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.
Debra, Office Manager
Debra has been working in the dental world for almost 15 years, and she always goes the extra mile to provide the best, highest quality care imaginable to our special patients. She studied at Central Florida Institute and is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in addition to her managerial expertise. At home, she and her husband Anthony have a daughter named Baylie and a son named Anthony. In her free time, you can usually find her reading, crafting, traveling, fishing, and hanging out with her loved ones.
Jessica, New Patient Coordinator
Jessica is relatively new to our dental office, but she already loves working with such a supportive staff every day, as well as getting to see all of the patients’ smiling faces! At home, she has a young son, and spending quality time with him and the rest of her family is always a top priority outside of working hours.
Here’s an interesting fact about Jessica: she bought her very first house when she was just 21 years old.
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!
Sue, Business Assistant
Sue studied at Ottawa University and Sanford-Brown; she is a trained cardiovascular sonographer. After spending a full decade working in the medical field, she decided to transition to dentistry. Today, what she enjoys most about her job is getting to work alongside such wonderful people! At home, she is happily married with three adult children. In her free time, she enjoys boating, fishing, playing tennis, and visiting her kids.
Here's an interesting fact about Sue: she lived in the US Virgin Islands for 35 years!
Melissa, Business Assistant
Melissa is a new addition to our team, and she feels proud to work with such talented people day in and day out. Seeing so many happy and cute kids is wonderful too! Away from the dental office, she is recently married and a doting dog mom. Her hobbies include running, boating with her husband and family, and practicing yoga in the park.
Here’s an interesting fact about Melissa: she did gymnastics for several years and even went to Nationals twice!
Lorie, Dental Hygienist/Clinical Coordinator
Lorie has been working in dentistry for nearly 30 years so far, with most of that time spent right here at our dental office! In addition to her dental hygiene expertise, she is certified as an EFDA and an orthodontic assistant. She loves being able to work closely with children and help them overcome their fears so they can have fun at the dentist. Born in Albany, NY, she moved to New Port Richey when she was six. Today, she has a son and a daughter. Outside of the dental office, her biggest passions are home improvement projects, nature trails, lighthouses, and ocean life.
Here's an interesting fact about Lorie: She used to have wallabies and squirrel monkeys!
Brittany, Dental Hygienist
Brittany studied at Springfield Technical Community College and is a Level II certified volunteer for the school district. Today, her career in dentistry covers almost a full decade! She loves the unique challenges dental hygiene presents and being able to work directly with children. Her biggest goal is to make the dental office an enjoyable place that leaves them with good, lasting impressions! Away from work, she and her family like to hike, ride bikes, boat, fish, exercise, shop, and host game nights together by the fire on Friday nights. She also loves interior decorating and sports (mostly Rob Gronkowski).
Here’s an interesting fact about Brittany: she’s a hockey fanatic! She also graduated in the Top 10 of her class and got a full ride scholarship to a college – but since it didn’t have a major in dental hygiene, she turned it down to pursue her professional dreams, and she’s never regretted it.
Tracy, Dental Hygienist
Tracy may be a new face at our pediatric dental office, but her overall career in the field covers nearly 20 years! She loves being around kids every day and seeing their smiling faces while hearing all about their schools, sports teams, and activities. As an RDH, she also enjoys teaching them good ways to keep their teeth healthy. At home, she and her husband (a big car enthusiast) have a young son named Vincent and three dogs named Enzo, Bentley and Shelby who are all named after cars. In her spare time, she enjoys baking yummy breads and cookies, riding bikes, and going to the beach.
Kaycee, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Kaycee has been working in dentistry for five years now, with most of that time spent helping Dr. Maggie. She loves being able to help little kiddos have healthy smiles as they grow up! When she isn’t busy at the dental office, you can usually find her eating good foods, reading, or simply relaxing at home.
Here’s an interesting fact about Kaycee: she comes from a family of five!
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. 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.
Wendely, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Wendely’s dental career spans well over two full decades, and she never gets tired of helping our patients improve their special smiles! She studied dental assisting at the Bryman Institute and is fluent in Spanish. As for her home life, she and her husband have two sons, and you can usually find her in the great outdoors when she isn’t busy at work. Her favorite activities include walking, running, and going on long bike rides with the whole family.
Here’s an interesting fact about Wendely: she loves to cook.
Patricia, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Patricia has been working in the dental field for nearly five years now. Originally from Venezuela and fluent in Spanish, she studied at José Antonio Páez University and then pursued her dental education at the Academy for Dental Assistants in Saint Petersburg, FL. Today, she really loves working with kids and getting to listen to all the fun stuff they talk about! Away from the dental office, she lives with her mom, her auntie, and her lovely dog Sansa. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, watching romantic movies on Netflix, and eating sushi as much as humanly possible.
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.