Dental Assistants

Stephanie Remirez

Dental Assistant R.D.A. Expanded Functions

Stephanie or "Steph" is  the shortest member of our team at 5 feet tall "On a good day with heels."   She joined the practice in 2004 and quickly secured a permanent position as Dr. Bennett's assistant.   In 2006, she attended Nova Southeastern University and became certified in dental expanded functions.  She continues to attend the latest dental education courses with Dr. Bennett and Dr. Brito to stay current with today's technology. She enjoys Oral surgery and cosmetic procedures.  Steph's amazing personality makes patients feel like they are right at home, her caring demeanor and overall kindness brings a calm to even the most stressful procedures. 

During her time away from the office she enjoys shopping, sleeping, spending time with her friends, and hanging  at home with her two dogs.

Leslie Scanlon

Dental Assistant R.D.A. Expanded Functions


Born and Raised in southern California Leslie moved and joined our practice in 2014. Leslie is registered as an expanded functions dental assistant in California, Virginia, and Florida. Her overall dedication to her patients goes above and beyond. Leslie enjoys oral surgery dentistry along with cosmetic procedures including crowns and bridges. She attends CE courses every year with Dr. Bennett and Dr. Brito to stay current with the latest technology and procedures. 

Leslie currently lives in Key Largo with her two rescue dogs. She loves her job, the ocean, photography, makeup, and playing the guitar. 

Leah Wampler

Dental Assistant R.D.A Expanded Functions

Dr. Sandy Brito’s Assistant, Leah Wampler joined our team in the Summer of 2017. A native of the Florida Keys, Leah completed her Expanded Functions for Dental Assisting and Radiology at The University of Florida in 2016. 

As a working mother of two, she has a knack for calming children during dental visits and making them feel at ease. Her friendly smile and personality attributes to this gift and is not limited to children. Patients appreciate her gentle and compassionate bedside manner. 

Leah and her husband of 15 years, Zack are raising their two children, Saylor and Zane in Islamorada where they both grew up.  She loves to fish in the Abacos, boating, working out and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite part of her job is providing patients the experience of impeccable dental care and making them smile! 


Laura Ruiz

Dental Assistant R.D.A Expanded Functions

Laura joined the practice in 2018 as one of Dr. Britos assistants. She is originally from Colombia but has made Florida her home since she was 8 years old. She attended Robert Morgan Educational/ Vocational Center and graduated as dental assistant in 2011. 

After attending Miami- Dade College for her Associates in Arts, she enrolled at FIU and is currently completing her prerequisites for dental school. She has her bachelor’s in psychology with a minor in chemistry and enjoys being a part of the pre-dental societies.

Laura resides in Homestead, Florida with her partner Mitch and they have a beautiful Belgian Malinois named Cali. She commutes to Tavernier and Key largo during the week and loves the ride down to the keys. During her time away from the office she enjoys anything that involves arts and crafts, spending time with her family and fun outdoor activities.