Dr. Brooks was born in London, England in 1956.He moved to Tallahassee in 1957 and grew up there. He attended Florida State University, graduated in 1978. He played baseball for the Seminoles and also met his late wife Lesia, who passed away in 1985 Dr. Brooks also attended the University of Florida for Dental school, graduating in 1981. Dr. Brooks moved to Ocala upon graduation and worked in Belleview with Dr. Sweeney in 1987. In that same year he married Michele and opened up his own practice in Marion Oaks. Dr. Brooks has 3 children, Amanda, Erin, and Tyler. He has 5 grandchildren so far. Dr. Brooks enjoys golf, college sports, and of course his grandchildren! Professionally, he is a member of American Dental Association, Marion County Dental Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, IACA, many courses in sleep apnea, cosmetic, and prosthetic.
Ambeur has been a Dental Assistant for 13 years. She joined Dr. Brooks' team in 2005. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky and moved to Florida at the age of 3. Her and her family decided to move to Indianapolis, Indiana in 2000, where she attended Dental Careers Foundations. Once finishing the program she returned to Florida and received her certification in Expanded Functions and Radiology from the University of Florida. She attended numerous continuing education courses to further her knowledge in Sleep Apnea, Exceptional Dentures & Cosmetic Dentistry as well as attending Dental Boot Kamp & Crown Council meetings. Ambeurs favorite part of being apart of a wonderful industry is being able to help her patients smile again by creating the smile they've always wanted, making them feel comfortable and treating them like family while they are in the office creating a good experience. While not working with patients, Ambeur loves nothing more than spending time with her two beautiful daughters, Kaitlyn and Karlee.
Cindy is a native of Ocala and is very active in her community and church. She is married with 5 children. 3 boys, and 2 girls. She was a dental assistant for several years prior to attending hygiene school at Santa Fe Community College. She graduated with her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1994. She takes continuing educational classes annually to stay up on the most current hygiene and periodontal treatment. She has been a dedicated member of our team for over 11 years.