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Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental 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.



Human Resources Director

Evelyn has been an integral part of the Lee Dental Care family for many years. She joined the practice as Assistant Manager. Her talent for handling patient relations with a warmth and sensitivity that defuses even the most stressful situation and her skillful, efficient approach to the various administrative aspects of patient relations, led to her being promoted to Manager. In this role her ability to mentor and develop team members stood out along with her great instincts in recruiting and hiring new team members.

As the practice grew and staffing needs increased, the role of Human Resource Director was created specifically for Evelyn. In this role, she oversees all human resource functions including recruiting, orientation, and ongoing training and mentoring for Lee Dental Care’s ever-growing team. Evelyn exemplifies the positive, can-do approach we foster across team roles. Although her role is challenging, Evelyn is never too busy to offer guidance or a sympathetic ear to a  team member who needs a little extra support to excel in their role.

Evelyn lives in Cape Coral with her husband Ken. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends taking advantage of all that our area has to offer, from the cultural cuisines to the beautiful beaches. Evelyn has taken a key role in managing the Annual Dentistry from the Heart Event and has participated since its inception.



Office Manager

Lacey joined Lee Dental Care as a Patient Care Coordinator in 2008. Her unflagging positive attitude, superior patient relations ability, and steadfast dedication to ensuring the best possible patient experience led to her promotion to Assistant Office Manager and eventually Office Manager.

Lacey leads the Lee Dental Care team with cool-headed efficiency and a no-nonsense approach to keeping the many moving pieces of a bustling practice working smoothly. She is a calming force in our busy office, managing the fast pace with unflappable positivity and a smile. She confronts challenges with a creative, solutions-focused mindset. Lacey helps set the tone of competent, welcoming comfort that Lee Dental Care's patients rely on. 

Lacey is the loving mother of two children. She enjoys fishing and spending time outdoors. She gives back to the community by volunteering at Dentistry from the Heart as well as other charitable activities the practice undertakes.



Assistant Office Manager

Ashley joined the practice as a Patient Care Coordinator. Her excellent manner with patients and initiative in suggesting new approaches to improve process quickly made her stand out.

She was promoted to Assistant Office Manager in 2019 and helps keep our busy office running smoothly and efficiently. Her calm, kind, optimistic demeanor helps maintain the overall feeling of positivity our patients and team members value. Ashley is a graduate of Florida SouthWestern State College. Ashley is bilingual; she is fluent in Spanish and English.

In her free time, Ashley participates in community service events with her church and local schools. She loves dancing and going to the beach. She plans to continue her education in Dental Hygiene.



Call Support Specialist

As Call Support Specialist, Jessica oversees the Call Center. In this role she ensures that when patients call a Lee Dental Care or any of our sister practices, they reach a warm, helpful, professional who is ready to assist them.

Before moving into her current role, Jessica spent several years  as a Patient Care Coordinator.  Her warm and friendly attitude set the tone of relaxed comfort for patients arriving for dental care. Jessica's phone skills are so exemplary they were used in training new Patient Care Coordinators even prior to her taking on this role.

Jessica is the proud mother of two sons. In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and building upon her impressive knowledge of movies.



Patient Care Coordinator

Ariana has been in dentistry since 2016 and joined our team in 2020. In addition to being a skilled Patient Care Coordinator, Ariana is also a Certified Dental Assistant. Her knowledge of front and back office operations gives her a unique perspective that helps her provide superior service to our patients. Ariana helps patients feel welcome and comfortable by showing her genuine interest in each one personally. Her sense of humor helps patients relax and helps keep the office environment positive.

Ariana feels that everyone deserves to smile. She puts that into practice by trying to help every patient feel better about their smile. She helps create a comfortable, predictable experience for patients by letting them know exactly what to expect. Most rewarding to her is when a patent leaves happy, feeling they have been helped and feeling much better about their smile.

