Sr. Administrative Coordinator1/Assistant to the Department Head
Debbie is the department Administrative Coordinator/Assistant to Department Head. She came to the department in 2017 from a career in marketing and supports the Head of the Department, Faculty, Residents, Staff and Alumni.
Idalia Andrade is our Clinic Manager. She is the person who interacts with all faculty, students, staff and patients to ensure everything runs smoothly.
Idalia also handles the financial matters including fee payments, collections, etc. She joined the department in 2017.
Sr. Lab Coordinator
Stan has been with the department since 1971. He provides technical support and laboratory instruction to our residents and pre-doctoral students. Stan is a two-time recipient of the Robert E. Gaylord Award for teacher of the year and in 1995 received the Tom Matthews award.
He is an Anaplastologist with certificates in Maxillo-Facial Prosthetics and Dental Technology.
Patient Appointment Associate
Karen is our Patient Appointment Associate and has been with the department since 2007.
She works with patient scheduling and answers questions and concerns regarding appointments.
Dental Assistant IV
Samantha is a Registered Dental Assistant
She has 11 years of experience in our department.
Samantha maintains a quiet confidence at the chairside and provides excellent clinical care and support for our residents and faculty.
Dental Assistant II
Lexus is a Registered Dental Assistant who has been with the department since 2013.
She provides chairside support for our residents and helps ensure an excellent clinical experience for our patients.