We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Clinical Supervisor, CDA
Duties: To oversee the patients are seen promptly and given the best possible care in a timely manner by other team players. Supervise the fabrication of custom orthodontic appliances and retainers. To handle and resolve any questions or adjustments with braces or appliance wear.
Field History: Joined Dr. Duryea in 1992, with experience in the orthodontic field since 1988.
Favorite thing about orthodontics: I like the variety of patients that we see. Every patient is different and presents with individual orthodontic needs. It is very exciting to create a beautiful smile.
Favorite thing about Dr. Duryea: His sense of superior uniqueness, making for a very positive work atmosphere. The way he makes the patients feel comfortable and know they have chosen the right orthodontic office for their treatment. He also treats the team players with a superior amount of respect and allows us to implement new ideas and to make our office shine above all others.
Favorite thing about the job: The one-on-one we have with our patients. They enjoy coming to see us and it is my pleasure to assist them and make them feel comfortable.
Native of: Ohio
Lived in: Florida since 1986
Family: My son, Keifer
Administrative Assistant, CDA
Duties: Front office.
Field History: Been in the dental profession since 2007, including general dentistry.
Favorite thing about orthodontics: Seeing the patient's confidence level increase when they love their smile!
Favorite thing about Dr. Duryea: He is a great team leader who truly cares for his staff and patients. He does not allow his intelligence and knowledge to overwhelm people; he takes his time to explain his diagnosis and treatment plan so patients/parents can understand. His sense of humor and down-to-earth personality give the office a relaxed and positive atmosphere.
Favorite thing about the job: Working with a great group of people including the patients/parents.
Native of: St. Louis, MO
Lived in: Florida since 1991
Family: My husband, William, and son William Jr.
Hobbies: Sports, gym, reading, and spending time with my family.
Orthodontic Assistant, CDA
Duties: Assisting Dr. Duryea
Field History: Joined Dr. Duryea's team in 2005. I graduated Central Florida Institute in 1999 and since then have been working as an orthodontic assistant.
Favorite thing about orthodontics: The beautiful end result! Also, the excitement patients feel at the beginning and end of treatment.
Favorite thing about Dr. Duryea: He's funny, easygoing, and a great mentor!
Favorite thing about the job: The patients: getting to know them and making their treatment as pleasant as possible.
Native of: Las Vegas, Nevada
Lived in: Michigan, Tennessee, Colorado, and moved to Florida in 1994.
Family: My husband, MJ, and my two dogs Kaya and Rufus.
Hobbies: Boating, wakeboarding, and snowboarding. Anything outdoors!