Alice - Dental Hygienist
Alice was born in Eatonton, Georgia, and her family moved to Winter Haven, Florida, when she was a child. Alice landed into dentistry by an ad in the paper that offered her a position in an office without experience. She developed an interest in dentistry and went back to school to pursue a career in hygiene. Alice received her Certified Dental Assisting Degree from Polk College and completed her Hygiene Degree from St. Petersburg College. It is said that "the eyes are the window to the soul, and the mouth is the gateway to your overall health." Alice enjoys boating, fishing, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Jessica - Dental Hygienist
Jessica moved from St. Louis, Missouri, to Seminole, Florida, when she was in elementary school. She has AA degrees in both PreMed and Dental Hygiene from St. Petersburg College. Jess always knew that she enjoyed the healthcare setting. She enjoys the challenge of making patients feel comfortable and at home in a often stressful environment. She finds it rewarding to have a patient enjoy his/her dental visit and look forward to returning. Jess enjoys playing with her two children as well as being outside. She also enjoys gardening, biking, camping, and kayaking.
Patty - Dental Hygienist
Patty was born into a Navy family, and she has lived from Maine to Key West and several places in between. While living in Satellite Beach, Florida, in high school, she was influenced by her family's dental hygienist to pursue a career in dental hygiene. This led her to Saint Petersburg College and an appreciation for the Tampa Bay area. She loves working with her patients and is very passionate about helping them achieve optimal health, both oral and systemic. Patty enjoys golf, gardening, yoga, and animal rescue. Her favorite dental quote: "Everyone smiles in the same language."
Tracie - Front Office Manager
Tracie is originally from Treasure Island, Florida. Tracie graduated from Boca Ciega High School and received her AA degree from St. Petersburg College in 1988. She has continued her training through coursework and by volunteering in St. Petersburg as well as abroad. Tracie has worked in all aspects of the dental office during her tenure in dentistry. Although Tracie ended up in dentistry by accident, she finds helping people to be very satisfying. She really enjoys the art of replacing teeth through either crown and bridgework or dentures. For fun, Tracie loves to go to the beach, go out on the boat, and go shelling.
Mary - Front Office/Accounting
Mary is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, but she moved to Seminole, Florida, over 35 years ago. After graduating from high school, Mary worked as a bookkeeper for several companies. Her interest in dentistry brought her to a position with an orthodontist in Missouri. After moving to Pinellas County, she began working in Dr. Norris's practice (now Leaman Family Dental). She has worked in accounting and in the front office of this practice for over 30 years. She enjoys seeing long-standing patients and meeting new ones. At home, Mary really enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and growing orchids.
Jessica - Dental Assistant
Jessica is from St. Petersburg, Florida. She graduated from Dixie Hollins High School and is receiving her Dental Assisting Certificate from Pinellas Technical College. She knew after she graduated that she wanted a career that was rewarding, and she found that in dentistry. "I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work alongside Dr. Leaman and his wonderful staff." Jessica enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and is an avid lover of animals.
Audree - Dental Assistant
Audree is from a military family who moved around a lot when she was growing up. After receiving her cosmetology license, she decided to become a veterinary technician. She fell in love with dentistry because she was responsible for the oral hygiene of her veterinary patients. She then pursued her Dental Assisting Certificate from Pinellas Technical College. During her time as a student, she was introduced to Dr. Leaman and his practice, and she feels blessed to now be working with such a wonderful team. For fun, Audree likes to hang out with her two dogs and going to the beach with her husband.
Rebecca - Dental Assistant
Rebecca is from West Palm Beach, Florida. She moved to St. Petersburg after graduating from high school to pursue her Dental Assisting Certificate at Pinellas Technical College. Rebecca chose dental assisting because she finds happiness in making people smile. She enjoys snorkeling, fishing, and outdoor activities.
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