Meet Our Smile Team
Everything you could want from your Oviedo, FL dentists' team and so much more.
United In Our Values
Our caring team works together to make your dental experience convenient, timely, comfortable, and affordable.
Natalie graduated from Lake Howell High School with honors and received several scholarships to pursue her passion in dental hygiene. After four years of dedication to her studies, she graduated top of her class with her associates degree with Dental Hygiene from Valencia College. While in school, she was an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and student program and received the community service award upon graduating. Prior to attending hygiene school, she had 6 years of customer service experience, working at a sub shop since the age of 15.
Natalie’s passion for dental hygiene and serving patients in the community has only grown since her journey at Your Oviedo Dentist started in 2012. She is an expert in both preventative and periodontal services in people of all ages, including children as young as 2 years old.
Within her time outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Alex and daughter, Faith. They can be found at the parks around town, Disney or the beach!
When you love what you do, people notice. After 30 yrs in dental hygiene, Toni still love educating people and making them happy to smile again! As a proud graduate from St. Petersburg College, she loves going to continuing education courses with her team to better serve our patients. Dentistry has changed so much through the years, only getting more detailed and technology oriented. She has had the opportunity to serve as a dental hygiene board examiner. She is truly fortunate to work for Dr. Angel Lopez-Guzman who believes as strongly as she does about giving back to the community. She has not only volunteered numerous times for Special Olympics but also Hope Helps, and the Colgate van that goes to the under-served communities around central Florida. Her most precious memory is of our time in Dominican Republic doing a dental mission trip in 2018!
Jo-Ann has held a lifetime career in the dental field working as a dental assistant before returning to school to become a hygienist, graduating from Valencia in 1993. She became active in the dental hygiene community and served as President of the local component and a Trustee in the state Dental Hygiene Association. In her spare time she loves outdoor activities and traveling along with spending time with family and friends.
Juliana has been with the practice since 2009. A Dentist herself in her home country of Colombia, Juliana has 20 years of experience in the dental field. She loves to travel around the world and enjoys spending time with her family when she travels home or when they come to visit. She is passionate about learning of other cultures, food, drinks and history.
Valerie is a Registered Dental Hygienist who started her career in dentistry at the age of 19 as a dental assistant. She is a Florida native and enjoys fun in the sun and all things on the water. When not serving patients she can be found spending time with her son, the love of her life and her family who live nearby.
Destaney, one of our Dental Assistants comes to us from Frostproof, a small town in South Florida with only two red lights and many orange groves. Before discovering the wonderful world of dentistry, she previously worked in family medicine and has five years of customer service experience. Destaney started her career at Your Oviedo Dentist as a Patient Coordinator before discovering her passion for patient care and the work of dentistry itself! Holding both roles has allowed her to become one of the most well rounded members of our team as well as our Dental Assistant Advocate!
In her spare time you can find her sharing her love for tiny homes and the outdoors with her fiance, family and pup, June!
Our Dental Assistant Nylvette left her home island of Puerto Rico at 19 looking for new opportunities. Boston Massachusetts, was the first stop where she became a Dental Assistant in 2005. She later moved to Wisconsin where she had the opportunity to work with general dentists, orthodontist and endodontists. In an attempt to escape the cold weather, she and her husband made the move to the sunshine state. Here, she had the opportunity to work with a periodontist and discover a new passion for dental surgery. Looking to find a career where she could pursue her goals both personally and professionally, Nylvette joined the Your Oviedo Dentist team in 2016. Go packs go!
Whitney joined our team from Tampa, FL in 2017! She has a passion for helping others restore their beauty which you can see both in and outside of the office as she’s meeting with patients or being a professional makeup artist.
She has over 5+ years in dental assisting and takes pride in serving any patient she comes in contact with. Whitney thoroughly enjoys her role in the office of being a clinical team member, specially when it comes to cosmetic cases.
Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, Manny and daughter, Jada. She is also a co-owner of a Makeup Studio. Whitney really enjoys reading, so if you have any good book recommendations she is open to hear it!
Natalie Lopez is a Valencia alumni and has been a dental assistant since 2012! Prior to joining our team she was a corpsman in the Navy and supervised her division in tech school of over 65 sailors. She was born in New York but considers herself an Orlando native. A few of her favorite things include reading science fiction books and cheering on her favorite Major League Soccer team, Orlando City Soccer at their games! She is currently training her new pup, Otis to be a dog volunteer for children at Advent Health Hospital. Fun fact, Natalie has a true desire for making people laugh and did stand up comedy in here in central Florida for quite some time!
