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.
Cassandra – Dental Hygienist &Administrative Assistant
Cassandra first came to this office in 2008. Cassandra has been a dental hygienist for more than 16 years and she is one of three hygienists on the staff. She works at our front desk as well. Cassandra graduated in the top 3 percent of her class at Miami Dade Medical Campus for dental hygiene. She has a degree in computer science and an associate in science degree as well as certifications in radiology and nutritional counseling.
Cassandra, who is also known as “CC”, books appointments, assists dentists, provides hygiene, and takes care of insurance and accounting for the office. Cassandra also has pediatric experience for all the little patients. Cassandra is the mother of three children and has been in the Keys for 8 years.
Pedja – Clinical Director
Pedja completed his doctoral dental training in Serbia. He speaks English and Serbian and is studying to earn his U.S. doctorate in dentistry. He loves dentistry and often assists our dentists. Pedja fell in love with Key West and met his future wife here. In his spare time, he plays tennis, watches movies, and travels.
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.
Barbara – Dental Assistant
Barbara was born in Cuba and moved to Key West five years ago. Prior to her move down here she went to dental assisting school in Miami and graduated in 2010. She loves the comfortable and friendly island life in Key West and raising her children here. Barbara’s favorite meal is yellow rice with chicken. She enjoys dancing,camping, spending time with her family, and the smell of the ground after it rains. Barbara got into assisting because of the way she can help people with their oral health and improve their smiles. She loves the family atmosphere created by Isle Smile staff and enjoys her connection with patients and being a part of their lives. Barbara is proud of her improving English and looks forward to meeting any and all new challenges in her chosen field.
Mariela – Dental Assistant
Mariela is a retired Navy military wife and mother,originally from Venezuela. She and her husband of thirty-four years returned to Key West after eight years overseas. Mariela thinks Key West is a beautiful paradise and she enjoys the beaches, bicycling, and dancing the salsa or merengue when she is not working. Mariela loves the team atmosphere at Isle Smile and says there is no better feeling than to see patients leave with a smile on their faces. Mariela is fluent in English and Spanish and looks forward to greeting you chairside during your office visit.