Ariana hails from Miami and is a very happy recent transplant to the Gulf Coast. She loves visiting our beaches, especially with her dog Cleo. When she is not out and about being a devoted dog mom, Ariana enjoys relaxing in front of the TV with her boyfriend. She speaks English and Spanish.



Patient Care Coordinator

Jackie entered the dental field in 2017 because she wanted a role in which she could make people feel comfortable and happy. She joined Lee Dental Care in 2020. Having worked as a Dental Assistant, Jackie understands front and back office operations. Her hands-on knowledge of the treatment process makes her especially effective in working with patients and her clinical team mates alike.

Jackie's outgoing personality helps create a positve, welcoming environment for our patients. She approaches patients with compassion and sincerity to ensure they feel safe and comfortable from the minute they walk in the door. Her high energy, decisive style and efficiency in scheduling help keep our office running smoothly. Seeing patients’ beautiful smiles every day makes it all worthwhile for Jackie.

A native of Connecticut, Jackie has lived in this area since 2011. She is married and has three children and a puppy named Milo. Favorite leisure activities include spending time with her family, cooking, music, and travel. Jackie speaks English and Spanish.



Insurance Coordinator

Prior to joining Lee Dental, Kim worked in the dental industry for many years in practices with a broad range of specialities. Kim orignially joined Lee Dental care as a Dental Assistant and worked in this role for several years providing outstanding care to her patients. In 2020 she transitioned into her current role. 

As Insurance Coordinator, Kim helps patients get the most out of their dental insurance coverage. She enjoys meeting new people and helping patients effectively use their dental benefits to have their best oral health. Her experiennce with direct patient care penables her to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans as they relate to obtaining insurance coverage. She approaches patients with compassion and warmth so that this phase of the treatment process proceeds with minimal stress.

Kim left the harsher climate of Pittsburgh, PA for Florida several years ago. In her free time, Kim spends as much time as possible with her daughter and granddaughter. Together they enjoy days at the beach, travel, and sampling the local cuisine. Kim appreciates Florida’s pet-friendliness and takes her dog Daisy everywhere.  She donates her time to the community through Outreach Programs, Toys for Tots, Habitat for Humanity, and Dentistry from the Heart.  



Patient Care Coordinator

Cindy joined the Lee Dental Front Desk Team in 2020. In addition to her knowledge of front office operations, she is a trained Dental Assistant. She has been in dentistry since 2016. Passionate about dentistry from the start of her career, seeing patient happiness when their smiles are transformed or when they get relief from pain are immensely rewarding to her. Cindy is meticulous in her work and sharply focused on meeting patient needs.

Cindy was born in Miami and spent her childhood through elementary school in Fort Myers. She attended high school and post-secondary school in Indiana before returning to Fort Myers to settle. When she is not working, she can be found with her three children. Cindy enjoys taking her children to explore different parts of Florida. The family also enjoys relaxing on the beach together. Cindy speaks English and Spanish.


Patient Care Coordinator

Yisvi joined Lee Dental Care in 2020. She has been in the dental field since 2015. In addition to her experience at the Front Desk, Yisvi has worked as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Her understanding of front and back office operations helps her ensure a smooth experience for patients as they move through their visit.

Dentistry appeals to Yisvi because she is fascinated by teeth and all the aspects of the dental process. Patients appreciate her patience, compassion, and upbeat attitude. She enjoys sharing patients’ happiness when they complete their smile transformations. Also rewarding to Yisvi is seeing patients who arrive in distress leave the office pain-free.

Yisvi is a Florida native. She is a devoted mother to her son and most often in her free time she can be found spending time with him. She also enjoys reading. She gives back to the community by teaching Sunday School at her church. Yisvi speaks English and Spanish.


Patient Care Coordinator

Paola had been in dentistry for four years when she joined our team in 2021. Like many of her teammates, her desire to help people and teach good oral hygiene habits were motivators in her choice of career. She welcomes patients to our practice with kindness and compassion to help them feel comfortable. Paola is a champion multi-tasker and helps keep our busy Front Office running smoothly.

