Meet the Caponera Orthodontics team

Meet Our Team

Sharon - Office Manager

Sharon is a longtime resident of Plantation, Fort Lauderdale,FL. She went to Plantation, Fort Lauderdale, FL High School and furthered her education to achieve a master's degree in Fine Arts from FAU. After pursuing her passion as a performer and teacher in the arts, she started her career in the dental and medical field and has been the glue of this practice since 1991. Sharon is extremely knowledgeable so she can help our patients with any insurance claims, appointments, and office related questions.

Mary Ellen
Mary Ellen - Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

Mary Ellen is very welcoming and friendly. She was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. Mary Ellen obtained her Associates of Applied Science in 2010 before moving to South Florida. She is a certified dental assistant and a certified orthodontic assistant. Out of the office, Mary Ellen enjoys concerts, running, and spending time with her husband, Matt.

Osiris - Orthodontic Assistant

Osiris, affectionately known as Osi, was born in Havana, Cuba and moved to Florida in 1985. She has over 20 years experience in dentistry and is a certified orthodontic assistant. She is very gentle and always makes the patients feel comfortable. Osi is married with two daughters and enjoys spending time with her family.

Vanessa - Orthodontic Assistant

Vanessa, who always has positive energy and a smile on her face, was born in Cali, Colombia. She came to Florida in 2010. Vanessa started orthodontic assisting in 2012 and is a certified orthodontic assistant. She went to dental school in Colombia and is currently studying at Florida Atlantic University. Vanessa's hobbies include reading, salsa dancing, traveling, and meditation.

Maria - Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Maria is originally from Venezuela and has been working for an orthodontics lab since 2004. She joined our team in 2016. Maria is multi-functional, where she exceeds in assisting, front desk, and lab work. Maria is very calm and welcoming. In her spare time she likes to cook, dance salsa and spend time with her family.

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