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Carlos S. Pires, DMD, MSD
Winter Park Periodontics

Meet the Team

Winter Park Periodontists and Implantology - Meet our Team

Carlos S. Pires, DMD, MSD 



  • Master of Science in Dentistry at Case Western Reserve University – Cleveland, OH – USA
  • Master of Science in Dentistry area Implantology at Universidade São Leopoldo - Campinas, SP - Brazil. 
  • Postgraduate Student in Orthodontics at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - USA
  • Postgraduate Student in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Michigan, Medical Center - Ann Arbor – USA.
  • Certificate and Licensure in Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics (Wilckodontics) – Erie, PA – USA
  • Specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Piracicaba Hospital – Piracicaba, SP – Brazil.
  • DMD at Universidade São Francisco Bragança Paulista – Brazil.


  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Fellowship Status in the institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry
  • Proficiency in Navigation Implant Surgery (DenX/IGI)


Brenda - Office Manager


Brenda is our Office Manager, she has over 20 years of experience in the dental field and works hard to keep the practice operating smoothly. Specializing in insurance and finance, she is eager to help patients receive the care they need. She assists patients with the insurance processes and coordinates treatment plans to ensure the patient makes the most of their insurance benefits. Whether you have scheduling, insurance or financial questions she is always happy and ready to assist you. Her laid back, friendly character makes her easy to talk to and pleasant to work with. In her spare time Brenda likes spending time with her family & her adorable yorkie, Molly.


Gena - Patient Coordinator

Gena is our patient coordinator who is a native of Central Florida and a mother of 2 boys. Whether on the phone or at the office she will be here to greet you with a smile. Gena can get you scheduled for your appointments, help you navigate through our website and get all of your questions answered. Outside of the office she loves anything having to do with the beach, cooking & traveling.


Sheila - Receptionist


Meet our receptionist Sheila. With 14 years experience in the dental field she is fluent in English and Spanish. She enjoys helping others and will be happy to help you schedule, cancel or change your appointments with us. Before joining our team, Sheila served in the United States Army and also became a licensed orthodontic assistant. In her free time she enjoys photography, make-up and working with children at her church.


Tami - Surgical Assistant

Tami is one of Dr. Pires' surgical assistants and has been with the practice for 30 years. She spent many years as Dr. Pesce's assistant prior to his retirement. Tami is a native to central Florida who now resides in Oviedo. In addition to working as one of our surgical assistants, she also does marketing & P.R. for the office. Her out-going, compassionate nature will make you feel right at home in the dental chair. Her versatile position allows her to interact with our patients in the office, as well as general dental practices outside of the office. In her free time, Tami enjoys spending time with her grand daughter, loves boating & is a cat lover.

Andrea - Dental Hygienist

Andrea is one of Dr. Pires' Dental Hygienists and has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1993. She has been with Dr. Pires' practice since 2003 and is a patient advocate, as well as, oral hygiene educator. Andrea is a native of Florida and is married with two active sons who keep her very busy. Her welcoming, lively personality will keep you laughing throughout your entire cleaning visit. She enjoys practicing dental hygiene and being a part of an elite periodontal team. She looks forward to many more years of cleaning teeth & ensuring healthy gums.