Meet The Team

Our team welcomes you to Florida Smiles Dental!

Arelis Herrera, Office Manager

Arelis joined our team in 2008, but has been in the managerial profession for over 18 years! As the office manager for Florida Smiles Dental, Arelis supervises the staff and handles all insurance matters on the behalf of the patients. Arelis knows that she’s a great fit for her job because she is a very skilled professional who loves to help our patients. She enjoys being a member of the Florida Smiles Dental team, as every member of the staff is committed to team work.

Arelis is happily married and the mother of two wonderful children. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her beautiful family.

Ashley Bio , Hygienist

Ashley was born in New York and raised here in South Florida. She attended Sanford Brown Institute and attained an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Because of her dedication to utmost dental hygiene care, she is currently perusing a Bachelor’s Degree in applied science for dental hygiene. Ashley started working with Florida Smiles Dental in 2013 and enjoys interacting with patients and fulfilling their dental needs.

Eilin Gonzalez, Dental Hygienist

After obtaining her Associate of Dental Hygiene and her CPR certification, Eilin joined Florida Smiles Dental in July of 2012. As a dental hygienist, Eilin performs prophylaxis, takes digital images in the forms of x-rays and extra-oral pictures, provides fluoride treatment, educates patients, and alginates impressions. She also stays up-to-date on her Continuing Education courses, so that she can stay informed about advancements in her field.

Despite her long list of responsibilities, Eilin loves her job! She enjoys being with her coworkers because everyone is enthusiastic about dentistry. She also likes facing new challenges every day to help her patients receive the best in dental care.

Outside of the office, Eilin and her family like to go to the beach, enjoy daily walks to the park, reading, and exercising.

Jennifer Lugo, Hygienist

Jennifer grew up in New York City and she attended Miami-Dade College where she received an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined the Florida Smiles Dental Team in 2010 and has been working in the dental field for more than 22 years and still enjoys her job tremendously. She loves to interact with new patients every day, especially with children. She enjoys providing comprehensive care for her patients including: cleanings, x-rays, sealants, & fluoride treatment. According to Jennifer, patient education is a high priority.

When not in the office Jennifer enjoys travelling, staying active with exercise, walking, biking and dancing salsa!

Elizabeth Montenegro, Dental Assistant

Elizabeth was born and raised in Lima, Peru where she graduated from Dental School in 2006.

After working for two years at a private practice in Lima, she came to the United States to further her professional education at New York University. In the fall, she will begin her specialty training in the field of endodontics. She is proud to be a part of the positive atmosphere at Florida Smiles Dental, where she learns from the experienced doctors with whom she works. Elizabeth enjoys socializing with the patients. She looks forward to her departure to Manhattan this fall and the beginning of her specialty training in endodontics at NYU School of Dentistry.

Maylin Mosqueda, Dental Assistant

Maylin was born in Cuba and from a very young age she felt a calling in dentistry. Maylin Graduated from the Havana College of Dentistry in 2007 with a doctorate degree in dentistry. She practiced in Cuba for 3 months and then moved to Venezuela for three years gaining additional experience. In 2010 she moved to the U.S. and continues working in the field of dentistry. Maylin feels very excited to be a part of Florida Smiles Dental and at the same time working with a dynamic team of dentists and the latest state of the art dental equipment.

Diana, Dental Assistant

Diana has excelled in the dentistry field for over ten years, and joined our team in January 2013. As an expanded duties dental assistant, she helps the dentists of the practice prepare treatments and during the actual procedure. She also has a CPR certification to fully round-out her education.

Diana loves working at Florida Smiles Dental because the team works extremely well together and cooperates to provide the highest level of care for their patients. Diana knows that she’s a perfect fit for her job because she enjoys helping patients take comfort in their appointments and appreciates the opportunity to address their concerns.

When she’s not at the practice, Diana loves to read, listen to music, and travel to the beach with her family. She also likes the occasional trip to the movies as a family.

Marcos, Director of Marketing and Social Media

Marcos obtained his associate’s degree from Broward College, and then went on to achieve his bachelor’s degree from Florida International University. As the Direct of Marketing and Social Media for Florida Smiles Dental, Marcos focuses on coordinating the marketing and social media of the office to help boost their online presence. He loves working for Florida Smiles Dental because he enjoys watching the practice grow to cultivate the genuine happiness of patients who become able to smile and regain their confidence. Marcos knows he’s a perfect match for the job because he takes pride in helping a business grow.

In his spare time, Marcos likes to participate in water sports, improve his physical fitness, and read.

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