Paola hails from New Jersey but has lived in Florida since 2001. She enjoys working out, visiting the beach, canoeing, and spoiling her beloved cat. Paola speaks English and Spanish.


Patient Care Coordinator

Natalie has worked in dentistry since 2015, joining our Front Desk team in 2020. She is dedicated to making sure every patient has a great experience at our practice. Emergency patients can rely on Natalie’s sympathetic, comforting approach and determination to get them in to be seen as soon as possible. Her goal is happy, laughing patients who leave our office satisfied.

Born in Miami, Natalie has lived in our area since 2004. For fun, Natalie enjoys spending time with her husband often watching TV, going out on their boat, or trying different restaurants.Natalie speaks English and Spanish.


Rebecca, BS, CRDH

Dental Hygienist

Rebecca has been a Dental Hygienist since 2014. In addition to an Associates degree in Dental Hygiene, she holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology.  Her background in psychology makes her especially good with anxious patients. She helps calm their fears so they are able to maintain their best oral health.  Rebecca takes great joy in making her patients feel happy and confident about their smiles.  

Rebecca is an avid reader who loves to travel. She currently spends most of her free time planning her upcoming wedding.


Nikki, BS, CRDH

Dental Hygienist

Nikki has been with Lee Dental Care since 2014. She has been instrumental in establishing Lee Dental Care's reputation as a provider of excellent dental hygiene care. Nikki treats her patients like family. Her goal is to ensure her patients know she genuinely cares about their well-being.

Nikki is known for her gentle touch and ability to keep her patients comfortable. She is committed to helping even the most anxious patient have their best oral health through regular, thorough cleanings. Nikki places a high priority on patient eduation, empowering her patients to have their best oral health by providing instruction on proper oral home care.  

Nikki lives in the area with her husband and two young sons. Nikki enjoys the outdoors, golfing, and doing yoga.


Shannon, CRDH

Dental Hygienist

Shannon has been in the dentistry since the late 1990's.  She brings a high standard of care based on her extensive experience in the field. Her sincere, welcoming, friendly style enables her to connect with her patients on a personal level. She appreciates the opportunity to build relationships with her patients so that she can work with them over time to maintain their best possible oral health.

Outside of work, Shannon stays busy transporting her three sons to sporting practice and events. When she is not running Mom's taxi service, she enjoys spending time with her husband.


Michelle, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Michelle's patients appreciate her compassionate and optimistic approach. She creates a calm, welcoming environment in which patients feel comfortable and safe. Michelle provides gentle, effective cleanings along with education about maintaining dental health.

Michelle was raised in Fort Myers and now resides in Alva where she spends most of her time on working on renovations to her home.  Her two young daughters keep her on her toes. When she is not busy working on her house or taking care of her daughters, Michelle enjoys cooking exotic foods, reading, chocolate, and helping others. 

Greys, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Greys has been with Lee Dental Care since 2020. She holds an AS in Dental Hygiene from Florida Southwestern State College a BS in Dental Hygiene from St. Petersburg College. Her passion for helping others live healthier lives fueled her choice of dentistry as a career. Greys wants each of her patients to understand that good health begins in the mouth. Her goal is to ensure her patients know proper home oral care so they can have their best oral health.

Greys With her friendly demeanor and ability to listen, Greys’ goal is to develop a trusting, comfortable relationship with each patient. Combined with her superior skill as a hygienist, this approach ensures each patient will have the best possible experience. Greys’ motto is “I strongly believe we should never stop smiling.” She strives to make each of her patients feel confident to smile.

A native of Cuba, Greys has lived in the Fort Myers area since 2016. She lives with her fiancé, her infant son, and the playful and tireless family dog. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family and friends. Favorite leisure activities include going to the beach, dancing, and watching TV. She has donated her time to dental charities including Project Dentist Care and Give Kids a Smile Day. Greys speaks English and Spanish.


