Merritt Island Office

2180 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953

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MEET YOUR MERRITT ISLAND SMILE TEAM

Get to know our expert and caring All-On-4 Dental Implants team for one of the best dentists in Merritt Island, FL.

WE'RE THE MERRITT ISLAND DENTAL IMPLANTS TEAM.

Our Smile Team shows a personal interest in you and your family to ensure you feel comfortable and in control.
Barbara
Director of Finance and Administration
Barbara is Florida Prosthodontics’s Director of Finance and Administration with over 44 years of experience in the dental field. She originates from Cleveland, Ohio and began her career as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1974. She relocated to Merritt Island in 1981 and joined Dr. Raj Rawal in 1983. Over the years, Barbara has become knowledgeable both in terms of the changing dental environment with new innovations and also the value of patient relationships where compassion, trust and caring are integral to taking care of each patient’s needs. She has thus built priceless relationships with the patients at Florida Prosthodontics over the past 35 years in this practice. Barbara takes great pride in relating to each Doctor’s sense of perfection and enthusiasm in serving patients.Barbara resides in Merritt Island with her husband, Paul, and has two sons Matthew and Ryan. Matthew resides in Orlando and Ryan in California. She enjoys animals, especially her dog Riley and a Blue-fronted Amazon parrot. She also enjoys sports, especially watching football and the Orlando Magic basketball team. Her favorite hobby is gardening and working outdoors in her flower gardens.
Cathy
Director of Operations and Resources
After interning with Dr. Raj Rawal for six weeks as a participant of the Brevard Community College Dental Program, Cathy joined Florida Prosthodontics’ winning team in 1998 on a full-time basis. She loves working together, providing excellent service to our patients. Over the years Cathy has not only grown as a caregiver, she has also learned to give service with great understanding and empathy for all patients.In 2013 Cathy graduated with honors with a master’s degree in business from Kaplan University. In 2015 she transitioned from dental assisting to the front office position of appointment coordinator. This furthered her ability to offer the best patient care possible allowing her to utilize her knowledge from the clinical side to help answer any questions or concerns patients may have when scheduling treatment.In 2018 Cathy became the director of operations for Florida Prosthodontics. Today Cathy oversees the daily operations of the office as well as managing and coordinating patient scheduling. In addition, she manages marketing efforts to educate the community on the opportunities Florida Prosthodontics can give for those wanting to “Get back their smile- Get back their life”Cathy moved to Florida from Kentucky in 1985. She lives in Port St. John with her husband Tommy, her beautiful Siberian Husky named Malakai and two adorable funny cats named Kiah and Sage. She has two sons, Boo (Thomas) who lives and works in West Palm Beach and Brandon who attended film school at NYU in New York City and now lives in Titusville, FL.In her free time Cathy enjoys decorating, crafting, photography, playing musical instruments and anything else that challenges her to be creative. She also enjoys running with her dog, bike riding, and long walks as well.
Heather
Dental Assistant
Heather’s first interest in working in the dental field was while in high school. She had the opportunity to shadow with the team at Florida Prosthodontics and through this “On the Job Training” experience she was able to see firsthand what a dental assistant does on a daily basis.Following high school, she attended Brevard Community College and attained her postsecondary certificate in phlebotomy in 2012. However, Heather then soon realized that her true passion and interest still remained with the dental field.In 2013 Heather was given the opportunity to join Florida Prosthodontics. While continuing to work, she then went to Brevard Community College and attained her dental assisting degree in 2017. Heather feels that the opportunity she was given has been a tremendous learning experience and has given her a solid foundation with which to offer the best patient care possible. Getting to know all the patients on a personal level and helping them achieve the smile they deserve is one of the most rewarding aspects that Heather enjoys everyday.In her personal life, Heather is a true Floridian. She loves spending her free time with her friends and family, cooking, going shopping, and finding different ideas in Pinterest to re-create.
Mariah
Certified Dental Assistant
Mariah started her college education at Brevard Community College and graduated in 2008 with an associate of arts degree. She continued directly into the dental assisting program and graduated in 2009 and is also recognized by the Dental Assisting National Board as a Certified Dental Assistant. Mariah joined the Florida Prosthodontics team in August of 2009 and is currently the lead dental assistant responsible for chairside operations.Over the years Mariah has discovered how fulfilling it is to build relationships with patients over time, and she feels that many of Florida Prosthodontics’ patients have become like family. Mariah enjoys the feeling when a patient is excited that they have achieved the smile they have wanted for so long, and to be a part of that journey is really special to her.In her personal life, Mariah has two beautiful Border Collies named Timber and Tyson. She is a lifelong resident of North Brevard county, and she enjoys the wildlife that she experiences from her own backyard. She has an interest in photography, so she frequently takes pictures of sunrises, owls, and anything else that is beautiful that crosses her path.  
Michelle J.
Appointment Coordinator
Michelle was born and raised in Massachusetts and has lived in Florida for the last 20 years. She is a graduate of Worcester Technical Institute in the dental assisting program, Class of 1993 and went right into the dental field as a Certified Dental Assistant. The most enjoyable benefits from her career in the dental field is the satisfaction of helping people smile again. Giving people exceptional customer service is important to Michelle and she likes making patients feel comfortable during their appointments and that they are part of the dental family here at Florida Prosthodontics.Michelle is happily married to her husband, Bryan, who is also in the dental field working as a dental technician in his family owned dental laboratory. She has two wonderful step-sons, Logan and Mason and a very energetic rat terrier/chihuahua named Bruno Wrigley. Michelle joined the team at Florida Prosthodontics in August of 2017.In her spare time, Michelle loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys cooking and baking for her family, reading and going to the beach. Michelle especially enjoys watching any sport that involves her New England teams.
Renee
Registered Dental Hygienist
Renee was born in a little town in South Florida called Lantana. She attended Lake Worth High School where she met her husband Robert. Together they moved to Brevard County in 1986, and Renee then attended Valencia where she received her degree in dental hygiene, with honors in 1990.Renee has a daughter named Penny, who has a degree in dance education. She works as a director of a dance program at a local magnet school.Renee has been caring for patients and their hygiene needs for the past 28 years and she is proud to be a part of the Florida Prosthodontic team. Outside the office she enjoys being in nature and walking her dog Gracie.

