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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.

Cate

Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant


Cate graduated from Manatee Technical College as a Certified Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions in 2013 and has been both a chairside and administrative Dental Assistant ever since. She is currently serving as the Chair of the Dental Assisting Advisory Committee at Manatee Technical College. As the newest member of our team, joining in December 2015, Cate comes from a background in both pediatric and general dentistry. Outside of the office she enjoys running, kayaking, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and nephews.

Kayla

Dental Assistant


Kayla graduated from Manatee Technical College in 2013 as a Certified Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions. She has had the pleasure of working with Dr. Marcano ever since. She really enjoys getting to know her patients and making their experience comfortable and pleasant. Kayla is a member of the National Technical Honor Society and a board member for Manatee Technical College’s Dental Assisting Committee. She and her husband Terry are proud Tampa Bay Lightning fans. They enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.

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.

Cori

Dental Hygentist


I have been in the dental field for 14 years; 9 years as an assistant and 5 years as a Certified Registered Dental Hygenists. I attended Fortis College in Atlanta, GA to earn my Associate’s Degree in Hygiene. I will be completing my Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 2018. I am originally from Bradenton, FL and have one son, Chad. In my spare time I enjoy doing volunteer work, spending time with my family, reading, and going to concert’s. I love dentistry because I enjoy arming patients with the knowledge needed to maintain a healthy smile.

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! 

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