Note: Each member of Dr. Caputo’s staff holds an Expanded Duty Dental Certificate from the State of Florida.
Susanne Stafford • Dental Assistant
Sue joined Dr. Paul Caputo’s Palm Harbor dentist office in 1996. Her experience in dentistry in the Tampa area dates back to 1975. This includes six years of working in a Tampa Bay dental laboratory. Sue emphasizes patient comfort in her daily routine. She enjoys working in all areas of dental care in the Tampa area dentist office of Dr. Paul Caputo, DDS.
• Sue believes superior patient care begins with a highly qualified staff who work well together and treat each patient as a unique individual.
• Sue holds an Expanded Functions Certificate and Radiology Certificate from the University of Florida in Tampa, in addition to her other accreditations which she achieved in Clearwater, Palm Harbor and Tampa FL.
A Tampa Bay native Floridian, Sue enjoys all aspects of her job, as well as outdoor activities typical of the Tampa Bay area. Sue enjoys relaxing with her family and friends in Palm Harbor, FL.
Teresa Kersey • Patient Administration • Reception
Teresa, who has over thirty years experience in the profession spent her first ten years working “chair side” as a dental assistant. Teresa holds a dental assistant certificate from the State of Florida, and attended the “Center For Professional Development” in Scottsdale, and has been a member of Dr. Caputo’s Palm Harbor dentist office since March 2000.
• Teresa works extensively with patients in developing treatment plans that both meet the patient’s needs and are affordable.
• As part of her advanced training, Teresa holds a Pit Fissure Sealant certificate.
Teresa is a serious tournament billiards player and currently has twenty three tournament trophies at home.
Marti Crenshaw • Dental Assistant
Marti, who has over thirty years of experience in dental care, joined Dr. Caputo’s Palm Harbor dental practice in January 2008. Marti’s interest in dental care began at the age of 16 when she began working in her father’s dental practice, one of the first in the Clearwater area. Marti also worked in her brother’s dental lab and enjoys all areas of dentistry.
• Marti’s priorities when caring for patients are educating them about the treatment and making them comfortable.
A native Floridian, Marti and her family enjoy being outdoors, fishing and the beach.
Cindy Wolford • Dental Hygienist
Cindy takes a lot of pride in treating her patients with respect, honesty and professionalism. She joined Dr. Caputo’s Palm Harbor dental office in 2009. A native of the Midwest, Cindy received her license as a Registered Dental Hygienist upon graduation from Indiana University.
Having made periodontal care and gum disease a priority throughout her fifteen year career, Cindy prides herself on providing patients with information on today’s most advanced techniques in preventive and minimally invasive periodontal disease treatment. This is accomplished in Dr. Caputo’s Palm Harbor dental office by emphasizing early disease detection and preventive care.
Among her daily priorities, Cindy counts treating patients with a gentle touch and compassion as critically important and central to providing the highest level of care. Cindy believes her career long emphasis on continuing education has significant benefits to the patients she treats.
Cindy, who moved to the Tampa Bay area early in her career, enjoys nature, bicycling, boating and beaches.