Meet the Team
Our Hygienists, Office Staff & Dental Assistants
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Kelsey is one of our two hygienists and has been with our practice since May of 2018. She has been rooted in dentistry for the last five years. Originally from Massachusetts, Kelsey moved down to Southwest Florida six years ago to attend Florida Gulf Coast University. After graduating, she attended Florida Southwestern to obtain her dental hygiene degree. Kelsey is passionate about ensuring that our patients always feel informed and comfortable during their visit to help overcome any dental fears. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys riding her horse and planning her wedding with her fiancé.
Christina is one of our two dental hygienists and has been with our practice since March 2013. She is originally from Massachusetts, and moved to Southwest Florida with her family in 2007. She received her dental hygiene degree from Edison State College. Christina loves continuing her education, especially as it pertains to the dental field. She is married and recently had her first child. In her free time she loves watching old movies, going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Tina is one of our two dental assistants and began her career in dentistry back in 1994. She has been with our practice since 2002. She enjoys the challenges of esthetic dentistry and the change it brings to the patients overall well-being. Tina is married to a local firefighter and they have two sons. When she is not traveling the rodeo circuit with her youngest son she enjoys spending time outdoors with her friends.
Shawna has been a dental assistant for over 17 years and joined Dr. Nash and her team in May of 2017. Shawna loves to make patients feel comfortable and confident in the care she provides during dental treatment as she exhibits gentle and compassionate bedside manner. Originally from Indiana, Shawna currently resides in Cape Coral with her husband Shane and dog Baxter as they live out their longtime dream of moving to Florida. When she is not working Shawna loves being outdoors, (especially the beach) spending time with my family, friends, dancing, being crafty, pool parties and cookouts.
Stacey is our treatment plan coordinator and has been with us since February 2017. Originally from Massachusetts, Stacey graduated from Bridgewater State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She began working at a family dental practice in Massachusetts in 2014 and later relocated to SWFL where she married her husband. They have two daughters and a teacup yorkie/shih tzu that completes their family. Stacey loves to interact with patients and is always happy to answer any questions they may have. When she’s not working you can find her at the beach or traveling the world with her family.
Liz is one of our business assistants here at Legacy Dental Studio who has been with us since July 2018. Originally from Ohio, Liz graduated from Wright State University with a degree in Fine Arts in 2011. In 2012 she moved to Nashville, TN where she worked for a large dental practice in the heart of downtown. After 6 years in Tennessee she decided to make the move to Florida to be close to her family. She loves meeting new people and getting to know the patients here at our practice. In her spare time she enjoys the great outdoors, country music, and spending time with her nieces.
Justin is our Practice Administrator and is originally from Gainesville, Florida. Justin is a member of AADOM (The American Academy of Dental Office Managers) and is currently enrolled in continuing education courses to provide Dr. Nash’s practice with the best advisement and marketing strategies available. Justin and Dr. Nash were married in 2014 and have three children. When he is not at work he enjoys going to the gym, remodeling their home and spending family time.