Our team is hand-picked by Dr. Ruth Rojas herself. Chosen for their charisma, compassion, and expertise, our team truly makes every patient’s experience unique and wonderful. They work hard to create an environment that’s welcoming and judgment-free, and they’re proud to be a part of so many life-changing journeys with patients. To get to know more about them, like what they like to do outside of the practice, read their biographies below!
Sharon was born and raised in Connecticut but has called Sarasota her home for many years. She has 23 years of dental experience, and her warm smile and genuine spirit naturally put our patients at ease. We rely on her to keep our office organized, and she always does a great job!
Sharon has been happily married to the love of her life for over 33 years. She and her husband have two daughters and two sons-in-law. In addition to spending as much time as possible with her beautiful family, she loves cooking, participating in volunteer work, and shopping.
KC brings an amazing 35 years of dental experience to our practice, and she loves that she gets to interact with great patients and work alongside an awesome team every single day. She graduated from the Sarasota Technical Institute and is a certified surgical technologist.
KC says that she is lucky because she is married to her best friend, Dave, and they like to spend their time together paddle boarding, riding motorcycles, boating, or hitting the beach. They are also always excited to try new restaurants.
This former Pittsburgh girl now calls Lakewood Ranch home. Diane is happily married with 3 grown children, a daughter-in-law, and 3 grand puppies-all of them are the love of her life. She enjoys staying fit, spending time with family and friends, and soaking in everything this tropical paradise offers. Diane’s many years of dental experience will help to make your visit as enjoyable as possible.
Born and raised in Sarasota, Erika has been happy to call our practice home since 2016. A 14-year dental veteran, her favorite part of her job is answering our patients’ questions and explaining what they can expect during their treatments, putting their minds at ease to ensure a comfortable experience. She is certified in dental radiology and has completed training at BioHorizons for surgical and restorative assisting.
Erika has been married for almost 9 years and has two kitty cats, Sushi and Yoshi. She loves staying active by working out and is currently challenging herself by learning Polish. She frequently participates in volunteer work and has a passion for traveling the world with her husband.
Yamicela is originally from Cuba, has lived in New Jersey, and she relocated to Sarasota to join our practice in 2018. Nothing makes her happier at work than providing exactly what a patient needs to achieve their goals. She graduated as a certified dental assistant in 2011 and has her expanded functions certification. In her words, “I love working with Dr. Rojas and our amazing team. I couldn’t be in a better environment.”
Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, which includes her young son and daughter. She also likes to stay active by running at the beach and practicing yoga. For her, the perfect day always starts with a strong Cuban coffee and ends with ice cream!
Austin joined our practice in 2020, and he likes that he gets to be a part of such an amazing team that is so genuine and loving. He says that every day presents new challenges that constantly expand his mind and skills. After obtaining his dental assisting certification, he went on to become certified in expanded functions by passing a program at Manatee Technical College.
Austin comes from a very large and loving family…he says it's getting to the point that he is forgetting people’s names! In his free time, he likes playing disc golf, gaming on his PC, boxing, and weightlifting.