About Your Dentist

Elise Penafiel, DDS

"I like the relationships I have built with my patients. The ability to treat patients and be a contributor to their overall health and appearance is rewarding."

My Mission

"I strive to be competent, honest, understanding, friendly, accommodating, and fun. I truly care for my patients, and want them to feel comfortable when they see me."

Education

  • 1992 - B.A. in Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1993 - Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • 1999 - D.D.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Baltimore, MD

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Penafiel has completed a General Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC, and says current on the latest technology by regularly taking continuing education courses. She is a member of the Chesapeake Dental Implant Study Club, a volunteer at the Stanton Community Health Center in Annapolis, MD, and a Coordinator for dental health education programs for the area pre-K and elementary schools.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Penafiel is a Parishioner at Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church in Millersville, MD. She also enjoys cooking, movies and spending time with her family.

Elnaz Javadkhani, DDS

Making the world a better place, one smile at a time.

My Mission

My mission is to strive for, attain, and deliver excellent care to my patients.

Education

George Mason University, Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems Fairfax, VA

University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Baltimore, MD

Howard University College of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery Washington, D.C.

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Javadkhani is an active member of the American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

I love walking, learning about science, dentistry and volunteering.