Patient Coordiantor

Lynn is a Florida native. She was born in Daytona Beach, Florida and raised here in Fort Myers. She comes from a long line of Fort Myers High School graduates. In fact, her daughter presently teaches at Fort Myers High. Lynn has been with the practice for 38 years. You will find her at the front desk, where she is known as “The Scheduling Goddess”!

Lynn’s passions include family, kayaking, camping, gardening and interior design. She is married to her high school sweet heart, has two grown children and four grandchildren.

Amanda has experienced much of America, having been born in Kansas, but having lived in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, Arizona, Connecticut, and Washington. Now she's back in Fort Myers for a new challenge- to make people's dental visits as enjoyable as possible.

Amanda has always been fascinated by the possibilities in the world of dentistry. As the newest member of our team, her goal is to use her love of dentistry and 14 years of customer service experience to meet the needs of every person that comes through the door!

Amanda enjoys calligraphy, funny and sci-fi movies, large cups of coffee, and good books.‍‍‍


Office Manager


Registered Dental Hygienist

Sylvia is originally from Sanford, North Carolina. She earned a BS degree from East Carolina University and received her Hygiene degree from Wayne Community College in 1996.

Sylvia has been married for 33 years and has one son. She enjoys hiking, reading and traveling when she is not in the office cleaning teeth!


Registered Dental Hygienist

Nikki moved here in 1974. At 15 years of age she started helping out at her “neighborhood dentist” office. Years later, she still enjoys her days with patients! In 1972 she graduated from St. Petersburg College with her degree in Dental Hygiene.

She lives in Naples with her husband. They have 3 grown children, 7 grand children and 2 dogs. Her passions include: fishing, boating, snorkeling, snow shoeing and reading.

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Insurance Coordinator

Mary is originally from the Windy City of Chicago! She greatly enjoys the warmer weather and sunny days of South Florida! Mary has been working in dentistry for 30 years! She has been with our office for 17 years, starting with Dr. Whiteside and joined Dr. Ford when we combined offices.

Mary is married and enjoys spending time at home with her husband. Spending time with her two grandsons is her greatest passion! Mary also has two pups that welcome her at the door each evening!


Certified Registered Dental Hygienist

Rosa joined our team after being with Dr. Whiteside. She has worked in dentistry for 32 years, beginning her career as an orthodontic assistant. After getting married and having her three sons, she returned to school to become a hygienist!

Rosa is originally from Miami and loves good food, good music, and a good time! She recently continued her education by becoming certified in local anesthesia.

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Dental Assistant‍‍‍

Amanda was born and raised here in Southwest Florida. She has worked in a variety of dental offices which has taught her a lot about dentistry! Amanda worked as an assistant to Dr. Ford in his first office, which led her to joining our team!

Amanda's greatest passions are her son, daughter, and her husband. She enjoys spending weekends with her kids and going to Jason Aldean concerts!


Dental Assistant

‍‍‍Noelle has worked in dentistry for many years in Key West! She is knowledge‍‍‍able in restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. After getting married and having her three children, Noelle moved to the Fort Myers area!

When not at work, Noelle spends as much time with her kids as possible!