Meet Your Friendly Dental Team – Vero Beach, FL

Qualified, Friendly, & Motivated

Our skilled team not only includes highly experienced administrators, assistants, and hygienists, but dental technicians as well. This is a rarity in the dental world, but Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach is committed to only providing the best service for our patients, so we hire the best people! Everyone at our dental practice is ready to make your dental care as easy and comfortable as possible, and to start getting to know them, read on below.

Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator & Dental Hygienist

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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 Dental Group of Vero Beach in May 2019. In late 2020, Erin took over the exciting role of Patient Coordinator for our dental office. She likes that she gets to help patients from their first phone call to their initial visit and throughout their treatment. At home, Erin enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her two large dogs. She also loves to kayak, hike, travel, paddleboard, and run.

Front Office Supervisor

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Mason grew up in Rhode Island and moved down to Vero Beach in 2016. Her passion for dentistry started when she became a patient of Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach. After learning about ClearCorrect, it sparked her interest in the dental field, and she's been a part of the team since 2018. Her favorite thing is watching patients transform as they become more confident about their smiles. While not in the dental office, Mason spends her days with her husband, daughter, young son, and their three year old lab. Their interests include boating, hunting, swimming, and hanging out with family.

Financial Administrator

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Kimberlee is from Richmond, Virginia. She brought her expertise from Armstrong Accounting Services Inc. to Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach starting in 2015, and she ensures that our dental office runs smoothly. She and her husband, Mike, live in Vero Beach with their two dogs and two cats—their adult daughter lives in Tampa. A former competitive triathlete, Kimberlee has completed three half-marathons to date. When relaxing, she likes to read, meditate, and she is currently learning how to garden.

Dental Assistant & Front Desk Associate

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Jocy has been a part of the dental field since 2014, and joined our dental office in 2021. She graduated from Indian River State College and has certifications in expanded functions, radiology, and nitrous oxide. She says that the team at Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach feels like a second family, and she loves how everyone comes together to serve our patients. Outside of dentistry, she likes to stay active, whether this involves going to the gym or walking the trails. She also enjoys having cookouts with her family and friends.

Dental Hygienist

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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. Roxanne enjoys spending time with her family. Her other interests include fitness, gardening, baking, stained glass, photography, and travel.

Dental Hygienist

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Clare was born in Western NY and grew up in Vero Beach. While working at Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach, she earned her dental assisting certificate and continued to pursue a career in dental hygiene. Clare attended Florida State College in Jacksonville, where she was President of her dental hygiene class. Today, she loves being able to positively contribute to the oral and systemic health of our patients while helping them love their smiles! Away from the dental office, Clare likes to spend time with family and friends, travel, attend sporting events, exercise, and relax at the beach.

Dental Hygienist

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Emily was born and raised in Upstate New York and moved to Vero Beach in 2018 to be closer to family. Emily was a dental assistant prior to graduating from Dental Hygiene School and recently joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach. When Emily isn't in the office, you can find her with her two Goldendoodles, Brie and Murphy, at the beach or traveling.

Dental Assistant

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Allie was born and raised in the Vero Beach area. She attended school at Indian River State College and graduated from the dental assisting program in 2014, receiving her certifications in radiology, Nitrous Oxide, and Expanded functions. She chose dentistry as a career pathway as she has a great passion for serving others by helping to improve their oral health. Outside of dentistry, Allie spends most of her time with her family. She has two daughters that are her world. Their interests include going to the movies, theme parks, reading books, and exploring new places. When Allie has free time she enjoys going to the gym and staying active.

Dental Assistant

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Lori has lived in Vero Beach for most of her life. She graduated from Indian River State College in 1986 with an Associates in Science degree in Dental Assisting Technology and Management. She joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group of Vero Beach in 2020 and brings 35 years of dental experience to our dental office. She got married in 1986 and has one daughter. When Lori is not at the dental office, she likes to travel in her camper, enjoy various water sports such as scuba diving, or spend time with her family. She is also a big animal lover and has had many different pets, including snakes, fish, birds, rabbits, chickens, squirrels, and plenty of cats and dogs.

Dental Assistant

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Nanci has been a dental assistant for over 25 years and truly has a passion for dentistry. She enjoys working with patients and being part of transforming patients to having healthy, happy smiles. She began her journey in dentistry in 1993 and knew immediately this was the path for her. As a Florida native, growing up in Palm Beach County, she loves the outdoors. Running, swimming, paddle boarding and cooking are her passions. She has a soft spot for rescue dogs and plans to continue helping those in need.

Dental Assistant & Lab Technician

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Jenna was born in Maryland and grew up in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. She graduated from Indian River State College Dental Assisting Program in 2022 and is currently working towards her bachelors degree in Health Science. During her free time, she enjoys relaxing on the beach, exercising at the gym, and taking care of her farm at home.