Dr. Teny Abrahamian received her training in General dentistry at the Georgetown University School of Dentistry. She holds active memberships in numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association and the DC Dental Society. Dr. Abrahamian has been working for over 25 years providing patients in the Spring Valley area outstanding dental care. In her free time, she enjoys photography, cooking and reading.
Ella DerMinassian, a.k.a. “Dr. D.”, is a Montgomery County native having attended Wootton High School and University of Maryland. She has spent most of her life around dentistry and graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2008, followed by a 1 year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. DerMinassian is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Maryland Dental Society.
While Dr. D. has a great rapport with adults, she loves little patients as well! She has a knack for dealing with dental fear & anxiety and feels it is very important for patients to have good dental experiences as children to set them up for great dental experiences as adults.Dr. D. was married in 2010 and has two children with her husband. While she spends most of her free time with her family you might bump into her at a local Zumba class!
Osheen Safarian grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 2013 with a degree in Geographic Information Science which has given him a great appreciation for the environment.
After a year of doing volunteer work in Armenia, Osheen began his new career with Bethesda Rock Dental and has dedicated much of his time to learning the best practices in patient care and all aspects of operations at our office. As our practice administrator, he has used his background to help reduce our carbon footprint. Osheen loves all types of music and spends his time away from work playing any number of instruments.
Taleen Safarian is our public relations coordinator. She studied communication at University of Maryland, College Park, with a focus in public relations and graduated in 2014. Taleen is passionate about Bethesda Rock Dental staying connected with patients via social media and other forms of communication.
In her spare time, Taleen enjoys doing anything that involves animals or nature. She also loves to travel whenever she can. She has been to over 15 countries and plans on visiting Thailand next.