Meet The Team
Juanita has been in the dental field for 36 years. For the first 12 years she worked as a dental lab technician making partial and full dentures. She then moved to Florida where she continued her excellent work as lab technician, as well as a certified dental assistant and eventually as office manager. She enjoys being able to help our patients and help provide the care that they need. For the past two years Juanita has been an instructor at the Greater Orlando Dental Assisting School. She loves to show the new students what a great career it is to work in the dental field. When Juanita is not busy with work or school, she enjoys spending quality time with her grandchildren Danica and Parker.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Lisa has been a dental hygienist for 14 years. She graduated from Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Fl. She loves working with patients to make them feel comfortable in the dental chair and to insure they receive the best treatment according to their needs. She looks forward to many more years as a hygienist. When away from the office she loves spending time with family and friends.
Shelly is a part of our Dental Assisting team with over 20 years of experience. After working in a dental office for about a year, she graduated from the University of Florida with her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting and Radiology Certificates in 1998. Shelly is great at helping her patients feel at ease and comfortable during their appointments due to her own childhood experiences at the dentist. She enjoys spending her weekends boating, camping, and cooking out with her family.
Bio coming soon.
Front Desk & Dental Assistant
Cassandra is a dental assistant as well as receptionist at Magnolia dental. She attended and graduated the greater Orlando assisting program which our office manager, Juanita, is a current professor at. Cassandra is proud of how much she has learned in the year that she has been working, she states that she has been able to gain a very extensive amount of knowledge from taking her EFDA classes as well as on the job. She also thanks her Dr. Blanco for how much he has taught her and for his caring and family like atmosphere. Cassandra spends her free time with her family or watching football on the weekends.
Lead Dental Assistant
Lauren is our lead assistant at Magnolia Dental with a couple years of experience. After graduating from Santa Fe College in Gainesville with her Associate’s Degree in Biological Sciences, she pursued a career in dentistry. A year later, she graduated from Greater Orlando Dental Assisting School with her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting and Radiology certificates. Dentistry has always been a large part of her life since she grew up in a dental office environment with her mom practicing as a dental assistant for over 20 years. Lauren’s favorite part of her career is making her patients smile and feel comfortable during their dental office visit. Her passion is riding horses, but she spends most of her time relaxing with family.