Meet Our Team

Your expert dental healthcare team at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach

Doctors

Dr. Michelle DeFelice Hucke at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach, FL

Dr. Michelle DeFelice Hucke

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.

2021 Pankey Institute DentistShe 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. Liz Alfuente at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach, FL

Dr. Liz Alfuente

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.

Dr. Kelly Carrothers at Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach, FL

Dr. Kelly Carrothers, DMD

Dr. Carrothers has been a dentist for many years and is a long time resident of NE Florida. She received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan after graduating cum laude from the University of Toledo with a degree in biology. She values staying current on the very latest advances in dentistry and is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, The Florida Dental Association and the Northeast Florida Dental Association.

When not with patients helping them achieve beautiful smiles, Dr. Carrothers enjoys spending time with her family — husband Rich and children Devin and Dillon. For years she has been a proud Dance Mom and loves living near the Beach!

Dr. Alina Lenz Coleman

Dr. Alina Lenz Coleman

Dr. Lenz graduated from Miami Dade Honors College and Florida International University Honors College in 2008 and 2011 respectively. She graduated as a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2018 and has been treating patients and practicing dentistry since 2016. Dr. Lenz also specializes in preventative and restorative dentistry, cosmetic and smile makeover, and injectables. Nitrous Sedation, Sure Smile Aligners and Injectables (Botulinum toxin, Smooth and Lifting PDO Threads and Dermal Fillers) are among her trainings and credentials.

“A good way to connect with people, improve their quality of life, and get in tune with my artistic skills,” is why Dr. Lenz enjoys dentistry. She loved going to the dentist as a child. Her teeth were crowded, and the dentist made her confident about her smile.

Dr. Lenz has a wonderful bedside manner. She strives at being personable, humble, honest and confident. She is outgoing and treats her patients like family. Her empathy shines through the relationships she builds with those she works with and her patients. Dr. Lenz enjoys many activities during her free time, including swimming, cycling/mountain biking, Pilates, art, music, movies, and cooking.

Dr. Fernando Padron

In addition to his training to complete his DDS, Dr. Padron is also a Prosthodontist. After dental school, he completed a three-year residency in prosthodontics and a one-year dental implant fellowship at Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

His education, advanced training, and experience give him the unique ability to perform a wide range of dental treatments. This includes not only traditional procedures in general dentistry but also advanced care in oral surgery and the placement of dental implants. Dr. Padron is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists and a Diplomate of the International College of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Padron is married and his wife is also a dentist. They have two children, and they enjoy spending time with them, going on vacation, participating in sports and other fun activities.
When not with patients helping them achieve beautiful smiles, Dr. Carrothers enjoys spending time with her family — husband Rich and children Devin and Dillon. For years she has been a proud Dance Mom and loves living near the Beach!

Hygiene Team

Holly

Emil

Our expert dental hygienists at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach, FL

Dental Assistant Team

Krystal
Shyla
Ami
Nessa

Our expert dental assistant team at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach, FL

Administrative Team

Britny
Bart
Amber
Lori

Ami

Our professional administrative team at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry in Neptune Beach, FL

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.