Meet our Team

Our Philosophy


Our goal is to provide quality dental care in a comfortable, relaxing environment.

Many people associate a dental visit with pain and discomfort. We believe that if you have a positive dental experience, then you are more likely to maintain good dental care on your own. We strive to make your visit an enjoyable one by implementing all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, using the latest technologies, and most importantly having a positive attitude!

Dr. Sachi Patel- General Dentist

Dr. Patel loves dentistry and more importantly her patients. Mosaic Dental is everything Dr. Patel stands for- compassion, ethics, and a passion for dentistry.

Dr. Patel graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington DC. After dental school, Dr. Patel continued her education and completed an additional one year of specialized training in general and cosmetic dentistry at King’s County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY. After Residency, Dr. Patel had the privilege of working as an associate alongside various prestigious dentists in the New York City and Northern Virginia area. In July 2015, she founded Mosaic Dental with emphasis on patient comfort and pain-free dentistry.

Dr. Patel has participated in many continuing education courses at the post-doctorate level and has gained a wide range of experience in different areas of dentistry. She is proficient in all cosmetic and restorative procedures along with surgical and root canal therapies. Whatever your treatment needs may be, Dr. Patel will always take the time to explain all the options and make you feel comfortable.

In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her daughter, Somya. She loves hiking, trying out a new recipe, and going to concerts.

 

Dr. Ayefa Durrani- Periodontics

Dr Durrani strongly believes that restoration of oral health is the key towards patient’s management that provides sound foundation for functional and aesthetic rehabilitation. Born and raised in Pakistan, she has undertaken 3 years program leading to Masters of Dental Surgery (Periodontics) at National University of Singapore, Singapore and Membership of Restorative Dentistry by Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), UK in 2010. After practicing mainly as a Periodontist for a couple of years she completed Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Marquette University School of Dentistry, WI in 2013 that led to a career in USA as a General Dentist with strong interest in Periodontics. Having undergone intense graduate programs around the world she has been exposed to multiplicity of schools of thoughts that enables her to have holistic, evidence based approach to patient’s care.

She prides herself in providing comprehensive dental care and creating a relationship of trust with her patients that has been made possible by her empathetic and professional demeanor backed up by years of clinical experience and sound academic knowledge. In addition to all aspects of General Dentistry, her areas of expertise include managing severe gum disease, both surgically and non-surgically, implant dentistry, treatment of gum recession by periodontal plastic procedures and correction of gummy smiles by esthetic crown lengthening surgery.

Jocelyn Ochoa- Office Manager

Jocelyn our diligent office manager and command center of our office. She works hard to make sure that the patient only has to worry about coming for their dental appointment. She handles everything from scheduling to billing. She even reminds you if you’re due for your routine cleanings. Jocelyn enjoys hiking, watching Netflix, and spending time with family and friends.

Erica Ruiz- Dental Assistant

Erica is our beloved dental assistant. Coming from the world of pediatric dentistry, she is skilled at making the people feel comfortable and entertained. Her general compassion and friendly personality allows her to be a favorite among our patients. In her spare time, Erica likes to watch reality television, listen to Michelle Branch, and spend time with her family.