Meet Our Team
Karen – Office Manager
Karen has been in the dental profession since 1983. Before joining our team in 2009 as office manager, she studied dental assisting in the US Navy and spent eight years serving, with four of those years in Japan. She loves seeing the positive impact that our dentistry has on our patients, and how it can change their lives!! When away from the office, Karen loves music, practicing yoga, biking and competing in triathlons. She is married to Nate, and together they have three sons, Taylor, Joshua and Christian.
Amy – Office Coordinator
Amy has been in the dental field since 1999 and has been with our practice since 2016. Growing up in Hawaii, she started her dental career following high school. Amy prides herself in helping patients achieve healthy and beautiful smiles. She loves helping educate patients on the importance of dental health and making sure that their experience in the office is as relaxing and as enjoyable as possible. When away from the office, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband, Rory and three children Ethan, Noah and McKenzie.
Beth – Registered Dental Hygienist
Beth has been in the dental profession since 1982. She completed her A.S. in Dental Hygiene at FSCJ and has advanced training in Invisalign, Oral Pathology and Sleep Medicine. Beth has been a part of Dr. Young’s team since 1988. She’s been married to her husband, Mike, for over 40 years and they have two daughters, Ashley and Alyssa. Her interests outside of the office include nature, fishing, walking on the beach and spending time with her family and friends.
Rebecca – Registered Dental Hygienist
Rebecca has been practicing dental hygiene since 2009 and has been a part of our team since 2012. She uses her experience daily to help us create beautiful healthy smiles for our patients. Rebecca previously graduated from Sante Fe College with an Associate in Science Degree specializing in Dental Hygiene. Since graduating, she has continued her education and is certified to give local anesthesia, CPR certified, has advanced training in invisalign, oral pathology, and sleep medicine. Rebecca has been married for 5 years, has a little boy and another little boy on the way. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, crossfit and all summer activities.
Ivanna – Clinical Concierge
Ivanna was raised in Jacksonville and has lived here for over 15 years. She comes to us with a background in hospitality. She loves helping people and being able to create an excellent customer service experience. She is excited to be a part of saving smiles here at Larry Young Dental. In her spare time, Ivanna enjoys working out and she LOVES to travel!!
Rachael – Dental Assistant
Rachael has worked in the dental field since 2011. Rachael’s love and passion for dentistry comes across in her knowledge and care that she takes with each individual patient. When Rachael isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and being a new mommy to her son, Declan. She and her husband enjoy all outdoor activities, especially fishing on the beach with their two dogs.