Meet Our Team
Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. From the first person who greets you, to the end of your appointment, you will notice everyone smiling! In addition, our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients. Scroll below to learn more about our fantastic team!
GABRIELLA VENGOECHEA: RECEPTIONIST
Gabby was born and raised in Long Beach, California which is where she met her husband, Daniel, who is in the Coast Guard (The reason she is in Key West). She went to Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colorado, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. Gabby played softball for sixteen years of her life- even through college. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Schaka, and husband on the weekends, catching some sun when she can, riding bikes, fishing, and staying fit and healthy.
RUBY MANCHESTER: ACCOUNTS MANAGER
Ruby, the dentist's wife, met Dr. Manchester in 1994 while he was in the Navy in California and they were married in 1998. She does accounting, insurance, collections, and bookkeeping for the office. Ruby has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education. Ruby taught ages 2 through 3rd grade for 10 years and loved it. She and Dr. Manchester have a 10 year old son, Pierce, and a 6 year old daughter named Cali. In her spare time, Ruby enjoys relaxing on the beach, running, boating, traveling, and spending time with her wonderful family!
VERONICA MCDANIEL: DENTAL ASSISTANT
Veronica was born and raised in Michigan. She went to school for Aesthetics graduating from Douglas J in 2004. Being a bit of a traveler, she lived in South Carolina for 5 years only to return back to Michigan. She graduated from Ross Medical Education Center in 2011 with a Certification in Dental Assisting. When she moved to Florida to join our team, she attended the Dental Assisting Academy of West Palm Beach for her Expanded Functions in Dental Assisting. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her dogs Jacky and Nacho. Veronica enjoys cooking and loves to be outdoors and on the water hiking, fishing, and boating. She's always up for an adventure!
JANICE KITCHING, RDH: DENTAL HYGIENIST
Janice was born in Battle Creek, Michigan. In 1971, she graduated from Ferris State University with an Associates in Science degree in Dental Hygiene. After working in Battle Creek for four years, she moved to the Florida Keys in 1975. She has worked here in the office for almost 35 years! In her spare time, she enjoys working in her garden and playing golf. Having worked here so long, Janice has made a special connection with the patients here at our office!