Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic treatment that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you. Our orthodontic team welcomes patients from McLean, Fairfax, Falls Church, Vienna, and Tysons Corner.


Jennifer

Jennifer

Office Manager & Marketing Coordinator

Jennifer has been in the orthodontic field since 1998. She handles the daily operations, treatment coordinating, and marketing for Tyson’s West Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry. Jennifer enjoys providing great customer service while creating beautiful smiles. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her three beautiful children, playing sports, and doing anything outdoors!


Heidi

Heidi

Scheduling & Financial Coordinator

Heidi joined Tysons West Orthodontics in October 2014 as the Scheduling Coordinator. She brings great energy to our work environment and is a real charmer! Communication, customer service, punctuality, and developing good relationships with patients are just a few of her many specialties. Heidi is also attending Marymount University to complete her studies in Human Resource Management.

In her free time, Heidi enjoys hiking, camping, and spending time with family and friends.


Alex

Alex

New Patient Coordinator

Although Alex joined the Tysons West Ortho team in 2017, she has been working with Dr. Al for over five years in orthodontics. Having started as a Records Technician, she now walks patients through each step of the consultation process as their Treatment Coordinator. This has been her favorite position so far, because it allows her to get to know the practice's patients and help them feel their dream smile can be achieved.

When she's not thinking about teeth, you'll find Alex road tripping for days, playing video games, or serenading her dog Guinness with a guitar or piano.


Adriana

Adriana

Orthodontic Assistant

Adriana loves being a part of such an amazing team. She has assisted Dr. Al for a long time, and she makes sure that he has everything he needs for every procedure. Her favorite appointments are the ones for removal of braces, because it's very exciting to see everyone's beautiful smiles.

She is a parent of two amazing young women that love to shop and go to the movies.


Kat

Aikaterini / "Kat"

Orthodontic Assistant

Kat joined Tysons West Orthodontics in June 2016 as the Lab Coordinator. Kat moved from Greece six years ago with fifteen years of experience working in multiple specialties. She has provided great orthodontic assistance to general dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists, and more! Kat's enthusiastic personality brings a positive atmosphere to our office.

In Kat’s free time, she enjoys learning about different cultures, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and her lovely daughter Sandra.


Alysia

Alysia

Orthodontic Assistant

Alysia started as an Orthodontic Assistant in 2008. In her experience, she enjoys watching patients' smiles transform. In her free time, Alysia enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Anna

Anna

Orthodontic Assistant

Anna has worked in orthodontics for over eight years. She loves helping patients achieve beautiful smiles. Anna has a son named Dominic, and she enjoys doing outside activities with him. She also enjoys spending time with her large family.


Carmen

Carmen

Orthodontic Assistant

Tysons West Orthodontics is home to Carmen: she feels being an Orthodontic Assistant is interesting and very hands-on. Carmen is the mother of four-year-old twin girls. They are her world, and she will do anything to make them happy. She and her twin girls enjoy having outdoor adventures and especially their favorite Vietnamese soup, pho.


Robin

Robin

Orthodontic Assistant

Robin, an Orthodontic Assistant working with Dr. Alhussain since 2011, has been active in the dental field since 1982! Her extremely diverse work experience allows her to provide the best care to our patients. Along with her experience, Robin’s outgoing and friendly personality puts patients, both young and old, at ease! She looks forward to continuing her career with Dr. Al and the dedicated staff who make the workplace a fun environment. When not helping treat patients, Robin enjoys working out and staying healthy! She is a mother of two incredible children, Jake and Sarah, and has three beautiful dogs that she loves to spend time with.


Tami

Tami

Orthodontic Assistant

Tami has been in the dental field for well over 20 years. Throughout those years, she has had great opportunities to expand her knowledge in the orthodontic field by attending continuing education seminars all over the country. She works well with children as well as adults. Tami holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California.

In her free time, Tami enjoys reading, doing home improvement projects, and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. She has a passion for travel and shopping. When not in the office, Tami enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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