Meet The Smile Centre Team

Meet Dr. Richard Stanley

Dr. Richard A. Stanley is the founder and owner of The Smile Centre. He has been serving our local community for over 30 years. Providing five-star comprehensive dental care is what Dr. Stanley has dedicated his entire life to accomplishing, and he has transferred that mission to The Smile…

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Dr. Michelle Ringwald was born and raised in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate training at University of South Florida, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at LECOM School of Dental Medicine.…

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Meet Dr. Jason Alter

Born in Miami, Florida, Dr. Jason Alter was raised to uphold the Golden Rule and currently applies it to his dental practice daily. He is a firm believer in treating every patient that sits in his chair as if they were his own family member. Dr. Alter’s goal for every appointment is to ensure…

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Dr. Sonja Bojko

Dr. Sonja Bojko was born in Slovenia, Europe, and raised between Slovenia and Asia prior to moving to the U.S. at the age of 17. She completed her undergraduate degree at Wartburg College in Iowa in 1997 and DDS degree at the University of Minnesota in 2002.

Since graduating, Dr. Sonja…

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Dr. Gabriela Rocha, dentist at The Smile Centre in Sarasota

Dr. Gabriela Rocha was born in Bahia, a state in the coast of Brazil. At age 15, she moved and settled in Sarasota, Florida. Before dentistry became a big part of her life, Dr. Rocha was an instructor of “Capoeira,” a Brazilian martial arts that encompass music, self-defence, and…

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Tricia is from Newton Falls, Ohio. She is the brains and beauty behind The Smile Centre joining the team in 2002. She earned her BA degree in Biological Sciences at Rice University. Tricia’s tireless work ethic, enthusiasm, and passion keeps the practice fun and successful. She oversees the…

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Sarah is a Florida Native growing up in Bradenton. She joined our Palm Aire team in 2017 as part of our front office crew. Prior to The Smile Centre, Sarah came to us with dental assisting experience and over 10 years in the industry. Sarah helps our guests with all their scheduling needs. She…

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Mike brings 30 years of dental experience to our practice. His background in Chemistry, Psychology, and Computer Programming as well as his continuing education makes our practice stay on top of the most current technology. Mike is a huge asset to The Smile Centre through his tech savviness,…

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Grace, Lead Dental Assistant

Hannah was born in the Philippines and joined our practice as part of our front desk team over 10 years ago. She went on to SCF to earn her degree in Dental Hygiene, and then she returned back to our practice to see guests! Hannah is a blessing to the office with her compassion, work ethic, and…

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Maria, Dental Hygienist

Maria is from Niagara Falls, New York and joined The Smile Centre in April 2017. She has been in the dental field for more than 20 years. Her favorite part of dentistry is helping patients attain better dental and overall health. Her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner helps patients feel…

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