Meet Our Team

Fun, experienced, kid-friendly and diverse.

We speak 7 languages fluently among us - English, Spanish, French, Russian, Hungarian, Hindi, and Punjabi. Every team member is hand-picked with customer service in mind. Our pediatric team is specifically trained to take care of all children, from the young and healthy to those with special needs and severe anxiety.

Dr. Malik - Pediatric Dentist at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Dr. M&M

Hometown: Sarasota, FL
Favorite food: Thai and Indian
Favorite movie: Ocean’s Eleven
Hidden talent: Practicing bikram yoga and playing violin
Favorite Disney character: Maui (from Moana)
Favorite sports team: Miami Hurricanes
Favorite place to travel: Thailand
If I could have any superpower it would be: Flying
I love my job because: I have the opportunity to lead and work alongside an incredibly talented team to help transform childrens' perception of dentistry into something fun and positive at every visit. No better reward than hearing a parent tell us how much their child “loves going to the dentist.”
Describe yourself in one word: Innovative

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Dr. Elena - Pediatric Dentist at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Dr. Elena

Hometown: Kazan, Russia
Favorite food: Bagels
Favorite movie: A Beautiful Mind
Hidden talent: Grooming poodles
Favorite Disney character: Winnie the Pooh (and Tigger)
Favorite sports team: Michigan Wolverines
Favorite place to travel: Israel and the UK
If I could have any superpower it would be: X-ray vision :)
I love my job because: of patients like you! Every day is an adventure and it’s never boring!
Describe yourself in one word: Trusting

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Anu - Operations Manager at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Anu - Operations Manager

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Favorite food: That is a loaded question - anything rich and flavorful - desserts, Thai food, Indian food, Mexican food…
Favorite movie: The Usual Suspects
Hidden talent: Cooking - in another life, I would be a chef!
Favorite Disney character: The Incredibles Family
Favorite sports team: Houston Rockets, NY Giants
Favorite place to travel: Thailand, New York City
If I could have any superpower it would be: Being in multiple places at one time
I love my job because: I get to help and support others every day and be a part of something greater than myself — a practice that is a prestigious cornerstone of children’s dental health in our community
Describe yourself in one word: Versatile


Bo - Financial and Insurance Coordinator at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Bo - Financial and Insurance Coordinator

Hometown: Budapest, Hungary
Favorite food: Barbecue ribs
Favorite movie: Inception
Hidden talent: I remember everyone’s birthday
Favorite Disney character: Moana
Favorite sports team: I’m more into individual sports :)
Favorite place to travel: Europe
If I could have any superpower it would be: Flying and healing
I love my job because: This office has the best atmosphere ever!
Describe yourself in one word: Adaptive


Bryan - Certified Dental Assistant at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Bryan - Certified Dental Assistant

Hometown: Orlando, FL
Favorite food: Spanish food!
Favorite movie: The Goonies
Hidden talent: Touching my tongue to my nose and beat boxing
Favorite Disney character: Hercules
Favorite sports team: Orlando Magic
Favorite place to travel: Central America
If I could have any superpower it would be: Super speed!
I love my job because: I can have fun and make a difference at the same time
Describe yourself in one word: Authentic


Clarrise - Patient Care Coordinator at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Clarrise - Patient Care Coordinator

Hometown: Westland, Michigan
Favorite food: Anything avocado!
Favorite movie: Star Wars
Hidden talent: Writing
Favorite Disney character: Peter Pan
Favorite sports team: Florida State Seminoles
Favorite place to travel: Virginia
If I could have any superpower it would be: The power of healing people
I love my job because: our team is awesome and we all invest our hearts into taking care of pretty awesome kids!
Describe yourself in one word: Thoughtful


Jennifer - Certified Dental Assistant at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Jennifer - Certified Dental Assistant

Hometown: Oakdale, Long Island
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite movie: Beauty and the Beast
Hidden talent: Singing
Favorite Disney character: Belle
Favorite sports team: New York Yankees!
Favorite place to travel: NYC
If I could have any superpower it would be:Invisibility
I love my job because: I love working with kids!
Describe yourself in one word: Silly


Jordan - Certified Dental Assistant at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Jordan - Certified Dental Assistant

Hometown: Flemingsburg, Kentucky
Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite movie: Step Brothers
Hidden talent: Baking
Favorite Disney character: Ariel
Favorite sports team: Chicago Cubs! Go Cubs Go!
Favorite place to travel: Disney World
If I could have any superpower it would be:Invisibility
I love my job because: I can educate and interact with kids
Describe yourself in one word: Crafty


Bo - Clinical Dental Assistant at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Szilvia - Clinical Dental Assistant

Hometown: Budapest, Hungary
Favorite food: Hungarian goulash soup
Favorite movie: The Ugly Truth
Hidden talent: My hidden talent is so perfectly hidden that I haven’t found it yet
Favorite Disney character: Minnie Mouse
Favorite sports team: Barcelona FC
Favorite place to travel: Barcelona, Spain
If I could have any superpower it would be: Time-travel
I love my job because: I love spending time with kids and taking great care of them
Describe yourself in one word: Entertaining


Tamara - Certified Dental Assistant at SmileWorks Kids Dentistry in Sarasota, FL

Tamara - Scheduling Coordinator

Hometown: Several cities (my dad was in the military and we traveled a lot!)
Favorite food: Lasagna
Favorite movie: Beauty and the Beast
Hidden talent: Cooking
Favorite Disney character: Snow White
Favorite sports team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite place to travel: Disney World
If I could have any superpower it would be: The power to heal
I love my job because: we get to make a difference in someone’s life
Describe yourself in one word: Loving

For more information, call us at 941-953-2111 or email us at info@smileworkskids.com

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