ABOUT OUR DENTISTRY OFFICE STAFF IN MURFREESBORO TN
Dr. Erwin Ricafort: Best Dentist 2017
Dr. Erwin Ricafort is one of Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s leading restorative dentists treating those with severe dental reconstructive needs as well as those looking to simply improve their smile. He is committed to understanding the needs and desires of every dental patient by staying current with the latest technology and advances in the industry.
Dr. Ricafort received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from The University of Tennessee Health and Science Center College of Dentistry. His graduating class was ranked first in the United States for national board examination scores. He is currently an active member in the Academy of General Dentistry, the Tennessee Dental Association, the Nashville, Dental Association, and participates in local study clubs. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Auburn University, -Auburn, AL) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry (MTSU- Murfreesboro, TN). Dr. Ricafort has been recognized as one of Murfreesboro's Favorite Dentists a number of years in a row in the local Ruthie's Awards, including 2017, as the Best Dentist in the Nashville Scene Best of Awards, and the 2017 Best Dentist in the Toast of Music City Awards (representing all of Middle Tennessee).
DR. ERWIN M. RICAFORT, DDS
TONYA DIAL – PATIENT COORDINATOR
Tonya has worked for Dr. Ricafort since he first opened in 2002. She is the office's Financial/Insurance coordinator and attends to each patient’s questions regarding treatment, treatment planning, insurance, and financing. She is the face all our patients recognize when walking into the office.
She is married with three children. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys watching her boys play baseball and spending one on one time with her daughter.
AMARA ADROVIC – REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANt
Amra joined our office in 2007 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is certified in OSHA/HIPPA compliance, CPR, Coronal Polishing, Radiography, Sealant Placement, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. She loves and treats patients as her own family. She finished her schooling in Munich, Germany before moving to Iowa in 1998. In 2005 Amra moved to Tennessee with her husband and now has four daughters and one son.
JENNIFER BROWN - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Jennifer has worked with Ricafort Dental since 2012. She went to Columbia State Community College and graduated with honors from Remington College (Nashville campus) as a Registered Dental Assistant. Jennifer is certified in OSHA/ HIPPA cimpliance, CPR, Coronal Polishing, Nitrous Monitoring, and Radiography. She was interested in becoming a dental assistant because she always enjoyed coming to the dentist. She wants her patients to feel the same way. In her spare time Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys traveling and playing with her four ferrets. She also likes bike riding with her husband.
SHELBY WALKER - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Shelby started with us in 2010 when she was in high school as a part time employee. She is currently a patient coordinator and registered Dental Assistant. She is certified in OSHA/ HIPAA compliance, CPR, Coronal Polishing, Nitrous Monitoring, and Radiography She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and fur babies (dogs). Shelby also attends college at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). Her hobbies include taking walks, watching Netflix and reading.
JESSICA BEELER - REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Jessica has been our Hygienist since March 2016. In 2013 she graduated from Remington College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist licensed in administering local anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide. Originally from Mount Juliet, TN she was also a dental assistant for six years prior to becoming a hygienist. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to water parks, skating, and bowling. .