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Meet Your Jacksonville Dental 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:

Barbara - Office Manager

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Barbara began her career in the dental field in 2007, working for a non-profit dental organization in Boise, Idaho. It was there, while helping provide dental care for the underserved in her community, that she quickly realized that she had a passion for dentistry and wanted to grow in the field. After years of holding various roles in the front office, she worked her way up to office management.

With over 8 years of dental experience, Barbara prides herself in helping patients achieve healthy and beautiful smiles. She loves educating patients on the importance of dental health and making sure that their experience in the office is as relaxing and as enjoyable as possible.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

Joy - Dental Hygienist

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Joy brings 35 years of passion and experience to our dynamic team. Building personal relationships, working through treatment concerns, and educating patients is vital. Joy is married to her husband Carl, and they have two adult sons and a Miniature Dachshund named Buster.

Mallory - Dental Hygienist

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Mallory began her dentistry career working as a dental assistant for many years. During her time as a dental assistant, she worked with Dr. Ryan, and Mallory has always enjoyed being a part of her team. After working as an assistant, Mallory decided to further her career by studying dental hygiene. Today, she loves working with all of her patients to maintain healthy smiles. She always takes the time to answer questions, make dental care recommendations, and help patients learn how best to care for their smiles. Mallory is bilingual, so she can help patients who speak English and Spanish. A native of Oklahoma, Mallory moved to Florida at the age of thirteen. She is happily married, and Mallory and her husband love to travel.

Mauricio - Dental Assistant

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Mauricio is people person and very passionate about what he does. Working with patients, learning about them, gaining their trust, and building strong relationships with them is very rewarding to him. Outside of work, he enjoys the beach and playing volleyball. Most importantly, he loves spending time with his wife and beautiful son.

Nadia - Dental Assistant

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Nadia became a Dental Assistant in June of 2010 and has thrived in the field of dentistry. With years of assisting experience in the Oral Surgery, Periodontal, and General Specialty, she has grown a passion for helping those in need achieve a healthier smile. Nadia and her husband Justin married in September of 2007. They have two beautiful daughters by the names of Amariah and Gabriella. On their off days, they can be found spending quality time with the family.

Abbie - Dental Assistant

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Abbie has been working in dentistry for three years so far, and there’s nothing she loves more about this job than seeing patients leave with smiles that they didn’t come in with. Originally from Tampa, she studied at Fortis College and is certified in CPR, OSHA/HIPAA, radiology, infection control, and as a EFDA.

Abbie’s parents and sister live in Tampa, and she is the proud aunt to a six year old niece. Outside of dentistry, her passion is animals – all kinds! Her pets include five pet snakes, a bearded dragon, a cat, a ferret, and a crested gecko.

Kristy - Dental Assistant

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Bio coming soon!

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