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.

Richel started a career in nursing and transitioned her education into dental hygiene. She has worked in specialties that include periodontal, and cosmetic dentistry for over 20 years. You will find that she is compassionate and can put her patients at ease to provide a positive dental experience. She takes pride in educating her patients on their oral health and believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to a healthier body.

When she isn’t at work, she loves spending time with her husband, two children and their miniature dachshund. She enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, reading, and traveling whenever possible.

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!

My name is Milena, I am a cosmetic dental assistant. Bio coming soon!

Orthodontic and Restorative Assistant

Jenna joined World Class Dentistry October 2021 as an orthodontic and restorative dental assistant. She has been in dentistry since 2016 and focused her career around orthodontics. She has a love and passion for dentistry and looks forward to gaining more experience here with WCD. On her free-time she enjoys being with her dog, a baby Shiba Inu, Toshi, who takes up her day but loves it. Jenna enjoys taking her dog to our beautiful Florida parks.

Surgical Assistant

My name is Denise. Bio coming soon!

Scheduling Coordinator

Missy is new to the team as of 2022, but not to the dental field. She has been working in dental administration for close to four years now and is excited to grow her knowledge in the practice. She considers herself the director of first impressions, and absolutely loves making people smile. She is dedicated to ensuring our practice flows effortlessly. Originally from upstate New York but she has been in Sarasota for many years now. When not at work, she is soaking up most of her time with her family and their four cats. She loves outside adventures with her little one, as well as finding new ways to grow her business-driven mindset. She is ecstatic to be a part of the WCD team!

Practice Manager

Lis has over 30 years of experience in the dental field, most of it here in Sarasota. She was a chairside assistant for much of her career and comes to us with a wealth of restorative and implant knowledge. She has helped to inspire and lead her previous offices to a new level of excellence. Her passion for unsurpassed patient care will motivate us to continue our focus on the exceptional service you have come to expect at World Class Dentistry.

 

Orthodontic Manager

Kevin joined World Class Dentistry as the orthodontic manager in February 2021. 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