Gulf Shore Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Dr. Andrew Haidet, DMD

Our Team

Gulf Shore Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

Gulf Shore Cosmetic and Family Dentistry is a full-service dental practice. We are a family practice featuring a team with over 23 years of experience in performing the full range of dental procedures. Our Naples dental office is modern and comfortable with views of the Gulf of Mexico. Our patients enjoy the welcoming atmosphere. We encourage you to make yourself at home while you are with us.

Our team is waiting to answer any questions you may have. Call us and we will find an appointment time that works for you. We look forward to providing you with quality compassionate care!
 

Meet Our Team

Dr. Andrew Haidet, D.M.D., F.I.C.O.I - General Dentist

“My philosophy is focused on providing quality dental care in a comfortable and painless environment. I strive toward the highest standard of oral health while establishing confidence and beautiful smiles.”

My Mission

“I take great pride in creating and maintaining a personal relationship with every patient that comes to the dental office. My priority is to achieve exceptional service by addressing the patient’s needs through painless dentistry. My motivation and enthusiasm drive me to provide lifetime dental care, by means of the most innovative preventative and surgical techniques each and every day of my career.”

Education

University of Florida – Gainesville, FL 

Nova Southeastern University – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr Haidet provides his patients with all aspects of cosmetic and general dentistry.  He has received advanced training in the fields of implantology, cosmetics, orthodontics, laser dentistry, and endodontics.  He takes great pride in his ability to create an ideal cosmetic smile, and uses only the most state of the art porcelain materials for authentic, natural restorations.  He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and regularly partakes in continuing education throughout the country.  He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantology, and utilizes 3D Imaging to place implants with unprecedented precision.  Dr Haidet is also accredited with the Academy of Laser dentistry, which allows him to provide minimally invasive dentistry through lasers that previously would have required surgery.

Life & Hobbies

Dr Haidet is originally from Melbourne, FL, and has lived in Naples for the past seven years.  Dr Haidet is married to Dr. Whitney Howard Haidet, and they recently were blessed with their first daughter, Hannah.  He has a passion for our military and veterans, and provides annual events with free comprehensive dentistry for our country’s true heroes. In his free time, Dr. Haidet is an avid Florida Gator fan, and travels throughout the southeast to cheer on his team!

Meredith - Practice Manager

Meredith was born and raised right here in sunny Naples, Florida. She attended the University of Florida (Go Gators!) before moving back.

She has been in the medical field since graduating in 2007, and new to dentistry since joining our office in 2018. She is excited to be supporting Gulf Shore Cosmetic and Family Dentistry and facilitating the office to continue providing world class dentistry to patients. 

Outside of the office Meredith enjoys spending time at the beach with her fiance, family and friends!

Kim - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim, originally from the Chicago area, has been in Naples since 1998. She is proud to continue being a part of our dental team for 21 years.

Kim loves meeting new patients and getting to know them while improving and maintaining their dental health.

Outside of the office, Kim enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grand daughter Sophia. She also enojys yoga, the sun and hanging out with friends.

 

Michelle - Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Cape Cod Massachusetts, Michelle has been practicing dental hygiene here in SW Florida since 2000.

Michelle prides herself on providing thorough cleanings all while getting to know her patients, establishing rapport and building lasting relationships.

Michelle has  2 children with her husband Chad Wills, a Naples native and local chiropractor.  When outside of the office, she enjoys being active with her friends and family.

 

Kayla - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kayla chose to become a dental hygienist because she wanted to make a positive difference in patients’ lives. She graduated as valedictorian of her dental hygiene class at Eastern Florida State College in 2010.

Kayla and her family moved to Naples in 2017 and she joined Gulf Shore in 2018. Her favorite aspect of her job is seeing improvements in patients’ health over time as she partners with them to achieve their best oral care routine. Kayla lives in Golden Gate Estates with her husband Ross and their two small children.

When outside of the office, she is active in her church and she enjoys taking on DIY home improvement projects.

Sherry - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Sherry is originally from Fort Worth, Texas. She attended the Lorenzo Walker Dental Assisting program in Naples, Florida and has 29 years of experience as a dental assistant.

Sherry has been with the practice since 1996 and loves our caring atmosphere. She truly enjoys helping people achieve the smiles of their dreams. Sherry’s confidence in her skills and knowledge about dentistry puts patients at ease.

Sherry is married and has two children. She loves going to the beach, seeing movies, and hanging out with family and friends.
 

Lesley - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Lesley is from Kokomo, Indiana and has over 20 years of experience as a dental assistant.  She completed the dental assisting training program in 1996 at the Professional Careers Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Lesley has been with the practice since 1999 and loves the professionalism and top notch care that we provide at Gulf Shore Cosmetic and Family Dentistry.  Lesley's extensive knowledge along with her compassion and gentle nature always puts our patients at ease.

When outside of the office, Lesley enjoys traveling with her husband in their motor home and spending time with family and friends.

Shantall - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Shantall is a southwest Florida native, born in Fort Myers and raised in Bonita Springs.

She attended the academy of Dental Assistants in Saint Petersburg, Florida where she learned her dental technical expertise. She now has 10 years of experience and has been working alongside Dr. Haidet since 2013.  She loves providing exceptional dental care to patients while making sure they experience a calm and caring environment. Her knowledge and skills of innovative dentistry put patients at ease.

Shantall is married and has a dog named Dennis. Family is an essential part of her life and she enjoys getting together with them outside of the office.

 

Mary Beth - Sterilization Technician

Mary Beth was born and raised in Connecticut before moving to sunny Naples, Florida in 1993.

She has been in the dental field for more than 17 years and with our office since 2014. She currently assists the clinical team in many aspects ensuring the office runs smoothly and efficiently. She is responsible for cleaning and sterilizing office supplies so that the team may continue to give quality care and spend more time with patients.

Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is married, has 2 children and a new granddaughter who she loves to spoil. 

Lisa - Business Assistant

Lisa is the newest member of our front office team.  After being in the medical field for most of her career, she made the transition to the dental field in April 2019.

As one of the many friendly faces who greet our patients upon arrival, she enjoys getting to know each of them personally.

She is originally from the Jersey Shore. Lisa enjoys walking the town of Naples as well as spending time with her friends and family, including her two children.

Gina - Business Assistant

Gina was born and raised in Davison, Michigan. She recently relocated to Bonita Springs for the warmer weather this past July of 2019. 

She is Gulf Shore's newest team member but has been in the medical field for the last 13 years. She is new to dentistry, but it excited to grow with and support this office and our patients. Gina is passionate in providing exceptional customer service and patient care. 
 
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her grand daughters, family and friends!
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