Meet Val, our clinical manager! She has been at Red Apple for 3 years. She’s been in the dental field for 10 years and loves to work with children. She is a mother to 2 amazing boys, whose favorite pastime is playing with video games and love to play sports such as football and soccer! She also has a beautiful daughter who is already an athlete and is involved in school dance and loves to cheer! In Val's spare time you can usually find her at a recreational event for her kids, or out exploring the great outdoors with them! We don't know where she finds the time, honestly!! She is from a bigger family and very family-oriented. Her parents are El Salvadorian natives, and moved to the US in the mid '80s to start their new family! As the oldest of three siblings, Val often takes charge and goes the extra mile, and we really appreciate her initiative! When you see Val around the office make sure you give her a warm hello!
Erin is one of our restorative dental assistants at Red Apple. She is an aspiring Pediatric Dental Hygienist and an excellent dental assistant. She has several years of experience working with children in a dental setting and has one of her own. Her daughter Layla was born at just 26 weeks old, giving them both several tough obstacles in life, which we believe has molded Erin into the resilient woman she is today. Layla's favorite things to do with her mom are swimming, coloring, and of course, eating! Being Irish, family is a big part of Erin's life, she has a big brother, and her two parents here in Stafford, which she spends a lot of time outdoors, and exploring the entertainment the area has to offer. Erin is set to get married in 2021, also! In the near future, Erin plans to continue her education and become a Registered Dental Hygienist, but we sure are enjoying having her as one of our assistants in the meantime!
Meet Kelsey! She has been a part of our team since 2016. You can find Kelsey on the clinical side or at the front desk. Kelsey really enjoys working with children and has been working in a pediatric dental setting since 2011. Kelsey is happily married and a mother to two beautiful little girls. She is an avid animal lover with three dogs and one cat. Some of Kelsey’s hobbies include skiing, gardening, hiking and camping. Kelsey loves to travel and has had the opportunity to visit England, Switzerland, Greece, Ireland, France, Canada and Mexico! Kelsey looks forward to her time spent in her back yard with her family sitting by their bonfire roasting marshmallows. Kelsey strives to make each patient's visit a happy and fun experience!
This is Maliah! She is one of our front desk receptionists. Also, feel free to ask her any billing questions you may have, Maliah is always able to help. Before starting here at Red Apple she worked as a medical receptionist and assistant at a local doctors office. Maliah has two beautiful and energetic daughters, Hailey and Delilah. Her daughters continue to keep her motivated and driven in all she does. Maliah is originally from Hawaii and comes from a large family, making it easy for her to relate to our patients and families. On her days off, she enjoys taking her family kayaking at Aquia Landing or just spending the day with her siblings, nieces, nephews and children playing board games. Maliah is very versatile and is willing to help out the team in any way needed. When you come in, she could be in the back or front- always utilizing her time efficiently!
Say hi to Skylar! She is one of our front desk receptionists and also works in billing and coordinates General Anesthesia for the office. Skylar enjoys working with children here at Red Apple and cannot wait to have some of her own one day! For now, she has 2 fur children, a cat named Rocky and a pit-bull named Atlas who keeps her very busy. Skylar is also 1 of 8 children in her family. She is currently studying Criminal justice with a focus in crime scene investigation at VCU. She has always wanted to work with children, this is one of the reasons she was drawn to Red Apple. If Skylar is not at work, you can find her at the dog park, at Target (who could blame her), or at a live music or sporting event! She is always up to try new experiences, yet does not like trying new foods. Skylar has worked in the customer service field since she was 15 years old, so please do not hesitate to come to her with any concerns or questions you may have regarding Red Apple, pediatric dentistry, insurance, or anything else that may come to mind!
We would like to introduce you to Ashley! She is one of our restorative assistants here at Red Apple. Ashley is getting married in Spring of 2020 to the love of her life. Ashley adores her family and cannot wait to start a one of her own! She has completed the DATS program and also has over 100 volunteer hours! Ashley absolutely loves Disney, her favorite character is Stitch! One of Ashley’s passions includes dance and she actually teaches several classes to children! Ashley is kind and gentle to each child that sits in her chair, every patient will be sure to get the highest dental care and attention each visit!
Meet one of our dental assistants, Marguerite! Marguerite has been married for 33 years to her husband Fred and loves children! She even has 3 of her own. She is a veteran of the U.S. Military Policy Office Corps and an avid volunteer for 8 1/2 years at the Fredericksburg Mary Shelter for homeless mothers and children. Marguerite has a Bachelor's of Science in Sociology and she also recently graduated from the Germanna Community College accredited dental assisting program and loves her job at Red Apple! In her free time, you can catch her either in the barn with her horses or having a fun game night with her family! Marguerite is wonderful with the little kiddos here at Red Apple and you can always count on her to make their visit much more comfortable!
Please meet our dental assistant Pam! She is currently a student at Germanna Community College part time, and has recently graduated from the dental assisting program Magna Cum Lauda! Pam’s favorite holiday is Halloween and all the fun festivities it brings with it. She enjoys spending time with friends, family, and loved ones when she is not in the office or at school. Some of her passions include painting, drawing and winding down with a good fantasy or action book. Pam is also an avid Batman and Deadpool fan! Pam pays attention to detail and will make sure each child and parent leaves their visit satisfied and fulfilled.
We would like to introduce you to one of our front desk receptionists and dental assistants, Anelyz. She has always enjoyed working with children. She also teaches at Little Wolverines Den! A fun fact about her is that her parents are from Mexico! Anelyz loves to embrace her Mexican culture. She is an aspiring nail technician. She also loves spending time with her family and taking care of her three brothers in her free time. Along with the occasional shopping spree, of course! Her favorite restaurants are Buffalo Wild Wings and Olive Garden. Anelyz hopes to make every child’s trip to Red Apple memorable and enjoyable!