Dr. Kathleen O’Connor, D.D.S.

Dr. Kathleen O’Connor has been in private practice for over twenty years. She received a B.S. degree in Biology from Georgetown University in 1983 and her doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1987. Dr. O’Connor attends continuing education courses on a regular basis, keeping current with the latest techniques in modern dentistry.

Dr. O’Connor enjoys the daily interactions with her patients and building lasting relationships with them. Her favorite part of dentistry is using her artistry to transform someone’s smile.

Dr. O’Connor and her husband, Dr. Ronald Kohlbrand, have two sons and have lived in the area since 1995. When not at the office she enjoys tennis, traveling and spending time outside with her two dogs.

Lori, Practice Administrator

Lori started her dental career while still in high school, working for a now retired orthodontist. She received her expanded functions and radiology certificates from the University of Fl. Over the past 20 years she has gained extensive experience in both assisting and front office duties. Her primary role for the past 10 years has been providing administrative support, where she has finally found her true passion in dentistry.

Lori has attended numerous continuing education courses to stay current with the changes in dental benefits and she works hard to help our patients understand their dental policies and get the dental benefits they are entitled to.

She enjoys building relationships with every patient, new or existing, she comes in contact with. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband of twenty years and two boys. She enjoys traveling and spending time outside, especially at Universal Orlando.

Kristen, Hygienist

Kristen has been a licensed hygienist for 15 years in Brevard County, and has been in the area since 1992. Kristen graduated from the dental hygiene program at Brevard Community College in 1995. Prior to that she worked as a dental assistant. She has been with Dr. O’Connor for 8 years. She loves the calm relaxing atmosphere the office holds for all our patients Which makes it a great practice to be part of.

Evy, Certified Dental Assistant

Evylissa was born and raised in Lajas, Puerto Rico. In 2000, she moved to Germany where she received her dental assistant training and became a pediatric dental assistant with the Department of Defense. Since the day she realized that she could change peoples lives by just changing their smile, dentistry became her passion.

Outside of the office, Evy enjoys spending her free time at the beach with her husband and 4 boys. She also has a love for cooking and dancing.


Candace was born in Orlando and raised in West Palm Beach. In less than 3 years with Dr. O’Connor, she has become an expanded function dental assistant after attending the Assisting Institute in Pinellas Park.

She has a passion for dentistry and enjoys helping her patients achieve a healthy smile.

When Candace isn’t in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter as well as her clan of furbabies.