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Meet the Team

Janet – Office Manager

office manager, janetJanet has been a member of our practice since 2011, and joined us having over 18 years of experience in the dental field. She was born in Miami, FL and raised in Fairfax, VA. Having both a dental assisting and an administrative background, she is able to apply her education and experience on a daily basis, in countless ways.  She has an extensive educational background including a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Communications from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. She loves getting to help people daily in a wide variety of ways, as well as strives for excellence along great patients, staff members, and Dr. Russo.

Janet is a proud wife, mother of three amazing sons, and a dog owner. When she is not working, she loves making memories with her loved ones and actively serves in her church. 

Erica Wright – Dental Assistant & Treatment Plan Coordinator

Erica Bio coming soon!

Ruth D. – Registered Dental Hygienist

dental hygienist, Ruth D.Ruth is a native Floridian with plenty of impressive experience under her belt – she has 36 years of experience as a registered dental hygienist and five as an orthodontic assistant! For over 25 years now, she’s been happy to call our practice her home. She received her dental education from El Paso Community College. She enjoys being able to educate patients on how to achieve and maintain great oral health; it’s also a lot of fun to see multiple generations of families when she’s on the job.

Ruth has been married 36 years and has three children. Outside of work, she enjoys going to church, helping out at the South Lake Animal League, traveling, fine dining, and supporting the Gators at college football games. She’s also an avid reader and loves cats.

Ruth C. – Registered Dental Hygienist

dental hygienist, Ruth C.Ruth has 35 wonderful years of dental experience, with 18 spent here at our Orlando practice. She graduated from the dental hygiene department at Valencia Community College. Her favorite thing about her job is the patients!

A native of Orlando, Ruth is happy to have a loving and supportive family. In her free time, she loves going bird-watching and enjoying sports games.  In fact, she keeps a pair of binoculars in the car so she can check on birds in the area.

Shelley – Dental Assistant

Shelley Bio coming soon!