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.

Our Dental Assistants


Wanda is originally from Sylacauga, Alabama, but has spent the last 40 years working with us in our office. For the past couple of years, she has worked as one of our front desk receptionists, but recently left that position to assist Dr. Dave in the back. She has extensive experience as a dental assistant and brings a wide range of skills to the workplace. Her professionalism and friendly manner help to make the office setting more relaxing and enjoyable for all.

A few of her interests include fishing in Fort Pierce and Captiva, as well as taking care of her dog, Maggie.


Laurie was born and raised on St. Simons Island, Georgia. She earned her dental assisting certificate at Southern Technical College in Orlando. Laurie has been a part of our dental team for more than 15 years. Her positive approach to life and endearing smile make her a joy to have in our office.

Her true passion is spending time with her adult daughter, Lauren, grandson, Remy and granddaughter Sutton. Laurie loves outdoor activities and especially enjoys the game of golf. Though a dedicated Georgia Bulldog fan, she has had to support the Florida Gators ever since her daughter graduated from UF!

Our Dental Hygienists


Sheri has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 1980. She graduated from Valencia College with an AS in dental hygiene.

Sheri was born and raised in Maitland, where she lives happily with her husband Joe. She stays extremely busy outside of the office! When she is not training for triathlons in her free time, you can find Sheri teaching various classes at the YMCA. She is a strength trainer, aerobics instructor, and indoor cycling instructor, and has completed multiple Ironman triathlons.


Amanda earned her AS in dental hygiene from Valencia Community College. She was born and raised in Orlando and continues to appreciate the benefits of living in this community.

Amanda’s hobbies include spending time with her family and enjoying time at the beach. She and her husband, Jordan, welcomed their first child, Weston and are so happy parents!


Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science degree from UCF and then went on to graduate from Valencia College’s Dental Hygiene Program. She was born and raised in Orlando. She is the newest “Harden” to the team...her dad is Dr. Dave.

Kelly is married to a wonderful husband who works in the medical IT field. They have two beautiful children, Skylar and Isaac. They enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family. She looks forward to many great years ahead building relationships with the patients.


Becky is a dental hygienist, and has been practicing hygiene since February 2000. She graduated with honors from Santa Fe’ Community College in Gainesville, Florida. GO GATORS! 

After Becky graduated she moved to Saint Augustine, Florida where she worked with Dr. Greg Russel for 12 years. She attended Flagler College while living in St. Augustine and she graduated in 2010 with her BS in Public Administration. 

Becky relocated to San Antonio, Texas for a few years where she continued to practice Dental Hygiene as well as teaching dental hygiene at Concorde Career College. Becky has a love for teaching and enjoys sharing her craft with the next generation of Dental Hygienists. This enthusiasm led Becky to earn her graduate degree where she obtained her Master’s (online) in Health Sciences and Administration from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. 

Becky has been married to her best friend since 2010. They enjoy fishing, swimming, beachcombing, working in their yard, and going to the gym. Becky has a step-daughter that lives in North Carolina and two grandchildren (soon to be three). Becky has two four-legged children that only allow them to live their new home.  


Patty received her dental hygiene degree from Tallahassee Community College in 1995. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with friends. She is very involved with her church and when at home, likes to spoil her 2 Siamese cats.

Our Receptionists


Cheryl is the Office Manager for Harden Family Dentistry. She started her career in dentistry as a dental assistant, but moved to a front-office position 25 years ago.

Cheryl grew up in Orlando and graduated from Maynard Evans High School. She married her high-school sweetheart and they have been married for more than 38 years. They have two beautiful daughters, Cori and Erin, and two beautiful granddaughters. Cheryl also enjoys time at the beach and snow skiing. Still, spending time with her husband and family is what makes her happiest.


Tracy was born and raised in Orlando. She is the sister of Dr. Dave and Dr. Kelly. Tracy performs many front-office duties as a receptionist as well as behind the scenes to help the daily operations of our dental practice run more smoothly.

She is living in the south side of Orlando. In her free time, Tracy enjoys traveling and hiking. She is very active in her church and loves spending time with her family.


Michele was raised in Sarasota and has been in Orlando since the mid 1990's. She has been a dental receptionist for 25 years. She enjoys watching football, especially the Florida Gators, working in her yard and going to the shooting range. 
She has a four legged son, Marley, that is joy of her life!

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