Meet Our Staff
Office Manager/Financial and Implant Treatment Coordinator
Munazza, better known as MJ, has lived in the Northern Virginia area for most of her life. She graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Biology in 2008, and she has been working in the dental field since 2003. MJ started her employment with Dr. Gouldin in 2004, and since has mastered all administrative and clinical duties. MJ was Dr. Gouldin’s lead surgical assistant for over 5 years, and currently holds the position of Office Manager/Financial and Implant Treatment Coordinator. MJ enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. In her spare time, she loves traveling, reading, and cooking.
Financial and Insurance Coordinator
Vinita is originally from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. In 2012, she earned her degree from Strayer University in Business Management with a focus in Human Resource Management and graduated cum laude. Her friendly, open style is a wonderful welcome to our many new patients. With over 15 years of experience in the dental field, Vinita is highly resourceful in coordinating financial reimbursement and she can answer most questions regarding insurance and financing of procedures in the complex dental insurance world. Her goal is to ensure that every patient question is answered regarding dental insurance and financing of treatment, and that each patient find a method of financing that fits their budget, so that they may pursue the periodontal and implant treatment they require. Vinita is an active member of her church, participating in many community outreach programs and performing every Sunday as a soloist in the choir. In her free time, Vinita enjoys swimming, singing, and traveling with her family.
Caitlin was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Richmond, Virginia. In 2012, she earned her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Mass Communications with a focus in Public Relations. Shortly after graduation, she moved to New York City, where she worked in fashion and social media. In 2017, Caitlin earned her Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Marketing from LIM College.She is new to the dental field, but enjoys every minute of it, finding it satisfying to see patients lives change for the better. When she isn’t working, Caitlin enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and reading.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Lisa is a 2006 NVCC Dental Hygiene Program graduate, with an anesthesia certification from Old Dominion University. Lisa also earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Liberty University, which she credits for helping her understand the patient as a whole rather than just their dentition. She is fluent in Spanish, enjoys going to the beach, and she is happily married with three beautiful daughters.
Registered Dental Assistant
Carmen is a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant who has been in the dental field since 2000 – she is fluent in Spanish. Given her many years of experience in dentistry, Carmen appreciates that both Drs. Gouldin and Carlos are conscientious about providing the highest quality periodontal and dental implant treatment, and she is proud to be part of the practice! Carmen and her husband, Giovanni, have 2 children. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, going to the beach, and attending her children’s sporting activities. She also loves to travel anywhere her friends and family want to go.
Registered Dental Assistant
Aylema moved to the U.S. in 1999 from Cuba and was raised in Miami, FL. Aylema graduated from Miami Dade College with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She was a ballet dancer for most of her life up until senior year of high school. She has been in the dental field since 2009 with a concentration in the surgical setting since 2010. Aylema joined the NVP team in early 2018 after moving here from Miami, FL. Since, joining the team she quickly acclimated to the office and appreciates the outstanding care Drs. Gouldin and Carlos provide to their patients. Aylema’s attention to detail and efficiency with all her duties is what makes her admirable. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach and wine tasting events with her husband, Michael. She enjoys watching baseball and college football and is an avid supporter of the Florida Gators.
Call Northern VA Periodontics Phone Number 703-534-1766 with any questions or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Gouldin or Dr. Carlos.