Meet The Smile Centre Team

Meet Dr. Richard Stanley

Dr. Richard A. Stanley 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 Centre Team! Quality dental treatment and caring…

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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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Pamela, Dental Hygienist

Pamela is a Florida Native and joined our team in August 1994. Born and raised in Bradenton, Florida, Pamela is a SHS grad and continued on as a USAF Med Tech Specialist. We have recently celebrated Pamela’s 25 year anniversary with The Smile Centre. Pamela is an iconic member of our team with a…

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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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Kristina, Dental Hygienist

Kristina was born in Ukraine and joined our Venice team in 2017. She completed her Associate’s degree at SCF, then went on to earn dental hygiene/AAS degree at FSW. She is currently studying Biology at FGCU working to complete her Bachelor’s degree with plans of continuing on to dental school…

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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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Laura is a hygienist at our Sarasota Palm Aire office. She has training and experience in private practice dentistry and holistic dental hygiene practices for over 20 years. Laura is passionate about giving back to her field and community through volunteering in local dental programs and schools…

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Claudell, Practice Manager of Operations

Claudell is a Florida native and joined our team in 2014. She is a huge asset to our Venice team with over a decade of dental experience as well as other healthcare background. Claudell is devoted to helping guests achieve their dental needs by fitting it into their budget and schedule. Claudell…

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