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Meet Our Team

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Lori Bloomberg, R.D.H.

Lori has been a dedicated employee of Dr. Froug at our Bradenton location for over 26 years. She graduated from the St. Petersburg College Dental Hygiene Program in 1997 and has worked in the dental profession for nearly 30 years.

Lori provides excellent quality and comfortable care to our patients and helps them achieve and maintain a healthy mouth and smile. She emphasizes the prevention and treatment of dental diseases that plague many. She has received training at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute in the treatment and management of patients with periodontal disease and cosmetic dentistry.

Lori’s interests include spending time with family, friends, and pets, as well as cooking, shopping, and interior design.

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Larysa (Laura) Khalifa, R.D.H.

Laura has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Originally from Belarus, she practiced general dentistry there for 12 years and now works with our team in our Bradenton location. Laura graduated in 2007 from the dental hygiene program at Chattanooga State Technical Community College in Tennessee with a 4.0 grade point average and a Merit Faculty Award.

Laura’s strong academic foundation and substantial practical experience allow her to practice in a relaxing style with meticulous technique. She enjoys getting to know her patients and keeping their teeth beautiful and strong for many years to come.

Laura is married and has one son. In her off time, she enjoys jogging, swimming, and traveling.

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Niketa Jackson, R.D.H.

Niketa is a native of Florida. She has worked in the dental field for over 15 years. She started her dental career as a certified dental assistant and worked for 8 years before to going back to school for dental hygiene.

Niketa received her A.A.S. in dental hygiene from South Florida Community College in Avon Park, Florida. She has been with Pinebrook Dental North in our Ellenton location since 2007.

Niketa is married with two children.

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Sherri Cummings, R.D.H.

Sherri is a 3rd generation Floridian; born and raised in Palmetto. Her father is a successful retired dentist who practiced for over 40 years in Palmetto. Two of her sisters are also hygienists. Sherri attended Atlantic States University in Savannah, GA and has been practicing for 28 years.

Sherri enjoys getting to know her patients and educate them on the importance of preventative dentistry and meeting their needs.

She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is married with a son and daughter and enjoys antique shopping, boating, interior design, and going to the beach.

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