Navy Yard Dental and Wellness

55 M St SE Suite 103, Washington, DC 20003

Dr. Chad M. Jones prides himself on providing only the highest quality dentistry. His emphasis on patient comfort, as well as keeping up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry, enables him to provide the best possible care. As the Owner of Navy Yard Dental, Dr. Jones is thrilled to be providing cosmetic, advanced restorative and surgical dentistry services to D.C.s fastest growing neighborhood.

As a strong believer in continuing professional training and learning about the latest advancements in dentistry, Dr. Jones strengthens and develops his restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry skills by completing extensive continuing education programs each year in order to keep providing his patients with expert-level oral health treatment.

Navy Yard dental is a black-owned and black-operated dental office. Dr. Jones prides himself in both treating and employing a diverse group of individuals. Outside of his practice, Dr. Jones serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the DC Dental Society. He also is a volunteer assistant clinical professor at the Howard University College of Dentistry, and a courtesy attending for the General Practice Residency at Howard University Hospital, where he mentors dental students and residents.

In his previous role as a General Dentist at So Others Might Eat (SOME), a community health non-profit, Dr. Jones served as attending doctor for rotating St. Elizabeths general practice residents, providing ongoing mentorship and training. He is an active member of the District of Columbia Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry; and has volunteered with the Give Kids a Smile program, providing underserved children with free oral health services.

He graduated from Howard University where he earned both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. Dr. Jones received advanced general dentistry training at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Southeast Washington, the countrys first public psychiatric hospital, where he worked with patients challenged by substance addiction, mental illness and living in extreme poverty.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife Shivonne and their son, playing tennis and exploring new restaurants in the D.C.-area. A native of the DMV, Dr. Jones resides in Bethesda, MD.

Dr. Angel Tucker earned her bachelor degree in Biology from Howard University. She continued on to obtain her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Howard University College of Dentistry. After graduation she commenced her professional career as a General Dentist in southern Louisiana. She now is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

Throughout her educational career and beyond, Dr. Tucker has been passionate about serving communities affected by health disparities domestically and abroad. She also finds great joy in ensuring that our patients have the most pleasant and comfortable visit possible.

Vikisha Fripp, M.D., F.A.C.S is a natural leader and has been recognized as such throughout her life. She completed a combined B.S. / M.D. program at Fisk University and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. During her medical school career she received many honors and was inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her General Surgery training at Howard University Hospital, graduating as Chief Resident of the Year. Her Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training was completed in 2006 at the prestigious Cornell University New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Fripp is currently practicing in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, Maryland. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and member of the Association of Women Surgeons.

Her Plastic Surgery interests are body contouring especially after massive weight loss, cosmetic breast surgery and non-surgical enhancement of the face and eyes. She believes Plastic Surgery affords the surgeon and patient the opportunity to sculpt individual creations.

Dr. Fripp is the Vice Chairman for the Board of Medicine for the District of Columbia and very active in the non-profit sector. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and works within her sorority speaking to young women about the importance of self-esteem and self-reliance.

She has an active 10-year-old daughter and eight year old twin boys. Dr. Fripp is an avid runner having run both domestically and internationally. She enjoys discussing world history and spending time crafting and cooking with her children. She has recently completed her first book on her journey to and through medicine.

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