Meet the Team

Meet the
Team

Dr Sorelle

Dr. Cecilia sorelle

Dr. Cecilia Sorelle is a caring and diligent dentist serving the community of St. Pete Beach, FL. Dr. Sorelle earned her dental degree from New York University and also holds her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. She has obtained one year of advanced training in oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics and pedodontics. Dr. Sorelle is certified in Basic and Advanced Life Support.

Whilst serving in the Navy and attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander, she received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Humanitarian Service Medal. She regularly volunteers her time to the underprivileged both domestically and abroad.

Patients see Dr. Sorelle for a variety of reasons, including dental consultations, dental cleaning, gum surgery, teeth whitening, orthodontics (Invisalign, FastBraces), implant restorations, crown and bridge work and fillings. Patients often comment on her gentle techniques, pleasant chairside manner and her attention to detail. On more than one occasion patients have felt comfortable enough to doze off in the chair.

Patients trust Dr. Sorelle‘s expertise because she consistently provides high quality care that leads to positive and lasting health outcomes.

As a Florida girl Dr. Sorelle’s hobbies reflect that in her love for scuba diving, playing with her 3 month old son and anything that draws her outside.

Sausha Toghranegar

Dr. Sausha Toghranegar

Dr. Sausha Toghranegar is originally from Tampa, FL where he attended the Hillsborough High School International Baccalaureate program. After high school, he began his collegiate journey at the University of Florida (Go Gators!). He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors Degree in Microbiology and minors in Nutritional Sciences and Theater. His passion for dentistry brought him to Nova Southeastern University where he obtained his doctorate. He then continued on at Nova to pursue his Master’s degree and completed his periodontal residency. Dr. Sausha has received multiple honors  throughout his educational career, including induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental society.

After his educational career, Dr. Sausha returned back to his home town to bring  back the knowledge and skills he has obtained to provide the best care possible to those in his community. Dr. Sausha remains active in his educational endeavors and remains on top of the progressive trends of periodontal procedures and dental technology. He has lectured locally and nationally on minimally invasive  periodontal plastic surgery, accelerated orthodontics, digital dental planning, and the latest dental implant technology. With the use of digital technology and 3D printing, Dr. Sausha has been providing customized dental Implant treatment. This allows him to provide the care each patient personally needs. He has also researched and lectured on a new minimally invasive approach to speeding the movement of teeth and preventing possible gum tissue problems that can sometimes occur after having braces. Research has shown a 2-3 times faster braces treatment time with the use of these techniques.

Dr. Sausha firmly believes in giving back to a community that has given to him. He volunteers  throughout the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg area and abroad providing  dental care in such places as Jamaica and Bolivia.

Dr. Sausha Toghranegar is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Florida Association of Periodontists
  • Hillsborough County Periodontal Association
  • American Academy of Osseointegration

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Sausha is an avid independent film-maker. Ever since he was in elementary school, he has been creating movie magic. He also loves following, watching, and playing sports. He passionately follows the Buccaneers, Gators, Lighting, Rays, and as of late the Rowdies. On his free time he enjoys especially enjoys traveling  and exploring nature with his family and friends.

Dr. Andrew

Dr. Andrew Poulson

Dr. Poulson was born right here in St. Petersburg. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida and graduated from Temple Dental School in Philadelphia where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). Dr.Poulson then completed a 1 year of advanced dental training by completing a General Practice Residency in Allentown, Pennsylvania with Sacred Heart Hospital. Dr. Poulson then worked in private practice in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh before returning home to Florida.

Dr. Poulson enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry where he is currently pursuing his fellowship award. In the past, he has also been a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • The American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Patients see Dr. Poulson for all kinds of dental treatments including extractions, implants, dentures, root canals, Invisalign, and cosmetic procedures. He loves building relationships and prides himself on educating himself as well as his patients.

In his free time he enjoys exploring downtown St. Petersburg, skimboarding at the beach, and knitting the occasional scarf for his friends up north.

Linda McMillan

Linda McChesney McMillan –
Dental Hygienist

Linda McMillan is a lifelong resident of St. Petersburg. She began her career in Dentistry at age 14 working in her father’s Dental office where she learned how important it is to treat her patients with compassion and respect.

Linda graduated from the Dental Hygiene program 37 years ago at what now is
named St. Petersburg College. She is passionate about learning new information in the Dental field especially related to current research and new treatment techniques.

Linda stays busy volunteering for her church, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Jump for Kids (a friend’s foundation that promotes physical fitness in children) and the St. Petersburg Free Clinic Dental Program. She loves to spend time with her family, toiling in her vegetable garden and traveling.

Linda Melby

Linda Melby Nease R.D.H.,B.S.

Linda is a native of St. Petersburg, currently residing in Parrish, FL with her two children and a farm load of animals.
She received her associate degrees form St. Petersburg Junior College and Tallahassee Community College followed by a bachelor of science from Florida State University.

Linda has been practicing dental hygiene since 1981 with primary focus on periodontics and general dentistry. She loves people and enjoys the individual attention the field of dental hygiene provides. She particularly enjoys helping patients attain and maintain their oral health.

When she is not working she enjoys riding her horses, camping, or doing any outdoor activity with family and friends.

Jessica Wessel - RDH

Jessica is a native of St. Petersburg who has had a passion for dental hygiene her entire life. She received her associates degrees from St. Petersburg College and is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She is an active member of the West Coast Dental Hygiene Association and loves to volunteer at dental events in the community every chance she gets. Jessica treats her patients like family and enjoys helping each of them achieve and maintain optimal oral health.