Christina Gammack-Clark - Practice Manager / Treatment Coordinator
Christina was born in Stirling Scotland and moved here to Naples, FL when she was six years old. In 2008 Christina acquired her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification from the Lincoln Technical Institute, located in Fern Park, FL. Christina has had the pleasure of working in many aspects of Dentistry, including General, Perio, Endo and Oral Surgery, which helps bring a wealth of knowledge to Dr. Lucas's practice. Christina loves to keep up with the latest technology and education that Dentistry has to offer, and continues her education with attending Dental Seminars and Dental Continuing Education Courses. Christina and Dr. Lucas have known each other for many years and is extremely happy to have the pleasure of working for Dr. Lucas. Christina started working for Dr. Lucas as one of his chair side Dental Assistants and later became his Practice Administrator / Treatment Coordinator. Christina enjoys getting to know her patients, and building long term relationships with them, helping them maintain their oral health and beautiful smiles. Outside of work you will find Christina spending time with family and friends, shopping, and enjoying what life has to offer.
Jessica Kurnik - Patient Coordinator
Jessica is a Naples native. Jessica has been in the Dental field for over 15 years. Jessica has mainly worked in General Dentistry but does have experience and knowledge with working in Oral Surgery, Periodontics, Endodontics and loves to continuously learn in all aspects of Dentistry. Jessica enjoys building great relationships with her patients and loves to make people feel special. Jessica loves to smile and believes passing on the contagiousness of smiling! Jessica is engaged to her soon to be husband Brandan. They have two beautiful children Elijah and Akil. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys every moment to be spent with her family! Jessica also enjoys painting, sports (Go Eagle's!) going to the movies, going to the beach and anything that has to do with nature.
Denise Pent - Registered Dental Hygienist
Denise is originally from Michigan's Upper Peninsula and has lived in Naples, FL since 1979. Denise received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC. and completed her local Anesthesia program at St. Petersburg College. Denise and Dr. Lucas have known each other for many years, and is thrilled to have the chance to work together full time now. Denise enjoys helping her patients learn new ways to improve their oral health, and helping them to understand how improving oral health, can improve their overall health. Denise especially enjoys getting to know her patients and building long term relationships with them. Outside of work Denise enjoys gardening, attending car shows and spending time with her husband and their two dogs.
Sandra Maciques - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Sandra began working at Dr. Lucas’s office in the summer of 2015. Sandra received her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification in 1990 from Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology. Sandra brings many aspects of dentistry to the office, having worked in Endodontics and General Dentistry. Sandra is married to her beloved husband Israel, and they have a beautiful Daughter Rebecca. Outside of work, Sandra enjoys spending time with her large Cuban family, dancing, scuba diving and photography.
Sherry Petteruti - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Sherry is from Orlando, FL., but has lived most of her adult life in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Sherry received her Dental training at Orlando Vocational Institute in 1985. Following getting married, she moved to the East Coast of Florida, where she began working with the areas top cosmetic Dentists. Over the years she has worked in many areas of Dentistry, but its cosmetics that she enjoys and loves most. Sherry has had extensive training in cosmetic Dentistry, attending many training courses and seminars. Now in Naples, Sherry feels very privileged to be working along side Dr. Dennis Lucas and his wonderful staff. They all have made her feel very welcomed and at home. Sherry is looking forward to assisting Dr. Dennis Lucas and helping in aid the creation of healthy beautiful smiles here in Naples, FL. Outside of work Sherry enjoys spending time with her family, dog Rocco, cooking and traveling.