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Meet Your Gainesville Dental Team

Below, you’ll find all of the friendly faces you’ll meet here at our practice! Each member of our staff has years of experience, extensive training, and a genuine love for helping Gainesville smile. They’ll be there from check-in to checkout to make sure you have the smoothest and most stress-free dental experience possible. If you ever have a question about your treatments or your insurance, they’ll always have the answers you need. Read on below to get to know our fantastic team!

Terri Beach - Certified Dental Assistant

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Terri enjoys helping people keep their mouths healthy. She has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Santa Fe Community College with her Dental Assistant Degree. She also has studied at the L. D. Pankey Institute and is CPR certified.

Terri was born and raised in Gainesville. She loves to spend time outdoors. Enjoys camping, fishing and spending time with her family. She is married to Kenny, they have a daughter named Taylor and a shih tzu named Gracie. Surprisingly, she wakes up at 3:30 every morning without an alarm!

Angie Bell - Dental Assistant

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Janette Nossa - Office Manager & Receptionist

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Janette has worked in dentistry for 4 years and is committed to creating relationships with every patient. She attended Santa Fe College and received her degree as a Registered Nurse. Originally from Miami, she is a Cuban coffee fanatic and loves pastelitos.

Outside of the office, she loves to spend time with her family, travel and watch her daughters play volleyball. She is married to Dr. Nossa and has two daughters (Ale and Nohe), two dogs (Lulu and Simba) and 2 beta fish.

Claire Rafanan - Dental Hygienist

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Claire graduated from Santa Fe College in 1996 and has been practicing dental hygiene for 21 years. She credits her childhood orthodontist for sparking her interest in dentistry.

Claire strives to build comfortable and trusting relationships with all her patients. She is certified in Basic Life Support and has also received training at the L. D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. A favorite part of her job is helping patients get healthier, all while doing something she enjoys.

As a navy brat, she lived in eight different cities by the age of 14. Her hobbies include cooking, butterfly gardening, spending time at the beach and riding motorcycles. She has been with her fiance, Will, for 14 years and they have a much loved cat named Kumar.

Alejandra Nossa - Front Desk

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Alejandra (Ale) is currently a sophomore at the University of Florida majoring in Nutritional Sciences. She loves to socialize and create meaningful relationships with every patient. In addition to dentistry, she also has her Coaching Certification.

She has grown up in Gainesville and is a dedicated Gator fan. During her free time, she likes to spend time outdoors and eat avocado. One of her favorite dishes is hot chocolate with mozzarella cheese!

Lauren Baxley - Front Desk

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