Meet Our Team

Andrew Martin, DMD

Andrew Martin, DMD

Dr. Martin graduated from the University of Florida with honors, earning a dual bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Chemistry. He went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with honors and joined Omicron Kappa Upsilon — a prestigious national dental honor society in which members are selected from the top 20 percentile of the graduating class, show potential for professional growth, and serve as examples among their peers.

Distinguished in his academic accomplishments and professional awards, Dr. Martin earned a mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction held by less than 2 percent of dentists throughout the United States. He currently serves as President of the Florida Academy of General Dentistry, is a member of the American Dental Association, and is a Past-President of the Alachua County Dental Association. Dr. Martin has also earned his Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Martin volunteers his time at the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry, the We Care Clinic at Santa Fe Community College, and at various charities around the county.

In his spare time, Dr. Martin is an avid photographer and enjoys sailing. He also plays soccer on the Gainesville Regional Soccer League.

Debra

Debra

Originally form the Bronx, Debra moved to Florida in 1971. She has worked within the dental field in 1983. She worked in Orthodontics at the University of Florida and then in private practice in Pediatrics. She has been with our practice since 1997 and enjoys getting to know the patients she serves and delivers outstanding personalized service.

Loyal to a fault, Debra loves spending time with friends and family. At her core, Debra loves classic rock, as well as other genres of music. She spends her free time attending outdoor concerts, at the beach, or cheering on the Gators.

Danielle

Danielle

Danielle “Dani” is from Indiana and moved to Florida in 2000 to attend college. She met her husband while at school and they were married in 2011. In March 2015, Dani and David welcomed a daughter, Lacey Anne and September 2021 a daughter, Blakely Kaye. Dani loves being a mom and Lacey makes sure she stays busy at it.

Dani graduated from Santa Fe College and graduated with her Bachelors from the University of West Florida. Her super power is that she is amazing baker and an excellent cook.

Dani takes great pride in redefining customer service.

Tracey

Tracey

During her senior year of high school, Tracey began dental assisting in the afternoons. She is certified in Radiology and then obtained her Certified Dental Assisting Certificate and Certified Orthodontic Assisting Certificates.

A dental assistant for over 20 years, Tracey is from Keystone Heights, FL. She married her husband, Erik, in 1996 and they have two daughters Alex and Gabriella. Tracey also has a stepspn and her frist granddaughter, Tinley. Tracey and Erik have adopted their niece and nephew and their favorite thing to do is to spend time together as a family.

Tracey love interacting with patients and has a calming and professional presences that sets patients at ease with her southern charm.

Theresa

Theresa

Theresa was born in Orlando, but raised in a small town in Southern Illinois. She’s been married to her high school sweetheart for 15 years and they have two children together.

Theresa graduated from John A. Logan with her dental assisting certificate and then became a dental hygienist in 2013.

In 2016, she returned to Florida with her family to be a part of Vida Springs Church. She loves traveling, going to the beach, hiking the local trails, kayaking in the springs, and playing board games. She also enjoys reading, music, and baking.

Marielena

Marielena

Originally from Venezuela, Mari graduated from the University of Romulo Gallegos as a dentist in 2009 and ran her own private practice for almost 12 years.
In 2018, owing to the political unrest in her home country, Mari moved with her son, Aaron, to the United States. Aaron is her world!

While working to improve her English, she has completed her certification in dental assisting and radiology. She has been an invaluable part of the team and is glad to have found a place that makes her happy and where she can continue to learn alongside Dr. Martin.

Mari loves being outdoors and enjoys visiting new places, relaxing at the beach, or even just taking a bike ride. She looks forward to meeting each and everyone of you and practicing her English so please do say, “Hello!”

Jessica

Jessica

Born and raised in Gainesville, Jess attended Buchholz High School. She dual-enrolled at Santa Fe College and is working towards completing her AA degree. Shortly after graduation from high school, she was engaged to her best friend, Jay, and they have a beautiful daughter, Ella. Jessica enjoys the experiences and challenges of motherhood and family time is her highest priority.

After finishing her AA degree, Jess plans to finish her pre-requisites and apply to Santa Fe’s Dental Hygiene Program. She has always been fascinated by teeth and dentistry, but enjoys interacting with our patients and helping them take care of their teeth. She is excited to be a part of the Comprehensive Dental Care family.

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