The Team


James Almeida, Clinical Administrator / Office Manager

James received his Bachelor’s in Business and Administration from FIU in 1999. He has had over 20 years of experience in sales and customer service, so quality patient care is his priority.

His vision is to have a profitable practice that offers quality patient care at a fair price and that helps patients lead happy and healthy lives and be confident about their appearance. James acts as the office manager, communicates with vendors, and makes sure day-to-day operations are running as smoothly as possible. 

Cassandra Rodriguez, Dental Hygienist 

Cassandra has been an essential part of the office for 20 years. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Science and Dental Hygiene from Miami-Dade College, and has recently eared certification for dental anesthesia.

Cassandra is doing what she loves by educating patients about their dental health and keeping their teeth clean and healthy. Cassandra has a husband and two sons that she loves to spend time with. She also loves to travel and relax on the beach.

ALINA Coto, Dental Assistant/ Front office Staff

Alina is a very skilled dental assistant who has been at this office for 26 years! She received her Dental Assistant certification from Miami Technical College in 1984 and her x-ray license in 2004.

Alina is a woman of many talents because she not only acts as a dental assistant, but also verifies insurance, calls patients, organizes files, and brings happiness and laughter to the office every day. Alina has a husband and two beautiful children. In her free time she loves traveling, taking pictures, and going to Disney with her family. 

THAIZ PEREZ, Front Desk Staff

Thais is the first face you will see at our office because she has worked at the front desk for 5 years. She was raised in Spain where she earned her Marketing and International Trade degree at E.S.M.A and her Sociology degree at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. 

In our office, Thais not only welcomes patients into the office, but also makes appointments, and takes care of insurance claims. Her goal is to make sure our patients have a pleasant experience at our office and to make sure the office is running as efficiently as possible. She has a wonderful husband and loves to exercise, do yoga, paint, and travel.

Jennifer Valdez, Administrative / Dental Assistant 

Jenny has been part of our team for 7 years! She received her bachelor's degree in biology from FIU and is still studying at Barry University to receive her master's in biomedical science in hopes of one day becoming a dentist herself. Because this is her dream, she treats every day in the office like a learning experience. 

In the office Jenny helps out with verifying insurance and making sure different insurance companies are accurate and timely with their payments. She also acts as a dental assistant when needed. When Jenny is not in the office or studying, she enjoys cosmetics and swimming.

Maritza Delgado, Dental Assistant

Maritza has is one of our amazing dental assistants, and has worked here for 13 years. She was born in Cuba where she earned her degree in Livestock Engineering at the Universidad Central Marta Abreu de las Villas.

Maritza trained to be a dental assistant at Miami Technical College, and when she is not working, she enjoys going to the beach, watching movies, traveling, and reading. 

Giselle Rodriguez, Dental Assistant

Giselle is one of our wonderful dental assistants, and she has been a part of the team for 8 years. She earned her Dental Assistant certification from Miami Technical College in 2009 and her x-ray license in 2004.

While she’s not at the office, Giselle loves to watch movies, go to the beach, and spend time with her family and her son.