Dr. Shweta S Kokate DDS
Our Friendly Smiles Family is growing. We are super excited that Dr Kokate joined us to help serve our patients. She is as gentle and as cheerful as Dr Aulakh. Welcome Dr Kokate.
Dr. Shweta Kokate graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University obtaining her DDS degree. She emphasizes preventive dentistry using advancing technology in diagnosis and treatments. Well versed in digital dentistry, Dr. Kokate deepens her continuing education by keeping herself updated with the newest technology, techniques, and materials. She is also a certified Invisalign Orthodontic provider. Dr. Kokate is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Virginia Dental Association (VDA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).
She has an impressive knack for connecting with people who believe in establishing long term relationships while providing the state of the art dental services for her patients.
She is a lifelong volunteer for medical and dental mission trips and has served the underserved population while involved with the Mission of Mercy project, Give Kids a Smile, and Special Olympics MOM Projects. She was able to positively impact lives with outreach projects in Kenya, Mexico, and Spain.
Outside her professional activities, Dr. Kokate has passions for painting and dancing. She is an amateur gardener. She also partakes in adventures like bungee jumping and hiking. She and her husband along with their two daughters enjoy traveling and trying different cuisines.
Liz is our Dental Assistant who loves to meet new people and make them at ease when they’re in our Dental chair. She is a mother of one super adorable son and loves to spend time with him when she’s not at work. She is bilingual in Spanish.
Front Desk and Treatment Co-ordinator
Steffany is an integral part of our friendly smiles family. She's been with us for past two years and takes care of all your billing and insurances questions. She will keep you up to date on your Dental Checkups by giving you reminders. She will be the first face you will see as you come to the office and will go over your treatment plan and help you schedule your follow up appointments. She loves to bake and play soccer and do Caporales dancing. She's fluent in Spanish language.
Razhan is our dental hygienist who graduated from Northern Virginia Community College. She provides patients with customized care designed to achieve a healthy smile. She loves to educate her patients about the importance of oral health. In her spare time, Razhan loves to travel and spend time with her family. She looks forward to seeing you at Friendly Smiles Dental care.