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Meet Viera’s specialized team.

Dr. Patel and her team have taken on years of additional dental training to become experts on the concerns specific to kids. This intensive education and hands-on experience guarantees each patient is in the most-qualified hands. Our highly-trained staff is in the practice of smiles and are here to help make your child’s visit a great experience.

Yoshita Patel Hosking, DDS, MPH

Dr. Patel attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH earning a BA in Medical Anthropology. She went to dental school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI where she met her husband, Dr. Michael Hosking (an Endodontist). Realizing that treating pediatric and special needs patients was her passion; she completed a 1 year hospital based residency in Madison, WI followed by a 2-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and concurrently completed a Masters in Public Health from the University of Texas at Houston. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with husband, their adorable son and daughter, and going on walks with their fur baby (Nemo), cooking/eating international cuisine, dancing and running. She is classically trained in a few styles of Indian dance and loves supporting the arts and cultural activities.


  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Florida Dental Association (FDA)
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
  • Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (FAPD)
  • Central Florida District Dental Association (CFDDA)
  • Brevard Indian Medical and Dental Association (BIMDA)
  • Brevard County Dental Society

Meet the Team

Jessica - Smile Coordinator

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate peanut butter ice cream

Dream Destination: Costa Rica

Kayla – Smile Maker

Favorite Dessert: Brownie Pizza

Favorite Place: Disneyworld

Favorite Animal: Sloth

If she could visit anywhere in the world it would be Fiji!

Payton – Smile Coordinator

Favorite Dessert: Brownies

Favorite Place: Sanibel Beaches

Favorite Movie Genre: Mystery

If she could visit anywhere in the world it would be Paris!


Who Inspires Her: Her Grandmas

Where'd She Like To Visit: Iceland

She is passionate about: Her Family and Gators Football

Stacey - Hygienist

Dream vacation: Santorini, Greece 

Dr Wendy Daley-Myers – Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Favorite Dessert: Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia

She is passionate about: I love walks on the beach.😊

If she could go anywhere in the world it would be to visit Rome

Bethany - Paramedic

Favorite Animal: Her furbaby, Liberty

Dream Destination: Greece

Favorite Dessert: Carrot Cake!

Dr. Luis Mendoza - Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Favorite Dessert: Caramel

Ideal Travel Destination: Southeast Asia

Fact: Dr Mendoza is an attending and professor at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami.

Stacey, RDH - Smile Sparkler

Jenitza - Smile Coordinator

Jaclyn, RDH - Smile Sparkler


Favorite Food: Sweet Potato

Favorite Game: Playing catch with her ball

Favorite Place: Anywhere My Family Is!


If you are interested in becoming a member of our dental team, please send your resume to After sending your application you should receive a confirmation email which will include our available job opportunities. We look forward to getting to know you and seeing if you'll be a good fit for our team.

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