Dental Hygienist

Sara Jones received her Bachelor’s of Science from Radford University in Psychology and her Hygiene Degree in Northern Virginia. She loves working at Old Town Smiles where she is encouraged to spend time with each patient to form lasting relationships during their in-depth consultations. She loves that each patient is thoroughly informed and involved in their treatment plans to ensure they are always satisfied with their dental journey. Sara entered into the dental hygiene field because she loved getting to speak with patients and getting to know them. She loves seeing their before and afters especially during life changing procedures. She holds certifications in Anesthesia, Laser and Nitrous Oxide. In her free time she enjoys the endless restaurants that Northern Virginia has to offer or spending time with her black labrador named Ace. She also loves to workout, cook and hangout with friends and family.

Xavier Sandin

Dental Hygienist

Xavier Bernal Sandin is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) who graduated from Miami Dade College, Florida. Growing up he watched his parents work in the medical field, fueling is passion to become a Dental Hygienist. This career is not just about dental health but about building trust with patients as Xavier supports them through their health journey. Empathy & kindness is at the core of his spirit.

Xavier has the following certifications:

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR and AED)
  • Diode Laser Certification, Safety Training, and Patient Management.
  • Advanced Instrumentation for the General Practice Dental Hygienist Certificate
  • Intraoral and Extraoral Exam Certificate.
  • Oral Cancer Certificate
  • Mental Health First Aid Certified
  • Local Anesthesia Certificate

He lives with his girlfriend and their two beautiful dogs in Old Town, Alexandria. He loves every single detail of nature, that’s probably why green is his favorite color. Homecooked food is a must in his life.


Dental Assistant

Avia received her certification from Applied Career Training and is passionate about the dental field. She loves working with Dr. Ahmed and the entire team at Old Town. She joined the dental field in order to interact with people every day and help them feel better about their smile.

Avia grew up in Alexandria and is proud to be a T.C. Titan!

She is happily married with two daughters, age 14 and 11 and loves spending time with her family. She is also a nail technician and has worked on celebrities and attended NY Fashion Week.

She is certified in Basic Life Support.


Dental Assistant

Dom entered the dental field because she loved getting to know people and learning something new everyday. She lives in Camp Springs, MD and grew up in Accokeek, MD and attended Gwynn High School. She loves the DC metro area and is excited to continue to work in a location that is so rich with history and culture. The dental field brings her such joy and she loves seeing the happiness on patient’s faces as they complete their cleanings and treatments. She is CPR certified and is passionate about continued education in the dental field. In her free time, she enjoys working out, drawing and spending time with family. She is a big foodie and loves all the different restaurants in her neighborhood.