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Meet Our Team

Dr. Dharam Tayal, D.D.S.

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. Tara Resnik, D.M.D

Dr. Tara Resnik received her degree in dental medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She then went on to complete a one year general practice residency at the Veterans Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. In her residency, she gained advanced training in dental surgery and oral rehabilitation. She has completed additional training in implant surgery through the Misch Resnik Implant Institute.

Dr. Resnik resides in Lake Mary, FL and is excited for the opportunity to serve her community. In her free time, she travels helping educate other dentists in implantology and serves as a board member for the Florida Academy of General Dentistry.


“My goal is to help my patients achieve their healthiest and happiest smile. “
-Dr. Tara Resnik, D.M.D


Dr. Resnik loves to be outside in the Florida sun. She enjoys DIY home improvements, running, golfing, and spending time at the dog beach with her husband, Chris and their golden retriever, Schenley.


Dr.Clarina Garcia

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.

Ashley, Dental Assistant

Ashley, Dental Assistant

Ashley is a Florida native. She graduated from Lincoln Technical college in 2014 where she obtained formal training as a Dental Assistant. Her Florida Dental Expanded Functions and Radiology Certifications came shortly thereafter. Ashley loves to learn and has also obtained certificates and certifications in CPR, HIPAA, OSHA and Orthodontia Common knowledge. She is skilled in both General Dentistry and Orthodontics.

When she not helping take care of patients, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, the beach, doing crafts, and her new puppy!

Rose, Hygienist

Rose, Hygienist

Rose started her dental career in 1999 where she worked as an office assistant and quickly fell in love with the field. Her professional background includes an Associates of Arts from Portland CC, an Associates in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Florida State, and a Bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from The University Of Central Florida.

She is fluent in Romanian, Russian, and Ukrainian. She loves her line of work and takes great pride in making sure each patient is given the best of care while helping them be as comfortable as possible. Rose is a life learner and therefore is constantly researching and planning on going back to school to further her education.

Outside of work Rose enjoys spending time with her immediate and extended family, Rose and her husband stay busy with their two daughters. She also enjoys long walks, swimming, reading, painting,cooking, and of course going shopping!

Lisa Office Manager

Lisa Valle, Office Manager

Hi! I am Lisa the Office Manager here at Strategic Dental Care.

Patient Advocacy has been a passion and a challenge that has always lined up with my overall enjoyment of people and dentistry. Building personal relationships, working through treatment concerns and creating financial plans has inspired my desire to grow in all of those skills as much as I can. I started my career in Dentistry 23 years ago as a Dental Assistant in Chicago, IL. I love the energy of our Strategic Dental Care team that shares my primary goal which is to help YOU!

In my spare time I enjoy Spending time with my family. Snorkeling, Travel and Cinemas are just a few of our hobbies.I am so Happy to be part of such an amazing team…. & I look forward to meeting you soon!