Dental Team

  • Kit
    Patient Coordinator

    Originally from Chicago, Kit has been our patient coordinator since 1998. Kit brings an enthusiastic commitment to building strong patient relationships. This characterizes her work in our Business Office, going the extra mile to accommodate your administrative needs and scheduling. She is the first smiling face patients see as they enter our office, and her vibrant personality ensures that all patients will also leave our office smiling!

  • Roberta
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Roberta started her career in dentistry in 1980 as a dental assistant and brings more than 20 years of hygiene experience to our team. She has been with our practice since 1997 and has a knack for motivating patients to make caring for their teeth and gums a priority. Roberta also educates our patients about the latest restorative and cosmetic dental advances. Our patients love the gentle touch Roberta provides while getting their teeth cleaned.

  • Kara
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Kara started her career in dentistry in 2004 as a dental assistant then graduated in 2010 from Brevard Community College as a registered dental hygienist.  She has her Bachelor’s degree of Applied Science degree in Organizational Behavior and Healthcare Management from Eastern Florida State College.

     Kara enjoys educating her patients on all aspects of dentistry that pertain to the patient’s needs but also looking at systemic relations to dentistry as well.  She enjoys making her patients feel comfortable and has a gentle touch that her patients appreciate. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs.

  • Shannon
    Treatment and Financial Analyst

    Shannon has been in the dental field for over 26 years both as a Dental Assistant and working in the Dental Administrative Office. She is our Treatment & Financial Analyst, and with her passion for dentistry, she can focus on the needs, and desires, of our patients. She is a native of Florida and grew up in Sebastian. She and her husband have two sons. Shannon would be excited to share the opportunities Dr. Diep can provide you to enhance your smile!

  • Christie
    Dental Assistant

    Born and raised in St. Cloud, Florida, Christie moved to Melbourne to pursue her ATD in Dental Assisting at Eastern Florida State College. Since her completion in 2013, she has worked as a certified dental assistant.

    Joining Dr. Diep's team has allowed her to help give people a beautiful smile while providing a positive and comfortable experience.

  • Kelly
    Dental Assistant

    Kelly grew up in Indian Harbour Beach, she earned her ATD in dental assisting in 2015 from Eastern Florida. Kelly works alongside Dr. Diep helping patients achieve their dream smiles. She loves working in a positive environment and enjoys establishing relationships with her patients as well as providing a gentle touch with a warm friendly demeanor.

  • Holly

    Holly has been a dental assistant since 2001.  She earned her CDA from Ocean County College in New Jersey, where she grew up.  Holly has called Florida home since 1984.

    Holly works alongside Dr. Diep helping patients to have a calm and positive dental experience.  She loves to make her patients smile and feel welcomed so they leave feeling good about themselves!

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