Meet our Dental Team
Sara, Office Manager
Sara has worked in dentistry since 2012, and she joined us in 2016. She loves helping patients to get the high quality dental care that they deserve, and she works hard to grow our dental practice every day. In addition to working hard to help patients with their oral health, Sara hopes to further her career in healthcare by becoming a pharmacist. Originally from Lawrence, Massachusetts, Sara is married with one daughter, Kylie. When she’s not hard at work, Sara spends time with friends and family, binge watches her favorite shows on Netflix, goes shopping, and reads.
Janki Patel, Treatment Coordinator
With nearly ten years in dentistry, Janki has been a member of our team since 2016. She loves working with patients to help them better understand and plan treatment to meet their dental care needs. She is our resident expert on all of your dental insurance and financing options, and she is here to help you fully understand every aspect of your treatment plan. Janki trained as an expanded functions dental assistant through the Pacific Dental College and Hospital in Udaipur, India, and she maintains certification in CPR and x-rays to further serve our patients. When she’s not working, Janki enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and taking long walks on the beach.
Donna Collier, Treatment Coordinator
More than three decades after beginning her dental career, Donna is still excited about meeting patients and helping them to understand oral health and how best to care for their smiles. She studied at the American Public University, and she completed dental training through the Concorde Career Institute. Originally from Staten Island, New York, Donna is married with three sons, a daughter, and three grandsons. She enjoys spending her free time watching sports, hosting family cookouts, going to rock concerts, and hanging out with family and friends.
Kim Meyer, Lead Dental Assistant
Kim has worked in the dental field for nearly two decades, and she joined our team in 2017. She uses her years of advanced training and experience to provide patients with the care they need to feel welcome, relaxed, and right at home in our office. Kim loves working with patients on every level of dental care from their initial evaluations to complete smile makeovers. She studied dental assisting at the Concorde Career Institute, and she maintains CPR and radiology certifications. In addition to helping our patients maintain their healthiest smiles, Kim also shares her years of experience to help those in need. She has participated in numerous dental care volunteer programs, including Healing Hands Ministries and the Florida Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy. Kim is a native of Jacksonville, and she enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two sons, especially when they can enjoy water activities together.
Shweta, Dental Hygienist
Shweta is our hygienist. She always enjoys seeing her patients come in and has fostered many relationships. She earned her graduate degree from a prestigious dental college in Manipal, India; however, she finally found her calling as a hygienist and has been in practicing in Florida for the last eight years. Seeing patients and making them feel at ease, as well as being passionate about dental education and good oral hygiene has made our patients want to always come back for their regular checkups. Shweta is a vital part of our team here at Dental Center of Jacksonville.
Kim, Dental Assistant
Kim is our dental assistant, and she’s been working in the oral healthcare field for 17 years so far. She attended dental school at Concord and is certified in CPR, radiation, and as a EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant). Her favorite part of her work here at the practice is helping patients achieve their dental goals. Outside of the practice, she and her husband have two sons. Her hobbies include spending any time out on the water (swimming, fishing, boating, etc) and also volunteering her time in the dental field to various organizations, including Healing Hands and the Florida Dental Association Mission of Mercy.
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