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 is committed to only providing the best service for our patients, so we hire the best people! Everyone at Ocean Oaks is ready to make your dental care as easy and comfortable as possible, and to start getting to know them, read on below.

Mason Chadwick
Front Office Supervisor

Front office supervisor Mason Chadwick

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. 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.

Nichol Coss
Dental Assistant & Front Desk Associate

Dental assistant and front desk associate Nichol Coss

Nichol grew up in Thomaston, Connecticut, and she now calls Sebastian home. She studied at the Dental Assisting Institute of Melbourne, where she received her Dental Assisting Certificate in early 2020, and joined our dental office soon after. She also holds an Associate in Arts Degree, is an EMT, and is working towards becoming a paramedic. When Nichol isn't studying or at the dental office, she likes to spend her free time at the gym and enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family.

Robin Selzer
Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Robin Selzer

Robin grew up in Port St. Lucie and 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, along with a fantastic son-in-law and super smart grandson. Robin joined Ocean Oaks Dental Group in 1994, and she has nearly 40 years of dental experience overall. She loves spending time with her family, going to concerts, attending Special Olympics events, and lounging around the pool.

Lori Noland
Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Lori Noland

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 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.

Roxanne L. Martin
Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Roxanne L Martin

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. Her other interests include fitness, gardening, baking, stained glass, photography, and travel.

Clare Santangelo
Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Clare Santangelo

Clare was born in upstate New York and grew up in Vero Beach. While working at Ocean Oaks Dental Group, 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.

Danielle Kelly
Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Danielle Kelly

Danielle is a native of Vero Beach, FL. She earned her dental assisting certificate in 2005 and graduated as a dental hygienist in 2008. She then went on to get her master’s degree in Healthcare Management from the University of Central Florida in 2013. Outside of work, Danielle loves to spend time with family and friends, travel, read, run, ride her Peloton bike, and go boating. She is also the VP of Finance for the Junior League of Indian River County.

Tamara Welcome
Dental Hygienist & Front Desk Associate

Dental hygienist and front desk associate Tamara Welcome

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 changed roles as of January 2021 due to a shoulder injury. Today, she enjoys working with patients as a front desk associate. Away from the dental office, Tamara loves spending time with her family and friends.

Connor Teel
Dental Technician

Dental technician Connor Teel

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 Associate 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 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. 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.

Erin Haynes
Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator & Dental Hygienist

Dental office manager treatment coordinator and dental hygienist Erin Haynes

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 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.

Kimberlee Armstrong
Financial Administrator

Financial administrator Kimberlee Armstrong

Kimberlee is from Richmond, Virginia. She brought her expertise from Armstrong Accounting Services Inc. to Ocean Oaks Dental Group 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.

Jocy Gallegos
Dental Assistant & Front Desk Associate

Dental assistant and front desk associate Jocy Gallegos

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 feels like a second family, and she loves how everyone comes together to serve our patients. Jocy and her husband, Matthew, have a young son and they are currently building their first home. Outside of dentistry, she likes to stay active, whether this involves going to the gym, walking the trails, or chasing her toddler around the park. She also enjoys having cookouts with her family and friends.

Allie Gallegos
Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Allie Gallegos

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.

Cassidy Welcome
Dental Lab Technician

Dental lab technician Cassidy Welcome

Cassidy was born in Stuart and grew up in Sebastian. Her interest in dentistry came from her mother Tamara, who is a dental hygienist. Cassidy's love for painting led her into this field. Soon after graduating from Sebastian River Highschool, she started on the job training to become a Dental Lab Technician at Ocean Oaks. Cassidy enjoys being a part of a team that tranforms patient's lives. During her free time, she loves being active, traveling & spending time at the beach.