Our Office | Meet The Team

Scott F. Johnson, DMD, MS

Dr. Johnson is a Board Certified Periodontist practicing in Bonita Springs and Naples, Florida. He is Florida Native who attended the University of Florida College Of Dentistry, and the University of Florida Periodontal Surgery Residency where he was the Chief Resident. While in dental school, he was nominated for and awarded, including the award for quality achievement. Dr. Johnson began his practice in Naples, Florida in 2002, and opened his Bonita Springs office in 2007.

He has published articles in a well respected European Journal and is expecting another publication shortly. Dr. Johnson is currently on the cutting edge of periodontal therapy.

He utilizes a laser and biologically active proteins in his surgical therapy. Furthermore, his practice uses digital radiographs which uses 90% less radiation.

Dr. Johnson is also a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The West Coast Dental Association
  • The American Academy of Periodontology
  • The Southern Academy of Periodontology
  • The Florida Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Johnson is currently on the Lecture Circuit, teaching new techniques for periodontal treatment throughout the state of Florida.

Adriana Herrera, CRDH
Dental Hygienist

Adriana is the newest member of our dental team, joining the practice in May 2022. Adriana was born and raised in Naples, FL, and graduated from Golden Gate High School. She then went on to graduate from Florida Southwestern State College as a Registered Dental Hygienist that is certified by the State of Florida to administer local anesthetic. While in the dental hygiene program, she was awarded the “Golden Scaler Award” given to the student who showed the best clinical skills.

Adriana enjoys playing soccer and going to the beach. She also raises chickens and has three dogs with her family, Kilo, Cuervo, and Tiburon. Adriana looks forward to meeting and getting to know her new family of patients. Dr. Johnson and our staff are very happy to welcome her to our team!

Alyson Hilligoss, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Alyson began working as a hygienist with Dr. Johnson in January 2009. She moved away to Colorado in 2015, but has since returned to our practice. Alyson graduated from Lake Land College in 2006, and is Registered Dental Hygienist certified by the state of Florida. She has practiced dental hygiene for nearly two decades, with the majority of her career in a periodontal practice.

Alyson grew up in rural Indiana. She enjoys spending time with her rescue dog Pebbles, along with her friends and family. Alyson loves traveling the world, scuba diving, fishing, and IronMan triathlon competitions.

Nina Zambelli
Practice Manager

Nina joined our team in October 2013. She began her career in dentistry in our office as the Patient Coordinator and was later promoted to the role of Practice Manager. Nina works closely with Dr. Johnson, catering treatment plans to our patients' specific needs. She feels incredibly blessed to be part of a dental team that is dedicated to providing excellent care and genuine concern for its patients.

Originally from New Jersey, Nina has lived in Naples, FL since 1997. Nina attended Florida Gulf Coast University, where she received her B.A. in Sociology magna cum laude. Nina is an avid sports fan for the New York Giants and New York Rangers. She is extremely active in her role as in-game arena host and captain for the cheerleaders of the ECHL Florida Everblades. She is the proud mom of her three rescue dogs Enzo, Ollie and Teddy.

Mayve Marrero, CDA, EFDA
Lead Surgical Assistant

Mayve joined our dental team in April 2019. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant in the state of Florida since 2014. Mayve received her credentials at the Dental Assisting Training School in Fort Myers, FL. As part of her continuing education, she has also received her certification for radiographs and expanded functions. Mayve has excellent patient skills capable of reassuring and alleviating patient fears.

Originally from Cuba, she came to the United States in 2008. Mayve is engaged to her fiance, Alex. They are the proud parents of their son Matthew. They recently added a Yorkie puppy to their family named Messi. Mayve enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and being out on the water.

Yessi Caceres, CDA, EFDA
Surgical Assistant

Yessi joined our practice in May 2021. She received her dental training from The Institute of Medical and Dental Technology in Fort Myers, FL. She also received her certificate for expanded functions and radiographs.

Yessi is the friendly, familiar face you will see in the office assisting Dr. Johnson with consultations and postoperative evaluations. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and going to the beach with her children Cataleya and AJ. Yessi is a proud Cuban American who appreciates ice cream, reading, and sports cars.

Lysette Rojo
Patient Care Coordinator

Lysette began working for Dr. Scott Johnson in October 2021. Lysette began working in the dental field at the age of 18 years old. She married her middle school sweetheart, Aziel, in 2018.

Together they have a beautiful, energetic daughter named Reyna. Lysette is our resident coffee enthusiast; You will always see her with a cup of coffee in hand and a smile on her face. Lysette loves music and playing the drums. She also enjoys a cozy movie night, or a game night with friends.