Our well-trained dental staff are friendly and eager to welcome you to Isle Smile. We are committed to making sure that your visit with Dr. Pape and her team of doctors is as relaxed and pleasant as possible. We encourage you to contact our dental office in Key West, Florida, today to learn more about us and to schedule your next appointment with our dentists.
Gretchen – Expanded Duty Assistant & Clinical Supervisor
Gretchen is an expanded duty dental assistant and clinical supervisor. She is currently attending the University of Miami, where she will achieve her bachelor’s degree in health science. After receiving her degree, her goal is to attend dental school. Gretchen has always been fascinated with teeth and began her journey into the dental field straight out of high school. She loves to help people and enjoys making patients feel confident to smile again. She likes them to know that their smiles are one of a kind.
Gretchen has been in Key West for a little under a year. She moved here with her husband, who is in the Navy, and was stationed in Key West from Jacksonville. When she is not working to make people smile, she is soaking in the sun at the beach and experimenting and being creative with makeup.
Michelle – Expanded Duty Assistant & Orthodontic Assistant
Michelle is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant known for her work ethic and generous spirit. She has been in orthodontics for 10 years and is now learning general dental assisting. Michelle loves to help people and see patients smile with pride after their dental work is complete. She has volunteered in the past with FLA-MOM – which is the Florida Mission of Mercy – to help low and no-income people with their dental work. When Michelle is not working, she spends quality time with her family and friends – and enjoys being outdoors kayaking, paddle-boarding, snorkeling, and fishing. Michelle moved from Jacksonville and finds she is loving life here in Key West where the people are friendly, the weather is warm, and Isle Smile staff share a camaraderie and desire to help others.
Joseph – Expanded Duty Assistant & Admin
Joseph McDavitt brings 17 years of dental experience to Isle Smile. He is not only an Expanded Duty Assistant but holds an associate degree in Health Information Management. Joseph is licensed in dental radiography and expanded functions for dental auxiliaries as well as fabrication of temporary crowns and bridges. Joseph brings a keen sense of customer service to the day-to-day running of a successful business – and is the former owner of Graffiti, a prominent Duval Street clothing store in Key West. When Joe in not working, he spends his free time strength training, enjoying Bikram yoga, biking, and being a well-rounded traveler.
Ana – Dental Assistant
Ana de Souza joins us from her home country of Brazil, where she first became a dentist in 1993. Her passion for dentistry stems from her grandfather, who was also a practicing dentist in Brazil.
Ana is not only intrigued by general dentistry but is fascinated by oral surgery and orthodontics. She is currently in the process of studying for her hygiene license along with a Florida dental license.
As a new resident to Key West, she is embracing the warm weather and people that make this island thrive. Along with her hobbies of running, dancing, going to the beach, and working on computers, she wishes to give back to the community by not only practicing dentistry in Key West but by joining her coworkers in Project Humanity and helping those in need of dentistry around the world.