Our Team

Our Team 2016-12-22T18:51:55+00:00

Meet Our Dental Implant Team

Dr. Friedman Dental Group - Doctors and Staff
Beth Brooker

Beth Brooker – Treatment and Financial Specialist

Beth began her dental career about 20 years ago as a dental assistant in Massachusetts. Since that time, she has transitioned into a front office role. She has a kind nature and enjoys helping and interacting with patients.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling with her daughter’s softball team, and reading.

Summer Hack

Summer Hack – Treatment and Financial Specialist

Summer started her dental career in Kentucky in 2009. After completing a local dental assisting program she began in the dental field as a dental lab technician’s assistant. She went on to be an oral surgeon’s assistant, then to a certified expanded duties dental assistant (EDDA), through University of Louisville School of Dentistry. In 2013, she moved to Florida and took her career a step further and learned the many tasks of the front office aspect of a practice. Summer was hired at Friedman Dental Group, October of 2014. She is the first smiling face you see when you walk in, and will ensure you understand everything about any dental procedure you are going to receive, along with any financial questions you have, before you leave. Your comfort and understanding is her number one priority, and she genuinely cares about every person she comes into contact with, and builds lasting relationships with them.

In her free time, Summer enjoys adventures at the beach, laughing as much as possible, concerts, barbecue’s, and reading.

Claudia Stawicki

Claudia Stawicki – Insurance Coordinator

Claudia began her dental career over 10 years ago and is a lifelong resident of Florida. She was born in Miami Beach and currently resides in Coral Springs. She enjoys helping and interacting with patients and is also fluent in Spanish.

Our patients and staff enjoy her bubbly, positive personality and radiant smile. She values quality time with her husband and son. In her free time, she enjoys spinning, running and kickboxing.

Ann Lorenz

Ann Lorenz – Certified Dental Assistant

A Ft. Lauderdale resident since 1976, Ann was born in New York and moved to Miami when she was 11 years old. She started working in dentistry while in high school, receiving on-the-job training. Ann attended Lindsey Hopkins University, where she earned her state certification in dental assisting.

She became a dental assistant in 1973 and has been with Friedman Dental Group for 35 years. Ann enjoys educating patients and treats them with gentleness, kindness, and compassion to ensure that their dental experience is positive.

Married for 28 years, she enjoys spending time with family, which includes her husband, their daughter and son, and her stepchildren and five grandchildren who live in North Carolina.

Jill Lynch

Jill Lynch – Certified Dental Assistant

Jill is a native Floridian. She grew up on the shores of Deerfield and Pompano Beach. She took an early admission into Broward Community College where she graduated on the President’s list in 1988.

Immediately she began her long career as a dental assistant. She finds Dental assisting to be a very gratifying career, as it allows her to help people on a personal level. She loves seeing people happy and smiling. Along the way Jill brought her two sons into the world. She states that they are her pride and joy and her greatest accomplishment.

She loves entertaining with her family and friends, and enjoying her Floridian lifestyle. As she says, “Show me the way to the water!!”

Maya Oshins

Maya Oshins – Registered Dental Hygienist

Maya is extremely proud to be a dental hygienist at Freidman Dental Group and honored to work with such a caring, friendly, and knowledgeable team. She was born in Israel and grew up in South Florida. She received her Bachelors of Science from Florida International University in 2001, and began her career as a science teacher, sales and marketing director with print and online media & publishing, and later worked as a dental assistant while returning to school to complete her license as a registered dental hygienist. She could not think of a more evolving profession with developing technology and equipment that improves our oral care. Her passion for teaching her patients healthy oral hygiene combines with her love for dentistry is evident with every visit. She always wants her patients to feel comfortable, happy, confident, and walk out smiling.

When Maya is not working she loves spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys outdoor activities, staying fit, music, reading, and great food. Maya looks forward to meeting you and teaching you at least one new fact about maintaining great oral hygiene and care.

In the meantime, “Stay Calm and Floss On!”

Louisa Thompson

Louisa Thompson – Certified Laboratory Technician

Luisa received her Dental Technician license from Palm Beach Community College in 1992, and has 28 years of experience and education in the dental field. She specializes in removable and implant prosthetics.

Besides working in house for Dr. Friedman, Luisa is the owner of her own private dental lab business, and also works along with other dental labs in South Florida. Luisa resides in Jupiter with her husband and daughter, and enjoys spending time with her family.

Senovia Mendoza

Senovia Mendoza

Senovia was born in Nicarague, and came to America in 1982. She developed an interest in Dentistry at an early age due to personal experience. She attended Keiser University and joined the Dental Field as a Dental assistant in 1992.

Senovia also has her associates degree in Science, as that is her passion. Being tri-lingual, she is an asset to communication with her patients. She enjoys helping others and is able to accomplish this through Dental assisting. In Her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.

Her children are her main priority. She says, “Yes, I am a soccer mom and fellow diva with my daughter :)”

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