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Juliet Bulnes-Newton, D.M.D.

Dr. Bulnes-Newton is proud to have served the Tampa bay community for 18 years. She is dedicated to providing the highest quality and most comfortable dentistry to each patient. Juliet received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, completed dental school at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, and received a degree in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at University of Florida. In addition to providing family and cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Bulnes-Newton specializes in Dental Sleep Medicine, treating patients who suffer from snoring and sleep apnea. She is a diplomate with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine , the highest education and status earned by a dentist practicing dental sleep medicine. Dr. Bulnes-Newton works closely with Sleep physicians to assure her patients the absolute best quality care. For additional information regarding Snoring and Sleep Apnea, please visit https://sleepapneasolutionstampa.com

Dr. Bulnes-Newton is an advocate for organized dentistry, supporting local and national organizations that support her patients, community, and profession. These include Hillsborough County Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Her passion for her patients’ overall wellness and health shines through her practice and is shared by her entire team. Juliet lives in Carrollwood with her husband, Michael, their three children Jacob, Christian, and Caelyn, and their two dogs Sophie and Scarlett

Laura Goodwin, D.M.D.

Dr. Laura Goodwin earned her Bachelors of Science from Furman University in Greenville, SC and then went on to the University of Florida College of Dentistry where she graduated with honors and in the top 10% of her class. After graduating from UFCD, Dr. Goodwin completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the Bay Pines VA Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Facial Esthetics, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, West Coast District Dental Association, Hillsborough County Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and American Dental Association. 

A strong believer in lifelong education, Dr. Goodwin enjoys furthering her knowledge base by staying up to date with the latest procedures and technologies. She has received advanced training in implant dentistry, esthetic and cosmetic dentistry, occlusion, restorative dentistry and Invisalign.

Over the years, Dr. Goodwin has volunteered and given back to those who cannot afford dental care through child sealant programs, a mission trip to the Dominican Republic, and working on mobile dental units that travel throughout the state of Florida.

Dr. Goodwin was raised in Tampa, FL and currently resides in the Westchase area with her husband Justin and their dog Cooper. She loves to play tennis, attend Pure Barre classes, go to the beach, and enjoy the beautiful weather of the Tampa Bay area.


Jill Derry

Jill is a native of the New Jersey Shore and has resided in the Tampa Bay area since 2000. She is a graduate of Union Tech, is a certified, expanded functions Dental Assistant and our Sleep Apnea Solutions Ambassador. Jill loves learning new things and feels very fortunate to be part of such a caring, professional team. Jill is married and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their dog Stewie. She recently welcomed the birth of her 4th grandchild.


Amy Pastorius

Amy has been a dental assistant for 25 years. She has worked in endodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery. She moved to Tampa in 2008 and found her dental home working for Dr Bulnes-Newton. 


Lisa Kahen

Lisa has been a Registered Dental Hygienist twenty-one years and of that has practiced with Dr. Bulnes-Newton since 2007. Her passion of dentistry focuses on patient education and comfort. Lisa is from North Carolina and has resided in Florida twenty-eight years. She enjoys spending time at the beach and traveling. 


Marta Finer

Marta has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for the past seventeen years. She graduated with Associates Degree from Saint Petersburg College. She was born in Ukraine, raised in Slovakia and lived in South Africa. For the last twenty five years she’s resides in Tampa, Florida. Her commitment as a dental hygienist is to provide quality care while putting patient comfort at its highest level. Marta loves to read, cook, garden and spend time with her family. 


Dee Grimaldi

Dee was born and raised in upstate NY and moved to Florida in 1980 and has been in the dental field since 1979. Dee enjoys spending time with my family and friends, sports, a good book and Italian food


Shirley Williams

Shirley was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. She has been in the Tampa Bay area since 1998. Shirley joined the dental industry in 2006. Shirley is married and loves to spend time with her husband and children. Outside of work Shirley loves remodeling projects, sunsets and family gatherings.

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Isabela Salinas

Isabela is a certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, born and raised in Tampa, FL. Isabela decided to pursue dentistry at the age of 13 after reading a book about neglected teeth. She knew then that she wanted to have a positive impact on her patients. She is passionate about spending time with family, and of course her fur babies, Zeus and Oreo.
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Riselys Hernandez:

Riselys has been a dental assistant for 15 years. She was born in La Habana Cuba and lived in Miami were she graduated from expanded functions Dental Assistant . She has worked in endodontics , periodontics and oral surgery. She moved to Tampa in 2013 and had two babies . She loves to take her kids photos , spend time with her family and cook .

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