Dr. Michelle Aliotti

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Aliotti was born in Maryland and lived in Georgia prior to moving to South Florida where she graduated from Deerfield Beach High School. Her mother, sisters, and brother still live in the South Florida area.

Dr. Aliotti attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree and dental school. She received her D.M.D. degree in 2005 and completed the University of Florida Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program in 2006.

Upon graduation, she moved to Apopka and worked in a private practice providing family dentistry until 2009. At that time, she changed her career path and pursued public health dentistry at True Health Community Health Center in Orlando. She was the dental director at True Health for 8 years. The True Health dental program was focused on pediatric dental care and also provided emergency dental care to adults.

As Dr. Aliotti provided dental care to children for many years, she decided that pediatrics was her passion. In 2017, she decided to seek additional training in Pediatric Dentistry. She attended the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (formerly known as Miami Children’s Hospital) Pediatric Dentistry Residency and graduated in 2019.

Specialty Training

Specialty Training

At Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Dr. Aliotti provided treatment to a very diverse patient population. The program provides high exposure to patients with special needs and chronic medical conditions.

As part of the training, Dr. Aliotti was part of the craniofacial center, where patients came from all areas of Florida, South America, and the Caribbean to be treated for craniofacial abnormalities including cleft lip and palate.

Dr. Aliotti is comfortable treating patients with any medical conditions including autism, ADHD, down syndrome, etc. She is proficient with current behavior management techniques which allow for patients to tolerate treatment while having a pleasant, atraumatic experience.

Personal

Dr. Aliotti married her college sweetheart, James, in 2003. In 2009, they had twins, Brady and Kaitlyn.  In 2013, Ethan arrived to complete their family.

In their spare time, the family enjoys soccer, martial arts, biking, and other family activities.

 


James (Jamie) Aliotti

Business Manager

Jamie Aliotti was born and raised in New Hampshire. He moved to St. Petersburg, Florida and attended St. Petersburg Catholic High School.

He attended the University of Florida and graduated with his Bachelors in Computer Science in 2001.

He worked for many years as a network engineer and is now excited to be part of Alafaya Pediatric Dentistry. He enjoys coaching soccer for his kids and watching his hometown sports teams; the New England Patriots, Red Sox, and Celtics.

 


Stephanie Videtto-Durning

Office Manager

Stephanie was born in Costa Rica and raised in Southwest Florida. She moved to Orlando in 2011 and graduated from Sanford Brown Institute in Orlando in 2012 as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. After receiving her certification, she started working in general and pediatric dentistry.

Her silly faces, funny voices, and fun dog stories help children feel more comfortable during their dental visit.

Stephanie loves to spend time with her husband and three dogs (CJ, Asia, and Chu-Li). She is always coming up with a plan to rescue an animal from her backyard. She loves to feed all the strays in the neighborhood which includes: 7 cats, 2 possums, 2 raccoons, and many birds.
 


Lexie Ramos

Lead Dental Assistant

Lexie was born in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to Florida and attended Poinciana High School. After graduating in 2016, she went to Concorde Institute of Orlando and graduated as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant.

Lexie loves working in Pediatrics because she believes kids are the joy in life and wants them to have every opportunity to be happy and healthy. Lexie comes from a large family with 7 children has 5 younger siblings. She has always had lots of children around her and enjoys the positive energy that children provide.

In Lexie’s spare time she loves to bake and enjoys watching movies with her husband. She has a dog named Loki and enjoys taking him on walks and teaching him tricks.


Diana Rivera

Dental Assistant

Diana was born and raised in a small town in Colombia. She graduated from Compu-Med Vocational School in Miami in 2004 as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant.

She moved to the Orlando area in 2005 and since then she has been working with general and pediatric dentists.

Her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner help children feel more relaxed during their dental visit.

Diana loves to spend her free time outdoors with her husband, two teenagers, and dog.

 


Nicole Blandino

Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator

Nicole was born and raised in Goffstown, New Hampshire. She graduated from Manchester Community College with an Associates Degree in Business Management. She owns a small farm in New Hampshire with ducks, chickens, and horses. She enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children (Waylon and Jackson), and her 2 dogs and 2 cats.