𝐌𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐦Great Smile Dental Staff

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

ADMINISTRATION


Operations Manager

Ashley, RDH
Ashley received her license as a Registered Dental Hygienist from Indian River State College in 2012. She was also previously a Certified Dental Assistant for 6 years. She has worked in the dental field for over 11 years and has been a member of our growing family since 2013. Ashley loves everything about dentistry but most importantly how something as simple as a smile can change someone’s life forever. When she’s not here with us she enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 children embarking on as many outdoor adventures as possible!


Operations Leaders

Tabatha, RDH
Tabatha received her Associates in Science – Dental Hygiene from Indian River State College in 2012. She has been practicing for 7 years and has been here with us for almost 2 years. She loves knowing that her patients leave here with both a beautiful and a healthy smile, in which is a reward that cannot be measured. When she is not working she enjoys hunting, saltwater fishing, lobster diving and traveling all alongside her husband and two young boys!


Krista, RDH
Krista is a Registered Dental Hygienist, earning her degree from Tallahassee Community College along with her Certification in local anesthesia from Palm Beach State College. She has been a part of our dental family for over 3 years. Her favorite part of dentistry is helping others maximize their oral health and caring for patients by providing them with amazing services that will benefit them for life. Outside of work she enjoys dancing, gardening, cooking and spending time with her family!


Front Desk Coordinator

Stacey, EFDA
Stacey has been here with us for over 3 years in which she has worked in many positions that include Dental Assisting and Administration. She truly enjoys working with people and helping our team be the best that we can be, so that we may provide our patients with excellent dental care. In her free time she enjoys cooking foreign cuisines and traveling!


Brittany M
Brittany grew up in NJ and PA, has 4 children and is certified in early education. She enjoys crafting and painting projects with her family! Brittany likes to go camping. Halloween is her favorite holiday fall is her favorite time of year. Brittany also enjoys constantly learning and advancing in her career.


Hygiene Coordinators

 

Janee
Janee obtained her Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Health Services Administration from The University of Central Florida. She became a part of our team over 6 months ago and she loves helping people obtain the smile they never thought they could have! When she’s not here at work she enjoys a nice sunny beach day and spending time with her family and friends.


CLINICAL TEAM

Treatment Plan Coordinators

Yanira
Yanira obtained her CPR and Radiology Certificates from Indian River State University. She has been with us for over 6 years and looks forward to many more years to come. She loves educating our patients on the importance of oral hygiene and helping them achieve their dreams of optimal oral health as well as a beautiful smile they can be proud of. Yanira has two children, a 7 year old son and a 13 year old daughter. Some of her favorite hobbies include cooking, watching movies, and going on vacations to new places!


Kayla
Kayla has been here with us for over 2 years in which she has obtained her Expanded Functions Certification in Dental Assisting and her radiography certification. Kayla is our go to for any Laboratory questions and she is the master of doctor scheduling! Kayla really enjoys seeing people’s excitement with their new smiles! In her spare time, she likes to go the park, and enjoys riding all terrain vehicles with her family.


Takecia
Takecia has been a member of our family for almost a year and she is excited to make a long lasting career here with us. She has always found cosmetic dentistry fascinating and loves seeing the transformation of a new improved smile and how it makes our patients feel. Takecia is a fun and loving person, as well as a mother of two beautiful daughters. When she is not working she enjoys cooking/baking and spending time with her family!


Megan
Megan was born and raised her in the Saint Lucie County area. She has a daughter and enjoys taking her out on the boat as well as spending time enjoying our beautiful beaches! Megan enjoys connecting personally with patients and educating others of the importance of dental health. She has attained her dental radiography certification and plans to expand her career in dentistry, is currently attending Indian River State College.


