband, Greg, for 10 years. She has two daughters, and two granddaughters.

Luz, a dental assistant for Niles DentalLuz
Luz moved to Woodbridge, Va and joined the Niles Dental team in 2014. Ever since joining the team, she has demonstrated that she excels in patient care and comfort. This quality made her a perfect match for the dental atmosphere created at this Woodbridge, Va dental office. Luz excels at working with patients who have dental anxieties. The care and sympathy she can give to anxious patients is due to a traumatic incident she experienced at a dental office when she was younger. She used to be extremely anxious about dental procedures and anesthetic. She uses this experience to help the patients understand that they do not need to be scared and there are many medications and in-house services that can help them ease their anxiety level. She does whatever she can to help them feel as comfortable as possible and also loved and understood.

Luz is the daughter of two loving parents and the sister of a 28-year-old brother who she is very close to. Her parents are originally from El Salvador and moved to the United States at the ages of 19 and 14. Luz is grateful for her family and enjoys spending her free time with them.

Luz graduated from Park View High School in 2008 and has been in the dental field since 2009. She has been a member of our practice for six months and loves to give the patients the comfort they need to feel safe at the dental office.

Lori, a dental assistant for Niles DentalLori
Lori has lived and worked in Woodbridge her entire life and has been with the practice since 1980. She loves being part of this big, happy dental family and thoroughly enjoys working with the children. Before starting a career at Niles Dental, Lori attended Woodbridge Senior High School and Northern Virginia Community College, and she is now a wonderful attribution to our team and is also a member of the Dental Society.

Lori has a husband named Don and they have five children. She also loves to spend her free time as a professional volunteer.

Reception and Billing

Tom, the billing and financial coordinator of Niles DentalThomas
Tom joined the Niles dental team in 2011. He has an in depth knowledge of insurance and billing matters and will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns that you may have in these matters. You will find that Tom is very pleasant to work with and always keeps a positive attitude. If you want to get into a long conversation, ask Tom about fishing. He could talk for hours on the subject! In addition to working at Niles Dental in Woodbridge, Va, Tom is married with 3 kids. They keep him very busy!