Meet Our Team


Ari – Dental Assistant

Ari - Dental AssistantI received by training & certification from Edison College in Fort Meyers & have been working in dentistry since 2006. I am originally from the Dominican Republic. I love doing cosmetic dentistry because of the joy of giving someone a new smile. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family.

Barbara – Dental Assistant

Barbara - Dental Assistant

I am from Cuba & have been working in dentistry with Dr. Assing for 21 years. I received my training & certification from Hialeah Technical Center. I love EVERYTHING about my job! Some of my hobbies include painting & reading.

Betsy

I have been with Complete Dental Care for 27 years. I love spending time with my family & I love playing tennis.

Ciara – Dental & Orthodontic Assistant

CiaraI received my training & certification from Dental Careers School of Tampa Bay & have been in dentistry for 3 years already. I am originally from Maryland. I love promoting better health & helping people achieve the smile they want. In my spare time I enjoy dance, movies & spending time with family & friends.

Cristina – Dental Assistant

Cristina – Dental AssistantI am from Queens, NY & received my training from LaGuardia Community College & New York School for Medical & Dental Assistants. I have been working in dentistry since 2011. I love making people feel better about their smiles & working with a great team. Outside the office, I enjoy traveling, riding my bike & reading with my kids.

Jenn – Dental Assistant

Jenn – Dental AssistantI am currently attending Hillsborough Community College & have been working in dentistry for 3 years. I am from Tampa. I love everyone that this job gives me the chance to meet. When not working, I enjoy shows, movies, sewing & adventures!

Jillian – Dental Hygienist

Jillian – Dental Hygienist I have been a hygienist for 11 years. I love helping people & making them smile. I am married & have three beautiful children.

Kathy – Front Desk & Insurance

Kathy – Front Desk & InsuranceI am from Tampa & originally from Poland. I received my education at Hillsborough Community College. I love my job because I love helping people. Outside of work, I enjoy going to the beach & spending time with my grandchildren.

Kathy K. – Dental Hygienist

Kathy K. – Dental HygienistI am from Tampa & have been working in dentistry since 1992, the last 20 years of which with Dr. Assing. I received my training & certification from Valencia College in Orlando, FL. I love interacting with patients & helping them feel at ease in the dental chair. Outside of work, my husband & I enjoy RVing all over the state with our 5 rescue dogs. We also enjoy motorcycling & boating.

Kimberly – Dental Hygienist

Kimberly – Dental HygienistI have been working with Dr. Assing for 20 years. I am from New York City & received my training & certification from St. John’s University & SUNY Farmingdale. I have been working in dentistry for 25 years. I enjoy educating patients to help them lead healthier lives. Some of my hobbies are running, reading, spending time with my three children & my husband. I also love to travel.

Massiel – Dental Assistant

Massiel – Dental AssistantI received by training & certification in New York & have been working with Dr. Assing for 19 years, with 24 years total in the dental field. I was born in Brooklyn, NY but my heart is in Isabella, Puerto Rico. I love the great doctors & great staff at our practice & being part of a team that helps in creating beautiful smiles. When I’m not working, I love traveling to my town in Puerto Rico & spending time on the great beaches there.

Nerissa – Front Desk & Check Out

Nerissa – Front Desk & Check OutI am originally from Las Vegas & have been working in dentistry for 20 years. My favorite part of my job is the people! Outside the office, I enjoy spending time with family & my cat, Pumpkin.

Nhu – Dental Hygienist

Nhu – Dental HygienistI received my training & certification from Saint Petersburg College in 2018. I was born & raised in Vietnam & have been in the United States for 6 years. I’m passionate about educating my patients about oral hygiene. When not in the office, I enjoy spending time with family & friends. I also enjoy cooking & traveling.

Penny – Front Desk

Shelly AI am from Pittburgh, PA & have been in dentistry for 24 years. I received my training from Dental Careers School of Tampa Bay. I love that my job gives me the chance to meet & talk with patients everyday. When not in the office, I love spending time with my family & caring for my dogs, goats & chickens. I also enjoy reading & spending time in my vegetable garden.

Shelley A. – Dental Hygienist

Shelley A. - Dental HygienistI have been working with Dr. Assing for 20 years, having completed my training in 2003 in Ohio, where I’m from. I love that I work with fair, honest dentists & co-workers that care about the patients. Outside of the office, I enjoy working out, skydiving, movies & traveling.

Shelley H. – Scheduling Coordinator

Shelley H. - Dental AssistantI have been with Dr. Assing for 21 years. I am from White Bluff, TN. I love helping patients overcome their dental fears & financing challenges. Outside of work, I enjoy my family, church & working with the Girl Scouts. I also love hearing, “Granny, can you show me how?”

Sonia – Dental Assistant

Sonia – Dental AssistantI am from Cuba & have been working in dentistry for 10 years. I received my training & certification from St. Petersburg Dental Assistants School. I love everything about my job, but especially the beautiful smiles I get to care for & help in creating. In my spare time, I enjoy painting & music.

Trang – Dental Assistant

Trang – Dental AssistantI am originally from Vietnam. I received my training & certification at Concorde Institute & have been working in dentistry for 10 years. In my spare time I love to shop!

Teri

l have worked with Dr. Assing for many years. I have been a dental assistant for 20 years. My favorite things to do on the weekend is to spend time with my family & of course, baseball with my boys.