The Dream Team
Jessica – Treatment Coordinator
As a treatment coordinator at Abdoney Orthodontics, Jessica helps explain each treatment plan to our patients and their parents. She enjoys working with the patients and families who come to our practice, and providing a friendly, positive, up-beat office environment while encouraging our patients and making each person feel good about themselves.
Jessica and her husband, Scott, have one daughter named Kylie and a pet dog named Kehoe. When she’s not at the practice making our patients smile, Jessica enjoys shopping with her daughter, dining out with friends, and spending time with her family. She is a big sports fan, especially when it comes to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (football), Tony Stewart (NASCAR), and the Tampa Bay Rays (baseball).
Laura – Treatment Coordinator
As a treatment coordinator at Abdoney Orthodontics, Laura ensures that each of our patients receives optimal treatment for their individual case. Laura will make you feel comfortable and answer all of the questions you may have regarding your future treatment with us. She is extremely friendly and can make anyone smile! Being a part of creating a long lasting beautiful smile is just one of the reasons why Laura loves her job!
When Laura is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband Chris, golfing, fishing, biking, and going to the beach.!
Laura F. – Insurance Coordinator
Laura F. works at our front desk and is also a treatment coordinator. When at the front desk she enjoys interacting with patients and parents and helping create the fun and friendly atmosphere we strive for. When she is not at the front desk, she enjoys having the opportunity to welcome new patients into our practice and working with the doctors to create beautiful smiles that will last a lifetime.
Laura is married to Gene and they have two daughters, Kayla and Amber. When not working, Laura enjoys spending time with her family.
Valerie – Front Desk and Insurance Coordinator
Valerie works at our front desk and is our insurance coordinator. If our patients have any questions regarding their insurance benefits, Valerie is the one to ask! She really likes that our office is friendly and everyone on our team is happy and ready to help make our patients smile.
Valerie enjoys working out, spending time with family, photography, and playing and watching sports.
Kailie – Front Desk
Kailie works at the front desk greeting patients with a warm smile! She is here to assist patients and parents with any questions or concerns they may have regarding appointments or insurance. She loves the daily interaction with patients and keeping smiles on their faces! Kailie enjoys working with such a close group of fabulous people!
At home, Kailie enjoys spending time with her precious yorkie, Prince Maui, and all things involving the outdoors.
Lynda – Assistant
Lynda is one of our orthodontic assistants. She enjoys caring for our patients, and always does so with a warm, friendly smile on her face. Lynda treats her patients with kindness and respect, and always makes sure that all of their questions are answered. She enjoys working with the doctors as well, and truly respects the level of care they offer their patients.
Lynda is married, and has one son and one daughter. When she’s not busy at work, she’s busy at home spending time with her family.
Jenna – Assistant
As one of the orthodontic assistants here at Abdoney Orthodontics, Jenna loves making her patients feel comfortable and at ease. She enjoys being a part of their journey to a perfect smile and working with an awesome and friendly staff. Jenna feels especially rewarded each time a patient is finished treatment and they see their new smile for the first time.
When not in the office, Jenna is busy planning her wedding. Jenna enjoys spending time with her fiancé and family as well as going to the beach and shopping.
Lisa – Assistant
Lisa has been a certified orthodontic assistant since 2008. She enjoys chatting with her patients, making them feel at ease and always treating them with kindness and respect. You will never find Lisa without a smile on her face.
Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and their son, Lincoln. She is very enthusiastic over food and running half marathons, and black Friday.
Paul – Assistant
Paul is a wonderful orthodontic assistant. He genuinely enjoys what he does and is always able to make his patients smile with his sense of humor and kind smile. Paul treats his patients like he would his own family, and always makes sure that they have fun visiting our practice. Paul makes sure that when you visit our practice, you laugh, have fun, and leave with a beautiful smile!
Outside of the practice, Paul and his wife, Anna, have a full house with two daughters, Jaid and Jordan, three dogs, Pixie, Dixie and Chili, and a rabbit, named Peanut. In his free time, Paul enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and outdoor sports. He is also a part-time comedian.
Jaime – Assistant
Jaime is a certified dental assistant and has worked in orthodontics for over 15 years. She and her daughter recently moved to Valrico from the mountains of Montana. When she is not helping create beautiful smiles, she enjoys cooking, camping, live music, and exploring the beautiful beaches of Florida.
Shelby – Assistant
Shelby is one of our friendly orthodontic assistants. She works alongside Dr. Abdoney during patient care and helps to make each person as comfortable and fun as possible. She especially likes our new rewards card program that lets patients earn great prizes for keeping appointments and having good oral hygiene.
At home, Shelby has a dog named Tanner. She likes to go to the beach and the lake where she enjoys wakeboarding. She also likes doing crafts and can be found skydiving because she thinks it is relaxing!
Amanda – Assistant
Amanda is an assistant and works at the front desk. She likes assisting the doctors and providing patient care while making people laugh and putting them at ease. Outside the office she likes spending time with her family and has 2 cats named Nala and Rufio. She loves working for Abdoney Orthodontics.
Brittany – Assistant
Brittany can be found in our clinical area, working side by side with our doctors to provide excellent patient care. She enjoys making a difference one smile at a time, as well as being a part of the wonderful family atmosphere that our office has created.
Brittany has a dog named Santana. When she’s not in the office, she likes to go shopping and to the beach, walking her dog, and water activities!
Carie – Financial Coordinator/Marketing
Carie, a Tampa native, is the financial coordinator and marketing contact for our practice. She enjoys working with patients and helping them establish a financial plan that meets their needs. She is knowledgeable and always willing to answer any questions that you might have, and loves to promote our practice within the community at various events.
In her spare time, Carie loves to design poetic invitations, step out for country line dancing, or relax at the beach. She and her husband Mark have four daughters, Rainee, Gabbie, Sofiia, and Emalee.
Phyllis – Lab Tech
Phyllis has been with our team for many years. She started working for Dr. Michael Abdoney Sr. right after graduating from high school, and has stayed with the practice ever since. Phyllis is a wonderful lab technician. She works hard to make sure that each appliance is crafted with special attention to detail and is designed to help the patient achieve the exact smile he/she wants.
Phyllis loves doing anything that involves the outdoors, especially fishing! She and her husband, Tony, have one dog, named Riley.