A Pleasant and Effective Office Staff

Our office prides itself in treating our patients with warmth and care. We work hard and make you feel like part of our family. From the person who answers the phone and greets you at the front desk to your treatment coordinator & hygienist, we make certain they are friendly, competent and accommodating. Care is taken to make sure that all administrative functions run smoothly.


Dental Hygienist


I joined our team in May 1999. I am responsible for maintaining your beautiful smiles. I also am responsible for taking radiographs and educating my patients on good oral health.

My husband Matt and I have been married since 1997. We live here in North Port and are the parents to three great children, Colin, Ashley and Trenton. I come from a big family so our gatherings are frequent. I enjoy playing softball and volleyball, scrap booking and camping.


Case Manager


I joined our team in November 2007. I am responsible for patient and staff cohesiveness, answering phones, collection productivity and maintaining patient accounts. I also sometimes assist in dental procedures.

I have been married to my husband, Peter for 20 years. We have two wonderful children, Zack and Olivia. I like going to hockey games, boating, reading and having fun with my children and my dogs, Coco and Bagel.


IMG_0203-EditI started in the office May 2015.

I have been in dentistry since 1993, I am very fortunate to have a profession I truly love.

I am responsible for assisting Dr. Claessens taking Radiographs, and following through with infection control procedures. I believe education and awareness is best thing I can do for my patients.

I was born and raised in Venice Florida. In my off time you can find me traveling to different rodeo and bull riding events with my husband Wagner whom I married in 2011. I also Secretary for rodeo events and train students for National Junior High and High School Rodeo Associations.


Dental Hygienist


I joined Claessens team in November of 2015. I’ve been working in the dental field since 1984 and have been a practicing hygienist since 1995. The relationships I have with my patients make my job rewarding. I encourage my patients to maintain excellent oral health, which benefits their overall health and wellness. I frequently attend continuing education classes to keep up with the latest dental technology.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time learning about our beautiful state of Florida with my twin daughters and my husband, Barry.