Everyone on our Punta Gorda, FL dental team wants you to enjoy each visit and have the healthiest smile. Check out more about them below!
A certified dental assistant with over 20 years of dental experience, Darla joined Smiles of Punta Gorda in 2004 and stills loves interacting with our patients. When she’s not taking great care of our guests, she spends time with family, makes jewelry and crafts, travels, and loves checking out new movies.
Cathy has been in dentistry since 1988, and Smiles of Punta Gorda has been lucky enough to have her with us for 17 of those years. She’s X-ray certified, and she always enjoys working with our team to make our patients’ visits as comfortable as possible. While away from the office, she loves spending time with her family and cheering on her sons at their athletic events.
Marla has spent almost two decades in dentistry and has been with us since 2002. She’s certified in radiology and expanded functions and still enjoys every aspect of the dental field. On the weekends, she spends time with her family, goes horseback riding, and loves hitting the race car track on Saturday nights.
Niparath came to Smiles of Punta Gorda in 2005 and is certified in expanded functions and radiology to help us with X-rays. Her favorite part of working with us is seeing the expression on patients’ faces when they see their new smiles. She loves spending her free time watching her children play competitive soccer and traveling to new places.
Jenny began her dental career in 2004 and joined our team in 2011. She loves building relationships with her patients and seeing reductions in gum pocket depths (a clear sign of a healthier smile!). She also loves the outdoors, frequently vacationing with her husband and three daughters.
Mary has provided excellent care for our patients since 2006. After all that time, her favorite part of each day is still being able to help patients maintain healthy smiles and teeth. Going boating with her family and taking her kids to Disney World is how she chooses to spend her days off.
We were happy to have Sarah join us in 2016, as she’s great with our patients and enjoys educating them on home dental care. In addition to dentistry, she has a passion for horseback riding and being outdoors. She also loves spending downtime with her family and dogs.
Lynda has been with Smiles of Punta Gorda since 2005. She’s always been great with our patients, especially when helping them out with any insurance problems. An avid reader, she uses her free time to check out new books and spend time with her husband, two dogs, and pygmy goat, Skittles.