Dental Staff

Jennifer - Office Manager

As Office Manager, Jennifer has been working with Dr. Shields for over 16 years. She is proud to play a part in the growth of the practice since its inception. Jennifer is committed to patient service and comfort.  She is happy to discuss any concerns that you may have and try to help you solve any problems. Jennifer enjoys interacting with patients and the pleasant atmosphere at Dentistry in the Beach. 

Haneen - Dental Receptionist

Haneen is our dental receptionist. She is always ready to greet you with a smile and make your first impression a lasting one.  Haneen is happy to schedule your restorative and dental hygiene appointments.  She will submit insurance claims on your behalf and help you to understand your insurance benefit, as well as handle your account with accuracy and efficiency.

Evita - Treatment Coordinator

Evita will help you with any concerns that you may have regarding your insurance benefits or if you wish to make financial arrangements.  She will be happy to submit estimates to your insurance company on your behalf to see what assistance that your insurance benefits may provide.  Evita will also schedule your appointments and follow-up with you to make sure that you are comfortable and well informed about your treatment plan. 

Claudio - Restorative Dental Hygienist

Claudio has been practicing restorative dental hygiene at Dentistry in the Beach since 1996.  In addition to performing dental hygiene services that improve the oral health of our patients, Claudio is also well qualified to perform many of the restorative services you may need.  He has a extensive experience using our Cerec technology to help our patients receive a crown the same day that it is started.  Feel free to ask Claudio questions about our technology. He is our resident technical whiz.

Michelle, Karen and Wen - Dental Hygienists

Michelle has been with Dentistry in the Beach for 16 years and Karen has been with us for over seven years.  Wen is the newest member of our hygiene team.  Our dental hygienists are committed to providing you with clear information and clinical services to help you maintain your good physical health as well as oral health.  As members of our dental health care team, our dental hygienists have a distinctive clinical and educational role to play in promoting good oral health for a lifetime. 

Our dental hygienists are not just teeth cleaners - they also assess, plan and implement treatments, and evaluate your individual oral care needs.

Nidia - Dental Assistant

Nidia is Dr. Shields assistant and has been with Dentistry in the Beach for over 14 years.  In addition to assisting the doctor, Nidia also ensures that the treatment room and all instruments are thoroughly cleaned and sterilized.  She takes the time to help you feel relaxed and comfortable during your appointment and is always happy to answer any questions that you may have.  

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