Dental Staff

All professionals at Brandon Smile Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Asma S. Awad D.D.S.

Dr. Awad is dedicated to providing complete dental care using most advanced materials and techniques to improve the overall health of our patients, by changing their lives with a beautiful smile and positive experience. Dr. Awad looks forward to treating you and your family. 

At our office, we make continuing dental education a top priority for Dr. and staff by joining in local and national professional associations and attending courses in the constantly changing profession. 

Dr. Awad obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Damascus University School of Dentistry. Licensed in Florida (UF) 1991.

She is a Member of the American and Florida Dental associations, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Tampa Dental Research clinic. 

Away from the office, when Dr. Awad is not practicing Dentistry she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Dr. Awad has been practicing dentistry in the Brandon area since 1998. Although she practices general Dentistry she takes joy in cosmetic treatments, her gentle nurturing style puts the most anxious dental patient at ease.  


Karen Weller

Karen Weller graduated from Miami-Dade College in 1998, she is a Registered Dental Hygienist.

Karen really enjoys her job. It enables her to really show her passion for educating and caring for people. Aside from her career, Karen's time is spent with her number one love, her family, which includes her husband and three grown children. Karen favorite hobbies include music and travel, especially cruising.

Karen is an avid "foodie" and enjoys exploring different cultures through their food. Yummy!!

Now that you know a little about Karen, please come in and let her get to know more about you and your individual needs! Karen is looking forward to meeting you!


Danielle Stallone

Danielle was born and raised in Long Island, NY. She moved to the Tampa Bay
Area two years ago with her husband and two children. Danielle has been a
Dental Assistant for 11 years. She has been with Dr. Awad since November 2014.
Danielle enjoys working with Dr. Awad at Brandon Smile Center. She is a compassionate, caring and dedicated Dental Assistant and loves caring for the needs of our patients.
During her free time Danielle enjoys spending time with her family being
outdoors, playing sports or on the beach.



Tamika McCoy-Hemen  

Tamika McCoy-Hemen has enjoyed working with Dr. Awad and all of her wonderful patients for the past few years as a dental hygienist.  She received her hygiene diploma from Hillsborough Community College and her dental assisting diploma from Erwin Tech.  She is a South Carolina native who moved to Tampa ten years ago after 8 years in the Army.  She enjoys family, friends, traveling, shopping, and running.