Since joining the team in 2010, Morgan has grown right along side the practice she now helps lead. Her passion for learning drives her continuing education in multiple areas including dental insurance coding, Cerec technology, communication, leadership and practice management. She graduated from University of Central Florida in 2015, Go Knights!
Morgan is passionate about building relationships and spending quality time with family and friends. When she is not serving our patients here at Your Oviedo Dentist, Morgan will most likely be found exploring local eats and events across Central Florida with her husband and their dog Bailey.
Our Marketing Manager Kristen joined the Your Oviedo Dentist team in 2012. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at The University Of Central Florida and has over 8 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She is passionate about helping Your Oviedo Dentist become the dental home of our community. In her spare time she can be found spending time with her husband and 2 children, exploring new restaurants around town!
Molly has a passion for hospitality and providing the utmost patient experience as shown by graduating Summa Cum Laude at the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management; which is ranked as one of the top 3 hospitality schools in the world. Before joining our team, Molly learned world-class customer service by working at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. She joined their company as an international intern at The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto in Japan. She was also selected to take part in the Ritz-Carlton Management Training Program here in Orlando. Since joining our team as a Patient Coordinator, Molly has transitioned into the role of Executive Assistant. Molly is so excited and eager to continue her love of providing exceptional customer service but have the ability to combine it with creating a healthy community in her new home of Oviedo.
Laura comes to Your Oviedo Dentist from the hospitality and tourism industry. She made the switch to working in the health care field because she wanted to connect with people one on one, help them feel good about themselves and live their best lives possible. Laura holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Organizational Communications from the University of Central Florida. She is a native Floridian who loves nothing more than being in and around the water. Laura can most often be found enjoying the great outdoors with her husband and son, Ronin and when not out and about in Oviedo, vacationing to their favorite place, the Florida Keys. When she’s not spending quality time with her family and friends, Laura is also an avid do-it-yourselfer who loves to craft, go antique shopping and enjoys practicing all different types of yoga.
Amanda joined our team in early 2016 from the marketing industry after looking for a career change where she had the ability to make an impact on the community. She has a passion for helping others which you can see both in and outside of the office as she’s meeting with patients or volunteering at her local community center. She has over 15+ years in customer service and takes pride in serving any patient she comes in contact with. Amanda thoroughly enjoys her role in the office of being a Patient Advocate, educating patients on the importance of their oral health and making dentistry affordable on any budget.
Alena, one of our amazing Patient Coordinators, joined Your Oviedo Dentist with 7 years of Front Desk experience. She grew up in a family business that shares similar culture and values in caring for our community which you can see in her interactions with every patient she meets! Alena has just finished her Associates degree at Seminole State College and will be continuing with a Bachelors in Business and Marketing that she will implement here as our Social Media Coordinator! If you haven’t already, check out our Facebook and Instagram @YourOviedoDentist to see her expert eye and creativity that she brings to our practice! When she’s not in the office she’s usually hanging out with her cat, Taco, watching ‘The Office’ for the hundredth time or exploring all the local vegan restaurants. We love having her as a part of the team and are so excited to see her grow in our Marketing department!
Meet a smile team who are proud to be patient-obsessed and your partners in oral health. We all strive to give you not only a dental visit, but a dental experience that will change your view of what it means to go to an Oviedo, FL dentist.
We share the same core values of mutual care, high-quality service, giving a great impression, professional development, and doing what is necessary to put a smile on your face. From the moment you walk into our office you will feel the warmth, enjoy the spa-like amenities, and gain a new family.
Giving back to our community is paramount to us, so we love to participate in Dentistry from the Heart. This event allows us to offer free dentistry to those who need it.
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"EVERYONE WAS VERY FRIENDLY."
“Everyone was very friendly towards me and made me feel comfortable even though the dentist's office makes me nervous. All the people I spoke to were also very helpful and made my experience much more enjoyable.”
– Savannah B. (Actual Patient)
An Office to Remember
Your home of dentistry in Oviedo is filled to the brim with patient comforts and modern technology.
We have meticulously designed each room to feel spacious and relaxing.
Enjoy a cup of coffee on us when you visit.
Our office is exceptionally clean and tidy to avoid any contamination.
Our office has all the latest technology to give you the best service.
Both our office and team have a friendly welcoming aura to make you feel relaxed.
What could be more relaxing?