Meet Your Dental Team

Ximena Hernandez

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ximena is a long-time member of Dr. Papiernik’s team, helping patients keep their smiles healthy in her role as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Ximena trained in Colombia, and regularly adds to her expertise through continuing education courses in Dental Hygiene.

When she’s not at the office, Ximena enjoys arts and crafts projects. She is married with one son, Dany.

Terry Papiernik

Licensed Dental Assistant

Licensed Dental Assistant. She attended high school in Miami and earned her certification at Robert Morgan College. Through continuing education courses, she stays up to date on the latest tools and techniques. Around the office, she does her best to keep everyone happy and relaxed, and to keep the office running smoothly.

Outside the office, Terry loves spending time with her dogs, as well as gardening, cooking, cultivating orchids, doing crafts, and watching Law & Order. She is married to Dr. Serge Papiernik, and is a mother to two sons, Anthony and David

Nicole McArthur


Nicole is the first friendly face you’ll meet when you arrive at Miami Smile Dental, and she prides herself on relating to patients in a friendly way. She is a graduate of Killian High School in Miami.

When she’s not at the practice, Nicole enjoys outdoor activities, working out at the gym, and spending time with family. She is married with two children, Anthony and Allison