Dr. Nora Abdel-rahim joined our CDO team in September 2021. Dr. Nora grew up in Tampa, FL and received her degree in dentistry from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, GO GATORS. She then completed her general practice dental residency at Bronx Care Hospital followed by her pediatric dental residency training at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, New York. It is during her stay in New York that Dr. Nora became a foodie, always looking for something new and exotic to eat. After residency she settled in Oakton, Virginia with her husband (Mahmoud) and now 1 year old boy. Dr. Nora is excited to be a part of our community where she hopes to provide preventive care in a fun and relaxing environment. During her free time, you can find Dr.Nora trying different restaurants, baking as much as possible and enjoying time with her family.
Licenses and Professional Affiliations:
- Board Certified, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
- Licensed by Maryland and Virginia State Board of Dental Examiners
- Member, American Dental Association
- Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Member, Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Member, Patuxent Dental Society
Jennifer, Administrative Coordinator
Jennifer has always had a passion for dentistry. She brings more than 30 years of experience to the team, which allows her to assist and advise in almost every facet of the practice. She has been with Children’s Dentistry of Oakton since 2007. She considers watching, listening, and playing with children as a perk of her job and can think of no better way to spend the day. Jennifer is married and has two grown sons and four lovely grandchildren (plus a parrot named Connor). She enjoys spending her free time shooting nature photography, gardening, and watching the national pastime of baseball with her family.
Rocio, RDH, Clinical Coordinator
Rocio is originally from Peru and has lived in Northern Virginia since 2002. She is a graduate of Oakton High School and the Northern Virginia Community College Dental Hygiene program. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently and has been a great asset to Dr. Niloo’s team since 2007. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.
Kristy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristy has been part of our dental team since 2009. She is a graduate of Robinson Secondary School and the Northern Virginia Community College Dental Hygiene program. She was born and raised in Fairfax but currently resides in Midland with her family. She is a busy mom of three boys, one girl, two American bulldogs, a cat, and several chickens. She enjoys the outdoors, visiting the beach, and spending time with her many nieces and nephews.
Rachel, Dental Assistant
Rachel grew up in Northern Virginia, attended Paul IV High School, and is a recent graduate of UVA. She hopes to attend dental school in the future, and is very excited to be a part of CDO to learn from Dr. Niloo, Dr. Nora, and the entire team. In her free time she loves to read, play the piano, go on long walks with her family, and make travel vlogs.
Jimena, Dental Assistant
Jimena was born in Bolivia and speaks fluent Spanish. She likes to work out/exercise, spend time with family and friends, and hike. Maria loves working with children and seeing how they progress from being scared to becoming more comfortable at our office.
Alisa, Front Desk Assistant
Alisa joined our team in 2022 as front desk assistant. She has a long history of working in the medical field and brings vast experience to the day to day operations of CDO. She loves spending time outdoors going boating, going to the beach, riding jet skis and being around anything water related. Alisa shares that she is very family oriented and enjoys spending time with her family, boyfriend, and friends. Fun fact: she loves squirrels and basically all furry creatures.
Liz, Front Desk Assistant