Laura Betancur - Front Office/Patient CoordinatorLaura is a well trained, experienced receptionist who first discovered her passion for dentistry by watching her mother run her own dental lab. She moved from Colombia at a young age and started working in her mother's lab while still in high school. There she acquired many lab skills before moving to the front office as a receptionist. This experience gave her an understanding of the process behind each dental case along with placing orders and answering phone calls . She also has excellent communication and customer service skills and works extremely well with others . Laura graduated from FIU with a bachelor's in Biology from the honors college society. In addition to her study in dentistry, she is passionate about the outdoors and she enjoys hiking, swimming and going to the beach. Continuing her career in the field of dentistry, staying active and making a positive change all bring her great joy.
Diana Devlin - Dental Assistant/Patient Care CoordinatorA wonderful contribution to the uSmile Dental Centers team is Diana, who many of our patients consider their go to person of the office. Diana has over 30 years of experience in the dental field, both assisting the doctor chair-side and administratively. Whatever is important to you as the patient becomes important to her; she is most willing and certainly capable of assisting patients with whatever their needs may be. When not working, Diana travels and spends much time with daughters and 2 grandsons. She is excited to be part of the uSmile Dental Team.
Jessica Shepherd - Dental Assistant
Jessica certified dental assistant and graduated from broward college with an associates degree in dental assisting.
Jessica has always had an interest in dentistry so it made sense for her to turn her passion into a career.
Originally from England Jessica has lived in South Florida for nearly 4 years, however misses the cold weather especially when it is 90° outside.
Outside of the office Jessica likes to be outdoors and is very interested in travel. Jessica love travelling internationally however she would love to visit all 50 states
Felicia McDaniels, RDH - Dental Hygienist
Felicia is originally from California. She went to school for Dental Hygiene in Fort Lauderdale at Sanford brown College and graduated in 2015. She prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough. On her time off she enjoys the beach, running, and spending time off with her French bulldog.