Dentist South Daytona, FL | Our Staff | Beville Dental Care

Dentist in South Daytona, FL

All our professionals at Beville Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


Adriana C. Porter D.M.D

HOMETOWN:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

EDUCATION:

Nova Southeastern University, 2003

  • Dental Degree (DMD)
  • Lic #DN-16422

University of Florida, 1997

  • Bachelor of Science with Honors

Invisalign Certification, 2008

The Nash Institute, 2008

  • Completed Total Esthetics

Academy of Laser Dentistry Certification, 2015

AWARDS:

Complete Dentistry Series Award by Dawson Academy, 2017

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Central District Association
  • Dawson Academy Scholar

LANGUAGES:

  • English and Spanish

Dr.  Adriana Porter earned her Dental Degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida with Honors. Her dental journey started in 1997 working as a dental assistant for a prosthodontist before starting dental school. After graduation she joined several dental corporations before becoming a solo practice owner at Beville Dental Care. Dr. Porter is bilingual, she was born in Cali, Colombia; and moved to Florida with her family when she was a young girl.

Every year she continues her ongoing education by attending courses at the Dawson Academy, Invisalign Seminars, The American Dental Association Conventions, The Nash Institute, and The Florida Dental Association Conventions to name a few. She is also a Scholar of The Dawson Academy Alumni Association and received The Concept of Complete Dentistry Award. In addition, to achieving Standard Laser Certification Status. Her mission statement  is the following: "A beautiful smile can open your world to endless possibilities. We hope to meet or exceed all your expectations."

Dr. Porter proudly supports the ASPCA, to fight against cruelty to animals and PETA, people for the ethical treatment of animals. She resides in Daytona Beach with her children, Angelina and Kenneth. Some of the activities she enjoys are  traveling, reading, skiing, latin dancing and weight training.


Darshan Patel, D.M.D. 

HOMETOWN:

  • Daytona Beach, Florida

EDUCATION:

 New York City Health Hospitals – Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein     College of Medicine 2020

University of Florida, College of Dentistry 2019

  • Dental Degree (DMD)
  • Lic #DN-24169

University of Florida, 2015

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology

The Dawson Academy – Functional Occlusion 2020 and Beyond

Obstructive Sleep Apnea – SomnoMed Certified 2020

AWARDS:

Psi Omega – A Graduate in Dentistry, having been duly elected and having performed all duties as a member of the Gamma Gamma Chapter.

Dennis Forester Award – Presented to Senior dental student who demonstrates outstanding patient care, willingness to always help others, eagerness to learn, and the ability to share their knowledge in the Student Oral Surgery Clinic.

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association

LANGUAGES:

  • English and Gujurati

Dr. Darshan Patel is a double Gator earning his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. His dental journey started in 2010 while shadowing and assisting at an Oral Surgery office in Daytona Beach. After graduating from the College of Dentistry at the University of Florida he completed a General Practice Residency in New York City at Albert Einstein’s College of Medicine’s Jacobi Medical Center. While in New York City, Dr. Patel trained with Mt. Sinai/Jacobi Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department to expand his knowledge of implants.

Dr. Patel was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida and remains close to his family and childhood friends who were waiting for him back home after residency. In his spare time, Dr. Patel loves to travel with family, go to sporting events over the weekend and play golf. He is consistently expanding his dental knowledge and skills by participating in continuing education courses and seminars around the nation. Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Florida Dental Association as well as participating in the distinguished Dawson Academy courses.


Dental Hygienist, Jennifer, R.D.H

HOMETOWN:

Kansas City, Missouri

EDUCATION:

University of Florida

  •     Local Anesthesia Certification - 2013

University of Missouri

  •     BS Degree, Dental Hygiene - 2001
  •     Lic# DH16290

Jennifer Miller is a licensed dental hygenist with 28 years of  experience in dentistry.  She is an alumni of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2001.  Her educational experiences at UMKC allowed her to work closely with all of the dental departments including Oncology, Public Health, Pathology, Periodontics, and Pediatrics.  She won 1st place for her table clinic presentation on the newly FDA approved drug Arestin, which is used in conjuction with periodontal therapy.

Born and raised in Kansas City, Jennifer's dental career began working for a periodontal office in Overland Park, Kansas.  The experiences she encountered while working there included assisting with periodontal surgery, implant placements, and occlusal disease treatments.  She also assisted the hygienists in the office in obtaining extensive medical histories, taking radiographs, and impressions for study models.

After graduation, Jennifer's career took her from Kansas City to Daytona Beach where she began practicing as a Hygienist in General Dentistry and a Periodontal Speciality practice.  In 2013 she received her Local Anesthesia license from the University of Florida.  This license has allowed her to offer more pain control options to her paitents.  She is CPR/BLS certified.  Other areas of training include Invisalign, risk management, and cavity control through Fluoride Therapy.

