Meet the Team
We’ve assembled a group of outstanding professionals with the experience and credentials to provide excellent care. We all work well as a team and always put patients first and build lasting relationships. Our exceptional staff is our greatest asset and they are eager to answer any questions regarding your care. We love what we do and it shows in our faces. We look forward to meeting you.
Kay, BJ, Brittney, Carly, Rena, Grace
BJ, Manager and Patient Care Coordinator
BJ is the Manager of Gator Dental Surgery Associates and is a specialist in electronic record keeping and insurance. She is responsible for providing real time patient data so the doctors and hygienists have the most updated health information to insure the best patient care. BJ is a wealth of information about insurance plans and will work with you to coordinate your care as to maximize your benefits. She has been the Patient Care Coordinator for Gator Dental Associates since 2005.
Rena, C.R.D.H., Clinical Director of Dental Hygiene, Certified Registered Dental Hygienist
Rena is the Clinical Director of Dental Hygiene for Gator Dental Surgery and is a Florida Board Certified Registered Dental Hygienist, having completed the certification in the administration of local anesthesia. She attended Santa Fe College first becoming a DANB Certified Dental Assistant and then went on to earn her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Rena loves educating patients on oral health and believes creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. She works closely with the doctors in making sure your health is a priority with the treatment and prevention of oral disease as her main focus.
Grace, C.R.D.H., Certified Registered Dental Hygienist
Grace is a Florida Board Certified Registered Dental Hygienist having completed the certification in the administration of local anesthesia. She first attended Santa Fe College to become a DANB Certified Dental Assistant. Grace worked as a Dental Assistant for 16 years and then went on to earn her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Having grown up in Hawthorne, Grace was a patient here at Gator Dental as an adolescent and she is thrilled to now be working with us and in her hometown community. Grace loves educating patients on oral health and believes creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. She works closely with the doctors in making sure your health is a priority with the treatment and prevention of oral disease as her main focus.
Kay, C.D.A., E.F.D.A., Certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Kay is a Kansas native who moved to Florida in 2017. She has been with the Gator Dental Surgery family since 2021 and has held an Expanded Function DA and Radiology Certificate since 2019. Kay is highly trained as a surgical and operative assistant and is well versed in implant procedures and protocols. Kay works closely with Dr. White and Dr. Nicoloso to ensure the patients are at ease, aware, and informed about treatment, whether it be current or upcoming. Outside of work Kay loves to spend time with her husband, two dogs, and her cat.
Carly, C.D.A., E.F.D.A., Certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Carly is a Certified Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions and Radiology Certificates from Santa Fe College. She graduated in 2017 and has been part of the Gator Dental Team since 2022. Carly is an experienced operative and surgical assistant and is knowledgeable with implant procedures and planning. The patient experience is her priority and she works hard to ensure they feel comfortable in our office. Carly was born and raised in Keystone Heights, FL. When she is not caring for patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Brittney, Scheduling and Insurance Coordinator
Brittney is the scheduling coordinator for Gator Dental Surgery Associates. She is from New York and enjoys the Florida sunshine. She is very efficient in coordinating your treatment in a timely manner. She works closely with the doctors and hygienists to insure the best care for our patients. She is also very knowledgeable when it comes to dental insurance. In her spare time, Brittney enjoys spending time with her family & her pets.
Dr. White, Dr. Nicoloso, Kay, BJ, Grace, Brittney, Carly, Rena