Team- san juan, PR

Meet Our Team

Sheilla Santos Narvaez

Sheilla Santos Narvaez ​is our treatment coordinator. She became part of our team in 1987 when she started as a dental assistant. Sheilla graduated from the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico as an expanded-duties dental assistant. Having worked with Dr. Duran as a chair-side dental assistant for more than 15 years, Sheilla fully understands the dental treatments offered by our practice. She is our Front Desk Leader. Her profound knowledge combined with a kind, caring character allows her to guide our patients perfectly through their entire treatment process.
treatment coordinator - San Juan, PR
expanded-duties dental assistant - San Juan, PR

Lesvia Pizarro Iglesias

Lesvia Pizarro Iglesias​ graduated from Ramirez College in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1989 as an expanded-duties dental assistant. After gaining experience in other dental offices, she joined our team in 1995. Lesvia, our hygienist, is highly skilled in the handling and placement of dental materials. In addition, she always makes sure that our patients are comfortable and well attended to while in our office.

Lilliam Rapale Santiago

Lilliam Rapale Santiago graduated from Ramirez College, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1990 as an expanded-duties dental assistant. She joined our team in 2002. Lilliam is highly experienced in different areas of dental assisting, has excellent clinical skills and is extremely knowledgeable in the field of implant restorations. She works closely with Dr. Duran in complex cases and also functions as our laboratory coordinator.
expanded-duties dental assistant - San Juan, PR
expanded-duties dental assistant - San Juan, PR

Arelis Cartagena Hernandez

Arelis Cartagena Hernandez graduated from National College in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in 2005 as an expanded-duties dental assistant, and joined our team immediately thereafter. She has extensive knowledge of oral health and preventive dentistry and is an excellent chair-side assistant. As our Clinic Team Leader, she ensures that our patients’ expectations are exceeded.

Rayzavelle Jimenez Concepcion

Rayzavelle Jimenez Concepcion is our front desk and business assistant. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sales in 2004 and a master’s degree in marketing in 2008, both from the Metropolitan University in San Juan, Puerto Rico (UMET). Rayza joined our team on a part-time in 2012, a few years later she took a short recess and re-joined our team in 2017 and is deeply committed to providing high-quality patient care and satisfaction.

front desk and business assistant - San Juan, PR
expanded-duties dental assistant - San Juan, PR

Yamie D. Pérez Pagán

Yamie D. Pérez Pagán​ graduated from National University College in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in 2016 as an expanded-duties dental assistant, and joined our team in 2017. She has excellent skills and knowledge. Yamie is our Bleaching Treatment Specialist and is profoundly committed to give our patients a high-quality dental care.

Cristina N. Rivera Menéndez

Cristina N. Rivera Menéndez​ graduated from University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in biology in 2015. Also, she graduated from University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus in 2016 as an expanded-duties dental assistant. Cristina joined our team in 2017 and since then, is working jointly with Dr. Escalera in our innovative Invisalign Treatment Program offered to our patients. She is also our OSHA Compliance Officer.
expanded-duties dental assistant- San Juan, PR
expanded-duties dental assistant - San Juan, PR

Nicole I. Vega Figueroa

Nicole I. Vega Figueroa​ graduated from University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, in 2013 as an expanded-duties dental assistant. Nicole joined our team in 2017. Since 2014, she is member of the Pan-American Institute of Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation. As our Hygienist Assistant, she is highly devoted to helping her patients improve their oral health.

Roxanna M. Rivera Sánchez

Roxanna M. Rivera Sánchez​ graduated from University of Puerto Rico, Carolina Campus and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in office management in 2016 and joined our team immediately thereafter. Roxanna is our Administrative Assistant and is very well trained and dedicated to our patients. Also, she is our HIPAA Compliance Officer.
Administrative Assistant - San Juan, PR
Parking Attendant - San Juan, PR

Bryan Pérez Figueroa

Bryan Pérez Figueroa​ joined our team in 2015. He is our Parking Attendant. Bryan is very devoted to our patients, willing to assist them as they come in and out of our office, always welcoming them with a sparkly smile.

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