Meet the Team

Our talented team helps patients feel at ease while at World Class Dentistry and Facial Esthetics®. Our patients can sit back and relax, because they know they are in good hands and will receive exemplary dental care in Sarasota.

Dental Hygiene Team

Sarah graduated from the State College of Florida’s dental hygiene program in 2010 and joined the World Class Dentistry team in 2014. She genuinely loves providing the best possible care for each of her patients with her thorough, yet gentle cleanings. She also has a passion for educating her patients and coaching them to achieve their personal oral health goals with her “judgment free” approach.

Sarah was born and raised here in Sarasota and has two grown children. She loves camping and boating with her wonderful husband and spending time with her family.

Nataliya joined the Hygiene team in 2016 and brought extensive experience in helping patients of all ages with various dental conditions. She is focused on patient education to ensure our patients understand how even small changes in their oral care routine can affect their dental health and overall well-being. She always tries to make certain that patients are provided the best care possible in a stress-free, fun and friendly environment. Nataliya is certified in providing local anesthesia and has been trained extensively in utilizing ultrasonic cleaning technique. She speaks Russian, Ukrainian, and Polish.

Cosmetic and Restorative Assistants

Jennifer joined our team in 2016 and is Dr. Morris’ second Dental Assistant. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Manatee Technical College and has over 15 years of experience in private practice dentistry. She took a brief break from dentistry in 2010 to complete a Bachelor of Science degree from Hodges University but is happy to be back in a field she thoroughly enjoys. She is thankful to be part of such an amazing dental practice and looks forward to continuing to provide exceptional patient care.

My name is Melody, I am a cosmetic and restorative assistant here at World Class Dentistry. I joined the team in February of 2021 where I feel I’m growing my passion for dentistry every day. I am currently finishing up my bachelor’s degree in health science and will continue my education in the dental field. I feel so grateful to be a part of such an awesome team and am looking forward to providing exceptional patient care. When I am out of the office, I love to spend time with my friends, family, and fur babies!

Orthodontic Assistant

Kate has over 10 years of orthodontic experience. She went to Orthodontic Assisting School of Atlanta, where she received specialized training in the field. Kate truly enjoys the connections she makes with all of her patients. Making sure each one understands and enjoys the orthodontic process. She loves to see the amazing results that orthodontics can bring. Kate believes orthodontics at World Class Dentistry is not only changing smiles but changing lives.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Tara joined our team in 2018 as a front desk receptionist, taking a short break while she had her first child, and thrilled to return to our team in a clinical setting in 2020. She is assisting our cosmetic team and is happy to have a part in helping each patient love their smile. She is a Florida native, spending most of her life in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. When she is not assisting she loves to travel with her husband and young son.

Office Administration

Amanda is a Sarasota native and joined the World Class Dentistry in 2018. She enjoys providing quality service to all of our patients that walk through our doors as she is part of our front office administration. Forming a great friendship and business-to-business relationship with all of her patients is what is important to her. In her free time, she gets together with friends while her husband works on their boat.

Practice Manager

Meet Lis! More information coming soon.

 

Orthodontic Manager

Kevin joined World Class Dentistry as the orthodontic manager in February 2021. Kevin is currently attending the University of South Florida for his BA in business. He has 9 years of experience in the dental field having worked in private practice and with corporate platforms. At WCD he oversees the managing of day-to-day operations in the orthodontic department and is committed to helping us give the highest quality of care and efficiency possible for our patients. He takes pride in providing technical, clinical, and administrative advice to the staff and doctors. Outside of the office, Kevin enjoys his time with his family at the beach, kayaking, and weekend cookouts!

Patient Care Facilitation Team

The role of the patient treatment facilitator is to be with you throughout your entire plan of care, answering questions, gathering information, and making sure that all goes smoothly. The facilitators are there to listen to your needs starting with the initial consult, throughout the process and to the completion of your treatment plan.

Stacy is one of our patient treatment facilitators with 20+ years of chairside dental assisting experience and dental knowledge. She enjoys being able to help patients get a better understanding of their specific treatment needs by sharing her education and experience with them. She assists in the finance process and scheduling of appointments.

Melissa is one of our patient treatment facilitators and an expert in helping the patient budget or finance their treatment when needed. She is here to assist the patient progress smoothly through their treatment experience.

Higher Aesthetics Laboratory

Trained in, and utilizing the most cutting-edge, digital technologies; Higher Aesthetics has been part of the World Class Dentistry team since 2016. Being a family practice, the next logical step was to keep the work in-house and on-site to serve the patients with the highest quality, life-like restorations. Diligently working together, the lab and Dr.’s collaborate to deliver the perfect smile to all our patients. Total satisfaction is what drives and motivates us here at Higher Aesthetics