Here is a little Q&A with our newest dental hygienist, Sharon.
How long have you been a hygienist?
Sharon: 38 years!
What made you choose the hygienist career path?
Sharon: I had orthodontics when I was young and loved going to the orthodontist and dentist. It was always a positive experience and I learned the value of a nice smile at a young age. This sparked an interest in me to become a dental hygienist.
What do you like most about working with your patients?
Sharon: I enjoy helping people improve their oral health and seeing them feel confident in their smile. I also like getting to know my patients and their interests.
What do you like most about working here at Smile Sarasota?
Sharon: I like working with a team of professionals who all do their jobs well and work together for the good of our patients and each other. I am thankful to be working for a doctor that is trustworthy, honest and skilled in the treatment he delivers.
How do you teach patients about proper oral care habits?
Sharon: I teach my patients about proper home care through communication and visual demonstrations.
How many kids do you have?
Sharon: I have 3 children – Twins boys and a daughter. I have 6 beautiful grandchildren.
What kind of hobbies do you enjoy?
Sharon: I enjoy being outdoors, walking, biking, going to the beach and local parks.