Committed. Passionate. Knowledgeable.

Our office consists of a team of caring, friendly, and passionate people. We are here to provide you with the most comfortable and enjoyable dental visit. Our staff is committed to ensuring that our patients are seen promptly and questions or inquiries are satisfied to the best of their knowledge. Please feel free to contact us anytime with your concerns.


dong-phuong ly, D.m.d.

Dr. Ly is our General Dentist. She has been providing gentle dental care for patients in the NoVa, DC and MD areas since 2000. She forms trusting bonds with her patients who return year after year even when they have moved overseas. Dr. Ly cares for patients as young as 3 years old and as mature as 96+. Dr. Ly received her D.M.D. from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She loves all aspects of dentistry but is extremely passionate about giving everyone a beautiful smile.


Jessica Yoo, D.m.d.

Dr. Jessica Yoo received her D.M.D from Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry. While in school, she provided high-quality dental care to patients in Pennsylvania and remote villages in Haiti. Dr. Yoo has been featured in the American Dental Association’s news as an up-and-coming dentist with her contributions to community health in D.C. and her brief on Capitol Hill stressing the necessity for Congress to fund the 21st Century Cures Act, which aims to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments in the way the nation treats diseases.

Dr. Yoo joined Transcendental in 2017 and is a licensed dentist in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. She is equally fluent in both English and Korean and loves to dance, whether it’s waltz, kpop, swing, or jazz. Dr. Yoo also enjoys spending time with friends and family, which includes a menacing pup and an older dog that gets fed up with the menacing pup.


Cliff Chen, D.D.S, M.S.

Dr. Chen joined our practice in October of 2013. He practiced General Dentistry in Taiwan for 4 years before pursuing his Periodontal Specialty at Columbia University. Dr. Chen is known for near painless administration of anesthesia and an impeccable work ethic. We are proud to have a talented Gum and Implant Specialist on our team.