Our Dental Professionals in Tampa, FL

Our goal at Mangrove Bay Dentistry is to provide patients with advanced, personalized dental care in a comfortable and relaxing environment. We are committed to making dental visits a positive and pleasant experience for patients of all ages. We also strive to develop long-lasting relationships based on trust and communication.

Dr. Tran’s clinical team is composed of highly trained professionals, who are committed to continuing education. Each team member is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and a problem solver. And, each team member is accountable to uphold and deliver a high standard of care and customer service, and to lead by example.

Deborah - Practice Administrator

Deborah was born and raised in Tampa. She joined the Mangrove Bay Dentistry Team in 2014 as the Practice Administrator and Financial Coordinator. She is here to help you in every way.

Her extensive professional experience spans four decades as Registered Dental Hygienist, Treatment Coordinator, Office Manager and Practice Management Consultant. She is a Published Author, Professional Speaker, Industry Adviser and the former Chairman for the TEAM Advisory Council for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

In her spare time, she an avid traveler. She loves to see new places, meet new people and immerse herself in their culture. She admits to her addiction to cruises! She is a mother of two and a die-hard GATOR FAN. Her princess at home is a 7 lb. Toy Fox Terrier named Annie!


Kelley - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelley has been a registered dental hygienist for 16 years, after attending the University of Cincinnati. She loves being part of this great team and loves what she does. Her goal is to give each patient the high quality care she wants for herself and her family; she wants patients to enjoy their visits. She is an advocate for continuing education, and enjoys reading, running and spending time with friends and family. Kelley has a Blue Gold Macaw parrot and volunteers at (FRBS) Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary.

Ashley - Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashley was born in New Orleans but has lived here in Florida for most of her life. She graduated from St. Petersburg College and loves the career she chose. She has a very sweet and caring personality, a big heart, and a passion for helping others. She recently went to Jamaica to help give free dental treatment to hundreds of people, and hopes to go back again in the near future. On her spare time, Ashley’s hobbies include outdoor activities, hanging out with family and friends, and she loves to dance. Seeing snow for the first time ever is on her bucket list.

Amber - Business Administration/Marketing/Dental Assistant

Amber graduated from Sanford Brown Institute as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in 2013. She frequently takes Continuing Educational Courses to further her dental knowledge, including one recently taken at University of Florida. Amber is petite, but makes up for size with her big heart, full-of-fun-loving energy and readiness to spread the smiles to all of our patients. Amber’s goal is to care for each and every patient as if they were her own friends and family. In her free time, Amber enjoys spending time with her family and going to Disney with her husband, Matthew.

Jennifer - Dental Assistant

Jennifer has been a part of the Mangrove Bay Dentistry Team for well over a year now, after graduating from Pasco Hernando State College as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She enjoys taking time to complete continuing education courses, continuously learning to better herself and her care for her patients. Her goal is to continuously give high quality dental care and patient education, so her patients can live life happy, healthy, and smiling. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym and taking her beloved dog on bike rides—and most importantly, she loves spending time with her family.

Erin - Dental Assistant

Erin has been a Dental Assistant for four years. She graduated from Santa Fe College in Gainesville Florida. Erin is hardworking, caring, and enjoys educating patients on their dental needs. When Erin isn't in the office, she enjoys kayaking, and sewing. Erin has a passion for photography, music, and Disney.

Sonia - Business Administrator