Meet the Dental Team – Sebastian, FL
We Love to Make You Smile
From your initial phone call to the final checkout, our team members will be there to make sure that you are comfortable and well cared for. At Sebastian Dental, we are proud to say that many of our team members have been with us for multiple years because we have created such a positive environment for everyone who walks through our front door. We can’t wait to get to know you and your family, but you can become more familiar with our team members by reading the biographical information below.
Pauline, Office / Business Manager
Pauline has been an integral part of our dental office for over 15 years so far, and she loves the challenge of her role! She attended Indian River State College for her education and regularly attends leadership conferences so that she can provide the best ongoing support possible to the doctors and other team members.
Originally from Chicopee, MA, Pauline and her husband Brad have three dogs at home named Oliver, Molly, and Milo, as well as a cat named Trouble. They actually sold their home back in Massachusetts and went sailing for six years before building a new home here in Sebastian. Today, her favorite hobbies include practicing yoga, going on long walks, and reading.
Jessica, Treatment Coordinator
Jessica attended Indian River State College for her education and is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Today, she’s been working in the dental field for well over five years so far, with hopefully many more to come! What she enjoys most about her job is helping patients achieve their healthiest smiles.
Jessica was born and raised in Florida – in fact, she grew up going to the Bahamas every summer! Today, her family consists of her husband Rob and her dog Marlin. In her spare time, you can usually find her boating and fishing.
Tracie, Treatment Coordinator
A Sebastian native, Tracie has been a part of our dental team for 15 years and counting. She studied at Indian River State College and also holds various certifications in financing. When it comes to what she enjoys most about her job, she can’t imagine any other answer than the wonderful patients she gets to interact with on a daily basis.
At home, Tracie and her husband Wayne have two daughters named Amanda and Erika, as well as a Beagle named Lacey. In her free time, you can usually find her reading a good book, going on walks, or shopping.
Angie, Insurance Coordinator / Dental Receptionist
Angie’s career in the dental field spans over 25 years so far, with nearly 15 of them spent right here at our dental office. A Boston native, she received her education from Miami Community College. Her favorite part of this position is an easy answer – the other wonderful employees! She can say with complete honesty that she loves her job.
When she isn’t busy at the dental office, one of Angie’s favorite hobbies is dancing.
Brittney has been working in oral healthcare for almost five years so far, and she loves the positive working atmosphere here at Sebastian Dental. Originally from Palm Bay, she is certified in CPR.
Outside of work, Brittney spends a lot of time with her parents, her sister, and their two dogs Copper and Churro. Her other hobbies include traveling and fishing.
Ashley, Dental Hygienist
Ashley attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Bristol College for her education. Today, she’s been working in dentistry for almost two full decades! She is licensed as a dental hygienist in both Florida and Massachusetts; she is also certified in local anesthesia. Today, what she enjoys most about her role at Sebastian Dental is getting to work with people who have become family to her over the years, as well as providing patients with the best dental care possible.
Ashley originally hails from Lakeville, MA. Outside of work, she spends most of her free time with her family, her friends, and her Yorkie. Being from Massachusetts, she obviously loves watching the Patriots and the Red Sox too! Other hobbies include going to the beach, boating/fishing on the weekends, and making handmade personalized crafts like shirts, signs, ornaments, cups, and more. In fact, you can check out some of her stuff at sea.ashley.doo on Instagram and Facebook!
Becky, Dental Hygienist
Becky is from Melbourne originally, and she studied at both Brevard Community College and Santa Fe College. Today, she’s steadily working towards a full decade of time spent in the dental field. She loves having the absolute best staff here at Sebastian Dental! Coming to work with other team members who are your second family makes everyday fun and enjoyable.
Becky and her husband Lance have a beautiful daughter named Grace. In her spare time outside of work, she enjoys being in the beautiful outdoors, especially boating and fishing with the whole family.
Stephanie, Dental Hygienist
Stephanie attended Santa Fe Community College for her education and is also certified in local anesthesia. Today, she’s been working in dentistry for well over 15 years, most of them spent right here with our team. She loves being able to connect with patients on a personal level during their cleanings while also teaching them all about the lifelong value of oral health.
A Palm Bay native, Stephanie is happily married with three amazing sons. Her favorite hobbies include cooking and baking. Her favorite color is pink!
Wendy, Dental Hygienist
Wendy hails from Plantation, FL and has been working in the world of dentistry for well over 30 years so far. She received her dental education at Palm Beach College and is also fully trained in CPR. She loves getting to know each patient so well while they’re in the treatment chair and being able to teach them about the value of prioritizing oral health too.
Outside of work, Wendy has two grown children who recently married and two four-legged children as well. In her spare time, she loves going boating with all of her loved ones.
Michelle, Dental Hygienist
Michelle attended the dental hygiene program at Indian River State College, and today, her career in the field impressively covers over 25 years. She loves spending quality time with patients and getting to know them well over time. They can definitely tell that she has a lot of passion for this job!
Originally a Vero Beach native, Michelle and her husband Mike have two daughters named Abigail and Emily who are currently in high school. When she isn’t busy at work, her favorite hobbies include going to the beach, traveling with family in the mountains of Georgia and North Carolina, watching Abby cheer and Emily perform in the band, and visiting family in Rhode Island.
Davette, Dental Assistant
Davette may be relatively new to our dental office, but her career in dentistry covers over 25 years so far! She is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and loves being part of such an amazing team that’s committed to providing true dental excellence to patients in need.
Originally from Vero Beach, Davette has three teenagers at home. Outside of the dental office, she spends lots of quality time at her children’s various activities. Other hobbies include working out, lounging at the beach, kayaking, hanging out with her dog, and doing pretty much anything that involves good food!
Shannon, Dental Assistant
Shannon’s career in the dental field covers over 20 years so far, with most of that time spent at our dental office. As an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, she is proud to work with such a talented team and help people in need improve their smiles!
Shannon is from Mission Viejo, CA, and she and her husband have two beautiful daughters. When she isn’t busy helping patients, her family loves to spend quality time together outdoors on camping trips, play various sports, and ride horses.
Tammie, Dental Assistant
Tammie’s career in dentistry spans nearly 30 years so far, and she never gets tired of helping our patients at Sebastian Dental achieve wonderful smiles. She attended Indian River State College for her dental education and is a CDA.
Tammie hails from the Vero Beach area and is married with one son, one daughter, and four grandsons. When she isn’t busy at the dental office, her favorite hobbies include fishing, hunting, playing cornhole, enjoying quality time with her family, and being 50 and fabulous!
Tina, Dental Assistant
Tina is originally from right here in Sebastian, and her career in dentistry spans over 25 years. As an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, she works very closely with Dr. Pirkle and the other team members throughout the dental office. She loves helping each patient have a positive experience when they visit for an appointment!
Tina and her husband have been married for almost 30 years, and they have two beautiful children together. Outside of working hours, you can often find her fishing, boating, going to the beach, and simply hanging out with her loved ones.