Our Team Members are experts in their field, and know what it takes to exceed expectations! Our Team members were specially selected for their passion to help others, and desire to always keep learning and growing personally and professionally. One of our Core Values is Pursue Growth and Learning. All of our Team Members have Kindles for our Monthly Book Club and participate in our Weekly Lunch and Learns.
Lanna, Dental Hygienist
Lanna, who received her diploma in Dental Hygiene from the University of Manitoba in Canada, has over 20 years of experience. She has been providing amazing care as a hygienist in Jamaica for over 10 years. Her area of expertise is in treating patients with mild to moderate periodontal disease as well as in nutritional counseling. Lanna is very passionate about ensuring that all of our patients are healthy and have long term "Peace of Mind".
Sashonie, Patient Concierge
Sashonie, our Patient Concierge, joined our team in November, 2013. Sashonie knows what it takes to exceed patients' expectations. Sashonie comes to JCDS after over 7 years of experience at one of Jamaica's leading boutique hotels. Sashonie attended Edwin Allen Comprehensive High School and then Excelsior Community College. Her pleasant smile and warm personality help to make our patients feel at home. She is very efficient at scheduling appointments and keeping our patients on track with their routine dental care. Her vast knowledge in front desk and customer service operations ensures that our patients are checked in and out in a timely manner. Sashonie has a flair for the performing arts and enjoys writing poetry, watching plays, and spending time with her friends and family.
Saskia, Dental Assistant
Saskia has been a Dental Assistant for 12 years, 8 of which she has spent with Dr. Holmes. She attended Holy Childhood High School and the School of Excellence. Saskia is the mother of three beautiful children. Saskia enjoys being a dental assistant and is very caring and gentle because she understands the fear that some patients have. Saskia has a particular interest in Teeth Whitening, as well as advanced cases of crowns, implants, and veneers. Saskia also loves spending time with her family and reading a good book.
Marcia, Dental Assistant
Marcia has been a Dental Assistant for 22 years. She attended Oberlin High School then went on to St. Hugh's High School. Marcia is happily married and has 3 handsome young boys. Marcia has a passion for dentistry and has been with JCDS for 5 years. Marcia is our Community Outreach Coordinator as well as our Lab Case Coordinator. Marcia is loving and caring, and she enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and going to church.