Meredith Sellers

Meredith is a true local to the DMV area, and returned to her hometown after graduating from Christopher Newport University. Shortly thereafter she began her career as a pediatric dental assistant, and has been working in the dental field for nearly a decade. She has worked in several specialties both on the administrative and clinical side of treatment. She loves to see each child enjoy coming to the dentist, and being a part of creating that relationship.  


LAUGH  Meredith has a playful, happy and loving puppy, Diego, that is always entertaining and is sure to make you laugh with his crazy antics.

GROW  Trying new recipes and local wineries are some of Meredith’s favorite things to do.  You can also find her trying out new experiences in this exciting area, or taking classes at the local university.

SMILE  Five nieces and nephews keep her hands full and a smile on her face.  She loves spending time with them, playing games, and all the perks of being the “fun aunt’!




Aned Mollinedo

Aned was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in New Orleans. She moved to Maryland when she was a teen and now calls it her home.  She is very passionate about working with kids and has been in the pediatric dental world for 6 years. Aned is always striving to make every visit a positive experience. 


GROW Traveling... or at least trying to. 

SMILE Her Husband and her four-legged baby, Leila


Pediatric Dental Hygienist

Sydney Coles

Sydney is a California native, born and raised in Pasadena, California. She also spent a bit of her childhood abroad in London, England. However, she now calls Maryland her home, residing in Silver Spring with her husband. She received her degree from UMD and brings 10+ years of pediatric dental experience to DC pediatric smiles. Go Terps!


LAUGH  I enjoy watching my favorite tv shows and movies. I love comedies. Some classic favorites: What about Bob?, Frasier, The Office, Seinfeld, Martin...

GROW  I love challenging my body with new activities and exercises. Biking is my new hobby. I’m hoping to bike different trails all across the US.

SMILE  I am an only child and am super close with my family and friends. I love spending time with them, playing games and exchanging stories.




Sarah Ford

Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Sarah moved to Maryland after graduating from The Ohio State University.  She enjoys exploring the DMV are with her husband, Jeremy, and pug, Ghengis.  Sarah loves working with kids and making them feel comfortable at the dental office.

LAUGH Jim Gaffigan

GROW Vitamins.

SMILE Running, traveling and finding new restaurants.


Patient Experience Coordinator

Shae Coleman

Originally from Howard County, Shae has lived in Washington state, Southern California, and Georgia. Now residing in Washington, DC she deems this as her forever home! She has two step children who she absolutely loves and adores. Shae has worked in Dentistry for 3 years working as a Patient Coordinator, and loves to make everyone feel right at home!

LAUGH  Nothing... Absolutely nothing & no one makes Shae laugh harder than Amy Poehler

GROW Loves exploring and getting to know people! She also has taken acting classes.

SMILE  Enjoying down time with friends and family, and eating. 


Clinical Experience Coordinator

Allison Ledesma

Allison grew up in North Potomac, MD. She has 2 energetic kids, a super fun-loving husband and cat. She has been serving the DMV area as a Pediatric Dental Assistant and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for over 5 years now. She is super excited to meet you and make each visit fun and comfortable. 

LAUGH Allison loves watching bloopers with her kids. 

GROW Paddle boarding and hiking are her favorite pastimes. Let her know about any cool trails or lakes to try out!

SMILE Spending time with her family and dancing with her little ones always puts a smile on her face. :)



Elsy Estrada

Elsy is a Honduran-American native to Maryland. She is highly dedicated to fulfilling her role in dentistry, and is committed to making the experiences of all patients- big and small- a great one!

LAUGH F-R-I-E-N-D-S. Any episode. The one with anything... But also her real friends. 

GROW When Elsy is not found drawing on the chalkboard at work or giving out special toys to our patients, she is mostly likely found traveling locally and filling up her passport with stamps from all over the world. Otherwise, she can be found working on her bachelor’s degree, and aspires to complete that degree at UMD. 

SMILE Spending time with her nephew and going on dog-friendly adventures with her Yorkie-poodle, Precious.  Also, Let's Go Caps!



Interested in joining our wonderful DCPS team? Please send us an email at with your resume and cover letter.