Dr. Rhonda E. Eskinazi D.D.S. Dr. Monica Tiu Silva, D.D.S. , Columbia Dentist

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Our Team

Our Doctors:


Rhonda E. Eskinazi, D.D.S., M.S.
Monica Tiu Silva, D.D.S.

Dr. Rhonda Eskinazi

Dr. Rhonda Eskinazi has been in general dentistry practice in the Columbia area for over 32 years. She is characterized by her warmth, great sense of humor and her passion for dentistry. She has a loyal following of patients who have been with her the entire time she has been in practice. Dr. Eskinazi completed her Bachelor of Science at UCLA in 1980 and her Masters of Science at UCLA in 1981. She graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School in 1986. Dr. Eskinazi has extensive training and expertise in all aspects of general dentistry including advanced training in CEREC. CEREC technology is the use of computer aided design (CAD) to fabricate aesthetic crowns and inlay/onlays in our own facility. Dr. Eskinazi is a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Eskinazi is fluent in French and her hobbies include hiking and traveling. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and is a long time resident of Columbia. 


Dr. Monica Tiu Silva

Originally from Maryland, Dr. Monica Tiu Silva recently returned to the area after practicing for a decade in New York City.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Dental School.

To further enhance her skills, Dr. Tiu Silva completed a General Practice residency at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center.  She then went on for extensive training in IV sedation and general anesthesia during a 2-year Dental Anesthesiology residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn.  She has also taught at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.  As a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Women in Dentistry and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Dr. Tiu Silva regularly takes continuing education classes to keep up to date with the latest techniques.

She takes pride in providing the most comprehensive and comfortable dental care to her patients.  Dr. Tiu Silva loves working at an office where she can take the time to treat her patients with the care and respect that they deserve.

In her free time, Dr. Tiu Silva enjoys playing tennis, biking and cooking with her husband and daughters.



Meet Our Team

Our Practice Manager:

Amy Mitchell


Our Insurance and Financial Manager:

Jill Breedlove

Our Front Office Manager:

Bonnie Whipkey


Our Hygienists:

Carling Murphy
Natasha Speidel

Our Dental Assistants:

Sarah Bradley
Jena Henson
Julianne Kim

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