meet the team
In order to provide the highest level of care and service possible, Dr. Tindal has assembled a team of true dental all-stars around him. Whether you’re scheduling an appointment, have questions about a treatment, or need help with insurance, our staff members will be there with a smile ready to provide what you need in the quickest and most effective way possible. Their mission is simple, which is to make sure you’re always comfortable and never have to wait while you’re in our office. To learn more about our fantastic team, read on below.
Office Manager & Treatment Coordinator
Brittany graduated from Manatee Technical Institute in 2011 where she earned her certification in dental assisting, radiology, and expanded functions. Brittany joined the practice in 2014, as one of Dr. Tindal’s chairside assistants. Brittany focuses on patient needs in order to provide them with a superior experience in our office. You may also notice her lending a hand at the front desk and greeting you as you arrive. Her kind and welcoming personality is a big asset to the Tindal Prosthodontics staff.
Brittany was born and raised in Bradenton, Florida. On the weekends, Brittany enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Mike, and daughter Remi Mae.
Maria is from Miami and attended the Smile Smart Dental Assisting School for her education. She loves working with such amazing people at Tindal Prosthodontics, as well as being able to help others every day through her position!
Maria’s family is a little crazy, but they are always there for her when she needs them most. IN her free time, she enjoys going on walks with her dog and hanging out with friends. An interesting fact about her: she actually lived in Colombia for four years.
Reigstered Dental Hygienist
Katie has been a registered dental hygienist since 1986. She graduated from Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois where she lived for 30 years before moving to Florida in 1998. Earlier this year, Katie received the title of Certified Registered Dental Hygienist. This allows her to provide dental anesthesia to her patients as needed. She is passionate about dental hygiene and is always striving to provide high-quality patient care. She is dedicated to learning and using the latest techniques in dentistry and dental hygiene so she can offer each patient an individualized plan. Her expertise in dental hygiene and local anesthesia, aptitude for learning, and team-based approach make her an extremely valuable member of our team.
Katie is married to her high school sweetheart, Allen, and they have three wonderful daughters and three pugs. When she’s not at the office, Katie enjoys spending time with her family, going on weekend getaways, running, and doing hot yoga.
Certified Registered Dental Hygienist
Janet has an impressive 30+ years of experience as a hygienist! She attended Owens College in Ohio before practicing at a pediatric office, which helped her cultivate a gentle, compassionate approach that helps apprehensive patients and those with special needs. If that wasn’t impressive enough, she also has an extensive background in the management of periodontal disease and recently completed a course at the University of Florida to administer local anesthesia. For her, the best thing about her job is making a meaningful impact on a patient’s comfort and oral health.
Janet has resided here in Florida for over two decades now with her husband and two children. In her free time, some of her favorite things to do are boating, doing water sports, and going on vacations to their family cottage in Michigan.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Abigail attend DATS for her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certificate. She says, “My career is always interesting and I learn new things on a daily basis. Seeing my patient's happiness after receiving care is very rewarding”. Originally from Sarasota, Abigail grew up in Myakka, FL, and graduated from Branden River High School. She is always looking forward to spending time with her daughter and husband on the weekends, if she gets a chance to sneak in crafts it’s a bonus!
Front Desk Coordinator
Bayleigh is originally from Bradenton, FL, and graduated from Braden River High School. She is a mom to two little girls, Kennedy and Kensley. Their favorite hobbies include; the beach, nature walks, shopping, and simply spending time together. Bayleigh is secretly an adrenaline junky and can be found at Bush Gardens on the most extreme rides.