Our Exceptional Team
Vickie Kresse, Certified Dental Assistant
Vickie has been with Dr. Hornstein since 1991. She received her certification in Dental Assisting from Allegheny Community College. Vickie’s knowledge of dentistry is vast and her skills are excellent. Patients love her kindness and the ability she has to make you forget where you are. In her free time she enjoys her family, her garden, the STEELERS, and the Washington Nationals!
LaRay Johnson, Registered Dental Hygienist
LaRay is our full time Hygienist. She served in both the Maryland and Georgia Air National Guard for a total of 12 years. LaRay attended Howard Community College where she received her degree in Science. She later attended The University of Maryland Dental School where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008. LaRay was honored with the Special Patient’s Award due to her gentle care and compassion for patients with special needs.
She is very passionate about preventative health care and loves to treat and educate her patients in a fun and loving environment. In her free time she loves spending time with family, friends, running, shopping, watching TV and the RAVENS!
Melissa Galkin, Patient Coordinator/Certified Dental Assistant
Melissa is our front desk Patient coordinator. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years as an office manager and has a wealth of knowledge about dentistry and various dental insurance coverage and options. Melissa attended The American University and has received her expanded functions dental assisting and X-ray certification from the Southern Maryland Dental Society. Melissa treats everyone with kindness and compassion she is full of positive energy and is ready to make your day better. Melissa enjoys spending time with her two grown sons, playing golf, hiking, the outdoors and the Washington Nationals.
Vicky Moran, Registered Dental Hygienist
Vicky joined Dentistry of Bethesda in 2016. She attended Baltimore City Community College where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene in June 2016. After high school she traveled to Oceania, where she taught HIV/AIDS prevention and coordinated service projects in the pacific islands. After living in remote islands, she discovered her strong traits of compassion and patience for people in need. She carries these traits into her workplace everyday when delivering preventative care. She enjoys trail running, hiking, and spending time with loved ones.
Fiona Thomas, Office Manager
Fiona has been in the dental field for the past eight years. She joined our team in 2008 and quickly proved herself to be an invaluable asset. Fiona prides herself on great customer service and making sure every patient gets the insurance coverage they are entitled to.
Barbara Hornstein, Business Manager
Barbara has worked for the office since 1993. She started out as the front desk receptionist and currently takes care of many of the behind the scenes jobs. In her spare time she enjoys interior design and spending time with Dr. Hornstein and their two grown children, Stephen and Nicole.
Experience the Difference
Dentistry of Bethesda provides compassionate, personalized dental care for all members of your family, including those with special needs. Contact Bethesda dentist Dr. Spencer Hornstein today at (301) 530-2700 to schedule your consultation. We happily treat patients from Silver Spring, North Bethesda, Rockville, Chevy Chase, Potomac, and the surrounding areas.