Our Talented Staff
Tina Brown Practice Manager
Tina, a native of Pittsburgh Pa. , but has lived in South Florida since the 80’s. She has been in dental practice management since 1995 and has worked in our office since 2008. She is married to her childhood sweetheart and they share one son who is recently married. In her spare time she enjoys the beach, bike riding, and is heavily involved in fundraising to find a cure for the ALS Association.
Patty - Front Desk Coordinator
Patty is Dr. Colella’s mother. She was married to the late Anthony Colella for 39 years. She was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area and resides in South Florida since 1991. Patty enjoys assisting our patients on a daily basis as our front desk coordinator. Patty’s past experience with floral design keeps the added touch that everyone admires in our office.
Sylvie - Dental Hygienist
Sylvie a native of Haiti, graduated from Palm Beach Community College as a certified dental assistant, and then with a degree in dental hygiene. Sylvie has been working in this office for the past seven years originally working for Dr. Colella as a certified dental assistant. She fell in love working with the patients so much she decided to further her career and become a dental hygienist.
Jessica- Dental Hygienist
Jessica, a native of South Florida, started her dental career in 2006 with a certificate in Dental Assisting from Palm Beach State College. She then furthered her career in 2009 at Broward College, graduating with an A.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys making healthy smiles and educating her patients on the importance of oral health. Her hobbies include being a devoted wife and mother to husband Kevin, and her kids Ellie and Colton.
Sabina- Dental Assistant
Sabina, a native of Poland lived in Boston Ma. for 10 years until she moved to South Florida in 2008. She has been in the dental field for over eight years and loves helping patients with any questions and concerns they may have about their dental treatment. She is fluent in English, Polish, and Portuguese. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her family and friends.
Samm - Dental Assistant
Hi my name is Alberto S. Vazquez Jr. I have been a certified dental assistant for a decade now. I began assisting back in 2007, after graduating from Central Florida Institute in Orlando. My assisting background is in surgery, general cosmetic, and orthodontics. I love every aspect of my profession. I have a 4 year old daughter who is the world to me. She is half Asian and half Puerto Rican. She is learning both languages at home. My passion for dentistry is helping patients achieve their smile goal. To see them smile and be truly happy makes my day. I plan to be a dentist, and one day the President of this great country.
Tiffany - Front Desk Coordinator
Tiffany, a New York native has been with us since 2017, with over 5 years off dental experience. Tiffany had a desire to make Colella Cosmetic Dentistry her professional home after her first visit to our office, due to the advanced technology and excellent team atmosphere. Tiffany resides in Broward County with her husband Derrel, and they enjoy traveling and spending time with family.
Norja -Front Desk Coordinator/ Dental Assistant
Do you love food? So does Norja! In her spare time she enjoys cooking and trying new foods. Born in Kingston Jamaica, she moved to Florida at the age of 4. She has been working front desk with Dr. Colella since 2016 and has been a Dental Assistant since 2010. Norja is very passionate about dentistry, and our patients. Outside of the office she loves to travel and dance.
Patty and Anthony
Anthony, Patty and Damian were all part of Dr. Colella’s office since she moved here and opened it in 1999. Anthony was her office manager until he passed away in May of 2006. People loved to come in after or before their appointments to talk with “dad”. They were good times.
Damian and Irene
Damian and Irene though not presently living in Florida, are still part of Dr. Colella’s business. Damian met Irene Ortiz when they worked as Dental assistants in Dr. Colella’s office. Damian obtained his Health Administration degree and MBA and Irene became a Chiropractor. They married and lived in Daytona until Anthony’s passing. They moved back here to help Dr. Colella in her office until she could replace her father with an office manager. Damian and Irene had already decided to move to Colorado after Anthony’s passing. They live in Colorado now and both are presently in education and do consulting for Dr. Colella. They have two little girls, Bella and Bianca.