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 Coral Gables, FL
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Meet our team

Our dedicated team makes your visits smooth and enjoyable with their warm personalities and care for each patient. Get to know them here:

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Altita Escudero

Hygiene Assistant

Altagracia, also known as "Altita" or "Tita" has been working as a dental assistant since 2000.  Before starting with Dr.Abadin as a hygieneassistant she worked in San Juan. P.R. for seven years. She obtained her B.A. in education from Lasell College in Boston. Teaming up with Angela in the hygiene department they concentrate in making every patient feel comfortable and welcomed in our office. Altita has a daughter Sofia and enjoys playing golf and tennis.

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Angela Quiros

Dental Assistant

Angela has worked with Dr. Abadin for over 20 years, providing our patients the best dental care possible. Angela makes it her aim to make every patient feel comfortable and welcomed in our office. Angela isa very knowledgeable invisalign assistant.  She and her children enjoy spending time with their parrots and two dogs.  She also enjoys gardening, fine dining and salsa dancing.


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Gloria M. Cueto

Financial Coordinator

Glory has been in the dental field for over 30 years. She has gained knowlege in all aspects of dentistry. After graduating from high school, Glory attended Florida Career College and Lindsey Hopkins where she obtained her dental assisting certificate and her expanded duties. She joined our team in October 2005. As our Financial Coordinator she explains in detail treatment plans and educates patients on the importance of oral health. She can also answer any question you may have regarding dental insurance benefits. She has been certified as Business Office Manager at NYU Dental School.  Glory enjoys spending quality time with her two children Stephanie and Rodolfo Jr., traveling and dancing the night away with her husband to the beat of Disco Music!  

Gloria can be reached at Gloria@abadindental.com

Jackie Podboy-Navarro

Certified Registered Dental Hygienist

Jackie has over 21 years experience as a Dental Hygienist and has been a part of our team since March of 2005. She received her dental hygienist degree from Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida.  Jackie is married to Armando and has two wonderful boys. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her sons' baseball games and reading a good book.  Jackie is also fluent in Portuguese.

Jackie can be reached at Jackie@abadindental.com

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Liset Esturo

Dental Assistant

Liset graduated from the University of Camaguey in 1994. She has been very happy working alongside Dr. Abadin since 2001. Through Dr. Abadin's guidance and her attendance in a wide range of seminars and conferences Liset is constantly broadening her knowledge in cosmetic dentistry. Liset enjoys spending time with her daughters and her family, going to the beach and loves a really good meal!

Liset can be reached at Liset@abadindental.com


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Melissa Manduley

Certified Registered Dental Hygienist

Mely has been a part of our team since September 2006. Mely began her dental career working as a dental administrator and has successfully completed her Dental Hygiene degree from Miami-Dade College. Melissa loves spending time with her son and with her dog (Bailey). She also enjoys going to the beach, and loves to dance!

Melissa can be reached at Melissa@abadindental.com





Chantel Falcon

Schedule Coordinator

Chantel is our newest team member, but she is not new to the dental field. She is a great asset to our office  due to her enthusiastic personality and  her 10 years dental experience.  She is currently finishing her Bachelors in FIU. Chantel enjoys spending quality time with her two sons and husband. She loves a great workout and living a healthy lifestyle.  


Chantel can be reached at Chantel@abadindental.com


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Nora E. Padial

Dental Office Manager

Nori is Dr. Abadin's sister and has been his office manager for over 15 years. She is responsible for payroll, accounts payable, public relations, coordinating meetings and seminars. She also enjoys interior design/decoration of the office and is known as the "Cappucino Girl" because she loves to drink and make coffee for everyone. She enjoys attending seminars with the team to expand her knowledge in cosmetic dentistry and has been certified as Business Office Manager at NYU Dental School. Nora has a beautiful daughter Cristina, a grandson, and 11 nieces and nephews. She enjoys traveling, going to the movies, working out, and fine wines and dining.

Nora can be reached at Nora@abadindental.com

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Tahlia Gonzalez

Insurance Coordinator

Tahlia has been a part of our team for about three years. Tahlia is our Insurance Coordinator and hopes to grow in the dental field. Tahlia loves spending time with her family and friends. On her spare time Tahlia enjoys some fine dining, movies and spending quality time with her husband in their new home.

Tahlia can be reached at Tahlia@abadindental.com

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Sandra Arill

Certified Registered Dental Hygienist

Sandra has many years of experience as a dental hygienist; 20 of which have been with Dr. Abadin. She studied at the University of SouthFlorida and received her dental hygiene degree from Palm Beach State College in 1987. Sandra has helped to develop a very successful hygiene program, which focuses on maintaining our patients' optimum oral health. Outside of the office she maintains a very busy lifestyle along with her two daughters. She enjoys traveling, playing tennis and the beach.

Sandra can be reached at Sandra@abadindental.com


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