Meet Our Office Team
Emiliana Ribeiro, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Emiliana has been with SmileBeautiful Dental for over 10 years. A graduate of Howard University Dental Hygiene School and head of our Soft Tissue Management Program (Hygiene/Periodontal Program), she works hard to help patients maintain excellent oral health without undue anxiety. She was born in Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. Emiliana is happily married to a well known Brazilian musician and has twin boys, Gustavo and Danilo.
Helen Huynh, RDH (Dental Hygienist)
Helen was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She received her degree in dental hygiene in 2007, and has been passionate about dental health ever since. Helen’s mission is to educate her patients. She spends a lot of time with patients to teach and encourage them to maintain good oral health. In her spare time she enjoys partaking in all outdoor activities
Markita L. Thornton (Office Manager)
Markita began her dental career over 10 years ago in corporate and private dentistry. She joined Smile Beautiful Dental in 2014 as the office manager. She enjoys helping and interacting with patients.
Our patients and staff enjoy her bubbly, positive personality and radiant smile. Markita loves to travel, dine out and spend time with family. She values quality time with her husband DeWayne and their son Logan.
Ms. Ruby Holton (Administrative Assistant)
Ms. Ruby Holton’s smile is often the first thing patients see when they arrive at our office. With over three decades of experience in dentistry, almost entirely with SmileBeautiful Dental, Ms. Holton brings Southern hospitality, class and professionalism to our office.