Meet Our Team
Dr. Gary E. Herbeck DMD
After receiving his B.S. degree (Microbiology) in 1975 from the University of Central Florida (then known as Florida Technological University), Dr. Herbeck attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry, graduating in 1978. He joined the United States Public Health Service and served in the National Health Service Corps for 3 years. He has had an active dental practice in Merritt Island since 1981.
Dr. Herbeck has maintained an active presence both in his profession and his community over the course of the past 30 years. He has served his profession in the following areas:
- Past president of both the Brevard County Dental Society (BCDS) and the Central Florida District Dental Association (CFDDA)
- Member of the Florida Dental Association (FDA) Board of Trustees for 10 years
- Editor of the FDA's journal Today's FDA.
- Member of the dental honor organizations the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
In our community, Dr. Herbeck has helped promote the delivery of dental health care to Brevardians of all ages and all walks of life as well as participating in charitable programs and services for our community in the following ways:
- Volunteer at the Brevard County Health Department
- Volunteer at BCDS annual Tooth Trot
- Brevard County Voting Precinct 135 Co-chairman
- Assistant scoutmaster Troop 369 since 2009
- Presents yearly program for K-3 students at Tropical Elementary for Children's Dental Health Month
Dr. Herbeck lives in Merritt Island with his wife, Michelle, and their two children. During his time outside the office, he plays guitar and several other instruments, maintains his garden, challenges his children in computer video gaming and proudly wears orange and blue to cheer on the Florida Gators.
Pat – Practice Administrator
Pat has worked with Dr. Herbeck's office for over 25 years both as a dental assistant and a practice administrator. Pat is very experienced in handling insurance claims and financing. She coordinates treatment plans and scheduling. When you call our office it's usually Pat's friendly voice you will hear. She is always ready to answer any of your questions and will make your dental visit a great experience.
Camille – Dental Assistant
Camille is the newest member of our staff and brings over 18 years of experience to our office. She works chairside with Dr. Herbeck and is highly skilled in all phases of restorative dentistry, particularly in the area of esthetics. Like Dr. Herbeck, she is primarily concerned with your comfort and safety during your dental visit and prides herself as being the patient's advocate for their dental needs.
Nancy – Dental Hygienist
Nancy earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida where she became a lifelong Gator fan. She has been a valued member of our team since 1989. Nancy's patients love her gentle yet thorough touch.
Amy – Dental Hygienist
Amy joined us in 2006 with 15 years of dental experience from offices in the Orlando, Florida area. She earned her hygiene degree from Valencia Community College. Amy loves healthy smiles and educates her patients on how to maintain their oral health.
Tracy – Dental Hygienist
Tracy has worked on our team part time since 1995. She graduated from St. Petersburg Community College with her dental hygiene degree. Tracy also works for a local periodontist and our patients that require specialist periodontal care appreciate the continuity of care that she provides between the two offices.
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