Drs. Finnerty, Wu, & Palabrica, DDS, PC

1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 620 | Arlington, VA 22209

(703) 524-0288

Meet the Dental Staff


Donna Cordia

Hello! My name is Donna, and I am one of the dental hygienists here. We often see people who have never visited a dentist before, and I do my best to make them comfortable. Everyone around here is happy to be around each other, which makes for a positive atmosphere.  I have been with the practice for over 20 years.  I enjoy talking with all patients, aged two to 92, and proud to have become a part of their lives.

When I am not at the office, I am at a pool or a field with one of my kids.  Philip is 14 and is off to High School in September.  Sara is 11 and is getting ready for 6th grade.  Life is busy but fun.



Elsy Molina

Hi! I am Elsy, a dental hygienist in our office. I am a resident of Arlington, VA.  I have been with this office since 2000 and I can not see myself working elsewhere.  Our office if full of fun, compassionate, and caring individuals.  We care a lot for our patients and make every effort to make them feel like members of our family.

When I am not in the office, I enjoy attending church functions and spending time with my husband, Hermes, and our two sons: Julian and Justin .



Khristine League

Hello, I am Khristine a dental hygienist here, and always enjoy my job! I try to make my patients as comfortable as possible, and love to make them laugh. Laughter is the best remedy for anything! I love working with my doctors because they are very caring, compassionate and understanding with everyone. They also have a great sense of humor which keeps our office filled with smiley faces and laughter.

Outside the office, I spend a lot of time with my family. I am married with two children: Tyler and Chase. 



Janice Stewart

Welcome! My name is Janice and I have been a dental hygienist for over 43 years! I am a great coach for taking care of your teeth, because I love to make it fun! I have a great time laughing with my patients and getting to know them. It is great to work in such a diverse group, with patients from all over the world! I learn something new every day. I love coming to work, because I can always hear laughter from staff and patients; and feel positive energy emanating from the office.



AJ Soemantoro

My name is AJ, I am one of the dental hygienists in this office. I enjoy working in this office because the dentists and staff are very friendly, it is a family oriented office and we are always there to help each other. Most importantly, I love interacting with patients on daily basis. My main goal is to make patients feel welcome and comfortable.

During my free time, I volunteer at Northern Virginia Dental Clinic a nonprofit dental clinic, which serves the low income population in Northern Virginia. I always try to do my best to educate patients on how to take care of their teeth and informing them about the direct relation between overall body health and oral health.

I love learning about new cultures, especially their food! During my free time, aside from volunteering, I enjoy playing music, dancing, traveling and jogging.



Fredy Viera

Hello!  My name is Fredy and I am a dental assistant.  I have been with the office for over six years.  When I am not in the office, I love to hike and play sports.



Carmen Sorto

Hello!  My name is Carmen and I am a dental assistant.  I like to go by the nickname "Aydee".  I am married with three wonderful children.  When I am not in the office, I love to play baseball and listen to music.



Netsanet Desta

Hello! My name is Netsanet and I am a dental assistant.  I like to go by the nickname "Netsi".  I am married and have two kids.  I am from Ethiopia.  When I am not in the office, I like to spend time with my husband and kids.  Also I like to attend church on Sundays.



Carmen Agostini

 Hello! My name is Carmen and I am the Office Manager.  I am originally from New York.  I have lived in Virginia with my husband and two children for over seventeen years.  I have worked in the dental field for 25 years and enjoy helping people.




Claudia Llanos

Hello! My name is Claudia and I am the treatment coordinator at the office.  I like helping patients understand their treatment and maximize their insurance benefits.

I am originally from Peru.  I have two wonderful boys.  On my free time, I love to dance and being outdoors.



Catherine Marquez Regua

Hello!  My name is Catherine and my position in the office is marketing and advertising.  I am originally from Northern California.  When I am not in the office I am traveling with my husband or friends.  I am currently in pursuit of my Associate Degree at Northern Virginia Community College. 



Yenis Colindres

Hello!  My name is Yenis and I am the Insurance Coordinator for the office.  I am from Washington, D.C.  When I am not in the office,  I enjoy attending church.  I am also a student at Prince Georges Community College.



Yanira Masquida

Hello!  My name is Yanira and I do the recare appointment for the hygienist.  I absolutely love the welcome and positive warm environment in the office.  I love laughing and helping patients feel comfortable. 

In my spare time I love swimming and doing spontaeous things with my husband and 3 children.

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