Darlene, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Dental Hygiene Department Head (Team member since 2005).

Darlene is the leader of our Dental Hygiene Department.  She  graduated from St. Petersburg College with her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Darlene has been a licensed hygienist in the State of Florida since 1991 and in 2013 she earned her Certification to Administer Local Anesthesia.  In 2017, Darlene completed a multi-day advanced oral health training program at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Prior to joining our team at Bushnell Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Darlene worked with Dr. Novak in Hernando County, Florida.  Darlene joined Bushnell Family & Cosmetic Dentistry within the first few months of its founding in 2005. 

Darlene and her family live in Pasco County.  She enjoys spending time with her family and being near the water.