Meet The Staff

MADELINE

Registered Dental Hygienist

As a hygienist Madeline spends almost as much time with her patients as Dr. Allison and particularly enjoys educating her patients on oral hygiene and care as well as helping them set goals to improve their overall health. Madeline joined our practice in August 2004.

Upon her graduation from Meridian Community College in 1995, she started her dental career in a periodontal practice and has over 16 years experience.  She believes everyone should have access to quality dental care.

She and her husband reside in Cape Coral and have 3 children and 2 beautiful grandsons they love spending time with.

In her free time, you can find her fishing, boating and actively involved in her church.

TRACIE

Registered Dental Hygienist

A Florida native, Tracie received her AS degree in Dental Hygiene from Valencia Community College in Orlando and a BA degree in psychology from the University of South Florida.

She has been responsible for setting the highest standards for our hygiene program since joining our team in 2008.  Although she has trimmed her time with us to two days a week, she is in high demand from our family of patients!

Tracie resides in Fort Myers with her husband and 2 children.  She enjoys coaching her daughter’s “Odyssey of the Mind” team and practicing yoga.  She is very involved with her church and loves spending time with family and friends.

JOAN

Registered Dental Hygienist

Joan, a native of New Jersey but a Floridian at heart for over 46 years, joined Dr. Allison’s practice in 2011 and a day does not go by that she doesn’t love it!

She is committed to providing the very best for her patients and has even received multiple awards for her achievements.  She stays current and proficient with her continued partnership with Florida South Western College and serves on their Advisory Board for their dental hygiene program.

Joan, who is passionate about dental hygiene, is equally passionate about dogs.  She is a lover of all animals, but dogs have a special place in her heart.  She is loved by her fur-grandbabies, a Boston Terrier named Jazmyn and a cat named Calvin.  Although she loves her fur-grandbabies, she is most proud of her 4 children.

In her free time, she is involved with her church, loves to read, be outdoors, watch football and cook.  She absolutely loves to host friends and family near and far.

Joan is at her happiest when she’s with her family, friends and patients.

KAREN

Dental Assistant

Working one on one with her patients is what Karen considers the best part of her job.  Her positive and upbeat attitude is very appealing to her patients as well as her teammates.  Perhaps she has learned that from growing up in a family of five.

Karen has worked side by side with Dr. Allison for 14 years and enjoys sharing tips about natural health remedies and will give you extra TLC when needed.  She likes to educate, motivate and encourage each person based on their needs.

Born and raised in New York and married to her high school sweetheart, Karen started her dental career at the age of 16 and has a total of 45 years experience!

She enjoys learning about natural healing, gardening, decoration/antiquing, spending time with her daughter, granddaughter, family and friends.

JANET

Certified Dental Assistant

Janet has been a team member with Dr. Allison for 4 years now.  Previously Janet’s dental career started in 1979 specializing in Endodontics. With her knowledge and caring personality, being able to interact and help patients daily is a rewarding experience to her.

She was born and raised in Pennsylvania and graduated from Harcum College in PA.

Married to her husband for 32 years they have 2 children and a beautiful granddaughter with another grandchild on the way!

Janet enjoys in her spare time shopping, cruising and cheering on the Florida Everblades hockey team.  She recently took on the task of making hand woven plastic bag mats for the homeless.

JODI

Certified Dental Assistant

Jodi has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 30 years!  She moved with her family from Ohio to Florida in 1984.  Growing up in Ohio, Jodi was acknowledged by her peers as most friendly and best citizen of her graduating class.

Jodi was certified at the University of Florida Expanded Duties of Dental Auxiliary and Radiological Health Safety. Seeking the highest training available, she completed advanced dental courses on Implants, CEREC porcelain Crowns in one appointment, Digital X-rays, Practice Management, and Teeth Whitening through numerous continuing education locations.

Jodi brings to work her friendliness and a reassuring comfort that patients are in the best care with Dr. Allison.  Jodi says “I understand most people are fearful of having dental work done, I am happy to be part of a team that works hard to make your dental experience a happy one”.

Jodi has been married to her husband for 27 years and has 2 sons, who she is very proud of.  While away from the office, she enjoys music, crafts, decorating, and most of all, time spent with her family.

DENISE

Finance & Insurance Specialist/Certified Dental Assistant

Denise began her dental career over 34 years ago as a Certified Dental Assistant.  She has worked with Dr. Allison for 26 years and has been employed in his private practice for over 23 years as the Financial Administrator and Insurance Specialist.  Denise uses her knowledge, experience and compassion to come up with the best financial options for our patients.  Our patients and staff enjoy her positive personality and commitment to making the office run smoothly.

Denise and her husband have been married for 27 years and have a daughter and son-in-law that live in Maryland.

She enjoys camping, cruising, cooking and getting away to Tennessee.  In her spare time, you will find her outdoors kayaking and enjoying nature.

PATTI

Restorative & Patient Services Coordinator/Certified Dental Assistant

Patti is a Florida native and has spent over 30 years in the dental field.  She has been a part of Dr. Allison’s practice for 15 years and has been an asset to his front office staff.

Patti, with her bubbly personality and positive attitude has the ability to make our patients feel at ease and with her dental knowledge and understanding, and excels at assisting our patients with their appointment needs.  She works hard to provide an excellent patient experience.

She has a wonderful grown daughter who she is very proud of and enjoys spending quality time with her when possible. When not at the office she enjoys painting, DIY projects, exercising, home decorating, cheering on the Florida Gators and spending as much time as she can with the people she loves.

ISABEL

Hygiene & Patient Services Coordinator/Dental Assistant

With 40 years of dental experience, Isabel enjoys helping patients schedule their appointments in a smooth, easy and thorough manner as well as providing assistance with any questions that patients may have.  She is fluent in the Spanish language and able to interpret when needed.  With her eager and positive personality, she provides our patients with great customer service.

Isabel and her husband have been married for over 40 years, they have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.

In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, baking, cooking and creating fun adventures with her grandchildren.