Meet the Team

Dr. James Tong

Dr. James Tong

Doctor James Tong would like to welcome you to a fantastic dental experience! By combining twenty-five years of experience in advanced clinical dentistry with a gentle, friendly style, Dr. Tong and his team will make you and your family feel right at home.

In addition to the office's comforting atmosphere and warm, inviting staff members, our use of the latest advances in technology - including digital radiography, tooth-colored restorations, and state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment - ensures a healthy, beautiful smile.

But best of all, Dr. Tong takes the time to understand each patient's unique needs, helping them make informed choices about their dental health.

Dr. Tong earned his dental and orthodontic doctoral credentials in his native China and continued his advanced education, including a specialized degree in pediatric dentistry, at the University of Maryland Dental School where he is a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor. He and his wife, Lily, have been married twenty-six years and have two children. In his free time, Dr. Tong enjoys photography.

Dr. Sunanda Bhushan

Dr. Sunanda Bhushan

Dr. Sunanda Bhushan has been an integral part of our dental team for five years now. She completed her BDS in India in 1997 and completed her Masters in Prosthodontics (restoration and replacement of teeth) in 2001.

She moved to the US with her husband and graduated from Boston University with a DMD. She has two little boys, 3 and 6 years old who keep her on her toes. She enjoys working with children and adults alike. Dr. Bhushan strives for quality and perfection in both the cosmetic and restorative aspects of dentistry.

Dr. Srotalina Khanna

Dr. Srotalina Khanna

Many of you already know Dr. Khanna as Dr. Nayak; she got married last summer and has changed her name. Dr. Khanna is originally from Orissa, India. She was born there, but came to the US at the age of 2. Her family has been living here ever since.

Dr. Khanna has one younger brother who is pursuing engineering. Her mother is a teacher and her father is an accountant. Dr. Khanna is the first Dentist in her family and it has been a very rewarding field. She enjoys working with her patients and caring for their oral health.

Dr. Khanna especially enjoys working with front teeth and the cosmetic aspects of dentistry. She has completed several continuing education courses in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Khanna finds it rewarding working on front teeth because patients can visualize the impact and advantages of good dentistry.

Dr. Khanna attended the University of Maryland at Baltimore Dental Surgery Program and graduated in 2010. She has been working in private practice since graduating and started at our practice early in the year of 2011. "The staff here is very warm and caring which makes it a wonderful place to work; I strive to achieve excellence with every patient and to establish a relationship and friendship that will continue for years to come" says Dr. Khanna.

Dr. Monica Patel

Dr. Monica Patel

Dr. Monica Patel was born and raised in East Tennessee. She has a BA in Psychology from Emory University, and received her DDS degree from University of Tennessee. She also completed a General Practice Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York. She has been practicing dentistry since 2010.

Dr. Patelā€™s passion for dentistry, patience, and attention to detail allow her to provide the highest quality of care for her patients.

When Dr. Patel is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys cooking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her husband.

BA from Emory University

DDS from University of Tennessee

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practice hours

Tuesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday8:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday8:00am - 2:00pm