Meet Our Team at Stone Ridge Dentistry
Meet Dr. George Dawoud
Dr. George Dawoud received his Bachelors in Science from the New York Institute of Technology and then graduated from the Howard University College of Dentistry with his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He completed his post-doctoral training in Advanced General Dentistry at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington D.C. where he learned management of patients. Wanting to further his knowledge in advanced dentistry, Dr. Dawoud completed an additional post-doctoral training year in the area of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Jacobi and Mount Sinai Hospitals in New York City. Among other foundational clinical skills, his extensive training has provided expertise in advanced surgical techniques in implant placement for full mouth reconstructions, wisdom teeth extractions, management of medically complex patients, as well as a host of other valuable knowledge that he brings to Stone Ridge Family Dentistry.
Outside of dentistry Dr. Dawoud enjoys traveling with his wife and exploring the DMV sites. You can usually find him behind a camera lens, as photography has become a newly acquired hobby, allowing him to capture and cherish every moment with an artistic lens. He sees dentistry as an art, allowing him to express his creative side as he views each person as an individual while attending to their specific needs.
Meet Dr. Victor Lim
Dr. Victor James Lim attended California Polytechnic State University for his undergraduate degree and graduated from the University of Michigan with his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Afterward, he practiced in different types of dental environments, including high-end cosmetic and multi-doctor dental offices. Continually investing his time in learning the latest dental techniques through continuing education courses, he dedicates himself to providing comprehensive and quality dentistry. His priority is to make the patient feel totally comfortable and pain-free. He listens to patients’ needs and works with them to achieve their goals.
Meet Dr. James Hopkins
Dr. James Hopkins attended school right here in Virginia at George Mason University before continuing on to dental school at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Hopkins brings 46 years’ worth of knowledge to SRFD and is well trained in many aspects of dentistry including restorative and cosmetic procedures. He takes great care in aiding patients with their concerns and getting them on the road to a healthy smile. He and his wife, Gale have two sons and three grandchildren. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys all that it has to offer.
MEET TIFFANY – OFFICE MANAGER
Tiffany joins Stone Ridge Family Dentistry as our Office Manager, bringing a great deal of industry experience. She enjoys working to ensure that each of our patient’s insurance benefits are utilized to their fullest and out of pocket costs are kept low. Her favorite thing about working at SRFD is being able to meet and help so many wonderful people in this community! In her spare time she bakes beautiful cakes and enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and newborn son.
Meet Tara – Patient Care Coordinator
Tara is the smiling face you’ll see upon check-in and the voice on the phone making your appointments and answering your questions. She enjoys working at Stone Ridge Family Dentistry because she strives to ensure every patient leaves with a smile. Born and raised a Georgia Peach, her and her husband moved to the NOVA area after getting married at possibly the happiest place on earth: Walt Disney World! Currently they have 4 fur children, three dogs and a cat named Kitten.
Meet Claudia – Dental Hygienist
Claudia is one of our full-time dental hygienists. She graduated from Northern Virginia Community college in 2017 and has worked in dentistry for over 18 years. Claudia was born in Chile where she earned her dental hygiene certification in 2005. In 2008 she moved to Virginia with her family where she began working as a dental assistant while attending school to obtain her new dental hygiene certificate. She recently moved to the Aldie area with her youngest sister and puppy, Romeo! In her spare time she enjoys walks with Romeo, hiking, traveling, and experiencing new cultures. Claudia is passionate about her career and often volunteers for Mission of Mercy, Give Kids a Smile, and HOPE project where she provides free dental care to the communities. Claudia hopes to educate and provide excellent care to her patients. For her working at SRFD is not only a job, but an opportunity to change her patients views about oral health.
Meet Erica – Dental Hygienist
Erica joined Stone Ridge Family Dentistry in 2018. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Dental Hygiene and has been practicing for 22 years. Outside of work she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son. Erica loves working at SRFD because of the family friendly atmosphere and the opportunity to educate patients about the importance of dental health.
Meet Brigitte – Dental Assistant
Brigitte is one of our dental assistants here at SRFD. She has been assisting for over 12 years and enjoys taking part in transforming a patient’s oral health so that they can achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. She takes pride in helping patients feel at ease during their appointments and giving the best care she can. Brigitte is a Virginia-native and lives in Ashburn with her daughter. She went to school for business and enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors and rooting for the Redskins! She is an ultimate foodie and loves trying new restaurants.
Meet Miriam – Dental Assistant
Miriam has been in the dental field for 13 years and studied dental assisting at ACT college. She enjoys learning new, innovating procedures and about the latest advances in dental technology. She is from Lima, Peru and moved to New York before settling here in Northern Va with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling and exploring new countries and cultures. She loves being a part of SRFD because of the team atmosphere and being able to provide first class dental care in a professional and welcoming environment.
What Sets Us Apart?
- Convenient Hours
- Accepts Most Insurances
- Utilizing State Of The Art Technology For Treatments