Sherry has been working in the dental field for over 25 years so far, with a lot of that time spent right here at our dental office. She studied dental hygiene at Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Today, she feels honored to be part of a team that cares about patients so genuinely and goes the extra mile to build relationships with them. She always provides plenty of education about oral health during appointments and is an important part of the treatment planning process with Dr. Hoop.
Away from work, Sherry spends a lot of time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys cooking/baking, visiting Disney, lounging at the beach, and tackling lots of DIY projects.
Vi has been working in oral healthcare for almost 50 years now, amazingly enough! She definitely does a great job of helping our patients achieve healthier, cleaner smiles through her work. As for her education, she studied dental hygiene at Darton College of Dental Professions in Albany, GA.
Outside of working hours, Vi is passionate about pretty much anything to do with the beach, boating, diving, and water in general. She also likes to garden, read, and take good care of her 16-year-old Bichon Frise.
JoanE has been working in dental care for over 35 years now, with many of them spent right here at Dr. Hoop’s dental office. There’s a lot to love about her job, especially getting to watch a patient’s transformation over time and seeing their face just light up with joy at the end result! It’s also wonderful that the people she works with don’t feel like just other employees – they’re family!
When she isn’t busy at work, JoanE spends a lot of time with her pets. Petey is her little pup, and she takes him to the dog park regularly. Tabby is her cat. As for personal hobbies, she enjoys cooking, watching movies, and singing in her church choir.
Teresa studied dental assisting at Great Lakes Medical Careers and has her Expanded Duties certification as well. Today, her career in the field spans almost 20 years! She goes the extra mile to help our patients (especially the ones with dental anxiety) feel comfortable and well-informed throughout the treatment process. Sharing in their excitement as they achieve their goals is an amazing experience! She also feels proud to be a part of Dr. Hoop’s constant striving for excellence. She’s always learning and growing alongside her awesome coworkers at the dental office.
Away from work, Teresa has an awesome husband named Mark, two sons named Mitchel and Ethan, and one daughter named Madelyn. As for her personal interests, she enjoys staying healthy through nutrition and exercise, going pontoon boating/fishing with her hubby, shopping with her daughter, attending church, and traveling.
Lindsay’s dental career started in 2014, and she first joined Dr. Hoop’s team in November of 2019. She’s an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant receiving her certificate from Heritage Institute. She is currently attending Florida Southwestern State College, where she’s working towards her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences. As for her job, she loves being a part of the reason why people smile! The entire dental office (the patients included) feels like one big family.
At home, Lindsay is proud to be the mother of a beautiful daughter named Emma. She spends her free time surrounded by loved ones, enjoying the fun outdoor activities Florida has to offer and doing various art projects with her daughter. As for personal hobbies, she likes traveling, practicing photography, and writing.
Brenn began her dental career in 2016; she became a member of our team in February of 2020. She received her dental hygiene license in the state of Kansas and practiced for two years before returning to Kansas State University to earn her bachelor’s degree. She is currently working toward completing her degree in Microbiology with a minor in Gerontology and Leadership Studies. What she enjoys most about her role are the wonderful people she works with. Just like her, they are dedicated workers who truly care about each patient!
Brenn currently lives with her significantly other and their two Golden Retrievers, whom they take swimming when they can. When she isn’t busy helping patients, she’s very passionate about home décor and can usually be found refinishing furniture or painting anything in her house.