Meet the DeLand Team

Lori Gruskin, DMD

Dr. Lori Gruskin

Dr. Lori Gruskin is a Florida native who grew up in Sunrise, Florida. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Science from Florida State University. She received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Dentistry in Bradenton, Florida. During her academic years, she held multiple leadership positions and volunteered within the dental community.

Dr. Gruskin is a member of multiple dental associations, such as the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry just to name a few.

With her experience excelling in a variety of practice styles, Dr. Gruskin exemplifies a broad clinical set. She throughly enjoys all dental procedures with an emphasis on cosmetic and restorative dentistry, along with oral surgery. Her goal is to make her patients more confident with their smiles.

When Dr. Gruskin isn’t in the office, you can find her at Orange Theory, reading, at the beach, the mall, or with her Shih Tzu puppy, Daisy, and her boyfriend Seth, who is also a dentist.

Amber

Amber

General Manager

Amber is a Volusia County Florida native. She started her career in dentistry 15 years ago as a receptionist and moved into dental assisting, where she received her expanded functions certification from University of Florida “Go Gators”. Amber started with Universal Smiles Dentistry as a scheduling coordinator and worked her way up to the general manager. Amber has completed the Power Program with MGE management experts to improve her ability to manage a great company that helps patients. Amber loves her job and pride herself in a smoothly running productive company that strives to help people maintain great oral health and beautiful smiles.

When not at the office, Amber loves the beach, boating, motorcycles, football, and especially spending time with her three children and three grandbabies.

Ashton

Office Manager

Business Manager

Ashton has been with Universal Smiles since 2017. Ashton grew up in the Edgewater/ NSB area and has been in the dental field since 2008. Until 2017, she worked as an orthodontic dental assistant. She loves helping our patients transform their smiles and being a part of their journey.

Outside of the office, Ashton is a dog-mom to her Springer Spaniel, Jackson.


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