Jennifer's background in oral hygiene affords her expertise in formulating products and instructions to improve her patients oral health.  She can formulate an oral health regimen, working in conjunction with Dr. Porter, to provide her patients with optimal care for problems such as gingivitis, periodontitis, sensitivity, caries prevention and restorative needs, to name a few.


Practice Manager, Tiffany

HOMETOWN:

Ormond Beach, Florida

EDUCATION:

  • Graduated Seabreeze High School, Daytona Beach FL, 1992
  • Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach - Associates Degree 2010
  • ADA and HIPAA compliance training - 2017-2018
  • Eaglesoft Training Course
  • Dental Continuing Education Courses FNDC - 2008-2017

CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • CPR Certified

Tiffany, is our Practice Manager.  As the Office Manager for Beville Dental Care, her job is to oversee the office operations. Tiffany is fully committed to making our patients and their families experience in our office a positive one. Tiffany joined Beville Dental Care in February 2018 and has over 25 years of Dental experience. She also has the wonderful opportunity to serve our patients as a Treatment Coordinator. She has had the pleasure of working in other dental practices in the front office, with amazing mentors helping her grow in the dental field to achieve her goals in this general practice. Tiffany says that she is very thankful for her past work experiences. She adds, without those life experiences, she wouldn't be where she is today.  Her utmost goal is to incorporate the wealth of knowledge and customer service that she has acquired to equip our dental team to best serve our patients and their families.

Tiffany is most proud of her family, her fiancé Jim and their 5 dogs. In her spare time her true joy comes from spending time with her fiance', her family & her 5 dogs. She also enjoys hobbies like weight training, spinning classes, road biking & mountain bike riding. She also enjoys participating as the soloist in the annual Volusia County Law Enforcement memorials hosted in May each year which honors the many fallen officers, including her dad, Robert F. Grim, Sr., who died while in the line of duty, in 2004.


Business Office, Pam

HOMETOWN: 

  • Rochester, New Hamshire

EDUCATION:

  • Graduated St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 1972          

CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • CPR Certified

Pam has been in dentistry for 35 years. She worked as an Oral surgery assistant in Maryland for over 20 years. Along her dental career, she also managed a dental practice many years ago but her true passion remains working with the front office team in the business office. That is where she shines the most & patients just love her spirit.  As Patient Team Coordinator Pam loves assisting patients in obtaining a healthy smile. The best part of her day is seeing patient’s leave our office feeling confident and happy with their smile. She loves every aspect of dentistry and continues to grow and learn through each patient experience. Her goal is to provide a warm welcome to each patient she greets.

Pam moved to Florida 6 years ago to be close to her parents to help them.  Her proudest accomplishment are her 4 children and 7 grandchildren that live in NC and VA. Her interests are the beach, boating and any outdoor activities! Pam also loves her home town of New Smyrna Beach and all the family owned businesses. 


Dental Assistant, Samantha                                                                                                                          

HOMETOWN: 

  • Henderson, North Carolina

EDUCATION: 

  • Graduated from High School
  • Invisaligh Technology
  • Cerec Training 

CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • Radiology Certified, CPR Certified

Samantha moved from North Carolina in March of 2015 to Orlando Florida.  Sam's dental journey began through the influence of a family friend who convinced her to work for a successful dental practice as a sterilzation tech. Over the last 5 years she was taught hands on dental assisting and overtime mastered her skill set through assisting the dentists.  Samantha joined the Beville Dental Care team in June of 2019 & has taken the roll of our Lead Dental Assistant.

In September of 2019 Samantha married her best friend and became a step mom to 4 amazing children she loves as if they were her own. Sam has a dog and 5 cats. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family, going to the beach or springs or just being outdoors with the ones she loves. She also enjoys crafting. Samantha aspires to continue her career in dental assisting and further her education. Her goal is to be the best dental assistant she can be with kindness and compassion. 


Dental Assistant, Nanette

HOMETOWN: 

  • Lake Mary, Florida

EDUCATION: 

  • Graduated from Dental Assisting School  - 1992
  • Sedation Denistry Training
  • Cerec Training 

CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • Radiology Certified, CPR Certified

Nanette is a Native to Florida. She was born in raised in Lake Mary, Florida. Nanette's love for dentistry began after she graduated from Dental Assisting School in 1992. Over the years she had the pleasure of attending many dental conferences with the FNDC in Orlando Florida. Nanette joined the Beville Dental Team in 2020 and continues persuing her passion for helping patients to ensure they feel comfortable in our practice. Nanette takes pride in her job and enjoys helping patients and overall enjoys helping people.  She hopes that when patients are here in our office its a positive experience.

Nanette has 4 wonderful children. Today she is a proud grandmother of 6 grandbabies. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and spending time with her new puppy/dog "Wiskey" who keeps her very busy. She enjoys singing, reading and bike riding.