Orthodontics Dental Assistants

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Madilyn

I was born in Southern Georgia but grew up as a military kid, so I've lived in various places around the world, including Guam, Hawaii, and Japan. I was homeschooled from kindergarten through high school graduation and am currently enrolled at the University of Southern Indiana online. In high school, I worked in pharmaceutical insurance and childcare, which has fueled my passion for patient care. I'm excited about the opportunity to further my career at Smile Works!

Hobbies:

Reading, playing the piano, thrift shopping, church outreach, traveling.

Super Power:

Running a ranch with my parents, which is home to 30+ animals including horses, donkeys, dogs, and cats.

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Ceira

I was born and raised in Tallahassee, where I discovered my passion for dentistry. I graduated from the Tallahassee Community College Dental Assisting program in May 2022.

Hobbies:

Reading, drawing, and traveling to new places.

Super Power:

Outside of work, I delve into interior designing. The simple thought of transforming empty spaces into beautiful canvases excites me.

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Samaiya

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends! I also devote a significant amount of my time to my ministry, teaching others about the Bible. During the summer, I love to spend my free time at the beach because that's where I feel most relaxed!

Hobbies:

I love to sing, dance, and skate!

Super Power:

I did gymnastics when I was younger, and I also coached gymnastics for a couple of years, so I can do a couple of flips!

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Rhonda

A Virgo born in the late 80s in Duval County, I graduated from Jean Ribault Sr. High in 2004. I am the youngest of two brothers and one sister, and I have a daughter born in 2012. I've been working as an orthodontic assistant since 2006 and am a devoted fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars. I've been with Smileworks since April 2017.

Hobbies:

Watching football and cheering on my daughter as she plays volleyball.

Super Power:

Being a mother.

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Shaylyn

My name is Shaylyn Strickland, and I was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2019, I secured my high school diploma and received my certification for dental assisting at Tallahassee Community College.

Hobbies:

Fishing, hunting, painting, hanging out with friends, baking, eating, singing, and listening to music.

Super Power:

I can run fast; I'll see you in a flash!

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Kierra

Well, here are a few things about me. I'm a fast learner and a team player. I love to cook homemade dishes like my grandma taught me. I also have a passion for sneakers, especially since they're a plus for someone with small feet. Additionally, I love being a mother and a child of God.

Hobbies:

Braiding hair, cooking, keeping up appearances 101, and working out.

Super Power:

I think I'm a comedian!

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Azarya

Love basketball and running track. Very outgoing, goofy, always hungry for knowledge, and an amazing mother.

Hobbies:

Yoga, taking trips, and eating.

Super Power:

I can see the future!

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Sandy

I'm Salvadorian. I became interested in becoming an orthodontic assistant because I found it fascinating when I had braces as a child. I have a teenage daughter whom I love so much.

Hobbies:

Walking on nature trails, going to the beach, spending time with my daughter and niece, and going on road trip adventures.

Super Power:

I'm sort of strong, like a She-Hulk!

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Emily

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Office Hours

Monday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
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Orthodontics
Office Hours

Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
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