Dental Staff

Dentist McLean VA - McLean Dental Care - Dental Staff

Dentist in McLean, VA

Our team is a close-knit community of professionals who value each other as much as our patients. Patients often comment on our happy, caring and cohesive atmosphere in the office!

All our professionals at McLean Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.



McLean Dental Care - Dr. Cecilia Gyllenhoff

Dr. Cecilia Gyllenhoff

Dr. Cecilia Gyllenhoff has practiced general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry since 1988. She is passionate about her work and strives to give her patients the best smile possible! In 1990, she began to develop the relationship-based style of practice she uses today. She works to establish a caring rapport from the start, getting to know each patient’s individual needs and goals.  Read More


McLean Dental Care - Dr. Samuel D. Cappiello

Dr. Samuel D. Cappiello

Dr. Cappiello has practiced general dentistry since 1986 with a focus on full-mouth rehabilitation and attention to TMJ, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He believes in a caring, team approach to patient care and works with top specialists who complement his skills. He believes his patients need to be active in maintaining their own health. Therefore, they must have an understanding of their current state. He takes time developing a relationship with his patients in order to understand their goals.   Read More



McLean Dental Care - Shannon


Shannon has enjoyed Dental Hygiene for over 25 years and has been with Mclean Dental Care for over 10 years. Shannon feels very fortunate to work with a team that practices and delivers a philosophy of total body health. Read More


McLean Dental Care - Diana Mays


Diana is a native of North Carolina. She received her AAS degree at Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC.  In 1988 she moved to Virginia where she has been able to work in the dental profession which has been her calling for over 25 years.  
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Clinical Staff



Sara is a Certified Dental Assistant who has been in the field since 2004. Sara loves the field of dentistry and it shows. She believes that educating her patients on their oral health can have a positive life-long affect. Read More


Administrative Staff

Anita Alexander - Patient Facilitator


As Practice Administrator, Anita is tasked with making sure all of our patients have a good experience, starting with the first phone call, transitioning new patients into our office, through to daily interactions. Anita is the go-to person for any questions and is passionate about delivering a high level of customer service. Read More


Claudette Kim - Business Manager


As the Business Manager, Claudette works behind the scenes doing the bookkeeping and HR work. Claudette loves to work with numbers. Her background is in the financial field. Specifically, managing offices for financial and mortgage companies. Prior to coming to McLean Dental Care, she has spent the past few years raising her children Emma (12), Matthew (11) and Lauren (10) as well as doing the bookkeeping for her husband's busy dermatology practice.Read More


Karen Silver


Karen comes to McLean Dental Care with a warm and caring personality and over 10 years of dental administration experience. Karen’s in- depth knowledge of dentistry is evident in all of her interactions with both our patients and the doctors.Read More