Clinical Coordinator

Ron joined Lee Dental Care as a Dental Assistant in 2014. Ron began his career in dentistry by earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in his native country of the Dominican Republic. His expertise, along with his superior patient relations skills, led to his promotion to Head Dental Assistant and then to his current role.

As Clinical Coordinator, Ron is charged with managing and mentoring the Dental Assisting Team to ensure the high level of care and superior patient relations that is so integral to our practice's mission. He also manages scheduling of assistants to keep our practice running on smoothly.

A working manager, Ron still assists with procedures and reviews treatment plans with patients, answering their questions and ensuing their understanding.  Ron genuinely loves helping people smile. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with his family. He stays active by working out and playing baseball. Days spent at our area's beautiful beaches and traveling are also favorite lesuire activities.


Lead Dental Assistant

Wendy has been with Lee Dental Care since 2014. She had been in dentistry for several years prior to joining our team.  Wendy’s warm and welcoming manner immediately makes her patients feel safe. She prepares patients for treatment and makes sure they are comfortable. Wendy stays by the patient’s side throughout the procedure, explaining each step while assisting the doctor. 

Wendy appreciates Lee Dental Care's fun, positive environment. She takes great pride in doing excellent work and helping her patients feel confident about their smiles. Wendy is bilingual so she can communicate effectively patients in both English and Spanish.

When she is not here helping patients smile, Wendy enjoys going to the beach and travelling with her husband.



Daleth, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Dally is known for being accepting, friendly, and compassionate. She assists the doctors with cheerful efficiency. A quick learner, she is dedicated to building upon her knowledge and experience to enhance her service to patients and her valuable contribution to the practice. Because she is multi-lingual Dally is able to communicate with Spanish and Portuguese speaking patients to facilitate complete understanding between patient and doctor. 

Dally enjoys spending time with her husband and son. She and her family are active in their church. She works with teenagers as a Youth Group Leader. Dally is involved with various charitable activities through her church and she also volunteers for Dentistry from the Heart. 

Rachel, CDA, EFDA

Lead Dental Assistant

Rachel started her dental career in the 1990s and has worked in several dental practices. She brought that wealth of experience to Lee Dental Care in 2013. As an experienced and credentialed Dental Assistant, Rachel does it all, from general assisting to helping with insurance coordination and financing and everything in between.

Rachel genuinely connects with her patients. Her compassion and sense of humor engage her patients, helping them relax and have a positive experience. Because she is so knowledgeable, she is a trusted guide through the entire process. Rachel is generous with her expertise, she is committed to mentoring new Dental Assistants so they can be successful.

Rachel hails from Long Island, NY and has lived in Florida since 2011. In her leisure time, she enjoys music, dancing, working out, tennis, rollerblading, and spending time with her adorable dog. Her volunteer activities include Habitat for Humanity and Dentistry from the Heart.

Lianet, CDA

Dental Assistant

We first met Lianet when she spent time at Lee Dental Care job shadowing to explore a career in dentistry. Through this experience she discovered a passion for dentistry and an affinity with our practice philosophy. She officially began her dental career here in 2018. Lianet is a Certified Dental Assistant and has completed additional training to assist in All-on-4 full arch restorations.

Well-organized and efficient, Lianet helps keep the dentists on schedule. She approaches her patients with a friendly, compassionate attitude and a good sense of humor. She is especially good with anxious patients. With patience and kindness, she helps patients overcome their fear so they can get the treatment they need. She takes great satisfaction in knowing she has helped relieve a patient's pain and in seeing their smiles transform. Lianet is fluent in Spanish and English.

Lianet was born in Cuba but has lived in Lehigh Acres since childhood. She is the proud owner of an adorable shih tzu (dog). Lianet's favorite past times include painting, travelling, ice skating, going to the beach, dancing, and singing. She has donated her time to hospitals and nursing homes as well as volunteering for Dentistry from the Heart.

