Meet our team

Alan Dechter DDS Read Bio

Dr. Dechter graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor's of Science degree. He then went on to earn his D.D.S. degree from the University of Maryland Dental School. Since opening his practice in 1982, he has strived to provide the highest quality, state-of-the-art dental treatment. Dr. Dechter takes great pride in having an award-winning staff to support his efforts. Integrating new technology into his practice has allowed him to provide optimum care for his pat...Read More

Matthew Moy DDS Read Bio

Dr. Moy earned his B.S. degree at the University of Maryland at College Park in 1999. He then completed his D.D.S. degree in 2003 at the University of Maryland Dental School. Shortly after graduating, Dr. Moy joined Dr. Dechter's practice as an associate partner. He is a very conscientious and devoted person, and we have received numerous compliments from patients on his gentle and caring approach. Dr. Moy enjoys spending time with his wife, Kit, and two sons, Colin and Evan. His hobbies includ...Read More

Vicky CDA - Office Manager Read Bio

Vicky received her D.D.S. degree from Centro Escolar University College of Dentistry - Manila, Philippines. She moved here 12 years ago in May and quickly achieved her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Degree. Vicky really enjoys cooking and watching movies in her spare time. Her beau 'Joey' and baby Shih-Tzu 'Yoshimitsu' keeps her company while her family is in New York and enjoys cooking and watching movies in her spare time. She is fluent in English and Tagalog and conversational in Spani...Read More

Jennifer, BS - Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Jennifer, a native Washingtonian, obtained her B.S. in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry in 2007. After traveling through Europe, she joined the Dechter/Moy dental team. Jennifer bought her first home in 2010 and enjoys spending time decorating and hanging out with friends and family. She recently finished her first sprint triathlon, the Iron Girl, which she spent 6 months training for. When she is not providing Professional care and educating her patients on...Read More

Afsoun, RDH -Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Afsoun joined our team after graduating from Howard University as a Registered Dental Hygienist (R.D.H.) in 2006. Afsoun was born in Iran, and she speaks both Persian and Turkish. One of her favorite quotes is from Maya Angelou, "If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded." During her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading and gardening. "Since oral hygiene contributes to overall health, my goal is to aid patients in attaining their optimum oral health" sa...Read More

Kanene, BS - Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kanene K. is originally from Portland, OR. She moved to the Washington, DC area in 1999 to attend the Howard University College of Dentistry. She obtained her B.S. from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2003. Kanene has worked in the dental field for over 15 years, starting out as a dental oral surgery assistant. She is an avid tennis player and enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. The best advice Kanene has ever received is, “Live for today, because tomorrow i...Read More

Dawn, AA -Dental Assistant Read Bio

Dawn received her A.A. degree from Montgomery College and has over 17 years experience as a Maryland Certified Dental Assistant. Dawn lives in Derwood with her three children: Nick, Andrew and Anna. During her free time, she enjoys exercising, cooking and encouraging her children in all of their sports and activities. "Caring for people and making them smile are certainly advantages to working in this practice, as well as, the amazing and diligent team of staff and doctors." says Dawn. Her fav...Read More

Lucy - Dental Assistant Read Bio

Lucy's hometown is in Peru and she is fluent in Spanish. Lucy has a13 year old son, Sergio, and she enjoys playing soccer with him, as well as Miranda who is 4 years old and newest arrival: Matias who is 3 year old. Lucy is very conscientious and diligent. She takes pleasure in interacting with our patients and making them feel welcome. "The staff at this office really cares about what is best for the patients. We have a great team here and I really enjoy working with them" says Lucy.

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At Dechter & Moy Dentistry LLC we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog / Filipino