The highest quality and most affordable dental care in Jacksonville.
In addition to being one of the friendliest dental practices in Jacksonville, we are also one of the most technologically advanced in Florida. We use modern methods and technologies to ensure our patients receive only cutting-edge, painless dental health solutions. Our dentists are experienced veterans in the dental field with more than 50 years of combined experience. We are one of the few in-house dental labs in Jacksonville that utilize the innovative CEREC technology which dramatically reduces your time spent in office.
Dr. Michelle DeFelice Hucke’s passion for dentistry came from growing up in a dental office founded by her Dad in New York decades ago. After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, she returned to her hometown and worked with her Dad for years.
For the last decade, she served patients in St. Augustine through St. Johns Family Dentistry, the practice she owned with her husband, Dr. Ron Hucke. Dr. DeFelice Hucke maintains her love for and tradition of great dentistry and works constantly to stay trained and experienced with the latest dental techniques.
She is a member of the much-heralded Pankey Institute for dental practice excellence as well as the North Florida Dental Association. She currently lives near the beach and enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters.
Dr. Alfuente was born in Houston, Texas, but moved to Florida in 1991. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Florida and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. She worked as a dental laboratory technician and a dental sterilization assistant between undergraduate and dental school.
Dr. Alfuente is a fully licensed and active member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the Jacksonville Dental Society. She enjoys working in all areas of general dentistry and uses the latest technology to provide comprehensive dental care.
When away from the office, Dr Alfuente enjoys many outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. She is happily married to her husband, Matthew, with whom she has three beautiful daughters named Kynslee, Kadyn, and Kylar.
Dentistry is the science behind the interactions that take place within the oral cavity and entire body, but for me it's an opportunity to compassionately care for people. My goal is to help patients either get or maintain a beautiful, fully-functioning smile. I'm also quite focused on the overall health and wellness of every patient. Every day I work to create an inviting atmosphere that makes my patients feel welcomed, safe, and comfortable. Together we are always striving for compassionate care and great results."
Dr. Lenz attended Miami-Dade Honors College and Florida International University Honors College for her undergraduate education, obtaining her Associates in Arts, followed by her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Biological Sciences. After taking a couple of years to shadow and work in her field, Dr. Lenz decided that dentistry was the career choice for her. She was accepted into her first choice, a top ten university in the United States, the University Of Florida College Of Dentistry (Go Gators!). Dr. Lenz is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Dr. Lenz enjoys cooking up new recipes, reading, watching movies, as well as attending music and art festivals. She regularly participates in outdoor activities and training, such as mountain biking, hiking, and Orange Theory fitness classes. She is passionate about and advocates for a balanced diet and lifestyle.