Solei, EFDA

Dental Assistant

For Solei, dentistry is a family tradition. Her mother, grandmother, and aunt are Dental Assistants. As a result, she spent a great deal of time in dentist offices as a child. With the example of the older generations and her exposure to the profession from an early age, being a Dental Assistant was a natural choice for her. Solei started her dental career with us in 2019.

Solei connects with her patients by listening compassionately. Her sense of humor helps keep visits positive, especially for patients who struggle with fear and anxiety at the dentist. Solei is committed to educating her patients so they can have their best oral health. She takes great pleasure in helping give patients a smile they can be proud of. Solei is popular with her team mates because she is dedicated, well-organized, loves to clean, and happily takes on any tasks that will help keep the office neat, clean, and efficient.

Solei lived in Texas and Virginia before settling in Florida. She enjoys spending peaceful time at home with her boyfriend and her two dogs. She also enjoys cooking with her mother and, on occasion, jeeping, camping, and fishing with her father. Solei gives back to the community by volunteering for Dentistry from the Heart.

Alian, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Alian started his career as a Dental Assistant in 2017 and joined our team in 2019. He is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and continues to pursue his  education. Dentistry called to Alian because he wanted to help others. Dentistry gives him the opportunity to educate his patients on the importance of their oral health and help improve their confidence by restoring their smiles.

Alian is a compassionate listender who helps patients identify treatment options that will help them meet their goals. He is also good with anxious patients, helping them to manage their fear and have the best possible experience. Alian finds it very rewarding when patients leave his care happy with their results and when they show their confidence in Lee Dental as a provider. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

A native of Cuba, Alian has lived in Fort Myers since 2016. His hobbies include reading, playing tennis, working out, and staying healthy. He has given back by volunteering at Dentistry from the Heart since 2017.

Cassie, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Purchasing Coordinator

Cassie has been in dentistry since 2016 and joined Lee Dental Care in 2019. She has an Associate's Degree in Dental Assisting from Herzing University. From a young age, Cassie has understood the importance of maintaining good oral health and this sparked her interest in dentistry.

Patients feel comfortable with Cassie because she is patient and understanding. For Cassie, seeing the joy and excitement of patients who have experienced a smile transformation is extremely rewarding. In addition to working with our patients, Cassie also manages our supplies acquisition. She ensures that our teams always have the quality materials they need for patient treatments. 

Cassie is an Ohio native. She moved to Florida in 2017. She lives in Lehigh acres with her husband, her two children, and their two dogs. Doing crafts with her children and going to the beach are activities Cassie enjoys in her free time. She has volunteered with Dentistry from the Heart.

Tiffany, CDA

Dental Assistant

Tiffany has been a Dental Assistant since 2010. She was drawn to a career in the field because she recognizes the importance of oral health in peoples’ lives. She appreciates the opportunity to be part of helping her patients improve their oral health. Tiffany has a great deal of experience assisting with oral surgical cases and especially enjoys that aspect of her job.

Deeply compassionate, Tiffany is dedicated to building trust with her patients so they feel comfortable and safe. She is sensitive to the fact that for some patients, their dental treatment feels like a difficult situation and she wants to be a source of comfort to them.

A Florida native, Tiffany grew up in Sarasota. She is a devoted mother to her son and enjoys working out. She has given back to the community by volunteering with Project Christmas Smile in Sarasota.


Asihary, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Ary joined the Lee Dental Team as an intern in 2019. She was such a great fit with our team, she joined us as an employee after graduation. She has an Associate Degree and is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Dentistry appeals to her because it provides the opportunity to help patients regain not only their smiles, but their confidence.

Ary recognizes that dental visits are nerve-wracking for many people. She brings a gentle, compassionate approach to help calm patients’ nerves and allay their fears. She excels at patient education, explaining procedures in detail so patients know what is being done and what to expect. Ary appreciates that her work gives her the chance to see patients’ happiness with the results of cosmetic procedures and provide relief to patients who are in pain.

