About Your Dentist

Erika Ynga, DDS

“As a general dentist, I love having the opportunity to work in each branch of dentistry.  Each part has its own combination of art, science, physics, psychology, and more.  It’s a tremendous pleasure to help my patients in so many different ways.”

My Mission

“My ultimate goal is to treat patients as if they were my own family and provide them with the most compassionate, proficient dental care possible in a relaxing environment.  No matter what their oral health situation is, my patients’ needs always come first.”


University of Rochester School of Dentistry, Eastman Dental Center – Rochester, NYDoctor of Dental Surgery

Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University – Lima, Peru

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Advanced training in Invisalign and Lasers
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Completed Esthetic Continuum
  • Clinical Esthetic Dentistry Program – Eastman Dental Center, and General Practice Residency
  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Operative Dentistry and Dental Materials at Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University

Personal Attention / Professional Care

“My team and I strive to offer first-rate dental care with a personal touch to each and every one of our patients.  We feature the latest technology and dental techniques, as well as continually educate ourselves to expand our dental expertise – all for the benefit of our patients.”

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Ynga currently resides in Bradenton, FL with her husband, Dr. Mark Zmiyiwsky, and her daughter, Isabella.  In her free time, Dr. Ynga enjoys walking on the beach, reading, and spending time with her family.

Marina Gabriel, DMD

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” – Connie Stevens

My Mission

"To provide the best dental care for my patients, using the latest technology combined with gentle, holistic, well-planned treatment in a comfortable, caring environment. My goal is to work collaboratively, foster open communication, and treat each patient with the same care that I would provide for a member of my own family. I love knowing I can make a difference in my community by helping every single patient enjoy all the benefits of optimal oral health and the smile they've always desired."


Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences
University of South Florida – Tampa, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

  • Completed Advanced training in Invisalign
  • Completed training on laser dentistry
  • Completed Aesthetic Continuum course
  • Completed Implant Continuum course

Life & Hobbies

"I am passionate about helping those in need and creating beautiful, healthy smiles. My goal is to provide gentle, comprehensive dental care. I volunteer at free dental clinics when I can and am always looking for new opportunities to serve the community.

After moving to Fort Lauderdale to earn my doctorate degree at Nova Southeastern University, I wanted to return home to be with my family and serve the community. In my free time, I enjoy embroidery and the attention of detail that it requires to create something beautiful. I also enjoy going to the beach, visiting local restaurants, and traveling with my husband."

Mary Beth Dixon, DMD

“The world always looks better from behind a smile.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to provide gentle, quality and focused care to each patient. My goal is to focus on bettering a patient’s oral health in order to improve their general systemic health. Being from a small town in Eastern Kentucky, I wish to create a safe, happy, small-town environment by treating every patient like family.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Louisville School of Dentistry– Louisville, Kentucky

Bachelor of Science
University of Kentucky, Lewis Honors College – Lexington, Kentucky

Professional Memberships

Dr. Dixon is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the West Coast District Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Dixon enjoys golf, reading, playing the piano, and attending church. She also loves cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats during basketball season. When she was 15, Dr. Dixon shadowed a dentist at a local dental practice and felt a special calling to become a dentist.