As the practice manager and sedation coordinator at Pearl Pediatric Dental, Whitney brings leadership to guide daily operations of the practice including administrative coordination. She is also a Certified Dental Assistant. Whitney is one of the first team members at Pearl Pediatric Dental. Whitney and her husband, Josh moved to Florida from West Virginia where they rescued their sweet dog, Olive. In her free time she enjoys creating projects to add to her Etsy shop! Whitney & Josh recently welcomed their first baby boy. Whitney enjoys creating a fun environment for the children & ensuring they leave with a smile on their face!
Danielle is our insurance/billing and treatment plan coordinator. With over 5 years of experience in dental billing, Danielle is diligent in providing the most accurate treatment plan estimate possible. She was born in New York and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Her pride and joy is her beautiful 2 year old daughter who loves music and dancing! During her free time, Danielle loves to travel and go on cruises. Most of all she loves to eat delicious food!
Lainey is one of the first smiling faces you'll see at the front. She is a native Floridian, born and raised in Melbourne! Lainey has two cats, a dog, and a red foot tortoise! She enjoys spending her free time with her loved ones. Lainey aspires to become a dental hygienist in the near future. She truly enjoys being a smiling and helping face for the patients and parents at PPD!
Kim graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2013. She is from the Florida Panhandle! Kim was raised in a military family, and she's the youngest of three siblings. She has a boxer/bulldog mix named Malibu! Kim's favorite colors are teal and coral (perfect fit for Pearl Pediatric Dental's sea life theme). Her favorite animal is a giraffe! Kim loves to travel and go on new adventures. Her friendly personality and adventurous stories will always keep the kids entertained and excited!
Sultaness, also known as "Sully", is a Certified Dental Assistant who graduated from the Academy of Dental Assistants in St. Petersburg, FL. She was born in the Virgin Islands and grew up in South Florida. When she's not working with the kids, she likes to ride her bike, travel, sew, cook, and watch anime. Her ambition shows through her love for the field of pediatric dentistry. She strives every day to make good memories for her patients while always having fun!
Katia is one of our newest dental assistants. She moved to Florida from Virginia about a year and a half ago. She graduated from Eau Gallie High School. She's a proud graduate from the Dental Assisting Institute of Melbourne and aspires to be a dental hygienist in the future. Katia is bilingual and fluent in Spanish. In her free time, Katia enjoys playing volleyball and exercising at the gym. She's also a huge animal lover!
Sofia is a Certified Sterilization Technician and dental assistant. She is a recent graduate from Viera High School and aspires to become a dentist just like Dr. M&M! She was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. She has lived in 3 different states, such as Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia. In her free time she likes to go surfing with her dad and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Sofia's favorite color is pink and her favorite animals are dogs and geckos!
Gabe is our Sterilization Technician who aspires to become a dentist in the future! He is currently attending the University of Central Florida where he is a member for the Pre-Dental Student Association. He was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In his free time, he enjoys playing the trumpet and working on his car (vroom vroom)! Gabe helps keep the girls at PPD upbeat and happy with his funny jokes!
The PPD Family