Meet the Team
Cosmetic and Family Dentist in Raleigh
Maria- Registered Dental Hygienist
Maria went to Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, NC to obtain her Dental Hygiene Degree. She graduated in May 2017 and is truly thankful for working at Fusion Dental Care where everyone works together to provide a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere!Maria is very passionate about her career; she is bilingual and enjoys getting to know her patients while listening to their concerns to provide them with the best dental care and education!
On her spare time, Maria loves spending time with her family and friends! She enjoys her big and loud family of 7 where she is the oldest of 5! Maria is an outdoor enthusiast that enjoys working out and doing activities in natural areas such as hiking, fishing, rock climbing, swimming, soccer and so much more!
Madison – Registered Dental Hygienist
Madison grew up in Sanford, North Carolina, and graduated from Central Carolina Community College in May of 2017.
Dental hygiene is Madison’s passion and has been a profession she’s admired since high school. She chose Fusion Dental Care due to the quality care that she witnessed being provided to each patient. “The optimistic, welcoming atmosphere and dental team allows me to enjoy coming to work each day to help others love their smile, and educate them on how to maintain their oral healthcare. I couldn’t ask for a better group of people to surround myself with as I grow as a hygienist!”
In her spare time, Madison enjoys spending time with her friends and family, relaxing at the beach, shopping, working out at the gym, and going on walks with her dog, Benji. She is also excited to be recently engaged to her fiancé Alex.
Karen – Insurance Coordinator
Karen has worked in the dental field for 6 years and previously attended WakeTech to obtain her Human Resources Degree. She is very passionate about oral health care and truly enjoys helping our Fusion family of patients receive the dental care they want and deserve. She is also very experienced in insurance billing and verifying eligibility and discussing treatment plans and financial options.
Karen is originally from Peru and is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is also involved with the Latino Community in the Triangle area and enjoys helping organize events that benefit the community as a whole. Outside of work, Karen loves spending time with her two beautiful daughters.
Zuly- Patient Care Coordinator
Zuly has been part of the Fusion Dental Care team for 7 months. She has been working in the dental field for over 3 years. When you come in to our office, she will be the first person to greet you. Zuly loves interacting and meeting new patients. She will also make sure all your insurance information is verified thoroughly.
When Zuly is not at Fusion, she loves spending time with her family. She has been married for 16 years to her wonderful husband Fernando. They have two adorable children, Zhak and Zhaskya. They love going on family outings to the mountains and the beach. Zuly also enjoys a good book with a Starbuck’s Frappuccino at hand and is always up for a volleyball game!
Alicia- Treatment Coordinator
Alicia recently moved to Raleigh from Charlotte, NC. She has 5 years of experience as a Pediatric and Orthodontic Dental Assistant as well as numerous clinical certifications. While working as a Dental Assistant, Alicia has grown to love and excel in marketing and social media. You will often find her with a camera in her hand capturing our day to day moments. With confidence and professionalism, Alicia has transitioned into the position of Treatment Coordinator at Fusion Dental Care and is eager to grow in her new role. Alicia loves ensuring every patient has the BEST experience and hopes to make a lasting impression on everyone she meets.
Outside of work Alicia enjoys spending her time with her 6 month old German Shepherd puppy, Titan. A true girly girl at heart, she enjoys shopping and routine pedicures! In the summertime you can find her soaking up the sun at the beach. Spontaneous and ambitious, she lives every day to the fullest.
Pamela – Lead Dental Assistant
Pamela’s passion for dentistry is driven by her love of meeting new people and building relationships that make a difference in patients’ lives. A native of North Carolina, she is a graduate of Central Carolina Community College with over 10 years of experience as a DANB Certified Dental Assistant.
Pamela is fluent in English and Spanish and joined the Fusion team due to her desire to work at a practice focused on the highest level of patient care.
Outside of work, Pamela loves spending time with her family: husband, Paul, son, Paul IV, and Boxer dogs, Spike and Tuffy. She also loves photography and capturing priceless moments.
Gabrielle (Gabby)- Dental Assistant II
Gabby is one of our amazing Dental Assistants with four years in the dental field. Her love for dentistry started at a young age. Gaby graduated From a DA1 program in 2014 but is proud to say she recently took the coronal polishing class and is now a DA11. Gabby plans to continue her dental assistant certifications and become a Registered Dental Assistant in the future.
She loves working with patients from their first initial appointment to the final product of the procedures. The results and the patients excited reactions is what keeps her love of dentistry on fire.
In her free time Gabby loves to swim and hangout at the beach and pool. She also enjoys hiking with her dog lily.
David- Dental Assistant II
David is a native of Oxford, NC and our youngest employee. He has two years of experience in dental assisting with various credentials.
David is very easy to talk to. He makes his patients feel at home and like family. He loves to make people smile and meet new people!
David enjoys to spend time with his family, fiancé and friends. He is a musician and loves to play whenever the chance arises. David also helps in a church to serve the community.