Meet Our Team
At Mini Mouths Dentistry for Kids, we believe that our team is responsible for the environment where your child receives treatment. We work hard to make sure that you are treated courteously, that you feel welcome when you visit our office, that your treatment plan is thoroughly explained, and that all of our staff give you the time and attention you deserve. Our experienced and talented 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.
Dr. Selin Avman
Dr. Selin Avman began her journey in Dentistry at the young age of 16 while working as a file clerk for a General Dentist. Throughout this experience she quickly realized a passion for the industry, and subsequently enrolled as a Pre-Med student at Marist College majoring in Biology.
Following her undergraduate endeavors she enrolled at NYU College of Dentistry specializing in and obtaining a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Throughout her dental education Dr Avman found her passion in her pediatric rotation where she served as Vice President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Club and subsequently achieved Honors in Pediatric Dentistry. Following her graduation from NYUCD, Dr. Avman went on to complete a one year post graduate (general) dentistry residency where she applied her main focus in caring for children. The residency allowed her to gain experience in emergency call as well as exposure in the operating room.
Given Dr. Avman’s love for children, she found herself relocating to Florida to attend Nova Southeastern University where she achieved a Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry Certificate.
Dr. Agudelo is a dedicated and passionate dentist who loves interacting and helping people. She is committed to providing the best comprehensive and personalized dental treatment, putting patient care as her number one priority. Originally from Colombia, Dr. Agudelo received her D.D.S degree from CES University in Medellin- Colombia, in 2000. It has always been clear to her that she wanted to spend her life working with and helping patients. During her final year of training, she did an academic rotation at the University of Chile and the University of Concepcion in Chile During her rotation; she attended all available academic conferences and worked closely with the pediatric and orthodontic dentistry students with whom she had the opportunity to improve her knowledge and experience in the dental field. Therefore, after finishing an intense social service as a general dentist in a Community Hospital, she moved to the United States. Dr. Agudelo completed two years of postgraduate education and received a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center in Arizona ( an NYU program) in 2014. Dr. Agudelo is trained in Adult, Child, and Infant Life Support (BLS) and is a member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association. Dr. Agudelo currently practices out of our Pembroke Pines, Fl location. She loves to spend time with her family and friends.
Dr. Granada was born in Cali, Columbia she earned her doctorate in dental surgery in 1998 and completed a postgraduate program in orthodontics in 2012. She moved to the United States and attended two programs at Nova Southeastern University: 1. Master of Public Health 2. Advanced Education in general dentistry where she provided dental care to patients with special needs. This is where she gained an interest in working with children. After graduated these programs in 2015, Her primary goal was to make each dental visit positive and as fun as possible for her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and cooking and listening to Latin music, and doing yoga.
Dr. Sandra Marimoto
Dr. Sandra Marimoto was born and raised in Brazil, where she attended the University for Dental School and residency at a Brazilian Air Force as a lieutenant dentist. This is where she specialized in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Here in the USA, her new home country, she continued her studies at The General Practice Residency Program at the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics.
With more than a decade of experience in dentistry, fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish Dr. Marimoto has the skills and knowledge required to leave your kids with a perfect smile!
Dr. Margarita Potashnikova
Dr. Margarita Potashnikova (known as Dr. Margarita by her patients) is a board-certified pediatric dentist who strives to provide high quality dental care in a stress-free environment. Dr. Margarita began her professional journey at Pace University, New York, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Magna Cum Laude honors. She continued her education at New York University College of Dentistry where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. To further master her skills in dentistry, Dr. Margarita served as a general practice resident at Maimonides Medical Center. In this role, having the opportunity to work with kids, she realized that she can have a profound lifelong impact on dental experience of her young patients. Following her calling, Dr .Margarita completed a two-year Specialty Training Program at Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, where she received a Certificate of a Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Margarita believes that pediatric dentistry is not a destination, but rather is a journey and her major responsibility is to make this journey as pleasant and enjoyable for her patients as possible, while taking care of their dental needs. Dr. Margarita is a Diplomate of American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. In her free time, Dr. Margarita loves travelling, horseback riding and spending time with her friends and family.
CORAL SPRINGS MANAGER
Michele is a seasoned professional in the dental industry. With over 20 years of experience in both orthodontics & pediatric dentistry she brings a wealth of knowledge to our practice. Michele is a rare Florida native who enjoys the water, traveling and her two English Bulldogs, Clarence & Berniece.
BOCA RATON MANAGER
Born in Havana Cuba. Prior to her dental career Aymara was a pre-school teacher. She enjoys working with children. Happily married with 3 kids, she enjoys going to Disney with her family.
PEMBROKE PINER MANAGER
I’m Gaby I was born in Venezuela I have 2 boy and I love share my free time with them, I love go to the beach and spend time with my family, I like my work because I love the kids and every day they give me so happy life and one of my duties is help them to be smile and feel confortable with healthy mouth care
BOCA RATON MANAGER
Mary relocated from Valencia, Venezuela where she attended dental school and was an active Dentist. She has been working in the pediatric dental field for 10 years. Mary has been with Mini Mouth’s since it first opened.
Mariana is from Venezuela, she is a part of our bilingual staff. She has worked for Mini Mouths for the past two years. Prior to her dental career, she was a preschool teacher.
I am a dental assistant here at Mini Mouths Dentistry and I love working with kids. Educating this generation on dental hygiene has been the best part of working here. I love meeting all the new little ones and seeing their bright smiles. I love spending time with my family and my three kids!
