We strive to have a friendly, knowledgeable staff that will handle your treatment with kindness and compassion. We keep up to date with the advances in orthodontic treatment and enhanced patient relationships by attending continuing education seminars in addition to ongoing training by Dr. Toro. Each staff member achieves an orthodontic assisting certification.
When visiting our office, we want you to feel fully informed and completely confident. Please feel free to ask us questions. There is no question about your treatment that will not be answered, and your concerns will always be addressed.
Human Resources Office Manager
Ileana administrates Human Resources, as well as, the management needs of the office. She completed a Masters Degree in Personnel Administration. She is from San Juan, Puerto Rico and speaks both Spanish and English. In her free time, Ileana enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Michele is here to guide you through the process of starting your orthodontic treatment. She will be happy to answer all of your questions regarding treatment options, scheduling, and insurance. She will also assist in making financial arrangements and options. Michele has 20 years of experience in the dental field. Michele and her husband Steve moved to Tampa three years ago from Indianapolis, Indiana. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities in the beautiful sunshine!
Shawna has 20 years of orthodontic experience. She has been with Toro Orthodontics for three years. Originally from California, she relocated to Florida 27 years ago. She loves to spend time with her family and her dog Jasper. She is a grandmother of six, and is fond of sports and gardening.
Front Office Representative
Anabel is cross-trained for the front and the back of the office. She is bilingual. Additionally, she is a college student that is working towards a degree in Health Service Administration. In
In her free time, she likes going to the beach and outdoor activities.
Luz Tatiana Vera
Front Office Representative
Luz has been with the office for four years. She speaks Spanish and English and enjoys interacting with our patients. She likes cooking and spending time with her two teenage boys. She is also involved in Cub Scouts as a Pack Leader.
Lead Orthodontic Assistant
Dianelys has worked in the dental field for 14 years. Dianelys loves to help patients achieve beautiful smiles. She is originally from Cuba and is bilingual. She is the proud mom of two boys.
She enjoys making jewelry, painting, and other art projects.
Maria is fluent in three languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She moved to Tampa from Cuba five years ago. She has been dental assistant for three years. Her goal is to assist patients in achieving the best smile possible. She enjoys taking her dog for walks and partaking in other outside activities. She also loves to sing Karaoke!
Our newest team member has been an orthodontic assistant for 8 years. She is bilingual and a native of Cuba. Her family moved to Tampa when she was 7 years old. In her free time she enjoys music and salsa dancing with her husband.
Our newest team member has been an orthodontic assistant for eight years. She is bilingual and a native Cuban. Her family moved to Tampa when she was seven years old. In her free time, she enjoys music, and salsa dancing with her husband. Yuliet has eight years of experience with dental assisting. Yuliet loves interacting and getting to know our patients. She is from Cuba, and has lived in Tampa since 2003. She is bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym and working out. Yuliet also likes travelling.
Dorlisa has been with the office for two and a half years. She has been a dental assistant for more than 20 years. Dorlisa became a Floridian two years ago. She loves movies, music, and