Dental Staff

Dr. Austin T. Hoan


Dr. Austin T. Hoan was born and raised in the Orlando area. He graduated from Lake Howell High School in Oviedo. Afterward, he worked on his undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida and received a Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University of Florida. He received the Teledyne Prosthodontic Award and served as the part-time Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Dr. Austin is a current member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Central District Dental Association.

Dr. Denisse A. Hoan


Dr. Denisse A. Hoan was born in Colombia. However, she moved as a child and considers Orlando her home now. She also graduated from Lake Howell High School in Oviedo. Lake Howell is where Dr.Austin and Dr. Denisse met each other. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida and her Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University of Florida. She has furthered her dental education through a general practice residency at the VA Hospital in Bay Pines, FL learning advanced techniques in all aspects of dentistry, including the placement and restoration of dental implants.

Dr. Denisse is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tiffanie, RDH

Tiffanie is originally from Illinois and moved to Orlando in 1988. She has been in the dental field for 28 years and was an oral surgery assistant for 11 years prior to getting her AS degree in Dental Hygiene.

She has 2 wonderful boys. She enjoys spending time outdoors. She loves camping, paddle boarding, fishing and spending quiet time in the woods.

She enjoys the one-on-one interaction with patients. She likes to make patients feel comfortable in the dental chair and building relationships.

Maria, CRDH

Maria lives in Winter Springs. She has been a dental hygienist for 5 years. She enjoys spending time with family and going to the beach, swimming. She enjoys educating and working with people of all ages and being a part of improving and maintaining their oral health. She finds her work rewarding  when patients with dental anxiety improve their confidence in the dental setting.

Debbie, RDH

Debbie is from upstate New York. She has lived in Florida for 10 years. She has 3 children. She enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

Certified Dental Assistants

Jacqueline, CDA

Jaqueline is originally from Bolivia and has lived in Rio de Janeiro, Medellin, and New York before moving to Florida. She currently lives in Winter Springs with her husband of 36 years. She has four kids and 4 grandchildren. She has been a dental assistant for 21 years. She finds dentistry rewarding especially when patients are able to overcome their dental fears. With time they are able to finish their treatment and become comfortable coming in for routine visits.

Yissel, CDA

She is originally from Dominican Republic. Prior to moving to Florida she lived in New Jersey. She has 3 daughters and lives in East Orlando. She has been around dentistry for a long time since she has several family members in the dental field. She enjoys dancing, cooking and spending time with her family. She enjoys enhancing patients’ lives by improving their oral health.

Thani, CDA

She is a Florida native from Cape Coral. She has been working as a dental assistant for 10 year. She lives in Oviedo with her husband and three kids and an adorable Shi Tzu. One her free time she enjoys resting and watching movies. She enjoys connecting with patients and seeing their before and after treatment smiles.

Administrative Staff

Eleana, Patient Coordinator

She is a Florida native from West Palm Beach. She has been working in dentistry for 10 years. She has twins and on her time off she enjoys taking road trips and taking her kids on outdoor adventures.
She enjoys dentistry because she feels she can make a positive impact in people’s lives by giving them something to smile about.

Diane, Insurance Coordinator 

Diane is originally from Ohio, but has called Oviedo her home since the age of 15. She has been in dentistry 35 years. She has worked in real estate and retail She lives in the UCF area with her husband of 32 year. She has two girls. She enjoys being outdoors and going to the beach. She enjoys helping patients feel at ease and obtain their best smile possible. 

Abby, Patient Coordinator

Abby grew up in MA, and is a Patriots fan of course. She loves living in Florida. She has been in dentistry 6 years. Prior to working as a business assistant she was a dental assistant and holds her EFDA license.
She is married and has a son. She enjoys being outdoors with family and friends. At work, she loves watching patients accomplish their goal of a healthy smile and how it positively impacts their lives.

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