Dental Assistant Team

Dental Assistant Team

Our Dental Assistant Team

members are skilled and trained professionals. They are all certified as EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistants) by the state of Florida. They constantly pursue  continuing education in both clinical and inter-personal areas to better serve our patients. Our dental assistants strive to make each patient’s visit as comfortable as possible. The testimonials we receive on their customer service and how comfortable patients feel are impressive.





Jenny has been an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant since 2004. She joined Smile Design in January 2012. Her passion for engaging and welcoming new patients aided in her evolution to be our Patient Care Coordinator. She meets each new patient and makes them feel at home. Jenny has been trained in attaining and achieving our patient’s outcomes from start to finish.  Jenny loves spending time with her parents, sisters and 2 nieces. In her free time, she volunteers for a bible education program.



Ruthie_8519 WEBRuthie has been in the dental field for over 20 years and truly enjoys dentistry.  She joined Smile Design & Wellness Center in early 2015 because she was interested in learning about and providing holistic, biologic dentistry.  Her favorite part of her job is being part of creating the outcome for patients; she enjoys helping people with their oral and overall health, and seeing their improvements. In her spare time Ruthie enjoys bike riding, racquetball, and spending time with her three dogs.  She also loves being in the outdoors.




To learn more about Our Team please select from the links at the bottom of this page.

SDWC Patients Speak Out:

“The Smile Design & Wellness Center is a truly class act. I can’t say enough about the excellent reception and overall excellence of this team effort. Lisa, Melanie, Ginny, Jenny, Maria and of course Dr. Edwards all made me feel very special and I am confident my teeth and gums are in the best possible hands. I have already started to sing their praises to everyone I encounter. Thanks again for being so great !!!!”   Joan. N.


Dental Assistant Team

Front Desk Team <> Hygiene Team <> Dental Assistant Team <> Support Team