Born in New Jersey, Ary has lived in Florida most of her life. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones, especially her baby nephew, her significant other, and her dog, Oreo. She has given back to the community by volunteering with Dentistry from the Heart. Ary speaks English and Spanish.


Walterica, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Rica brings a solid healthcare background to Lee Dental Care, having attended both Dental and Nursing School. In addition to being an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, she has worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She is also trained in Phlebotomy. She has been in dentistry since 2019 and joined the Lee Dental Team in 2020.

Rica believes that a smile is everyone’s beauty. She works hard to help her patients feel great about their smiles, and themselves. Rica inspires trust by approaching her patients with compassion, authenticity, and patience. Her teammates appreciate her work ethic and the way she can always be relied upon to help out when needed.

Rica left the colder weather of Delaware and Maryland for Florida’s sunny shores in 2016. When she is not busy providing excellent care to her patients, Rica enjoys spending time with her young son. Other favorite activities include reading, singing, and shopping. Rica speaks English and Creole.


Grace, CDA, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Although Grace was new to dentistry when she joined our team in 2020. Her training in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting combined with her positive, enthusiastic attitude enabled her to quickly become an integral member of our Dental Assisting team. When choosing a career, Grace knew she wanted to be in a helping profession. Because of her personal experience being nervous at the dentist, she chose a role that would enable her to provide comfort to fearful, anxious, or nervous patients.

Grace helps even the most anxious patient relax with her compassionate, empathetic approach. She strives to make her patients feel like a valued friend. Her goal is to make visits to our practice enjoyable. Educating patients about how to have their best oral health is one of the high points of her work here at Lee Dental Care. Watching patients regain confidence as they get the dental care they need gives Grace great satisfaction.

A lifetime Fort Myers area resident, Grace enjoys the many water activities our area offers. Visiting Sanibel Island is a favorite activity. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Hobbies include staying active by rollerblading. She has given back to the community by participating in Beach Cleanup activities.


Liz, CDA

Dental Assistant

Dentistry was the natural choice for Liz – her grandfather and uncles were dentists. When she joined our team in 2020, she brought 25 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. With her outgoing personality and great sense of humor, Liz makes even the most anxious patients feel comfortable. With decades of experience working with dental patients, she excels at helping patients understand their treatments and appropriate after care at home.

Originally from New York, Liz left snow behind when she moved to Florida in 2015. She is the proud mother of three and grandmother of one. For fun, Liz enjoys reading, knitting, and spending time near the water at the beach or pool. Liz speaks English and Spanish.

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Natalie, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Natalie started her dental career here at Lee Dental Care in 2020. She holds an Associates in General Studies from Florida Southwestern College and is currently working on her BS in Biology. She is also a trained Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. From childhood Natalie was taught to appreciate the value of thorough home oral care and this led her to pursue training as a Dental Assistant.

Natalie excels at making patients feel comfortable with her wit and compassion. She is adept at explaining even the most complicated procedures so her patients know exactly what to expect. Especially rewarding is working with patients who are anxious due to prior negative experiences and helping them overcome their fear by creating a trusting, comforting environment . Natalie are those anxious patients who overcome their previous bad experiences She contributes to the overall efficiency of our office by ensuring the doctor stays on schedule and making sure things are organized for the next day before she finishes her shift.

Natalie w has lived in the Fort Myers area since 2010. When she’s not working, she enjoys burning off stress at the gym and watching her favorite movie, Annie. 



Safety Coordinator

Paulina has been in the dental field for more than 10 years. She genuinely enjoys working with people. In her role as Safety Coordinator, Paulina leads the effort to ensure that the practice upholds the highest standard of safety. She is passionate about helping others. Paulina's smile is a familar sight here at Lee Dental Care.  Paulina speaks English and Spanish fluently.

Paulina is the loving mother of three and enjoys spending her spare time with her children. 


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