Your experience at Aesthetic and Family Dentistry Specialists wouldn’t be as pleasant or smooth as it could be without our kind, talented team members. Whether you’re calling to make an appointment or need help with an insurance question, we’re here to assist you with a friendly attitude and expert advice. We look forward to getting to know you and your loved ones! In the meantime, you can get to know our team members better by reading the biographical information below.
After graduating with her undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota, Dr. Yelena Obholz earned her D.D.S. degree from New York University College of Dentistry. Then, she did advanced work in periodontics, oral surgery and prosthodontics during her residency at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Before opening her own dental office in Washington, DC, she worked in private practice in Maryland. Dr. Obholz takes many continuing education classes every year so that she can keep her dental skills up to date. For example, currently she is enrolled in the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Dr. Obholz lives in Kensington, MD with her husband and three children.
Elmira has been working in dentistry for several years now, and every day, she looks forward to meeting new people and giving them the best dental care possible. Her interactions with patients and her amazing fellow team members show just how passionate she is about her work. On a daily basis, she strives to encourage excellence and a love for people. As a Washington, DC resident, she loves the diversity and the vibe of the city. Originally from Penza, Russia, Elmira considers Richmond, VA her hometown. She has earned several degrees, including a bachelor’s in French Studies, an associate’s in science, and her dental assistant certification at Reynolds College. Outside the dental office, she likes to spend her time traveling, photography, and playing the piano.