Our doctor partners and dedicated clinical teams combine compassion and experience in attending to each patient’s safety and comfort, while providing the highest level of care. Our clinicians are specially trained and certified in working with memory care residents.
To find out more about how our doctors can provide care for residents at your care community, call Spa Creek Health at (267) 691-2800 or enroll now. We serve communities in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio
In addition to overseeing all clinical operations as chief dental officer at Spa Creek Dental, Dr. Keith Dunoff owns and operates a private dental practice and is a clinical assistant professor of restorative dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental Medicine.
When Dr. Dunoff is not doing what he loves at work, he is spending time with his three daughters, traveling regularly to NYC where two of them reside. He also enjoys bicycling for both physical exercise and charity fundraising
Dr. Steven Santucci is a graduate of Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry. He brings a unique skill set to Spa Creek Dental with his background in private practice and the U.S. Navy Dental Corps.
Dr. Santucci has continued to be an active member in Pennsylvania and New Jersey state and local dental societies, while contributing significantly to the senior living communities he has served with Spa Creek Dental.
Dr. Raven Ward received her bachelor of science degree from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. After completing her undergraduate studies, she graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2018. Upon receiving her doctorate, she completed an advanced education in general dentistry residency from NYU Langone Health. During her residency, she provided comprehensive dental care to the Navajo population at the Winslow Indian Healthcare Center in Northern Arizona.
Dr. Ward’s love of dentistry began as a result of her experience with braces as a teenager. She takes pride in being able to help patients achieve their best smile and optimal oral health, while also being committed to advancing her skills through continuing education.
Outside of work, Dr. Ward enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and family, exercising and competing as an amateur bodybuilder.
Dr. Jae Yoon is a leading Northern Virginia cosmetic and general dentist. He has been serving patients in his Fairfax, Virginia, practice since 1993. He received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his doctorate of dental surgery from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Yoon diligently pursues continuing education in dentistry, honing his expertise in the facets of dentistry he provides patients.
Dr. Julia Margol was raised in South Florida and studied psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She then completed her DMD at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the American Association of Women Dentists.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Margol enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Daniel, and their dog, Emma, as well as exploring all there is to do in their new home in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Leslie O'Dowd was raised in rural northwest Ohio and studied biology at the University of Toledo, where she graduated cum laude. She then completed her DDS at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. O’Dowd has an impressive background in general dentistry in private practice and mobile settings. She has spent years caring for underserved populations in the Lancaster area and has served as the dental director at Welsh Mountain Health Centers.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. O’Dowd enjoys spending time with her three children, reading, and volunteering at local church functions.
Originally from Hershey, Pennsylvania, Dr. Cary Lehman received his undergraduate degree in biology from Kutztown University. He then completed his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. After several years in a private practice setting, Dr. Lehman has spent the past 20+ years focusing on the care of geriatric patients at extended-care facilities. He is well-known for his superior communication skills with patients, easily putting them at ease with his storytelling and conversation.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Lehman can be found biking, running, or exploring the outdoors. He lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania, with his wife and three children.
Dr. Alexander Cruz is originally from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cruz is well-versed in and performs all aspects of general dentistry with a focus on advanced restorative care. He is a former instructor at Temple University Dental School.
For nearly a decade, Dr. Cruz has provided comprehensive dental care to underserved children and adults across multiple states. He has published numerous continuing-education courses in the field of dentistry and considers himself a perpetual learner. Dr. Cruz's goal is to continuously provide high quality, patient-centric care for many years to come.
Dr. Zhou (pronounced "Jo") earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She furthered her training with a General Practice Residency in Community Regional Medical Center and the VA Hospital in Fresno, California, obtaining proficiency in restorative, endodontic, surgical, and emergency dentistry. Since 2019 Dr. Zhou has enjoyed serving the community of NE Ohio in various settings, from private practice to correctional facilities. She is looking forward to joining Spa Creek Health to serve the senior assisted living community.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Zhou enjoys traveling, spending time with her dog Misu (a chihuahua-weiner mix), and playing a Chinese zither called Guzheng.
Dr. George Yarzabek was raised in Warren, a small town in northwest Pennsylvania. He earned a bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Pittsburgh and his dental degree at Temple University. He owned his own dental practice in East Norriton, Pennsylvania, for 40 years. He believes that dentistry is more than just careful attention to detail but is rather an art that treats the whole patient in a caring and humane manner.
He and his wife live in Kimberton, Pennsylvania. He enjoys golf, fishing, hunting, and is a private pilot.
