Rubi, Hygiene Coordinator

Rubi is one of the first team members our patients see and she always greets everyone with a beautiful smile and warm welcome. An amazing asset to our administrative team since 2015 Rubi is a joy and we are grateful to have her as our hygiene coordinator. Rubi juggles many tasks including processing new patients and updates, coordinates treatment schedules and patient calls all in a friendly positive manner.

Rubi, a proud wife to Chris, who is currently serving our country in the Army, loves spending time with her friends, family and beautiful daughter Sophia.

Rossana, Patient Coordinator

Rossana, known to all as Rossy (Rose-e), is a perfect addition to our Dental Partners team sharing her enthusiasm and creativity with all of our patients and family members. Prior to her dental administrative experience, Rossy excelled in various service business ventures and has always put her clients first.

The special gifts that she brings to us and our patients are amazing. We are grateful to have her as our patient coordinator.

When not wowing our patients Rossy enjoys spending time with friends and family that include her husband Andrew and their 3 sons. Enjoying Florida’s beautiful sunshine is where you will find Rossy and her family, in a pool, on the beach, and in the ocean.

Kyra, Doctor Coordinator

With her contagious smile and warm and friendly demeanor, Kyra keeps our dentists’ schedules on track and coordinates patient appointments while juggling numerous other tasks, with ease. Kyra’s customer service and administrative skills are apparent in the way she interacts with all of our patients and their families.

Born and raised in Indian River County, Kyra and her husband have their hands full raising three amazing and active children; Willow, Dakota, and Case. When not at work you can catch Kyra with her family enjoying their animals and all that Vero Beach has to offer. Kyra’s other passions, when not with her family, are reading and horseback riding.

Michelle, Treatment Coordinator

Always enthusiastic, either on the phone or in person, Michelle blends in perfectly with our front desk team as a treatment coordinator. Having been in the dental field for more than 15 years, as part of administrative teams, Michelle’s knowledge and skills shine when interacting with patients and their families.

Born and raised in Vero Beach, Michelle and her husband, who love adventures, traveled the world prior to having their son Carter. These days enjoying quality time with her family and friends outdoors at the beach or by the pool is where you will find Michelle when not in the office.

Wendy, Insurance Coordinator

Wendy, our insurance coordinator, began her dental career in 2014 as an expanded function dental assistant. Working in various positions throughout her career Wendy brings years of experience to our team.

As a key member of our administrative team Wendy works with patients to answer insurance questions they may have. In addition, she is a tremendous asset to our administrative and clinical team with her knowledge and scheduling assistance.

While not in the office Wendy enjoys traveling and visiting our Florida beaches with her family and friends that includes her 2 wonderful children.

Shirley, Business Manager

Shirley joined Dental Partners in May 2017 and has amazed us each day with her dedication and encouragement to our entire team.

Shirley’s advanced knowledge of every aspect of the dental office enables her to provide broad guidance and support for our practice. She works hard to assure that the office runs seamlessly and our patients and staff members are happy. Along with her great sense of humor comes a caring spirit not only for the staff but for every patient that comes to Dental Partners of Vero Beach.

She is married with two fabulous children that keep her very busy. Shirley loves to paint and creates beautiful works of art. In addition, she is quite crafty!

Jeanne, Dental Hygienist

Jeanne, one of our amazing registered certified dental hygienists, joined our team in 1999, after relocating from Midland, Texas. Her passion and enthusiasm for dental care shows with all of the patients she sees.

A highly trained periodontal hygienist, Jeanne is constantly seeking new health education to share with our patients. She enjoys educating patients on all dental health issues and how good oral health relates to their overall health.

In addition to playing with her beautiful grandchildren, Jeanne enjoys reading and assisting friends and family with their genealogy, and helps families reconnect.

Robin, Dental Hygienist

As a registered licensed dental hygienist Robin loves providing care for both children and adults alike and enjoys building long-term relationships with everyone she sees. She is an extremely talented patient educator and very passionate about helping patients understand the importance of their oral health.

