Meet Our Team
Dr. Dharam Tayal, D.D.S.
Dr. Dharam Tayal began his dental career in India, where he received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) at the prestigious Government Dental College and Hospital in Amritsar. Soon after, he traveled to the United States, where he received his Master of Science (M.S.) from State University of New York at Buffalo. Finally, Dr. Tayal attended the New York University College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) and graduated with Honors in Esthetics. Since graduation, Dr. Tayal’s career in both dentistry and cosmetic dentistry has taken him to many offices in both the U.S. and abroad.
He has over eight years of experience, including several offices around New England. He also serves as President of Wave Dental Group (an association that owns and manages multiple dental offices) since 2013.
Dr. Tayal is also an active member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Tayal’s impressive education and career history make him one of the top dental professionals – but that’s not the only reason we are thrilled to have him at Strategic Dental. He is also a dentist with a real sense of compassion for others. He is dedicated to providing his patients with quick, pain-free, and thorough care. He stays up to date on the latest and greatest dental cosmetic procedures (he is even an Invisalign-certified dentist) and works tirelessly to create the most beautiful smiles on every face he sees.
He also works hard to create a comforting environment for all his patients; he speaks English, Hindi, and Punjabi fluently and is happy to do what it takes to make his patients feel at ease during their appointments. When he is not in the office, Dr. Dharam Tayal enjoys traveling, hiking, and photography, as well as learning new languages and working on various software programs.
Dr. Tayal and the Strategic Dental Care team are always eager to give our patients the best dental experience possible. We hope you come to visit our esteemed dental professionals soon.
Dr.Clarina Garcia, D.D.S.
Dr. Clarina Garcia had been in dentistry for several years. She graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic as Doctor of Dental Surgery . She came to the United States and continued her dental education, completing her Post-Graduate Clinical Residency at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine , and completing her graduate Fellowship Hospital Residency at The Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Garcia is fluent in both English and Spanish, with great interpersonal skills and manners.
Dr. Garcia is fully trained and qualified providing comprehensive oral care to patients all ages and is constantly participating in continuing education to master her profession. Dr. Garcia approaches her patients with empathy and compassion, setting them at ease with kindness and humor. Skilled at patient communication, she enjoys connecting with her patients, guiding them through the treatment process, and watching their self-confidence improve along with their smiles.
Happily married with two children, Dr. Garcia loves to be outdoors with her family, whether riding bicycles or traveling. She also feels strongly about giving back and helping the underserved and has participated in various dental outreach programs in the Dominican Republic.
Gaby, Dental Hygienist
In her role as a dental hygienist, Gaby has been with our practice since 2022. She likes being part of a team that provides a high level of care and is on the cutting edge of technology. Gaby works with our patients to educate them on how they can improve and maintain their oral health, while also providing instructions on how to uphold a proper at-home oral hygiene routine.
When she isn’t at work and the weather is nice, Gaby enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her two boys and husband.
Andreina, Clinical Dental Assistant
Andreina has been a dental assistant at our practice for several years. She enjoys the level of patient care we provide to each and every patient at our office and the teamwork that exists with her co-workers. At our practice, she works to make sure that every patient receives the highest level of patient care possible.
Outside of work, she enjoys exercising and spending time with friends and family.
Susan, Clinical Dental Assistant
As a dental assistant, Susan has been with our practice since 2022. Susan enjoys the teamwork at our office and is dedicated to patient care. She ensures that our patients feel comfortable throughout their entire treatment process and is able to answer any questions they may have about their procedure.
When not at the office, Susan enjoys spending her day playing and cuddling with Lompy, her dog.
Ammy, Office Manager
Ammy has been with our practice since November 2021, and she has over 14 years of experience in the dental field. She attended the University of Central Florida where she majored in Biomedical Sciences. She has a passion for dentistry and enjoys helping our patients with the financial arrangements to complete the treatments that they need. Ammy helps our practice to run smoothly and efficiently by making sure our team has the support needed to perform successfully.
In her spare time, Ammy enjoys volunteering at her church and spending time at the park with her husband, three children and dog, Oreo.
Aimee, Dental Receptionist
A friendly and talented receptionist, Aimee has been with our practice since February of 2021. She is focused on greeting patients with the utmost respect and friendliness, and she enjoys the excitement of helping patients achieve their smile goals. From the moment you call our office to the moment you leave, you will always experience Aimee’s excited and energetic nature. She loves getting to know our patients and will always make you feel at home.
In her free time Aimee spends most of her days writing short novels or sightseeing Orlando with her husband. You may also find her walking around Avalon with her huskies, Khloe and Skye.