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Meet the Team

Our Dental Family

At CRE8 Smile Studio, we believe that the foundation of a great smile begins with a great team. Our dedicated professionals are passionate about providing the best dental care in a warm, welcoming environment. We take pride in our team’s expertise, kindness, and commitment to creating the best patient experience possible.

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Lisa, Office Manager

Lisa is our office manager and has been with the office since 2004. She loves seeing our patients in the office and all over town! It is always fun catching up with the patients when they come for their appointments. Lisa has a bachelor’s in nutrition from UNF and to keep herself busy in her off hours, she is also a licensed Realtor. Her downtime is spent reading, learning to play chess, catering to her rescue dog Charlie’s whims, talking to her Senegal parrot, Pete and spending time watching the latest best TV shows with her husband, Wayne.

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Todd, Appt. Coordinator

Hey there!  I’m Todd, your friendly neighborhood Appointment Coordinator since September 2022. 

Now, here’s the twist – the Doc,  She just happens to be my sister. Bet you didn’t see that coming! She’s not just an amazing doctor, but she’s also the coolest boss ever. Working with family might sound like a sitcom, but trust me, it’s the best gig in town.

When I’m not calling to remind you of your appointment, you can catch me in my element – live on YouTube, streaming the latest and greatest in gaming. 

So, whether you’re looking to book an appointment or just want to hang out in the gaming realm, I’m your guy. Let’s make every moment count – both in the office and online!

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Alaina, Dental Assistant

Alaina was born and raised here in Jacksonville, FL. Her mom was a dental assistant for 19 years. She became very passionate about dental assisting.  She loves to provide a calm and positive experience for our patients, while perfecting their smiles. On her off days, she enjoys reading, nature walks, and spending time with her family.

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Maureen, Dental Hygienist

Maureen has been a member of the Kernan Family Dental Team since 2022. Maureen is a Certified Register Dental Hygienist, practicing Dental Hygiene for many years in different areas of So Fl. She knew that she wanted to be a dental hygienist since she was in the 8th grade! She enjoys and has always had a passion for practicing dental hygiene. She also enjoys the beach, traveling, pilates and spending time with her daughter, family and friends.

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Tonja, Dental Hygienist

Tonja is a Certified Registered Dental Hygienist. She began her dental career 26 years ago as a dental assistant in an Orthodontic office. In 1999, she earned her degree as a Dental Hygienist, and in 2014 earned her anesthesia certification.
 
Tonja’s priority is to help each patient achieve their optimal oral hygiene health. She prides herself on making patients feel comfortable during their regular dental visits and provides home care strategies to help them maintain their oral health between professional dental cleanings.
 
Her interests are in health and wellness. She enjoys exercising, traveling with her husband, and spending time with family and friends. 

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