Arlington, VA Doctors

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 Elidia C. Fidel, D.D.S.

Dr.-Fidel.jpgDr. Elidia C. Fidel has been practicing dentistry for more than 29 years. She hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she graduated from the Dental Faculty of Valencia and practiced as a general dentist for the National Health Service (INAMPS). She also owned a practice in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

Dr. Fidel came to the United States in 1990 when she married her husband and made her home in Washington D.C., becoming a citizen in 1998. She completed a two-year postgraduate program at Howard University in Pediatric Dentistry in 1997 and has been practicing dentistry since then. In 1998 she opened a private practice in Washington, D.C. and a second practice in 2004 in Arlington, Virginia.

Dr. Fidel makes every effort to ensure dental care is accessible to her patients. She has dedicated her Arlington practice to serving the needs of the immigrant community in which the practice is located. She maintains a bi-lingual clinical and administrative staff to serve her Hispanic patients. She has created a kid-friendly office to introduce her patients to preventive dentistry while still at a young age. Dr. Fidel has treated children as young as 1-years-old and sees patients through childhood to their teenage years.

She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Fidel is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dong-soo Hong, D.M.D, F.A.C.P.

dr.-hong.jpgDr. Dong-soo Hong received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University.  He moved to Boston to receive a certification of Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  

Dr. Hong moved to Long Island, NY to attend one-year of General Practice Residency at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. He then moved back to Boston to complete three-year specialty residency in Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  During the residency, he has lectured in Minuteman Lecture at Yankee Dental Congress in 2013. After finishing post-graduate Prosthodontics program, he has obtained Diplomat status by American Board of Prosthodontics.

Dr. Hong has been on short-term mission trips to Haiti and South Africa to provide dental care and help missionaries with vocational Bible study and evangelism.

Jeffrey Henry Brain, D.D.S.

dr-brain.jpgDr. Jeffrey Brain was born in Quantico, VA and raised in Lima, Peru, where he grew up. He speaks fluent Spanish. Dr. Brain graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School in 1991 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and received the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics.

After receiving an officer commission in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps, he attended a one-year General Practice residency and worked as a general dentist for four years. He graduated from a three-year residency in Periodontics at Bethesda Naval Postgraduate School in 1999 and obtained Diplomate status by the American Board of Periodontology in 2000. Dr. Brain voluntarily separated from the Navy in 2002, and currently lives in Bethesda, MD.

Sandra Glikman, D.D.S.

sandra glikmanDr. Sandra Glickman is originally from Tucuman,  Argentina where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree 1995. She then completed the preceptorship program in endodontics at the University of California Los Angeles and subsequently completed a residency in endodontics at Maimonides University in Buenos Aires. Dr. Glickman returned to the States to complete a general practice residency program at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Glickman keeps abreast of the latest advances in dentistry through numerous continuing education courses. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Association.

When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Glickman enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, reading, and traveling