Meet Our Vero Beach Dentists and Staff
Robert Bruce McDonald DDS - Vero Beach Dentist
Dr. McDonald is a native of Conroe Texas, a small community north of Houston. Born in 1960, his family was in the cattle business and he grew up helping his father tend to their livestock. He graduated high school in 1978, attended undergraduate school at the University of Houston, and later graduated from Dental School at the University of Texas in San Antonio in 1984. After practicing in Texas for five years he moved to Vero Beach Florida and joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group in 1989. Dr. McDonald is a pilot and began flying part-time for the skydiving center in Sebastian, Florida in 1991. Dr. McDonald and his wife Taylor met skydiving and were married in 1995. Together they have two children, Cody born in 2003 and Emi born in 2007. The McDonalds enjoy travel, boating, fishing, and scuba diving and spend much of their free time cruising in the Bahamas. They also enjoy visiting England, Ireland and Scotland.
Dr. McDonald spent several years lecturing with his Ceramist, Sam Payne, on the latest technologies in digital dentistry. Dr. McDonald is past president of his local and district Dental Associations and also worked on the planning committee for the Florida Dental Association’s annual Dental convention. He is a fellow in the International College of Dentists, and is also a member of the American Dental Association, The Florida Dental Association, and numerous other Dental organizations.
Courtney Lombardo DMD, Vero Beach Dentist
Dr. Lombardo was born in New York, but she considers herself a Floridian. She grew up in Jupiter, Florida with her family and played club lacrosse and volleyball in high school. In 2014, Dr. Lombardo earned her Bachelor’s at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and later moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where she did research at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr.Lombardo graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and continued to complete her Advanced Education in General Dentistry through the University of Florida in St. Petersburg, specializing in implant dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, and advanced prosthodontics. Dr. Lombardo lives in Vero with her boyfriend and their cats and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends. She loves scuba diving, boating, fishing, hiking, and traveling to experience different cultures and cuisines.
Mason Chadwick, Front Office Supervisor
Mason grew in Rhode Island and moved down to Vero Beach in 2016. Mason's passion for dental started when she became a patient of Ocean Oaks Dental Group. After learning about clear correct it sparked her interest in the dental field and she's been a part of the team since 2018. While not in the office Mason spends her days with her husband and daughter. Their interests include boating, swimming and hanging out with family.
Nichol Coss, Dental Assistant
Nichol grew up in Thomaston, Connecticut and now calls Sebastian home. After graduating high school in 2018, she decided it was time for a new adventure and moved to Florida. At the beginning of 2020 she studied at the Dental Assisting Institute of Melbourne, where she received her Dental Assisting Certificate and joined our practice soon after. She then graduated with high honors from Indian River State College in December of 2020 with an Associates in Arts degree and is currently working towards her Bachelors degree. When Nichol isn't studying or at the office you can find her at the beach, gym, golf course, or the stables. She enjoys being active and the outdoors.
Robin Selzer, CDA - Dental Assistant
Robin grew up in Port St. Lucie Florida. She graduated from the Indian River State College Dental Assisting Program with an Associate in Science degree in 1982. Robin and her husband Steve were married in 1988 and have two lovely daughters, Madelin and Hillary. Robin joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group in 1994 and is currently a Dental Assistant for Dr. Callery. Robin loves spending time with her family, going to concerts, attending Special Olympics events, and lounging around the pool
Lori Noland, Dental Assistant
Lori has lived in Vero Beach for most of her life. Lori graduated Indian River State College in 1986 with an Associates in Science degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management. She joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group in 2020 and brings 20 years of Dental Assisting experience to our practice. She got married in 1986 and they have one daughter. When Lori is not at the office she is traveling in her camper, enjoying various water sports such as scuba diving, or spending time with her family.
Cassidy Trent, Dental Assistant
Cassidy is a born and raised Floridian. She attended the Dental Assisting Academy of the Palm Beaches for her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting certification in 2017. Cassidy joined our practice in 2020 as she was interested in learning even more skills aside from dental assisting. When she is not assisting our dentists, she is helping in the lab or at the frontdesk and has become a well rounded jack of all trades. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her son, taking weekend trips to new destinations, and trying new cuisines.
