Meet Our Dental Team

Dental Experience & Skill to Spare

Much of our team has worked here for years, and we are all experienced in the dental procedures at Advanced Dental Associates. Our team members are friendly and pleasant, and we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in every way as we treat them. Some of our team members are bilingual in Spanish and Italian for any language barriers you may be worried about. Let our team serve you as you receive individualized care from our dentists, Dr. Justin Elikofer, Dr. Rodney Holcombe, and Dr. Sara Sheffield.

Office Manager

Eva originally hails from the Big Apple and moved to Wesley Chapel in 2014. She started in the dental industry in 2007 and is a devoted team member. Her duties include explaining and reviewing treatment options to patients. She is integral for alleviating patient concerns regarding their treatment plan, insurance and financial needs. Eva enjoys being a mom to two beautiful daughters and a handsome boy. She is an avid volunteer at her children’s school and enjoys reading books, running and going on nature walks.

Registered Dental Assistant

Joy is a native to Brooklyn, New York, and has called Tampa Bay her home for the past 35 years. She works closely with Dr. Holcombe and has been a team member for over 25 years. She assists special needs patients and helps maintain patients’ composure throughout their procedure. Joy and her husband, Doug, are raising two beautiful and smart teenage girls, Candace and Ava. When she is not at our office, Joy likes to work on the animal ranch, travel and learn about new cultures.

Registered Dental Assistant

April is a Florida native and earned her dental assistant diploma in 2001. She is knowledgeable about monitoring conscious sedation and nitrous oxide and is certified in phlebotomy. Since joining our team in 2014, she loves providing quality dental care and is always finding room for improvement in her work. April enjoys spending quality time with her family and traveling to new places.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rosie is originally from Pennsylvania and moved to Wesley Chapel in 2007. She has over 18 years of dental hygiene experience. She specializes in preventing and treating periodontal disease and other dental related issues. It is important to her to build and establish strong rapports with her patients that last a lifetime. She is known for providing her patients with a thorough, comfortable and enjoyable dental experience that keeps patients returning. Rosie believes that patient education is the key to helping her patients maintain optimal oral health, which is essential to overall health and quality of life. It is evident that she loves what she does and is passionate about dentistry. When she is not transforming smiles, Rosie enjoys spending time with her husband, two beautiful children and their Yorkie.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Julissa is originally from Puerto Rico. Raised in a military family, she lived in many places before settling in Florida in 2004. She started her dental career in 2006 as a pediatric dental assistant. She loved the dental field and furthered her education to become a hygienist. She graduated in 2011 with her degree in dental hygiene. The part of her job she loves most is transforming her patients smiles, and educating them on proper oral care. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.