Hygiene Department

Melissa, RDH
Melissa went to Indian River State College where she received her Associate’s in Science – Dental Hygiene and Saint Petersburg College where she received her Bachelor’s of Applied Science – Dental Hygiene. She started here with us in July of 2017 and enjoys caring for the patients on a personal level while attending to their specific needs. In her free time she loves outdoor activities like fishing and hunting with her husband and their 2 children. She has been a wonderful addition to our growing family!


Kreda, RDH
Kreda graduated from dental school in Europe as a Doctor of Dental Medicine. When she came here to Florida she attended University of Florida-Gainesville in 2009 where she graduated with her Registered Dental Hygiene license. She has worked here with us for over 2 years and has truly grown to love practicing hygiene. She is a member of the American Dental Association and likes to stay up to date on the latest technology while participating in multiple congresses and seminars. The number one reason she loves dentistry is being able to help people maintain and improve their overall oral health, quality of life and appearance while giving them a smile that they are proud to wear. When she’s away from the office she enjoys reading and traveling with her husband and their daughter who is her pride and joy!


Christine, EFDA
Christine is a graduate from The University of Florida with her certification in Dental Radiology, Dental Assistant – Education Services. She also attended Indian River State College where she received her certifications as an Administrative Assistant and in Data Entry. She has been with us for over 4 years and absolutely loves our team and all the doctors. She loves creating a connection with each patient she attends to as well as the opportunity to learn new things about dentistry every day. When she’s out of the office she enjoys reading, gardening, fishing and racket ball. She is the mother of 2 sons and 1 daughter and recently found out she will be having a grand-baby in October!


Jennifer
Jennifer obtained her Expanded Function Certificate in both Dental Assisting and Orthodontics in 2013 from MedVance Institute. She started her first assisting job here with us that very same year and loves helping people bring back their dazzling smiles every day! In her free time she enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time with her close friends and 2 children. One of which just recently graduated from a Dental Assisting Program as well and she couldn’t be more proud!


Kaitlyn, CDA
Kaitlyn graduated from Broward College in 2014 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She has been a wonderful addition to our dental family since 2017 and she is excited to expand her knowledge of dentistry with us for many years to come! Her true passion for dentistry comes from being able to help people renew the confidence in their smiles and be proud to show them off. When she is not working she enjoys going to the beach, cooking, shopping, crafting and playing with her English Bulldog Sheba!


Bianca, CDA
Bianca graduated from Fortis Institute with her Expanded Function Certification in Dental Assisting and also has obtained her CPR/ First Aid certification and Radiology Certificate. She has been with our dental family for over 2 years and enjoys working with each patient while enhancing their oral health with each visit. Bianca has two wonderful sons and in her free time she enjoys taking them to the beach for some well deserved relaxation and Florida sunshine!


Carline, EFDA
Carline grew up in Haiti & New York and has two sons and one daughter. She completed her dental assisting training at Fortis Institute and truly enjoys helping her patients feel comfortable and at ease during their visits. Carline enjoys reading in her spare time.


Dericka, CDA
Dericka grew up in saint Lucie county Florida and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She entered the dental profession to transform smiles thereby changing patients lives. Dericka received her training at Fortis Institute.


Madison, EFDA
Madison was raised right here in Martin County! She has a daughter and enjoys bringing her to the beach or anywhere in nature. Madison enjoys being a dental assistant to help people and build relationships.


Lyric, EFDA
Lyric grew up in Kentucky and has a daughter that she loves taking on outdoor adventures with! She chose to become a dental assistant because she always loved going to the dentist as a child. Prior to becoming a dental assistant Lyric worked with rehabilitating birds of prey!


Angel, DA
Angel was born and raised in Miami. She decided to become a dental assistant because she always had a fear of the dentist and she wanted to learn more about dentistry. Angel LOVES helping to build patients confidence and helping them to build a new smile! She also enjoys Jeeping, camping and Pokémon GO.


Courtney, DA
Courtney grew up in Connecticut and moved to Florida to enjoy the beaches! She has a daughter that she enjoys taking to the beach along spending time with her family. Courtney is currently completing college courses to expand her education. She enjoys making people more comfortable when they are anxious and loves building relationships with her patients.


