Dental Team – Palm Harbor, FL
Your Child’s New Dental Family
Our team is eager to add a little fun and excitement to your child’s dental appointments so they continue smiling well after their visit is over. Their skill and experience includes working with Autism, sensory issues, and wheelchair assistance. Their passion for serving children will help put your mind at ease as they make your little one feel right at home and provide the fully personalized attention they deserve. We’re sure your child will look forward to seeing our team between their appointments, and you can both start getting to know everyone below.
Rory, Office Manager
A Florida native, Rory joined our team in 2022. However, she has more than 20 years of experience in the world of dentistry! To this day, her favorite part of her job is establishing a lifetime of optimal oral care for patients. As for her studies, she attended Saint Leo University and earned her expanded functions certification at Robert Morgan Vo-Tech. Outside the office, she loves spending time with her son, Austin, going to the beach, and paddleboarding.
Here’s an interesting fact about Rory: she enjoys singing karaoke!
Wendy, Financial Coordinator
Wendy's dental career impressively covers over 30 years with most of that time spent right here at our dental office. She’s proud to be part of such an awesome team! In addition to her financial expertise, she completed her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant training at Orlando Vocational Technical Center. As for family, she has the best husband, three amazing stepdaughters, and one beautiful granddaughter. Her hobbies include running, cycling, and hanging out with her fellow GOATs.
Here’s an interesting fact about Wendy: she played in a ukulele band in high school!
Trisha, Dental Hygienist
With 26 years of experience under her belt, Trisha recently joined our team. So far, her favorite part of her job is the relationships with the patients and staff. She completed her studies at St. Pete College, and she looks forward to many more years helping patients smile. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Here’s an interesting fact about Trisha: she volunteers at Suncoast Animal League!
Nicole, Dental Hygienist
Nicole pursued her studies at St. Petersburg College. Now, she is certified in local anesthesia and has more than two years of experience in the world of dentistry under her belt. Currently, her favorite part of her job is seeing the smiles of all of her patients! In her free time, you’ll most likely find her painting and drawing.
Here’s an interesting fact about Nicole: many of her friends and family members have birthdays on the 21st of the month, including herself!
Brittani, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Brittani studied dentistry at Pasco-Hernando State College, and she’s been a part of our team for a few years now. Since she specializes in cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, sealant placement, and tongue tie support, she is an essential part of helping growing smiles stay happy and healthy. She loves being able to build relationships with all of the little patients – watching them grow is so much fun! Outside of work, she enjoys hanging out with her younger siblings, watching movies, going to concerts, visiting food and wine festivals, and keeping up with fitness.
Here’s an interesting fact about Brittani: she LOVES creating art! It’s her favorite way to express herself and create for others too.
Alyssa, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
As a Florida native, it was only natural for Alyssa to complete her studies in the sunshine state! She attended St. Petersburg College and the University of South Florida before joining our team in 2020. Today, she specializes in preventative dentistry, sealant placement, and restorative dentistry. When asked, she said the best thing about her job is seeing smiling faces each and every day. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her spouse and their two kitty cats. She’s also interested in art and photography!
Here’s an interesting fact about Alyssa: she lived in Hawaii for three years!
Marilyn, Dental Assistant
Marilyn was born and raised in Queens, NY! With nearly a decade of experience in the dental field, she’s thrilled to be here in Florida helping growing smiles thrive. She loves that every day is different and that she truly enjoys what she does. When she isn’t at the office, she enjoys working out and staying active.
Here’s an interesting fact about Marilyn: she can recite the whole Little Mermaid movie!
Courtney, Dental Assistant
Courtney is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with more than three years of experience in the dental field. Before joining our team, she studied at SPC and the Ultimate Medical Academy. Now, her favorite part of her job is making kids feel comfortable when visiting the dentist! As for interests outside of dentistry, she enjoys traveling, being out in the sun, and hanging out with family.
Here’s an interesting fact about Courtney: swimming with otters is on her bucket list!
Eden, Dental Assistant
Raised in Tampa, FL, Eden has a passion for helping others. After graduating from Gaither High School, she went on to study at Hillsborough Community College and later attended Erwin Tech to receive her license as a dental assistant. She’s also certified in CPR, HIPPA, and First Aid. The best thing about her job is being able to make others feel safe while treating their pearly whites.
At home, Eden loves spending time with her friendly and creative family. She deeply appreciates art and design, and she often practices on her own whenever she’s inspired. One interesting fact about her: she has dyslexia, but she greatly enjoys writing!
Cindy, Dental Assistant
Cindy attended both Miami Lakes Education Center and the Dental Careers School of Tampa Bay for her studies. Now, she has her expanded functions certification and more than five years of experience! When she was asked what she loves most about her job, she shared that it’s working with kids. On the weekends, she loves spending time with her husband and their two dogs, Max and Rosita.
Here’s an interesting fact about Cindy: one of her favorite things to do is go to the beach for the sunset or sunrise!
Alexis, Sterilization Technician
Alexis is currently enrolled at Saint Petersburg College. At the dental office, she really enjoys being able to learn something new every day! When she isn’t busy keeping our tools clean, she enjoys spending time with her three younger brothers and other loved ones, learning yoga, and reading books.
Here’s an interesting fact about Alexis: she’s OBSESSED with cats.
Michelle, New Patient Coordinator
Michelle’s hometown is Odessa, FL! Before joining our team, she worked in hotel hospitality for 12 years. Today, she uses all she has learned to create a seamless, enjoyable, stress-free experience for each of our patients. Outside the office, she loves spending time with her friends and family, reading, shooting, fishing, and bowling.
Here’s an interesting fact about Michelle: She LOVES football. She and her family always watch Auburn & the Bucs.
Morgan, Business Assistant
Morgan is originally from Jacksonville. She majored in Business Management and minored in Finance and Human Resources at the University of North Florida. Today, she uses her extensive education to help our patients have the best experience possible at our practice! Outside of dentistry, her interests include working out, watching sports, and spending time with her family.
Here’s an interesting fact about Morgan: this is the first year she is a Bucs season ticket holder!
Linda, Business Assistant/Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Linda has an impressive 28+ years of experience in the world of dentistry! Since joining our team, she has loved the culture and the integrity of the doctors – it’s what she loves most about her job. Since completing college at Pasco Hernando, she has become both a registered dental assistant and an expanded functions dental assistant.
In addition to having three sons, Linda has a dog and a bearded dragon! In her free time, one of her favorite things to do is cook.
Nicole, Business Assistant
Nicole grew up in New Port Richey, FL. After graduating from Countryside High School in Clearwater, she went on to attend the University of South Florida to study Business Management. Today, she gets to use her training and education to help children get the best dental care they deserve while having a pleasant experience at our practice. She truly enjoys learning as much as she can and serving our patients to the best of her abilities.
When she isn’t at the office, Nicole is likely hanging out with her beautiful German Shepherd named Molly. She also enjoys fishing and sport bike riding. If it involves anything with two wheels, you can count her in!