Meet Our Team

Dr. Kathryn Ryan is proud to have the support of an amazingly dedicated staff here in Jacksonville! From the front desk to the treatment operatory, we do everything in our power to help patients feel comfortable and well cared for so that they keep coming back again and again for the general and specialty care they need. To learn more about each unique team member, keep reading:

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Mary has provided exceptional dental care for her patients for over eight years! Her favorite part of her job is the chance to help patients regain their confidence and smile! Mary is originally from Macclenny, Fl, and attended Baker County High School. She graduated from Florida Gateway College and is also dental assistant certified. Mary has been married to her husband, Kasey, for 10+ years and together they have two boys, Kase and Kolt. She grew up playing sports and enjoys being “that mom” in the stands cheering on her two boys.  You can find them camping, gardening, or completing home DIY projects on their off time!




Angela, originally from Tampa, FL, has been working in the dental field for two years. With her leadership training and experience, Angela ensures that our patients receive the best course of treatment while helping them find the financial option that suits them. With her knowledge and soothing nature, she helps alleviate any of our patient's fears of coming to the dentist. The most satisfying part of her job is seeing patients leave with a smile on their faces and an experience worth talking about. Angela’s interests include long walks on the beach with her two dogs, traveling, and interior design. 




Nicole is originally from Oshkosh, WI, attended Lourdes Academy and continued onto Fox Valley Technical College. She has worked in dentistry for 27 years, has EDDA Certifications/Training, and says the favorite thing about her career is interacting with her patients. Nicole’s interests include; reading mysteries and biographies, knitting, cooking, British TV, and spending time at the beach. But, her favorite thing to do is shopping for different types of tea!




For more than a decade, Chelsea has provided exceptional dental care for her patients. She really enjoys getting to know people on a personal level and watching their smile transformations unfold. She looks forward to helping you with all of your dentistry needs. A native of Alliance, Ohio, Chelsea is a proud mother to her daughter, Norah. In her spare time, Chelsea likes to spend time with her daughter, extended family, and friends. She loves going to the beach, traveling, and rooting for the Cleveland Indians.

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For more than two decades, Julia has provided exceptional dental care for her patients. She really enjoys the before and after moments and says there is nothing better than creating a functional and beautiful smile. A native of Hollywood, FL, Julia graduated from McArthur High School and Broward College. She is a proud mother to her three beautiful daughters and son. In her spare time, Julia likes to draw and paint.




Taylynn has been a dental assistant for a little over two years. She is in love with helping her patients obtain a beautiful and healthy smile. As a native of Florida, Taylynn attended Bradford High School and continued on to Fortis College. In her spare time, as a family of four, they love gardening, crafting, and anything outside!



Jana grew up in rural Maine and she completed her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1987 from the University of Maine.  She spent several years in Hawaii on the Big Island enjoying the sun and sand and came to call Jacksonville her home in 2008.  Jana loves traveling and restoring the home she still owns in her small hometown.  Jana takes great pride in helping patients achieve their best oral health and a beautiful smile.  Her gentle yet thorough touch makes everyone feel at ease. 

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With over 30 years in dentistry, Graz brings her decades of dental experience and skill to our team and patients as our head lab technician. Thanks to her years of dedication to technique and learning, Graz makes it possible for us to offer expert services in-office, including repairs for dentures, partials and even fixed and removable implant restorations. Originally from Durban, South Africa, Graz studied at the Durban University of Technology. She is passionate about wildlife conservation and enjoys sharing laughs with her coworkers, friends, and family.