HEAR FROM HIS PATIENTS

“My family was in a bind while on vacation in Florida when my sons temporary crown had fallen out. Dr Rawal’s office was so kind and got us in and fixed it quickly. The staff is one of the nicest I’ve been to. ”

SUSAN C, ACTUAL PATIENTS

PATIENT CARE PERSONIFIED

Our innovative team support our dentist in Merritt Island, FL to help you overcome some of the most common dental barriers and concerns.

Dental Anxiety

Defeat your fears with our attentive team who listen, explain, and help you each step of the way.

Busy Schedule

We respect your schedule by sending text reminders and providing online forms. Plus, we strive to provide on-time care, every time.

Bad Experience

Had a bad dental experience? We will help you forget all about it by making you feel appreciated and showing our positivity.

EXTRAORDINARY CARE. SKILLS. PATIENCE.

Improving Smiles And Lives For Countless Families of Merritt Island, FL

Our entire team has been handpicked by Dr. Rawal to make sure their role in your overall health and self-esteem is flawless.

Our dentists in Merritt Island are experts at:

  • All On 4 Dental Implants
  • Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • Dental Implants
  • Teeth In A Day
  • Smile Design
  • Implants Supported Dentures
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Porcelain Veneers

The collective skills and knowledge of our team enables us to care for all of your needs – from family dentistry to complex smile design – all under one cozy roof.

Merritt Island Smile Team

ISN'T IT TIME YOU LOVED YOUR SMILE?

Ask us about our complimentary cosmetic consultation!

Florida Prosthodontics is Located in Merritt Island

We’re proud to help everyone to achieve the smile of their dreams. We’re located in Merritt Island and serve the surrounding communities, including Orlando, Winter Park, Suntree, Melbourne, Rockledge, Longwood, Pine Hills, Fern Park, Maitland, and Conway.

Working Proudly With...

Our practice is committed to providing our patients state-of-the-art technology – introducing
Yomi® Robot-Assisted Dental Surgery

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See if you are a candidate for Robot-Assisted Implant Surgery

Robot-assisted dental implant surgery is here and Yomi® provides an unprecedented level of precision and control to improve patient care and quality of life. Yomi provides visual and physical guidance that helps us to place your implant perfectly. Let Yomi bring you precisely where you want to be!

“We are excited to offer this new robotic technology and its many benefits to our patients. With Yomi we’ve reached an unprecedented level of precision and the digital workflow creates easy communication and planning within the dental community. We are the only restorative practice in Florida that uses this technology.” – Dr. Sundeep Rawal