My name is Yesleny Hernandez; I am Cuban and was a dentist since 2002 in Cuba. I am also a specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery since 2010 and I have a master’s in dental emergencies since 2007. I currently live in the United States; I am a dental assistant with expanded functions since 2021. I am also certified as an orthodontic assistant. I really like children and being able to help them improve their oral health, for the above reasons I am working as a dental assistant at the Mini Mouth Dentistry.
Working with kids is an everyday adventure! You never know what is coming, but the rewarding smile at the end is worth every second of it. I’m a 38 year old Puerto Rican born and raised. Happily married with kids and i enjoy the outdoor life: camping, road-trips, and the beach. Every weekend my family and I love to explore and find new joyful experiences together!
I Am from Venezuela born and raised, dental assistant as a profession and a traveler by heart. I spent several years traveling the world, places like Peru, Argentina, México, Puerto Rico, etc. I like outdoor sports and camping, also I am a huge animal lover. I have a Russian gray Cat called Mi Amor (My Love). And I love working with children and teaching them how to take care of their little teeth, like I did with my only nephew since he was a baby.
Mendy joined our team in November 2019. She loves working with children and is committed to providing the best patient care by educating patients and families about proper oral care. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, practicing yoga, boating, and traveling.
Marena attended Pediatric Dentistry (2014) from the University of Carabobo in Valencia, Venezuela. She has a Strong didactic and clinical foundation in pediatric dentistry with an emphasis on pediatric medicine, hospital dentistry, interceptive orthodontics, conscious sedation, and patients with special healthcare needs. She has experience with specialists in all disciplines. She enjoys going out with friends and family. She also loves drawing and kids.
Sandra became part of our family in 2018, she is from Caracas Venezuela. She attended The University of Santa Maria and majored in general dentistry. She came to The United States to pursue a dental career. She loves kids and enjoys teaching them about dental and oral care. She enjoys reading on the beach, fashion, and being with friends.
Hi, i’m Erys Weffer ! I was born in Venezuela, an amazing place. I have a little boy. His my sunshine. He’s an smart and cute kid. I love working with kids and give healthy smiles for the people. I like go to the beach, play volleyball, a good coffe and cooking. i waitting for you in Pembroke pines office!
Beatriz joined our team in April of 2015. She loves meeting new patients and gives her best caring and treatment as she practices with her own 4 years old daughter Isabella Sofia every day. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, park, or traveling with her family.
Maria Cirilli was born and raised in Brazil where she attended Dental school and was an active Dentist before coming to America. Maria has been working at Mini mouth for 3 years as a dental assistant and she loves what she does. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her three kids and husband.
Hi my name is Mariana Sodré; I’m a dental assistant at Mini Mouths Dentistry Coral Springs. I’m bilingual (English/Portuguese) and love working with kids! Nothing makes me happier than seeing their smile when having a good experience. I put in a lot of effort to achieve this, looking forward to having you here!
I am a dental assistant and part of the orthodontic team here at Mini Mouths Dentistry. I am Brazilian and studied General dentistry in Brazil! I love always learning new things and meeting new kids. I love to spend time with my family and my baby French bulldog called Fred!
Lida Jacqueline Garcia is a Medicaid insurance coordinator. As a member of Mini Mouths team, She reviews and coordinates insurance eligibility for new and existing patients. Lida Garcia joined Mini Mouths in 2019. Before joining Mini mouths, She spent Four years as an entrepreneur, she founded and operated a tourism company in her native Colombia. Before that, she spent several years working as a graphic designer. Mrs. Garcia is married and has two young children and resides in Coral Springs, In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
I started in September of 2022 after moving back to Florida from Jamaica. With over 10 years in customer service, I’m always ready to take on new tasks. I enjoy exploring new restaurants and snuggling in with my cat Kimmy on the weekends.
Amaris was born and raised in Coral Springs Florida, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Amaris graduated from Nova High School as an honor student. She loves working with kids and learning something new every day. Her main role at our practice is verifying PPO/HMO Insurances for all three office locations here at Mini-Mouths Dentistry.
My name is Barbara, and I am part of the Mini Mouths Family. I love working at Mini Mouths because kids bring me joy, and I love to see them grow with us! A little bit about me… I paint my life away, play my guitar, and spend time with my family and dog, Brownie. I hope to pursue a
career in the Arts in the near future. Mini Mouths is the best dentist office to bring your kids!
My name is Danae; I’m from Cuba and moved to the United States in 2022. I am new to the dental field, but I really enjoy working with children. I also enjoy outdoor sports, the movies and spending time with my family and friends outside of work!
Hello! I was born in Brazil. I have previous experience as a dental assistant; I’ve worked with kids, and have lived in Florida for almost 15 years. 5 years ago I moved to Coral Springs and started working at mini mouth dentistry last year, which I enjoy very much. Being surrounded by kids
is my passion as I have two amazing kids of my own.
Hello, my name is Yadira Machado, I was born in Venezuela and came to the United States six years ago. I am married, I have two daughters and I have two professions. They consist of computer science and administration Material and financial resources. Now I am part of this incredible group of dental health professionals, and I feel happy and lucky for it. It’s a new world for me but I found it fascinating. Especially for our patients, I love children so I consider working for them a gift.
Hi my name is Samm; I have more than 10 years of experience in customer service and qualifications in Childcare regulations. Here at Mini mouths dentistry, I am the team leader for our Pediatric dental administration. I enjoy being with my kids and relaxing in the weekends!
Jacqueline was born and raised in Argentina. She enjoys working with people and prides herself on providing excellent customer service. Happily married with 2 girls, she enjoys traveling, international cuisine and spending time with her family.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you. We strive to provide the best pediatric dental care and become the best pediatric dentist in Pembroke Pines, Coral Springs, and Boca Raton, FL.