Christina Pi – Office Manager/ Billing and Financial Coordinator
Christina was born and raised in Miami and has been part of our staff for 11 years. She has been married for 12 years and has three beautiful children. She loves being a people person and loves spending time with her family and friends.
Elena Barturen – Billing and Financial Coordinator
Elena was born and raised in Miami Springs and has been a part of our orthodontic staff for four years. She is currently working on acquiring her bachelor’s degree in special education and enjoys spending time with her longtime boyfriend and her two dogs, Bella and Cuco.
Vanessa Santiago – Sterilization
Vanessa was born and raised in Miami and has been a part of our orthodontic staff since 2006. She has also been in the orthodontic field for eight years. She loves working with people especially children. She enjoys spending time with her longtime boyfriend and her two dogs, Sam and Archie.
Nikki Wake – Front Desk
Nikki was originally born in London, England but moved to Miami, Florida back in 1989 and has loved it ever since. She recently became engaged to her longtime boyfriend and has two dogs named Boogie and Charlie. Nikki enjoys spending time with her both friends and family.
Katie Dentici – Front Desk
Katie was born in Ocala and just recently moved to Miami from Gainesville. She has been part of our staff since 2007 and is currently living with her fiancé and her dog, Pepito. She enjoys relaxing on the weekend with family and friends.
Erin Ihrig – Orthodontic Assistant
Born and raised in Miami, she has been a part of Dr. Mariani’s staff since 1988. She enjoys diving, fishing, boating and spending time with her boyfriend and her Rottweiler, Patty.
Lorena Chonillo – Orthodontic Assistant
Raised in Chicago, she arrived in Miami on a Sunday in 1999 and started working for our practice the following day. She has been a part of our staff now for nine years. She enjoys her family and does not miss the snow.
Elizabeth Martin – Orthodontic Assistant
Was born and raised in Miami, and has been married to her husband, Thomas, for 12 years. They have two daughters, Brittany and Ashley. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and family by the pool or going to the Florida Keys on the weekends.
Jacqueline Santiago – Orthodontic Assistant
Was born and raised in Miami and has been an orthodontic assistant for eight years. She loves working with people and enjoys spending time with her longtime boyfriend and two dogs, Chaco and Niko.
Sandra Noda – Head Lab Tech/ Orthodontic Assistant
Sandra was born in Cuba and has been in the U.S. for 39 years. She has been in the orthodontic field for nine years and loves being around children and adults in a dental environment. She has two beautiful children, a 15-year-old daughter and a 25-year-old son.