Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.



Office Manager

Darlene is our office manager, and is responsible for making sure our office runs smoothly and efficiently for the benefit of our patients. From our front desk, she assists patients in scheduling appointments, handles financial arrangements, and processes insurance claims. Darlene is a retired educator, so working with people is something that comes naturally! She loves meeting people and helping to make their office visits pleasant.

Darlene has been married to Dr. Gay for 44 years. She is the mother of three married adult children and grandmother of six. Her free time is spent reading, traveling, attending basketball games, and being with family and friends. She is active in organizations that provide scholarships and are geared toward enhancing the futures of today’s youth.



Dental Assistant

Marie graduated from Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center in Miami in 1996, and joined Dr. Gay’s team the following year. As an assistant, Marie works alongside Dr. Gay during our patients’ procedures, takes X-rays, and greets patients when they arrive for appointments. An avid learner, Marie appreciates the training and knowledge she’s received over the years from Dr. Gay’s extensive experience.


Marie is the mother of one daughter. She enjoys reading, playing basketball, and exercising in her spare time.


Dental Assistant

Crystal attended Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center in Miami and joined our office in 2007 as a dental assistant. She is here to help with all our patients’ needs, whether it’s during procedures or general checkups. Communication is important to Crystal, because it is her goal to make sure that every patient feels comfortable in our office and knowledgeable about their oral health.

Crystal is the mother of two wonderful girls. Her time outside the office is spent reading, making crafts, and feeding the homeless in our community.