Meet Our Team

Sarasota Center for General Dentistry


Linda - Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Linda – Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant

A graduate of Indiana University with a CDA in Dental assisting and X-Ray certification, Linda has been with Dr. Marcano since 2004 and has almost 30 years of experience in dentistry. She enjoys coming to work every day and values our friendly team and fantastic patients. Linda and her husband have three children. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys taking her jeep to the beaches and outdoor activities.




Karen - Dental Hygentist

Karen – Dental Hygentist

I have been a Certified Registered Dental Hygenists for 14 years. In 2003 I graduated from Owen’s Community College in Toledo, Ohio with an Associate’s Degree in Science. My family moved to Florida two and a half years ago. I am a mother to 2 daughters, 3 stepdaughters, and 1 son. I have 7 grandchildren, 3 cats, and a dog. I am an animal lover and activist. In my down time I enjoy home improvement projects, riding my bike, going to the beach, and spending as much time outside with my wonderful family as possible. I look forward to providing the best dental health care for all of our patients!



Michele - Dental Hygentist

Michele – Dental Assistant

Michele grew up in Bradenton. She received her training as a Certified Dental Assistant from Manatee Technical College and has been assisting for 13 years. She enjoys educating patients about their dental care and using this information to ease any anxieties about treatment. In her spare time, Michele and her husband enjoy the Florida outdoors, day trips, and traveling the USA and beyond.