All of our professionals at SouthLake Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Dr. DePetris is very proud of the professional, friendly team that makes up the SouthLake Dental Care team, and our goal is to treat each patient individually, making each patient feel comfortable at every visit.

Missy, SouthLake Dental Care dental hygienist

Missy has been a Dental Hygienist for over 17 years and in the dental field for 22 years.  She has worked in General, Perio and IV Sedation dentistry. She has been with the SouthLake Dental Care team for 10 years.

When Missy is not working she spends her time with her 7 year old son, Maddox.

Leslie, SouthLake Dental Care hygienist

Leslie has been a Dental Hygienist for 15 years and has been part of the SouthLake Dental Care team since the office opened in 2003.

Leslie grew up in Clay County. She and her husband have 3 wonderful children. When she is not working at SouthLake Dental Care, Leslie enjoys spending time with her family and in her spare time enjoys running.


Nina works behind the scenes and is the Business and Marketing Manager for SouthLake Dental Care. She brings years of experience in these areas, but was new to the dental field when she joined the team in 2012.

Nina enjoys being outside and the majority of her free time she spends with her animals; either riding her horse or schooling her 2 Golden Retrievers in agility and obedience.