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Jonothan M. Royal, DMD

Dr. Royal has practiced general dentistry in south Florida for over 27 years. Originally born in Kentucky, Dr. Royal graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

While practicing dentistry in Boca Raton, Dr. Royal served the South Palm Beach County Dental Association as Children's Dental Health Month Chairman, Secretary, Editor and Vice President.

Dr. Royal is a strong believer in life long continuing education. He consistently acquires 2-3 times the required credits for licensure in the state of Florida. He strives to stay current on all the latest technological advances to be able to offer his patients all current options for optimal dental health and esthetics.

In his free time, Dr. Royal enjoys coaching youth sports. He has coached high level travel soccer for over 20 years,and holds national level coaching certificates. He has also coached softball, football, basketball and hare scramble dirt bike racing. Dr. Royal and his family have also competed on horseback in team sorting, team penning, cutting, reigning and reigning cow horse competitions.

One of Dr. Royal's greatest joys in life is the warm satisfaction of changing a person's life with the complete restoration of a healthy smile, especially for a patient who spent most of their life terrified of the dentist.

Michael Rodriguez, D.M.D.

Dr. Rodriguez is a Florida native who grew up in Central Florida. He has been practicing dentistry since 2011. In 2007, he completed his Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida. He then graduated from Nova Southeastern University School of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2011.

As someone who has always strived to challenge himself and who loves to learn and grow, Dr. Rodriguez spends his career trying to be the most competent dentist he can be.

In 2012, he completed a one year residency in General Dentistry at Mount Sinai West Hospital in Manhattan, New York City where he gained experience in many advanced dental procedures and emergency dental care. Since then, he has taken various courses and gained substantial experience in root canal therapy, dental surgery, dental implants and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Rodriguez loves getting to know his patients and treats every patient as if it were himself or a family member; this is the mentality he brings to every patient relationship and treatment decision. He will always explain everything fully, give you the chance to have your questions answered, and will offer treatment recommendations in a relaxed, no-pressure manner.

In his spare time, Dr. Rodriguez enjoys running on the beach in the mornings, paddle boarding, taking his Irish Setter (Duke) to the dog beach, and playing in an adult soccer league.

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Kat Dufresne, Office Administrator

Kat supervises all team members and coordinates office flow. Kat started her career with dental assisting in 2007. She quickly fell in love with the office management in the dental field and continued her education to best serve patients. Kat’s passion for her work is displayed by the individual focus on meeting our patients’ comfort and needs. She feels very fulfilled when she is able to take a fearful patient with complex dental issues and help transform them into the confident rejuvenated person they deserve to be! She is happily married with two daughters and one son. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing and spending time with her family.

Tracie Minner, Treatment Coordinator

Tracie has been in the dental field for over 30 years as a treatment coordinator and insurance coordinator. Her goal is to educate the patients in understanding their treatment and helping them find affordable ways to fit advanced dentistry into their lifestyle. She feels the best part of working in the dental field is hearing what kind of difference we make in people’s lives. Tracie strives to ensure our primary purpose of helping our patients achieve and maintain a beautiful smile. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and being out on the water.
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Karen Holland, Registered Dental Hygienist

Karen has lived in Florida most of her life, moving to Vero Beach in 1995. She has been in the dental field since 1992 and graduated from Indian River State College, Summa CumLaude, with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013. She was awarded the Hu-Friendly Golden scaler award for clinical excellence. Karen strives to provide her patients with the care, education, and the support they need to reach their optimal oral health. In her spare time she enjoys CrossFit, spending time with her daughter, and going to church.

Diana Cunningham, Expanded Duties, Certified Dental Assistant

Diana is a 1986 graduate of Ivy Tech State College in Lafayette, IN. Attended Purdue University and the expanded dental program at the IU school of dentistry. Diana loves her job and enjoys seeing the transformation that takes place in patients when they can smile with confidence again. Diana has two adult children and two grandchildren. She enjoys fishing, the beach, and air boating.

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Amber Brumley, Expanded Duties, Certified Dental Assistant

Assisting has been Amber’s dream since she was 6 years old and had her first dental visit. She has been in the dental field for two years now. A desire to master the latest advancements in dentistry is what first attracted her to join our practice. Amber strives to make all the patients have an enjoyable and relaxed experience with each visit. She loves making a difference in patients’ lives by giving them confidence in their smile with our great cosmetic procedures. She enjoys cooking, crafting, gardening, and the outdoors with her family.

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Ashleigh, Expanded Duties, Certified Dental Assistant

Ashleigh attended Indian River State College, where she received her certified dental assisting license in 2005. She has been assisting for 15 years and worked in all areas of the dental field. Ashleigh enjoys making patients comfortable while transforming their smile. She is compassionate to the patients concern and loves to help them. Ashleigh is a proud parent of two girls, who are actively involved in sports. She loves to work out, boating, fishing, and being outdoors with her family.

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Vero Dental Spa
3036 20th St. Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: 772-778-5550