About Our Vero
Dental Team

MEET THE TEAM
ABOUT OUR VERO BEACH DENTAL PRACTICE

Jonothan Royal, DMD, FIDIA

Fellowship, International Dental Implant Association

Dr. Royal has practiced general dentistry in South Florida for over 27 years. Originally born in Kentucky, Dr. Royal graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

While practicing dentistry in Boca Raton, Dr. Royal served the South Palm Beach County Dental Association as Children’s Dental Health Month Chairman, Secretary, Editor, and Vice President.

Dr. Royal is a strong believer in lifelong continuing education. He consistently acquires 2-3 times the required credits for licensure in the state of Florida. He strives to stay current on all the latest technological advances to be able to offer his patients all current options for optimal dental health and aesthetics.

In his free time, Dr. Royal enjoys coaching youth sports. He has coached high-level travel soccer for over 20 years and holds national-level coaching certificates. He has also coached softball, football, basketball, and hare scramble dirt bike racing. Dr. Royal and his family have also competed on horseback in team sorting, team penning, cutting, reining, and reining cow horse competitions.
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One of Dr. Royal’s greatest joys in life is the warm satisfaction of changing a person’s life with the complete restoration of a healthy smile, especially for a patient who spent most of their life terrified of the dentist.

Awarded a Fellowship Certification with the International Dental Implant Association.

This level of certification is awarded to dentists who have achieved high levels of training and skill in dental implant surgery, bone grafting, and dental implant restoration.

Amber Reyna

Office Manager, EFDA

Assisting has been Amber’s dream since she was 6 years old and had her first dental visit. She has been in the dental field since 2013. A desire to master the latest advancements in dentistry is what first attracted her to join our practice. Amber strives to make all the patients have an enjoyable and relaxed experience with each visit. She loves making a difference in patients’ lives by giving them confidence in their smiles with our great cosmetic procedures. Amber has advanced her career with Vero Dental Spa from being the lead dental assistant for 4 years to now being the office manager. In her free time, Amber enjoys cooking, crafting, gardening, and the outdoors with her family.

Ashleigh Rasmussen

Dental Assistant CDA, EFDA

Ashleigh has been a dental assistant for 20 years. She graduated from Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, Florida. Ashleigh has a passion for dentistry and loves making her patients feel comfortable. Ashleigh strives to give her patients the best experience while in the dental chair. Outside of the office Ashleigh enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters and pup Dixie, doing CrossFit, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends. 

Lindsay Santoyo

Dental Assistant CDA, EFDA

Lindsay was born in Colorado but grew up in Fellsmere. She has been in dentistry for 2 years and enjoys making sure that her patients are comfortable throughout their visit and seeing their smiling faces afterward. Outside of work, Lindsay likes to fish the Sebastian Inlet and spend time with her 1-year-old at the beach and find new hobbies.  

Becca Burch

Patient Coordinator

Becca is a Florida Native, born and raised in Ft.Pierce. She has been in the dental field since 2006 and obtained her radiology certification from Indian River State College in 2013. She is passionate about helping others and making sure every patient has a great experience. In her free time, Becca enjoys boating, going to the beach, hanging with her dog Sable, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Leighton Maley

Treatment Coordinator

Leighton was born and raised on the Treasure Coast. She has been in dentistry since 2015. Leighton creates great rapport with all the patients since she grew up in the hospitality industry. In her free time, Leighton loves fishing, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband and two sons. 

Karleigh Schnure

Dental Hygienist RDH

Karleigh just moved to the Vero Beach area from Texas. She graduated from Augusta University in 2018 with her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Karleigh loves building relationships with her patients and is passionate about oral health. In her spare time, she loves fishing, cooking, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her husband Will, and lab Ollie. 

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