"Dr. T.", "Dr. Abby", and "Dr. Blair"

"Dr. T.", "Dr. Abby", and "Dr. Blair"

Meet the Doctors

We will care for you as members of our own family, and make your visits comfortable and fun. With the majority of our staff now celebrating 30 or more years at PDO, you can expect us to get to know you well, and to become a trusted resource for your family’s dental health.

We cannot wait for you to join our PDO family of almost 50 years!

Dr. Denis Trupkin (“Dr. T”) attended University of Miami for undergraduate studies and earned his dental degree from the Medical College of Virginia. His Pediatric Dental Specialty was earned at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh in 1973. “How fortunate I am to love what I do and still look forward each day to taking care of my family of patients.” His wife Linda and their three daughters, Jennifer, Abby, and Madelyn and now eight grandchildren round out his wonderful family life. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, golf, biking, and especially swimming.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Florida Academy of Dental Anesthesiology
  • Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped

Dr. Abby Wilentz (“Dr. Abby”) attended Emory University for her undergraduate studies and earned her dental degree from the University of Florida. She completed her pediatric dental residency program at Nova Southeastern University and has been providing pediatric dental care since 1997.  Dr. Wilentz is a board certified Pediatric Dentist since 2007 and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  Dr. Wilentz enjoys working with her father, Dr. Trupkin, who was her biggest inspiration in becoming a pediatric dentist.  Dr. Wilentz is married to Gregg, who is a dermatologist and also her high school sweetheart.  They have been married for over 20 years and have three children, Jacob, Anna, and Jonah. Dr. Wilentz loves children and treats every patient like her own.  In her spare time, she enjoys all types of exercising, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Wilentz has completed over 40 marathons and 4 Ironman triathlons.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Dental Anesthesiology
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Florida Academy of Dental Anesthesiology
  • Broward County Dental Association
  • American Laser Study Club
  • College of Diplomats of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Blair Chizner Steinberg (“Dr. Blair”) was born and raised in sunny South Florida. After graduating from Emory University, Dr. Blair had the privilege of attending New York University for both her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and pediatric dental residency.  Dr. Blair has joined the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry in Washington DC to advocate for children’s oral healthcare. She has participated in both local and global outreaches, treating underserved communities in the urban and rural United States, and in Central America. Being a pediatric dentist is her dream job, and there is nothing that makes her happier than seeing a child smile and laugh during their visit to the dentist. She is thrilled to join the PDO family, in the same office where she was once a patient!

In her free time, Dr. Blair enjoys traveling with her husband Jonathan, visiting their Florida and New York families, dancing, and chasing around their rescue pup Bella.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • South Florida District Association
PDO Doctors & Staff

Meet our PDO Family

Highly trained, compassionate and experienced, our staff will help your child feel comfortable and at home. Many of our registered dental hygienists, expanded duties dental assistants, and certified orthodontic assistants have been with PDO for more than 30 years. Together, we welcome you to our family, where we will provide the highest level of comfort and care.

Aileen Sesto

Aileen

Hi, My name is Aileen. I am a dental hygienist and I have worked here at PDO for 28 years. I am married with three children and a golden retriever. In my spare time, I enjoy biking, boating, and spending time with family and friends.

Alex Affatati

Alex

Hi my name is Alex and I have been a dental assistant since 2014. I love working with children and I strive to make each visit to the dental office a positive experience. In my free time, I enjoy being around friends and family, and traveling!

Allison Kahl

Allison

As a child, I was a patient of Dr. Trupkin’s. It was always my dream to one day join the PDO family. 9 years ago, that dream came true as I started my internship here and continued working part time, until recently I joined the best team around, full time, and couldn’t be happier. Outside of work, I enjoy spending my time with my boyfriend, 3 beautiful children, and bonus son. We love going to the beach, park, movies, and can’t leave out my favorite hobby: eating!

Angel Priebe

Angel

Hello, my name is Angel. I have been a part of the PDO family for 20 years. I enjoy working with children and love that part of my job as a chairside assistant. In my spare time, I enjoy the beach and spending time with my 3 grandchildren and family

Ashley Hudanich

Ashley

My name is Ashley and I am a dental hygienist. I have been specializing in pediatrics for over 10 years. I have been part of the PDO family since 1987, when I first came here as one of Dr. Trupkin’s patients. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, being outdoors, and traveling.

Christina Wilkes

Christina

Christina is an insurance coordinator. She has been in the administrative field for 15+ years. She is a wife, mother, sister, and friend to those she loves and holds dear to her heart. In her free time, she loves singing, dancing, and any outdoor activity.

Dale Barry

Dale

I’m Dale and I have been the patient coordinator for over two years. Before that, I was a chairside dental assistant for 20 years. I love helping people and working with children.

Dawn Howell

Dawn

Hi my name is Dawn! I have worked here for 19 years. I love traveling, food, and Jesus.

Joanne Coulter

Joanne

Hi, my name is Joanne. I have been here at PDO for over 30 years now and I was also a patient here as a child. I have 2 grown daughters, 2 dogs, and 1 grandpuppy. In my time off, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

Kim Waler

Kim

Hi,I’m Kim, a dental assistant. I’ve been here with the PDO family since 1980. I also was a patient of Dr. Trupkin’s, growing up here in South Florida. I enjoy working with each child, helping them maintain their beautiful smile and seeing 2nd generation patients is always a pleasure! I’m married and have a beautiful daughter. In my spare time, I love to bake, spend time with my family and friends, and try new restaurants.

Megan Crosbie

Megan

Hi! My name is Megan and I’m a dental assistant. I used to be a patient here when I was younger, and loved it so much that I decided to come back and work here! When I’m not in the back taking X-RAYs or cleaning teeth, you may find me at the front desk greeting patients when they come in to see us. In my free time, I love hanging out with my friends and enjoying my family.

Melissa Marinello

Melissa

My name is Melissa, I am a Dental Assistant. I have been in the dental field for 12 years. I’m married and have four children. I love boating and spending time with my family.

Michelle Fishkin

Michelle

Hi my name is Michelle. I have been a dental hygienist for 28 years and working at PDO since 2008. I have 1 daughter and 2 goldendoodles. I like to watch movies, go out to dinner, and to travel.

Paradise Layne

Paradise

Hi I’m Paradise.
I joined PDO in 2005. I enjoy helping people. I love spending quality time with family and friends.

 

 

 

 

 

Tanya Fleming

Tanya

Hello! My name is Tanya. I have had the privilege of being a part of the PDO family since 1993. I love taking care of our amazing patients and their families. I can’t wait to meet you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vicki Bryant

Vicki

Hi, my name is Vicki. I have been married since 1976 to my Middle School/High School sweetheart. We have two grown daughters, a son-in-law, a teenage granddaughter, and a brand new grandson. I joined this awesome PDO team in May of 2013. My primary duties are performed in the back office making sure employees and bills are paid, and that all things financial run smoothly. Occasionally, you can find me at the front desk greeting you hello, answering phones and checking in patients!

Molly the Molar

Molly the Molar

Hi! My name is Molly the Molar! I love being part of the PDO family. I have so much fun attending special events in the community and at our local schools. Please let me know if you'd like me to come visit you soon!

 
 

Our Office

We will care for you as members of our own family, and make your visits comfortable and fun. With the majority of our staff now celebrating 30 or more years at PDO, you can expect us to get to know you well, and to become a trusted resource for your family’s dental health. We can’t wait for you to be a part of our almost fifty years PDO family!

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