Roxanne L. Martin, Dental Hygienist
Roxanne moved to Vero Beach from Union Grove, WI in 1975, graduating from Vero Beach High School in 1978. Roxanne earned her Dental Assisting Degree in 1989 and her Dental Hygiene Degree in 1993. She joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group as a Hygienist in 1993. Roxanne enjoys spending time with her family and especially her grandson who was born in 1999. Other interests include fitness, gardening, baking, stained glass, photography and travel.
Danielle Justus, Dental Hygienist
Danielle is a native of Vero Beach, FL. She earned her Dental Assisting Certificate in 2005 and graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2008. She then went on to get her Master's Degree in Healthcare Management from University of Central Florida in 2013. In her free time, Danielle loves to spend time with family and friends, travel, read, run, ride her Peloton bike, and boating.
Tiffany Woods, Dental Hygienist
Tiffany is a native to West Virginia, where she was born and raised. She graduated high school at the age of 15 and went on to work as a Dental Assistant for her family Dentist at the age of 17. She has advanced her career from Head Dental Assistant to Orthodontic Assistant and continued on to Hygiene School in 2007. She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene at West Virginia Community and Technical College. Tiffany graduated Summa Cum Laude of her class in 2009. After practicing Hygiene in West Virginia for 11 years, she uprooted her husband and two beautiful kids in search of warmer weather. When not in the office, you will find her volunteering or enjoying Florida’s sunshine. She enjoys being outdoors, family time, swimming, nature walks, and all kinds of food, especially Italian.
Tamara Welcome, RDH, Front Desk Associate
Tamara grew up in Jacksonville and moved to Sebastian in 2001. She earned her Dental Hygiene Degree and graduated with Honors from Brevard Community College. Tamara joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group in 2011. She has loved being a Dental Hygienist, but has changed roles as of January 2021 due to a shoulder injury. She will enjoy working with patients as a front desk associate 2 days per week. In her free time, Tamara loves spending time with her family and friends.
Conner Teal, Dental Technician
Connor was born and raised in Vero Beach. He attended Saint Edwards and held a continuous spot on the dean's list. After graduating, he continued his education at Indian River State College, gaining an Associates in Applied Science degree in dental laboratory technology. In the Dental Lab program, Connor joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group through an internship offered in 2015. Connor specializes in the unique and high quality "Crown in a Day" services. However, he plays an ever-increasing role in treatment planning and overall patient care in many other aspects of dental care. Outside of work, Connor enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with his dog. He travels often in search of mountain bike trails and camping sites. He is also an avid motorcyclist and tinkerer.
Lindsey Nolan, Digital Lab Technician & Artist
Lindsey Nolan is a true Floridian. Born and raised in Sebastian and Vero Beach, she comes from a family of pioneers who helped to establish this town. Lindsey is an artist who has transformed her skills to become a Dental Technician. In 2012 she earned her Associate in Applied Science Degree in Dental Technology and Management from Indian River State College. Specializing in crown/bridge and ceramics, she combines her artistic eye with the latest technology to create life like dental restorations. Lindsey enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, step son, and their mini zoo at home. She also enjoys the beach, kayaking, traveling, and any kind of creative project she can get her hands on.
Erin Haynes, RDH, Treatment Coordinator
Erin was born in Ft. Lauderdale and grew up in Georgia and Virginia. She earned her Dental Assisting Certificate in 1995 and graduated with honors as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2007. She returned to her home state of Florida in December 2017 and joined Ocean Oaks in May 2019 as a Dental Hygienist. In late 2020, Erin took over the exciting role of Treatment Plan Coordinator for our office. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her 2 dogs. She loves to laugh, read, travel, paddleboard, and run.
Kimberlee Armstrong, Financial Administrator
Kimberlee is from Richmond, Virginia. She brought the expertise from Armstrong Accounting Services Inc. to Ocean Oaks Dental Group starting in 2015.