Originally from Mercer County, New Jersey, Dr. Desrosiers studied biology at Trenton State College. She earned her doctor of podiatric medicine from New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She is a clinical instructor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Desrosiers has a long history of working with geriatric populations, beginning as a teenage hospitality aide at a long-term care facility to her return to her community as a podiatrist. She has a passion for educating the community by participating in health fairs, radio programs, presenting to different organizations, and being very accessible to her patients.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Desrosiers lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with her family and enjoys reading, Latin dancing, and listening to different types of music.
Dr. Zarezadeh has been practicing dentistry in the US since February of 2018, when he received his dental degree from the University of Colorado. While at Colorado he was a top student, which both the Univeristy and the American Association of Endodontics recognized by providing him with a Student Achievement Award and he was also appointed as an Omicron Kappa Upsilon inductee. Prior to coming to the US, Dr Zarezadeh practiced dentistry in Iran, after receiving his DDS degree from the Isfahan School of Dentistry.
Dr Zarezadeh has a strong educational and research background with multiple research publications and presentations to his name. He uses this educational background and his charisma to help provide excellent care for his patients.
A resident of Northern Virginia since 2006, Dr. Cangé earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2008. She successfully completed her Residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2009, concentrating on Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Cangé is passionate about addressing her patients’ dental needs and concerns. She takes pride in educating them about all aspects of oral health. Her philosophy is to create smiles that reflect who you are, enhancing your teeth and your overall health. She is committed to helping patients maintain a healthy lifestyle with great teeth and gums with the latest cosmetic dentistry procedures. Overall, she is dedicated to helping her patients create infectious smiles. Dr. Cangé continues to further her dental education in order to provide cutting-edge treatment to her patients.
Dr. Cangé has served the District of Columbia and the Northern Virginia community for 13 years as an associate dentist. She is dedicated to providing individualized dental care that transforms the appearance of her patients. In her spare time, Dr. Cangé enjoys working out, staying active, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Leah Carroll is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. She received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and DMD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation, she spent five years in the US Navy where she served as a dental officer. During her military service, she deployed on the USNS Comfort completing humanitarian missions in Central and South America.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Carroll enjoys spending quality time with her two children, husband, and labrador “Charlee”. She also loves practicing yoga, running, horseback riding, and reading!
“I just returned from my mother’s dental cleaning. In the past, my wife has accompanied my mother to the dentist and assisted by keeping her calm during her exam and cleaning. Spa Creek Dental was able to perform the procedure without any help from us. I was absolutely amazed. They have a gift for working with Alzheimer’s patients, and it was a very positive experience for my mother. Thank you.”
~Michael T. Family Member
“Spa Creek Health offers great services for residents at our facility. They even provide care at a patient’s bedside if needed. Our residents look forward to being seen by their team.”
~Director of Social Services
“We were lacking a full-service dental provider until recently, when we discovered Spa Creek Dental. They are the total package! Not only do they provide a convenient way for our residents to receive comprehensive dental care, but they are also trained in dementia care to be able to interact with our memory care residents. We’ve always had happy residents, but there are even more beautiful smiles thanks to Spa Creek Dental.”~Heather P. Executive Director, Assisted Living Facility
“Spa Creek Dental has been a great partner to our facility! Their team is always helpful and easy to communicate with. Ensuring our residents receive regular dental care has enabled us to improve their quality of life. We recommend Spa Creek Dental.”~ Director of Social Services
“I would like to recognize that the dental services being contractually provided by their team are done so at no charge to our facility. Their company provides a comprehensive dental program to residents in our facility that addresses potential unseen dental problems that could prove detrimental to our elderly population. A comprehensive in-house dental program offers great benefits to both the families and residents here in the facility. This service shows their commitment to the well-being and high level of care that we want to offer to our residents both internally and with partnerships from outside service providers. I would highly recommend this provider for your facility.”~ Director of Discharge Planning
“Spa Creek Dental is not just about providing great smiles for residents; they also provide timely service and meet the needs of families and residents with great empathy and compassion. I personally believe that they take great pride in what they do and are efficient in meeting the needs of our facility in emergency situations.”~ Director of Social Services
“I am the dining services manager and I appreciate the notes left in our residents’ charts. The notes tell me the oral status of each resident, which has helped me become proactive in preventing weight loss by recommending changes to a patient’s diet. These notes make my job easier. Thank you for your work.”~ Registered Dietician
“Spa Creek Dental has proved to be invaluable in providing preventive dental care for our residents. They’ve made dental care accessible to residents who may have a hard time going to appointments in the community. The Spa. Creek Dental team is also quick to respond to urgent dental needs.”~ Director of Social Services