Meet the Ocala Dental Team
At Weldon Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry of Ocala, we are extremely proud of our team. Our common goal is to create and maintain healthy teeth and gums for life for all our patients. This truly is a team effort. If you are new to our practice or would simply like to learn more about our team, feel free to read below. We have provided a short bio of each member. We believe that reaching our common goal begins with a healthy relationship between each member of the team but also between the team and our patients. Feel free to reach out at any time with questions or comments!
Claudia, Office Manager
Claudia has been working in dentistry for nearly 15 years, both as a dental assistant and as our dedicated manager. She loves helping people and taking care of teeth, so the job is a perfect fit! At home, she is the proud mom of two grown sons. When she isn’t busy answering questions for patients, she enjoys watching soccer and spending quality time with her family in California.
Kelly, Treatment Coordinator
Kelly studied at Middlesex County College; today, she’s been working in the dental field for nearly 15 years. She is extremely passionate about her job and providing excellent care to patients in need! Whenever a problem arises, it’s in her nature to fix it, and her goal at the end of each day is to leave people feeling great about their smile. At home, she has two teenage boys. Her top hobbies in her free time include taking cruises, lounging at the beach, and shopping.
Crystal, Dental Assistant
Crystal’s hometown is Starke, FL! She attended Fortis College and earned her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification before joining the field of dentistry. Today, she thoroughly enjoys helping patients overcome their fear of the dentist. Outside the office, you’ll most likely find her soaking up every moment she can with her daughter and fiancé. One interesting thing you may not know about her is that she grew up on a farm with mini cows and chickens.
Michelle, Dental Hygienist
Michelle’s dental career spans over eight years so far. She studied at Florida State College at Jacksonville and is an RDH today. She always goes above and beyond to provide our patients with the best care imaginable. As for personal hobbies, she spends her free time running, exercising, traveling, and playing with her dog. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she’s completed the world’s highest full circle, hands-free walk at 1168 feet!
Lindsey, Dental Hygienist
Lindsey attended both the College of Central Florida and Santa Fe College before entering the dental field over four years ago. When asked about her favorite aspect of her job, she shared that it is the opportunity to create genuine relationships while also transforming smiles. Outside the office, Lindsey is a newlywed! She loves riding horses, painting, and running. Here’s an interesting fact about Lindsey: it’s her dream to compete on the show Survivor.
Kelsey, Dental Assistant
Although Kelsey is relatively new to our team, she has nearly a decade of experience in the dental field under her belt! She is originally from North Branch, MN, completing her studies at Dakota County Technical College. Today, she is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with additional training in CPR. For her, the best part of her job is hands down seeing the joy and confidence that comes from bettering one’s oral hygiene. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and Black Lab. She also likes going to the beach, visiting Disneyland, and working out!