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The Team

Meet our St. Petersburg Dental Team

Hilary Arvin, Dental Hygienist

Hilary was born and raised in Dunedin, FL. She moved to St. Pete in 2007 and shortly after began her dental hygiene career. She graduated dental hygiene school from St. Pete College and has been practicing as a hygienist for over 6 years. She loves dentistry as it enables her to meet and bond with so many different people. She has a number of hobbies including sewing and card making, but most of her free time she spends with her grand-babies! She is a source of positivity in our office and as a hygienist she provides outstanding oral hygiene care and instruction to our patients.

Zhenya Beloshapkina, Dental Hygienist

From Barnaul, a city in Siberia, Zhenya is now enjoying warm Florida. Nevertheless, she still enjoys winter sports, one of her favorites being skiing. Zhenya loves traveling, dancing and has many other hobbies. When she has free time, she spends it with her husband and adorable daughter. She has been in the dental field for 20 years, serving as a hygienist since 2006. With all her experience and knowledge, her main priority is making her patients happy and doing everything she can to benefit their oral health.

Jamaiya Gainer, Business Assistant

Jamaiya is one of the few who were born and raised in St. Petersburg! She loves spending time in the sunny outdoors. She enjoys relaxing by the pool with her three kids and loves to read. Jamaiya has been in the dental field for over 5 years and what keeps her motivated is the joy that comes from helping people. She is a valuable part of our team and often communicates with patients while answering phones, greeting at the front desk, scheduling, and much more.

Maria Hough, Dental Hygienist

Originally from Russia, Maria came to the United States and graduated from St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg, Florida. She has worked in dentistry since 2001. As a hygienist, Maria prides herself on great patient relationships and the resulting smiles she is able to produce on a daily basis. Maria enjoys kayaking, yoga, and running.

Amber Jones, Treatment Coordinator

Amber was born in Key West and moved to St. Pete two years ago. She also lived in Connecticut where she received her degree in Health Science from the Goodwin University. She is passionate about dentistry because she is able to do a variety of things in this field. She is part of all treatment aspects, including: clinical, insurance, billing, and treatment presentation. In our office she is integral for providing treatment information to our patients and providing excellent patient care with compassion and kindness. One of her hobbies is nature photography, and she enjoys spending time doing anything that has to do with the water.

Victoria Marcu, Business Assistant

Originally from Moldova, Victoria has been a resident of sunny Florida since 2016. She is a graduate of Ion Creangă State University in Moldova. As our business assistant, Victoria is the smiley face who first greets our patients and answers any questions or concerns. In her leisure time she enjoys traveling, paddle boarding, and tennis.

Natalia Moukhov, Dental Assistant

A native of Russia, Natalia moved to the United States with her husband and twin daughters in 1998. She has worked in the dental field in St. Petersburg, Florida, since 2000. As a dental assistant, she loves making a positive difference in our patients' lives. Her goal is to assist the doctor in creating beautiful and healthy smiles in a comfortable and trustworthy setting. Natalia fills her time away from the office with family and friends. She enjoys the beautiful Sunshine State through biking, crafting, photography, kayaking and spending time at the beach.

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