Dr. Courtney Mayor, Dr. Rachael Yopp, and Dr. Galia Medrano provide excellence in a full range of dental treatments and can give you that dazzling new smile you've always dreamed about! We specialize in cosmetic dentistry, including crowns, bonding, porcelain veneers and in-office whitening.
Our entire team works hard & our goal is to be the best dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and front staff.
To schedule call: (863) 646-8511
Dr. Yopp grew up in the Tampa Bay Area, attending Tampa Prep High school before moving to Virginia to complete her undergraduate degree at Washington and Lee University, where she played four years of collegiate volleyball. She earned her DDS from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA.
She returned to Florida to complete her residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry through the University of Florida in St. Petersburg, specializing in implant dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, and advanced prosthodontics.
She and her husband welcomed their first child, Juliette, in October of 2020.
Dr. Courtney Mayor was raised in the city of St. Petersburg, FL. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida’s Honors College. Continuing her education, she graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry where she was awarded her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
Dr. Mayor is the past President of the Academy of General Dentistry’s Tampa Chapter which holds monthly continuing education courses for General Dentists on the latest trends in dentistry. When at home, she is usually enjoying time with her husband, son, and daughter.
Dr. Galia Medrano was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and grew up in Tampa, Florida. She attended the University of South Florida, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Medrano attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Medrano is passionate about continuing her education and is constantly participating in advanced courses. She is also a member and fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Outside of dentistry, Dr. Medrano enjoys quiet weeknights with her husband and children, and catching up with family and friends on the weekends. Additionally, she has a passion for international travel and exploring new places, cultures, and ethnic cuisine. Dr. Medrano is committed to excellence in patient care, and looks forward to taking care of your dental needs!
Cheryl is a front desk receptionist, who has worked as a dental Office receptionist for almost four years. Before that, she worked many different types of jobs; including, managing a portrait studio for five years, and managing a retail store for six years. She loves meeting new people, and is passionate about helping others. She was born and raised right here in Florida with four older brothers. She is a wife of five years, and mother of two beautiful children - her daughter who is 10, and her son who is four. Outside of work she enjoys spending my time off with her family. She also has a passion for photography - she has been a portrait photographer for 18 plus years, and she enjoys taking photographs of nature.
A Lakeland native, Alice knew when she was 17 years old that she wanted to pursue a career in the dental field. After working as a dental hygienist for over 32 years, she is certain she made to right choice! She loves sharing with patients how to obtain optimal dental health and teaching what tools and techniques are needed to maintain a healthy mouth. Alice joined Dr. Valentine in 2009 and looks forward to getting to know her patients better in the years ahead.
Happily married for 27 years, she loves spending time with her husband, 2 daughters and one granddaughter. Alice is an active member of Lake Gibson Church of the Nazarene and volunteers with at risk youth. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, kayaking, bicycling, traveling, and the beach.
Jazmin grew up in Orange Park, Florida. She attended Florida State College of Jacksonville, where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is excited to help patients achieve a healthy smile. Outside of work she enjoys traveling and hiking out west with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Doris has been committed to educating patients on the importance of good oral hygiene to prevent disease for nearly 20 years. Graduated from Daytona State College, and a member of ADHA.
Here at Lakeland Dental Professionals, Doris goes above and beyond making sure our patients feel comfortable and at ease.
Doris loves to travel, run marathons, and volunteer at her local church.
Sonia graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree as a Dental Surgeon in Nicaragua and has been working in the field of dentistry since 2015. She moved to Florida with her family and fulfilled one of her goals of becoming a dental hygienist. Her greatest passion is to work with patients to promote healthy oral hygiene. She loves spending time with her son and husband. They love to watch movies together and enjoy their favorite foods.
A native Tennessean, Emily earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Tennessee Tech University. She has a strong passion for serving others and connecting with patients each day. Since recently relocating to Florida, her new hobbies include spending time at Disney, the beach, and grilling by the pool with family and friends. In addition, Emily and her husband stay busy with church activities and their 3 children.
Jahirel grew up in Avon Park, Florida and attended South Florida State College. She earned her Associate Degree in dental hygiene, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Outside of work, Jahirel enjoys roller-skating and going bowling. She is excited to be in the dental field and help patients achieve the bright smile they desire when they leave the office!
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