Welcome to J Andrew Giroux, DMD Family Dentistry
Serving Hardee County Since 1997
Dr. Andrew Giroux
Dr. Giroux has been practicing dentistry since 1992 and serving Hardee County since 1997. He graduated from Manatee High School in Bradenton, Florida and went on to earn his Bachelors Degree in Biology at USF, Tampa. After earning his degree he attended The Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry and graduated in 1992. His hobbies are traveling, fishing, camping, spending time with his two lovely children, Andrew (11) and Lauren (8) and each Christmas he loves to decorate his house with approximately 25,000 Christmas lights. Dr. Giroux has been married to Michelle for 14 years. He is an active member of The American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and Polk County Dental Society. In addition, he is an active member of Kiwanis and of Christ Community Church in Winter Haven, Florida.
Amber Abbott has been a dental assistant since 2000 with Expanded Functions Certification. She enjoys working with patients to make their experience more comfortable while they are in the office. She strives to achieve a cheerful, careful, and comfortable atmosphere for the patients. Her ultimate goal is to give the patients an overall quality dental experience. Her interests are family and pets. Hobbies include reading, horseback riding, going to the beach, and outdoor activities like camping and riding 4 wheelers.
Pamela Garcia has been in the dental field for 33 years. She started as a dental assistant and eventually learned all aspects of managing a dental office. As Dr. Giroux's office manager, she strives to give each patient the very best service. Pam loves her career because it gives her the chance to work one on one with each patient and help them to understand their treatment options. It is her goal to give each patient a positive and pleasant experience. Pam treats all patients as if they were family. She enjoys spending time with her husband Alex and son Andrew. She enjoys traveling, swimming, music and dancing. Pam is an active member of her church.
Michelle Giroux-Dental Hygienist
Michelle has been in the dental field since 1993. She has been an expanded duties assistant, office manager and became a hygienist in 2007. Michelle enjoys traveling, camping, Disney, and spending time with her family and friends. In 2009, Michelle and Dr. Giroux decided to homeschool their children, Andrew (11) and Lauren (8). She fills in on occasion at the office when needed.
Patty Torres-Dental Hygienist
Patty is a lifetime resident of Wauchula, Florida. She graduated from South Florida Community College in 2007 with her Dental Hygiene Degree. Patty strives to provide her patients with knowledge in preventative health to maintain optimal dental hygiene. She derives great satisfaction with providing patients the best cleaning they have ever had.