Our Bonita Springs Dental Team
Dana - Office Manager
Dana was born and raised in Oaklyn, New Jersey. While on vacation in 2000 she met her future husband in Rimini, Italy and they have been happily married for more than 18 years. Dana, Marco and their three beautiful children Luca, Nicolo' and Mia relocated to sunny Naples Florida in 2011.
After graduating high school, Dana attended Camden County College for veterinary medicine. She soon realized that her true passion was in the dental field. Dana continued on to become board certified in dental radiology and obtained her license in the state of New Jersey.
She particularly loves technology and so focused her passion in the CAD/CAM field, creating digital restorations. Through her years in dentistry, she has worked in several areas from dental assisting, administrative, laboratory, leadership, to management positions. Dana is ever growing her knowledge within dentistry. She has attended many continuing education courses so that she is up to date in all areas of dentistry. She thoroughly enjoys interacting with patients and it is her goal to make sure all patients feel confident and comfortable by assisting them however needed.
In her free time, Dana enjoys spending time with her family, reading a good book, traveling or relaxing on the wonderful beaches of Naples.
Irma - CRDH, Certified Registered Dental Hygienist
Irma has a true and unique passion for her profession. She wakes up every morning delighted to do what she loves and when you meet her it shines through! Irma was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She currently lives in East Naples but her hometown is Bonita Springs, Florida.
Irma graduated in 2008 from Florida SouthWestern (FSW) University with an Associate's degree in Arts as well as an Associate's in Science in Dental Hygiene. In 2011 Irma expanded her expertise and obtained her license to administer Local Anesthesia.
Irma genuinely loves helping patients reach their optimal oral health and she provides every patient with the gold standard of care. She thoroughly enjoys educating every one of her patients on how to maintain their oral health.
Outside of work, Irma loves traveling, cooking, boating, relaxing on our beautiful beaches, and spending time with family and friends. Irma says, “The most important treasure in her life is my Family.”
Jorge - Dental Hygienist
Jorge was born and raised in Colombia. He has been an active part of the dental field since 2001 when he obtained his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) in Colombia. He moved to the USA in 2014 where he worked as a dental assistant for an oral surgeon and a periodontist until he earned his EFDA license in 2019. His passion inspired him to further his education here in the United Stated by becoming a Dental Hygienist (RDH).
In addition to treating patients, Jorge is also a hands-on instructor for a dental assistant school here in southwest Florida.
Jorge is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust and friendship with each patient. He is extremely devoted to educating patients on their individual needs. Jorge is married to his beautiful wife Carolina and they have a 3-year-old son, Simon. Jorge feels that his son and wife are an important motivation to continue to pursue his personal goals.
In his spare time, Jorge loves spending time with his family and some weekends and holidays with the relatives that he has here in the United States.
Mireya - CDA Certified Dental Assistant
Mireya was born and raised in Blackfoot, ID and moved to sunny Naples, FL 19 years ago. She enjoys spending quality time with her 3 beautiful children Luis, Valerie, and Alexis. When she is not working, you will always see her with her children enjoying outdoor activities or planning their next adventure.
Mireya graduated from Lorenzo Walker Institute Tech in 2004. Her passion for dentistry has now given her the opportunity to work in all fields of dentistry from Endodontic, Oral Surgery to General dentistry. Mireya really loves to inform and educate her patients on their options so they can make the most ideal decision for themselves.
When she is not discussing dental or with her children, Mireya is coming up with things to do out in the community or physically since she is so full of energy. Mireya has been blessed with being part of S.M.I.L.E. Dental now since 03/2018. Mireya had the opportunity to work with Dr. Andisco at a prior office where she saw the quality care provided. S.M.I.L.E. Dental philosophy is something that is lived by all staff members and Mireya is proud to be a part of.
Gina - Front Office Administrator
Gina was born and raised in SW FL. Gina has a passion for taking care of her patients. She has been in the medical field for about 10 years, recently transitioning into dental.
Out of the office Gina loves ro spend time with her family, espically her 1 year old daughter Giana. Gina loves to bake and cook for her family and friends.