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Meet The Team

Catlin Dental, PA - Dentists in Fort Myers Florida - Dental Hygienists

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

 

Linda

Registered Dental Hygienist

Linda graduated from Indiana State University in 1984. She then attended the St. Louis Dental Hygiene School, graduating in 1992. She is a current member of ADHA. As a dental hygienist, she keeps up with the Florida laws and rules protecting her patients. She also attends many educational seminars and classes to assure that her patients are receiving the most current dental procedures.

Linda is dedicated to giving her all to the practice. She has been with Drs. Campbell and Catlin since 2004. Her patients are her number one priority. The best part about working at Catlin Dental, she states, is the staff. The staff is a great team that helps each other and makes work go smoothly.


Kathleen

Business Administrator

Kathleen loves being the first smiling face to greet you at Catlin Dental. More than just a warm welcome, she loves the challenges that come with working the front desk, including any insurance questions you may have. Kathleen is a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College, with thirty years of experience in the dental field, from general to periodontal offices. After spending most of her life in Michigan, she loves the sunny Florida lifestyle. Kathleen is delighted to be a Catlin Dental team member and is eager to provide a pleasant and incomparable dental experience for all new and familiar patients.


Darlene

Certified Dental Assistant

Darlene is a 1987 graduate of Crestwood Career Academy in Tempe, Arizona.  She has 28 years of experience in general and pediatric dentistry along with orthodontics.  Darlene’s goal is to continuously provide gentle, professional care to all patients.  She feels that this is easily achieved working with such a qualified, experienced and caring team of professionals at Catlin Dental. 


Lisa

Certified Dental Assistant

Lisa was born in Chicago and moved to the sunshine state in the eighties. She graduated from Cape Coral High School, and has been a resident of Southwest Florida ever since. Lisa became a Dental Assistant after studying at James Lorenzo Walker Technical College, and has been in the dental field since 1986. She has been with Catlin Dental since 2017, and has said her favorite part about the practice is the friendly staff, the memorable patients and of course the view! Lisa is a very compassionate assistant who strives to provide exceptional chairside support to the doctors and patients.


Rachel

Business Administrator

Rachel grew up in the Chicago area and attended College of Lake County where she received her Associates of Science. She completed a Dental Assisting program where she later worked as a Dental Assistant specializing in Oral Surgery. Rachel has almost 10 years of experience in the clinical and business aspects of dentistry. In 2017, Rachel moved to Florida where she now calls Fort Myers her home. At Catlin Dental, Rachel will be the last face you see at check-out. Rachel admires the quality dental work provided by the Catlin’s. In her free time, Rachel enjoys weight lifting and spending time with her animals, Brownie and Penelope.


Sammi

Dental Assistant

Sammi was born and raised in Fort Myers Florida and lived in Tampa for four years where she graduated from University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Sciences. During her time as an undergrad, she was an active member of the University of South Florida’s Pre-Dental Society (USFPDS) and volunteered weekly with USF’s and UCF’s pre-dental societies. She began her dental journey at Catlin Dental in 2019, and having recently applied, aims to attend dental school in the near future. The Catlin Dental team has given her the tools and confidence to pursue this exciting new career.  In her free time, she enjoys fishing, boating, and playing with her dog, Miso. 


Jackie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jackie is a Florida native, born and raised in the city of Cape Coral. She graduated Dental Hygiene school in 2013 from Florida Southwestern State College formerly Edison State College.  She loves building rapport with patients and strives to make each visit as comfortable as possible. Jackie joined Catlin Dental Group in 2018. Her favorite thing about working at Catlin Dental is being a part of a wonderful team that truly have each other’s and their patient’s best interest at heart. Outside of work, Jackie stays busy spending time with her husband, raising their three boys, working out, and taking trips to the Florida Keys!


Debbie

Office Manager

Debbie joined Catlin Dental Group in 2019 and her career has been mainly focused in the administrative aspect of dentistry. Her favorite part about working at Catlin Dental is the warm family atmosphere and the quality care that the Catlin’s give their patients every day. 


Michelle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle was born and raised in Stamford, CT and moved to Southwest Florida in 2003. She was an Orthodontic Assistant before becoming a RDH. She graduated with her Associates of Science from Florida Southwestern State College and received her Dental Assisting degree from Stanford Brown Academy in Ft. Lauderdale. She has worked in the dental field for over 13 years and joined Catlin Dental Group in 2019. Michelle has two children and enjoys running and visiting our beautiful Florida beaches!!


Sandy

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sandy graduated from the Medical Sciences Campus at the University of Puerto Rico. She started her career as a Dental Assistant Instructor and has lived in Florida for the past 30 years. She’s worked as a clinician in general as well as periodontal practices.  Sandy strives for excellence by sharing knowledge with her patients on how to maintain optimal oral health and personalizing patient care. Her experience has given her the expertise and skills to perform quality and gentle dental work. As a caregiver, her mission is to build the trust and confidence of her patients. Sandy is married with two beautiful daughters and two handsome grandsons. Spending time with family and friends is her biggest hobby and makes her smile!


Melissa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa is a graduate of Edison State College and a member of ADHA. She has been with Catlin Dental since 2005. She believes that the best part of being a part of the staff at Catlin Dental is the opportunity to work together to assure their patients receive the best care. She also has complete confidence in her co-workers to do exceptional work. Melissa understands that dental anxiety is not a choice, which is why her goal is always to make her patients feel comfortable.

Melissa is a patient advocate; staying current with new information and studies pertaining to dentistry and overall health. She can call sunny Florida home because she loves everything it has to offer, especially the outdoors.

As of July 2018 Melissa has embarked on her next journey to further her education and acquire a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree in Bradenton. As our office keeps expanding possibly her same patients will see her here again one day as their dentist. Catlin Dental is proud of Melissa as we have watched her go from an assistant at our office, to a hygienist, and now to a future dentist. 


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