Meet the Team


Heather – COO, Office Manager, HR

Heather was born and raised in Florida. She went to Durant Highschool, played volleyball, soccer, cheered, sang/ danced, and graduated with honors. She went on to Dental Assisting school and Phlebotomy school becoming Nationally Certified, earning her EFDA and Radiology Certificate with honors.

She has been blessed to work in multiple facets of the Dental field such as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Pediatric Dentistry. She has a passion for serving others, enriching the lives of those around her, and showing true compassion to each and every patient she sees!

Heather enjoys the outdoors, hiking, kayaking, body building, and spending time with her family, husband, and 2 dogs on the weekends. She loves the tranquility of nature and hiking in the Smokey Mountains. Allie & Daisy (her Doberman & Decker Terrier) love running in the woods!


Marine – Lead Surgical Assistant

Marine Gonzalez was born and raised in Cuba until she left home to move to the United States at the age of 14. Here she attended Leto High School and quickly picked up English.

In 2016 she realized the passion she had for the field of dentistry and her interest in it. She became first a hygienist assistant, an oral surgeon assistant working with Dr. Salomon, a general dentist assistant and now she started her journey to becoming a lead surgical assistant. Marine loves her job, and she loves meeting new patients, along with making sure they have the best experience at Dental Extraction Solutions.

Marine likes going on long walks with her daughter and her dog next to the beach and trying out new Asian foods and restaurants. She also loves Korean televisions and traveling to new places.

We're Here to Help!

Dr. Salomon and our oral surgery team provide individual care for each and every patient. Whether you need a tooth extracted or missing teeth replaced with dental implants, we're here to help you.

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Adrian – Receptionist

Adrian was born and raised in Cuba till the age of 22 when he moved to US. With a career based on customer services from a very young age, he grew from customer services to tec support quickly. The passion for the human anatomy guided him to be in the medical/dentistry industry starting as LMT.

Some of his many life enjoinments are cooking for the family, nature trails, river tubbing, canoeing, yard work, home repair/remodeling.

The best satisfaction of them all is finding a way to comfort those in pain.


Joe – Surgical Assistant

Joe was born and raised in Worcester, MA. He attended Worcester Vocational Technical Highschool. He participated in track & field, wrestling, football, lacrosse and graduated at the top of his trade. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force where he completed their dental assistant technical school.

While in the Air Force he was able to train in multiple facets of the Dental field such as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics, General Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry. His favorite aspects of the job are educating and bringing comfort to patients.

In his free time, he enjoys lifting weights, theme parks, trying new restaurants, and watching movies. Some other interests are Marvel, DC, and Anime.