AboutMontpelier Family Dentistry

Montpelier Family Dentistry is a Laurel based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the-art dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Michelle Samuel and Dr. David Koilpillai and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 301-605-1132 and experience why our patients think Montpelier Family Dentistry is the best dentist in Laurel.

Doctor of Dental Surgery

David Koilpillai, DDS

Dr. David Koilpillai was born in India and as a very young child came to the United States along with his family. He was raised in Takoma Park, Maryland and attended both elementary and high school there. He graduated from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park with his undergraduate degree in medical technology. He attended the University of Maryland Dental School and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1983. Since then, Dr. Koilpillai has completed hundreds of hours of continuing dental education credits in order to keep up to date on the latest advances in dentistry and dental practice management.

Since 1991, Dr. Koilpillai has been practicing quality dentistry in his Laurel, MD office. He enjoys practicing general dentistry because of the variety of procedures and treatment options he can offer. He especially finds it satisfying to help those who have been crippled by their dental condition. He enjoys volunteering his services as a dentist, and his favorite charity work was his trip to an orphanage in Mexico six years ago, where he provided dental services for the children.

Dr. Koilpillai has been married for more than 30 years to his wife Hannah. Their daughter graduated from University of Maryland Dental school in May 2013. She has joined her father in his practice and is excited about working with him. Dr. Koilpillai also enjoys several activities outside his profession, including being active in his church, traveling, photography, riding his motorcycle, spending time outdoors, and gardening.

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Michelle Samuel, DDS

Dr. Michelle Samuel was born and raised in the Maryland. She attended both elementary and high school in the Takoma Park area. She graduated from Pacific Union College in Angwin, California with her degree in Business Administration. She attended the University of Maryland Dental School and graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2013.

Dr. Samuel chose the dental profession after she went on a mission trip to Mexico at an orphanage and observed the dental need among the children. When she observed the services her father was able to provide for the children, she was convinced that dentistry was the field for her. She looks forward to taking part in mission trips as a regular part of her future career.

Throughout dental school, Dr. Samuel enjoyed taking part in community outreach such as volunteering at health fairs and at church community fairs. She also took part in extracurricular activities such as student clubs that mentored younger classmates and interviewing incoming dental students.

Dr. Samuel enjoys traveling, amateur photography, running and reading.

Meet The Team

Julie Hudson

Registered Dental Hygienist, BS

Julie became part of our Montpelier Family Dentistry team in 2017. She has been practicing as a Dental Hygienist for over 30 years. She obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland Dental School. Prior to receiving her B. S. in Dental Hygiene, she also received her Associates of Arts Degree in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College of Maryland. She is so excited to be a part of such a wonderful and dedicated tea, that all share the same purpose in delivering only the highest quality of care to our amazing patients.

While she loves being able to help motivate her patients to achieve and maintain their healthiest smile ever, one of her favorite reminders is to

“Only floss the teeth you want to keep!”
When Julie Is not busy caring for her patients, she can be found enjoying her time off with her Cavachon puppy, Cooper, catching up with family and friends, cooking and trying to stay fit.

Darianna Primelles

Dariana became a member of Montpelier Family Dentistry in 2017. A graduate of Carlos J. Finlay University if Medical Sciences in Camaguey, Cuba. She is certified through the Dental Assisting National Board with over 7 years of experience. She believes that going to work every day holds something new and is another opportunity to ensure our patients feel comfortable and leave happy. Her gentle touch, fun sense of humor, and friendly chairside manner help patients feel more relaxed during their visit.

Outside of the office, Darianna enjoys going to church, spending time with family, playing with her niece, reading, and working out. She dedicates time to help her community through AMEN (Adventist Evangelism Network) as well.

Alexandria Fraijo

Dental assistant

Alexandria is originally from Louisiana. She is a local Zumba instructor and truly loves what she does. She has a passion for turning sweat into smiles. In her spare time, she spends time watching movies, reading and going to the gym with her one and only seven year old daughter. She received her dental assisting certification from AACC in May 2018. She looks forward to continuing to learn and grow with our team here at Montpelier Family Dentistry

Yesenia E. Parraguirre

Registered Dental Hygienist, BS

Yesenia became a member of Montpelier Family Dentistry in 2010, after graduating from the University of Maryland Dental School with her B.S. in dental hygiene. Prior to receiving her B.S., Yesenia also received Associate’s degree in general studies from Howard Community College. She loves being a part of our dental team and helping educate our patients about their oral health. As the dental hygienist, she provides preventive care along with patient education.

Yesenia and her husband David have one son, David Alejandro, and one daughter, Veronica. In her spare time, Yesenia can often be found with her husband and kids. She also enjoys watching movies, reading, and going out to eat.

Julie Renfro

Receptionist/Dental Assistant

Julie has been working at Montpelier Family Dentistry for over 25 years. A graduate of Median School of Allied Health careers in Pittsburgh, PA, she is certified thought the Dental Assisting National Board. Julie is grateful for the opportunity to assist Dr. Koilpillai and Dr. Samuel delivering high-quality and comfortable care. Julie enjoys reading, gardening, and travelling with her family and friends. She also enjoys watching sports with her husband Dan, especially Steeler games and NASCAR races. Julie and her husband have 2 daughters, Beth and Emily, and a grandson, Johnny.

Tiffany

Office Manager

Tiffany has been part of Montpelier Family Dentistry since April 2013. She has 15 years of Business Management experience and received her degree at NOVA Community College. She has many years of experience in insurance claim filing, benefit coordination, and patient scheduling. Tiffany enjoys the patient interaction she takes part in as part of her front office responsibilities.

Tiffany and her husband Dameyon have 3 children, Dionte, Dymond, and Daelan. In her spare time, Tiffany can be found spending time with her family. She also enjoys spending time with friends, bowling, and shopping.