Andrea, EFDA
Andrea is a dental assistant here at Great Smile Dental. She has attained her Orthodontic assisting certification as well as her Phlebotomy certification. Andrea grew up in South Carolina, has 2 children and enjoys reading and gardening. She enjoys her career as she really loves the end result that we can help patients attain!


Helena, EFDA
Helena enjoys hanging out with her family and was born and raised in Upstate New York. She decided to proceed with a career as a dental assistant because her father was a dental lab tech. Helena enjoys helping people out and building relationships.


Mindy, EFDA
Mindy is a dog mom of TWO! She was born and raised in Florida and enjoys paddle boarding, fishing and traveling. Mindy really enjoys being a dental assistant because it allows her to build relationships with people and making them feel comfortable during each and every visit.


Bri, CRDH
EBri has always had a passion for the importance of overall body health. The mouth is the gateway for the rest of the body. Healthy mouths equal healthy lives! She Attended St. Petersburg College attaining her Bachelors in Applied Science Dental Hygiene. Bri Grew up in a military family and moved all over the country but has lived in Florida for 18 years. She has 4 young children and enjoys cooking, the outdoors and music.


Rose
Rose grew up in Haiti, she moved to the United States in 2008. She has 2 children enjoys spending time with her family. Rose Graduated from Palm Beach State College and became a dental hygienist because she enjoys taking care of patients & educating them. On her off time she enjoys giving back to the community by has volunteering at the VA at their dental clinic to help those in need.


Elizabeth
Elizabeth grew up in The Dominican Republic and enjoys spending time with her 2-year-old & husband. She has completed several mission trips in which she has been able to provide dental services to those in need. Elizabeth’s favorite part of her career is interacting with her patients.


Yasmani
Yasmani loves to be a hygienist and helping people to have a beautiful smile! He attended University of Medical sciences of Matanzas, Cuba. Yasmani is interested in listening to music, traveling and sitting back and watching movies! He is certified in local anesthesia, grew up in Cuba and moved to the U.S 6 years ago.


Heather
Heather has a 5 year old son! She wanted to be in the medical field and fell in love with dental. Heather attended Fort Pierce Westwood High, and IRSC. Her interests are being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends! What Heather loves most about her field of work is seeing how happy someone is when they get their smile back!


Tom, CRNA
Tom was an operating room tech in the US Navy and as a civilian working his way through college. He attended Harford Junior College in Bel Air, Maryland- Undergrad, University of Maryland School of Nursing – BSN, Johns Hopkins Hospital – School for Nurse Anesthetist Certificate and Florida Institute of Technology – MS Health Services Management. His interests outside of work are being with his children, grandchildren. Traveling and fishing! Tom has multiple community service accomplishments and belong to the American Legion, Veterans of foreign wars, and Navy Nurse Corps Association.

His most favorite thing about his career is helping to alleviate patient’s pain and anxiety. Each patient to him is different and determining which technique is appropriate is the challenge! Tom also was a hospital corpsman and a Navy Nurse Corps Officer serving in Vietnam and Desert Storm, then retiring as a Captain after serving 47 years in The United States Navy.

He is an instructor at IRSC for EMT and Paramedic programs . Tom takes continuing educating classes twice a year for Nurse Anesthesia as well as multiple online courses throughout the year. He grew up in Havre De Grace, Maryland and played baseball in little league. Married to his wife Donna, they have 4 kids: Courtney, Jeff, Ryan and Maureen. Tom also has 4 grandchildren.


Lab Technician

Ross
Ross grew up in Juno Beach. He attended Palm beach community college and Indian River State College where he received his expanded functions certification in dental assisting. Ross enjoys the beach, music and spending time with his son. He chose to become a dental lab tech as he has 3 members in his family that are dental lab techs.


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