All professionals at Chevy Chase Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Our team volunteers and contributes with these wonderful organizations:
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Flavia A. Rasetto, RPh. Office Manager
Flavia Rasetto is originally from Baltimore, MD, grew up in Rosario, Argentina then returned to Baltimore, MD in 1995 after graduating as a Pharmacist from Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina- Pharmacy School.
Flavia worked as Pharmacy Technician, Staff Pharmacist and Clinical Transplant Pharmacist at University of Maryland for more than 20 years, 1996 thru 2015. During that time she also taught pharmacy students and residents. She enjoyed working with patients one on one in the hospital and at the clinics.
Flavia joined our practice in November 2016 to persue another passion, business managment in a healthcare setting.
Flavia is a proud mother of two wonderful children, Kiara and Gianni.
Flavia enjoys listening to music, walking, being outdoors, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends.
Lauren Westworth, Front Desk Administrator
Lauren is originally from the United Kingdom. She immigrated here with her mother in 1991 at the age of 7. Lauren grew up in Montgomery County, MD and graduated from Watkins Mill High School in 2002.
Lauren earned her Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) and x-ray license at the age of 19. Lauren has worked as a CDA and patient care coordinator for the past 14 years.
Lauren currently resides in Clarksburg, MD with her wonderful husband Jose and her 3 beautiful children Elijah, Olivia and Jonathan.
Lauren enjoys bicycling, shopping, cooking, reading and most importantly spending time with loved ones.
Lynn Linck, Dental Hygienist
Lynn Linck has been a Dental Hygienist since 1979 and graduated cum laude from Allegany College of Maryland.
She is licensed to practice in both Maryland and the District of Columbia, including administering local anesthetics. She has been in continuous practice since graduation.
She is a native Washingtonian and graduated from Richard Montgomery HS in Rockville, MD. She has been married to Kevin since 1979 and resides in Montgomery Village, MD. They have 2 grown sons and 3 grandchildren.
She has always enjoyed helping her patients achieve and maintain their oral health. She loves the increasing options that Dentistry can offer them today.
Her favorite pastimes are gardening, going to the beach, and dinner and wine with her girlfriends!
Margaret Murphy, Dental Hygienist
Margaret Murphy received her B.S. in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland School or Dentistry in 1975.
She has worked her entire career in family practices in Rockville and now in Chevy Chase.
Margaret was the first Dental Hygienist to volunteer with Somos Amigos Medical Missions. For thirteen years she made an annual trip with a medical / dental team to provide healthcare to the underserved people in a remote mountain village in the Dominican Republic.
Currently she is serving as the Dental Hygiene co-chair for the Mid MD Mission of Mercy. This annual weekend of free dental services provides care to adults in Montgomery and Prince Georges County who do not have access to regular care.
Margaret has worked for 13 years with DrKahan and now she is part of the Chevy Chase Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry staff hygienist, providing wonderful care to our patients.
Margaret and her husband have 5 children and 3 grand-children and live in Rockville.
Denyse (Dey) Brown, Dental Assistant
Denyse (Dey) Brown was born and raised in Washington, DC.
Dey has been working as a Dental Assistant for 18 years. Dey completed her x-ray certification and has a degree in Business management.
Denyse has been assisting Dr Kahan’s for the last 10 years. In addition to assiting Dey takes care of ordering the dental supplies.
Dey is the proud mother of Markeese (22), Mykel and Darell (twins, 16)
Edgar Eslava , Dental Assistant
Edgar Eslava has been working as a Certified Dental Assistant since 2008.
Edgar is originally from Peru, where he graduated as a Dentist from University of St. Martin of Porras in Lima, Peru. He moved to Washington, DC area in 2008. Edgar has also worked as a dental lab technician since then. He joined our office in February of 2015.
Edgar is married to his wonderful wife Claudia since 2007 and resides in Springfield, VA with their beautiful little girl Veronika (5).
Edgar enjoys helping patients and working closely with the doctors to provide the best dentistry can offer.
His favorite pastime is soccer, tennis, watching movies with his daughter and enjoying time with his family.
Mercedes Mogrovejo, Dental Assistant
Mercedes Mogrovejo is originally from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She completed her studies as a Dentist at UNAH (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras).
Mercedes came to the United States in 1996. She completed English proficiency classes at Montgomery County College.
Mercedes is a certified Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions and has completed X-ray certification. She has worked as a Dental assistant and Patient coordinator for the past 15 years.
Mercedes is married to Juan Alberto from Lima, Peru and has three daughters Nicole (19), Natalie (17) and Mercy (11)
Paola Bartolini, Front Desk Administrator
Paola Bartolini is originally from Piura, Peru. She completed her studies as a Dentist at UPCH (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia)
Paola came to the United States in 2003. She is a certified Dental Assistant and has completed X-Ray certification.
Paola has worked as a Dental assistant and patient coordinator for the past 13 years and has been with Dr Rasetto since 2007.
Paola is married to Sam from Lima, Peru and has two children, Sebastian (10) and Samantha (9).