Toni Pizzi has been part of our dental office since January 1994. She has worked as the receptionist, an expanded duties dental assistant and is currently our office manager. Her experience in these positions assist her in coordinating appointments, preparing treatment plans with the doctor, and assisting patients with insurance and financial arrangements. Toni has helped us maintain a “family feel” not only through her dedication and versatility, but her genuine concern for all of our patients.
Fatima Brecht, CDA, is our dental assistant coordinator. Fatima began her dental career in 1986 as a dental lab technician. Her post-graduate training is extensive, including Palm Beach Community College. She has over sixteen years experience and has been with our office since October 1994. Fatima, with her calming disposition, has the ability to make patients feel confident and comfortable with their dental experience. With this said, Fatima loves the atmosphere and challenges of dentistry
Kathy L. Jeffries began her dental career in May 1998 here in our office after successful careers in nutrition, music, and the literary side of writing. She felt she needed a new challenge. A chance mutual acquaintance would be the first step in a pilot program created by Dr. Scherb for the in-office lab. From that point on, the program has become more than Dr. Scherb or Mrs. Jeffries had envisioned and continues to grow on a daily basis. Kathy’s official title is Dental Lab Coordinator and she also manages all the clinical supplies, retail supplies, and maintenance issues in the office, as well as develops assorted pilot programs for the office.
Melissa Franklin born and raised in Central Florida started with us in October 2007. She graduated from Northwood University with a Bachelors Degree in Business. Melissa brings great enthusiasm about dentistry and making a difference in our patients overall dental experience. Her exceptional computer skills will make scheduling your next appointments seem effortless. Her friendly, light-hearted personality is surely to be a comfort to you, as you arrive at our office.
Jennifer Donahue was born and raised in Florida. She began her dental career in 2004 as a dental assistant for one of the finest periodontist in our area. She began her dental career in 2004 as a certified
dental assistant for one of the finest periodontist in our area. Wanting to expand her career she decided to continue her education and earned her degree for dental hygiene. She earned her degree in 2009 and began her journey here in our office.
Jennifer has become an excellent hygienist and we are very lucky for her to be a part of our team. With her dedication and commitment to dentistry, she attends continuing education to keep up with the latest technology our field has to offer. Jennifer’s exceptional hygiene skills will keep your smile healthy and bright, her fun- loving caring personality will have you looking forward to your next visit.
Carrie Persad has lived in Palm Beach County for over 25 years. She started her dental career in 1996 as a dental receptionist. Later she continued her education and went on to chair side assisting. Her passion for dentistry lead her to earning her degree as a dental hygienist in 2004.
Carrie practiced hygiene with a well-known periodontist in the area for 5 years. Deciding she needed a change she joined our practice at the start of 2010. We are excited to have her as a member of our team as she is extremely dedicated to the field of dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, Dental Hygiene Society and has also taught dental assisting at the community college. Carrie’s calming demeanor will make you feel comfortable from the start of your visit as she will assuredly help you maintain a healthy smile.