COURTNEY SCHLENKER, DDS, MS
Dr. Courtney Schlenker completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at The University of Florida, St. Petersburg. Prior to, she earned both her Doctor of Dental Surgery (2015) and Masters in Physiology (2011) from Virginia Commonwealth University. During her time as a dental student she received the prestigious 2015 International College of Dentists Humanitarian Award from her extensive work with Virginia Mission of Mercy projects and dental mission trips. In 2016, she earned Fellowship Status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Christian Dental Society.
Dr. Schlenker grew up in Wapakoneta, Ohio and received her Bachelor of Science from The University of Toledo. Though she is proud of her Ohio roots, she is excited to call Florida home. In her free time she enjoys traveling, running, cycling, spending time with family, and anything that can take advantage of the gorgeous Florida weather.
ANTONIO MACEDA-JOHNSON, DMD
Dr. Antonio Maceda-Johnson was born in Caracas, Venezuela and was raised in Weston, FL. He speaks Spanish fluently and understands some Portuguese and Italian. He has an identical twin brother and a younger sister. He graduated from TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA and received his Masters in Biomedical Science. Dr. Maceda-Johnson learned to play guitar at an early age and taught students to play during his studies at TUFTS. He likes to play reggae, flamenco, and rock. He was rewarded four medals for his guitar playing from the FL Orchestra Association. His other hobbies include oil painting, surfing at the beach, and rock climbing. Dr. Maceda-Johnson is interested in expanding his knowledge in dentistry and likes talking to his patients. He says he likes to "work with his hand because it brings him back to his artistic side."
MARIA THOMAS, DMD
Dr. Maria Thomas was born in Caracas, Venezuela and was raised in Weston, FL. She speaks Spanish fluently. She has a brother who is attending dental school in the Fall. She graduated from TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Some of Dr. Thomas' interests and hobbies include spending time at the beach, reading, and playing tennis. She enjoys traveling through different parts of Europe, such as Spain, France, England, and Prague. She likes getting to know each of her patients, but more importantly, easing their pain.
LINA RAMIREZ , DMD
Dr. Lina Ramirez was born in Bogota, Colombia and was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended and received her Bachelors Degree at the University of Miami and received her Dental Degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Ramirez speaks Spanish fluently. She has a younger brother, who is an OB/GYN medical doctor and an older brother, who is an engineer. She enjoys hiking, relaxing at the beach, playing volleyball, and spending time with her family. Dr. Ramirez enjoys getting to know her patients and improving their dental health. She gains satisfaction from providing the best care for her patients and knowing she has made a difference in their lives. She is excited to be a part of the New Image Dentistry team and looks forward to expanding her knowledge in dentistry throughout her career.