Meet Our Staff
Belkis F. Diaz, Dental Hygienist
Belkis F. Diaz, has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 25 years. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Miami Dade College. Belkis takes tremendous pride when a patient leaves with a bright and healthy smile. She has worked with Dr. Steven Aaron for more than 20 years. Her qualifications include local anesthesia administration, scaling and root planning (deep cleanings), prophylaxis (dental cleaning), sealants and oral health care instructions. After many years of practicing Dental Hygiene Belkis decided to expand her knowledge, and pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Health Science, and a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Belkis is a Licensed Acupuncture Physician, and a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine of the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She enjoys merging her passion of Dental Hygiene and Acupuncture by treating TMJ Pain, and Smoke Cessation. She also treats body pains, anxiety, weight loss, and facial rejuvenation. In addition to dental hygiene and acupuncture, Belkis’ other passions include her two children Alex and Cheyenne, her dog “Cici”, yoga, and walking in the park.
Maria Lopez, Dental Hygienist
Maria Lopez is a registered dental hygienist who is also certified in administering local anesthesia. She was born and raised in Miami, FL where she attended Miami Dade College to obtain her Associates in Science degree. Later, completing an accelerated and accredited dental hygiene program at Sanford Brown University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She prides herself in her attention to detail and enthusiasm to maintain high and current standards in the profession of periodontics. Her patients appreciate her gentle touch and patience. She has worked for Dr. Steven D. Aaron DMD for over 10 years with prior experience in orthodontic and general dental assisting. Maria’s practice in our office allows her to spend valuable time with her young daughter Mila. She enjoys outdoor activities with her family and pet dog “Rufus”. Other interests include cooking, reading and swimming.