Becky was born in Dayton, Ohio and moved to Ft. Lauderdale in 1978. She has worked as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant since moving here. You will find her assisting Dr. Maruri chair side, taking digital x-rays, impressions, doing lab work and most importantly chatting with the patients and making them feel part of the team. She is married to Dan and is a “BIG” fan of the Miami Dolphins, Heat and Marlins.


  • Food: Tacos
  • Movie: “Guardians of the Galaxy”
  • Music Artist: Kenny Chesney
  • Color: Aqua


Kim was born in Indiana, and has lived in South Florida almost all her life. She has many years of customer service experience in the banking industry, and brings her friendly personality and skills to our reception desk. Meeting and greeting our patients with a big smile, she is always ready to help you schedule your appointment. She is married to Dan and has a daughter Taylor. She loves live music, going to concerts, traveling, great restaurants and entertaining her friends and family.


  • Food: Everything (and it shows!)
  • Movie: “Life Is Beautiful”
  • Music Group: The Avett Brothers
  • Color: Glitter!


Martha enjoys working with children and is extremely patient. She has been in the field of dentistry for over 20 years. Martha speaks both fluent Spanish and English.


  • Food: Pizza
  • Movie: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”
  • Music Genre: Enjoys all kinds of music.
  • Color: Pink


Natasha was born in Ecuador and eventually moved to New York for 15 years. She is bilingual in both Spanish and English. Natasha has 2 boys and 1 girl. She has been in the field for 20 years and can do both Pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. Natasha enjoys dancing, cooking, and working chair side with Dr. Buscemi.


  • Food: Peruvian
  • Movie: “Tarzan”
  • Music Genre: Reggaeton
  • Color: Red


Heather is our Pediatric and Orthodontic Assistant. She became a Certified Dental Assistant (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) from Broward College in 2016. She enjoys working with children, as she was previously a preschool teacher for 3 years. She is extremely patient with children who are afraid of going to the dentist and makes sure every patient is comfortable and happy. Heather plans on going back to school to become a Dental Hygienist.


  • Hobbies: She enjoys shopping, music, working out, and drumline.
  • Food: Mexican/Spanish Food
  • Movie: “The Notebook”
  • Music Genre: Enjoys all types of music.
  • Color: Turquoise

Jokairy (JoJo)

Jojo was born in New York, but raised in Hialeah. She enjoys helping others and making a positive difference every where she goes. Jojo is one of our front staff personnel. She loves to attend church and spending time with family and friends in the outdoors.


  • Hobbies: Exercising and traveling
  • Food: Latin
  • Movie: “The Notebook”
  • Music Group: Elevation Worship
  • Color: Green


Allison graduated from Broward College and is one of our Dental Hygienists. She is a wife and is a mom to 3 boys. Dawn also helps in the front office scheduling patients and helps to make the day run smooth.


  • Hobbies: Gym and Beach
  • Food: Mexican
  • Movie: “Dirty Dancing”
  • Music Genre: Enjoys All
  • Color: Purple


Megan graduated from Broward College and is one of our lovely Orthodontic Assistants. She lived in Maryland, FL for 9 years. Megan enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and family as well as doing crossfit.


  • Hobbies: Beach and Traveling
  • Food: Mexican
  • Movie: “Tangled”
  • Music Artist: Britney Spears
  • Color: Purple


Becky just moved to Florida in February 2017. She’s been working as an orthodontic assistant for 10 years and loves it. Becky is married and has two cats. She loves to travel the world and enjoy new places. She enjoys coffee, traveling, and working out as well as trying new foods.


  • Hobbies: Collecting starbucks mugs from all the places she has traveled to, working out, trying new foods
  • Food: Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
  • Movie: “Cruel Intentions”
  • Music Genre: Any 90’s Music
  • Color: All Colors


Liz is on of our front office staff. She makes sure all patients are greeted and taken care of. Liz enjoys watching Netflix in her free time and going on adventures. Her goal is to some day travel the world.


  • Hobbies: Soccer
  • Food: Chicken Nuggets
  • Movie: “Cinderella”
  • Music Genre: Enjoys many
  • Color: Mint Green


Saray was born in Cuba and moved to Canada 10 years ago. She began her career as an Orthodontic Assistant in 2012. Saray enjoys working with children. She is married and is a mom to two kids. Saray is our Orthodontic Manager/Consultant.


  • Hobbies: Spending time with her children and family.
  • Food: Tacos and fajitas
  • Movie: “Meet Joe Black”
  • Music Artist: Adele
  • Color: White


Nicole was born in New York, Queens. Her nationality is Colombian. Nicole has had many years in customer service. She has a friendly personality and works the front desk. Nicole is bilingual and takes pleasure with assisting both English and Spanish speaking parents. She enjoys vacations and is a sports fanatic. She is a huge Heat fan.


  • Hobbies: Enjoys going to the movies, beach, hang out with friends and family as well as getting her nails done.
  • Food: Pizza, burgers, fries, Cesar Salad
  • Movie: “Fast and the Furious”
  • Music Group: J Balvin, Maluma, JLO
  • Color: Purple


Kim has been a Pediatric Dental Assistant for over 12 years. She was born in NYC but raised right here in South Florida. She enjoys traveling to different countries and learning about different cultures. Kim enjoys baseball and her favorite team is the Yankees. She hopes to one day visit every major league baseball field in the country.


  • Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends
  • Food: Spanish
  • Movie: “A Beautiful Mind”
  • Music Group: Fania All Stars
  • Color: Aqua Blue