Robin also supports our Give Back program with community outreach and health education in school aged children’s classrooms.

When not in the office, Robin, who is a certified personal trainer, teaches spin classes, runs marathons, and enjoys spending time with friends and family which includes a growing group of beautiful grandchildren.

Aly, Dental Hygienist

Aly, a skilled certified registered dental hygienist loves taking care of patients of all ages. She is a Vero Beach hometown girl although moved to the west coast for a while before returning back to the Treasure Coast.

Aly loves educating her patients on dental care and encourages everyone to maintain healthy oral habits to maintain complete health. She makes patients feel comfortable in our practice and confident in their treatment decisions.

When not in the office you can find Aly with her husband, 2 dogs, and 2 growing boys at a motor cross track competing on quads.  They all enjoy camping, traveling, and anything outdoors.  It’s always fun to hear about their adventures!

Katrina, Dental Assistant

Katrina has been working chairside as Dr. Jenna’s lead expanded function dental assistant since 2011. A passionate personality, she enjoys working in the dental profession helping patients maintain their healthy smiles.

Always keeping up with the latest technology, Katrina is responsible for maintaining dental inventory with supplies and equipment. In addition, she coordinates and provides training and updates our team on new technologies.

As one of our certified Healthystart™ team members Katrina ensures all of our pediatric patients and their families are educated about the program. During her days off Katrina spends time traveling and enjoying the beautiful outdoors with family, friends, and her precious daughter Tatiyana.

Paula, Dental Assistant

Paula has been a member of the Dental Partners team, as an expanded function dental assistant, since 1989. Paula obtains numerous certifications through extensive continuing education programs and never stops learning.

When asked what her favorite part of dentistry is after all these years, Paula said “Meeting people and creating beautiful smiles”.

In her spare time Paula enjoys participating in her church community and spending time with her friends and family.

Gail, Dental Assistant

Since 2000 Gail’s irresistible smile has brightened our office as she greets and assists patients.

Gail is a highly trained expanded function dental assistant in all avenues of general and cosmetic dentistry. She has an amazing work ethic and has been a great asset to our practice. When asked what her favorite part of her job is, she says “Making people smile!”.

In her spare time, Gail, who resides in Fort Pierce, enjoys volunteering her time in the ministry in her community. She also loves to read, try new recipes and gardening of all types, especially pond gardening.

Patsy, Dental Assistant

Patsy has been one of our fantastic expanded function dental assistants since 2015 bringing more than 30 years of experience to our team. Her eagerness to assist in all levels of dental procedures and practice support is always appreciated by our entire team.

Patsy always brings her beautiful smile when participating at our Give Back Programs interacting with the community at charitable events. We couldn’t do these programs without her!

Her favorite part of dentistry? Restoring patients overall dental health, enhancing functionality, and creating beautiful smiles.

When not assisting the practice, Patsy enjoys spending time with her friends, family and fabulous grandchildren.

Samantha, Dental Assistant

Originally from Michigan Samantha has lived in beautiful Florida for more than 33 years. As an expanded function dental assistant Samantha is passionate about helping our patients of all ages overcome their dental fears and genuinely loves seeing them achieve their best smiles. Since 2014 she has assisted chairside. We are fortunate to have her on both of our teams; Dental Partners and Dental Buddies.

Samantha spends her free time with family and friends traveling throughout Florida hunting for fossilized shark teeth and other fossilized treasures that the waterways and land are hiding. In addition, Samantha and her husband keep quite busy with their 2 beautiful children Madison and Bryson.

Leah, Director of Marketing

As the Director of Marketing Leah supports both Dental Buddies and Dental Partners of Vero Beach with coordinating everything marketing, outreach, education programs, and lectures, and public relations. Her professional career as a marketing strategist has spanned numerous years in the healthcare arena and various other industries.

A native of New York, Leah and her husband Jan moved to Vero in 2013 to be closer to their grown children and their 3 beautiful grandchildren. When not in the office you can find her enjoying her family, friends, and their Havanese Layla relaxing and taking in all that Florida has to offer.