A native of Massapequa, New York, graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Biology, then went on to Georgetown University School of Dentistry to earn his Doctorate in dental surgery in 1980. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Rolf joined the United States Navy where he had a distinguished 20-year career. His career in the Navy had many facets that including dentistry on ships such as the hospital ship USNS Comfort, supervising clinics, and teaching. During this time, Dr. Rolf completed a two-year post-doctorate residency in comprehensive dentistry. He has been stationed around the world from Japan to Italy and finally at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. At the Naval Hospital, he was the program director for a residency program and retired with the rank of Captain in 2000. Dr. Rolf and his wife Joan continued to reside in Potomac, Maryland since 1996 and have three sons Ryan, Brett, and Jordan; and a granddaughter, Parker Lee.
Throughout his career, Dr. Rolf has been awarded numerous academic honors and credentials including board certification by both the American Board of General Dentistry (ABGD) and the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry (FSBGD). He has earned the prestigious Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), an accomplishment earned by less than 2500 general dentists nationwide. In 1998 he received a “Fellowship” from the Academy of Dentistry International (ADI), a worldwide dental organization recognizing his work in promoting dentistry and dental education around the world. He has been recognized in the Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the top dentists in the Washington, DC area since 2006.
Dr. Rolf is currently active in numerous dental organizations including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Northern Virginia Dental Association, NOVA Institute, Spears Study Club, and the Millennium Study Club. Dr. Rolf offers comprehensive dental treatments that include cosmetic, implant, and restorative dentistry with your total health in mind. He welcomes the opportunity to meet you personally to discuss your dental concerns and to provide you with the highest quality of dental care in a warm and welcoming environment.
Dr. Eleni Kanasi, DDS, PhD, MS, CAGSPeriodontist
Dr. Eleni Kanasi is a second-generation Greek dentist. She received her dental degree (DDS) from Umea University, Sweden in 2003.
Her education continued in Boston, where with the support of the National
Institutes of Health she received a Master's of Science (MS) degree in
Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2006 and a Certificate
in Oral Epidemiology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2007.
In 2008, Dr. Kanasi completed her doctorate (PhD) in Oral Microbiology, a
collaborative program between the Forsyth Institute in Boston and Umea
University in Sweden.
Dr. Kanasi finished her Periodontology Residency at Boston UniversityGoldman School of Dental Medicine in 2011 (CAGS). The same year she started
teaching as an Assistant Professor in Periodontology where she continued until
2016. Dr. Kanasi has also worked as a Periodontist at Whittier Street Health
Center and at the BU Dental Health Center, where she has focused on Periodontal
Rehabilitation and Implant Dentistry.
In 2014 Dr. Kanasi received her Board Certification from the American Board
Since 2015 she has been working as a Periodontist in different practices in
the NOVA area. She also volunteers her time with Team Smiles, Early Childhood
dental education, and other programs benefiting the community.
Dr. Kanasi has authored and co-authored several publications and has received
multiple awards including the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) Ten under 10
an award that recognizes the top ten dentists that have graduated within the past
10 years and made significant contributions to the profession, the community, and organized dentistry. Dr. Kanasi was inducted into the International College
of Dentists in 2013 and participated in Leadership Institute programs from Boston
University and the MDS. She is a member of the American Board of Periodontology, the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, and the Virginia Dental Association.
Dr. Kanasi is proud to serve the patients of McLean. In her spare time she
enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.