Meet The Jax Dentistry Team!

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Martina
DENTAL ASSISTANT

Originally from Arizona, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State in 1999. She loves the medical field and has worked in many areas of the field, including surgical technology.  Martina is a corner stone to our dental team, bringing patients the smile they desire and giving them a refreshed confidence.

She has been with Dr. Matayoshi since the opening of the practice in 2008.  When not assisting doctor she is kept quite busy with her two kids. They enjoy spending a lot of time at the beach, riding bikes, paddle boarding and after-school sports. She is also a pet lover and has a Weimaraner named Cali.

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Erica
DENTAL HYGIENIST

A Florida native, she was born and raised in South Florida where she attended Florida Southwestern College. Most recently Erica worked in North Carolina for the past five years as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is excited to be back in Florida and an addition to our dental team. As a hygienist she feels it is important to help educate patients on the importance of homecare so they can have a healthy mouth for the rest of their lives.

Outside the office Erica is an avid cheerleader for her daughter at soccer tournaments, they are annual Disney pass holders and she have also has taken on the daunting task of training the family shih tzu.

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Beth
OFFICE MANAGER

Born and raised in Ohio she is a huge OSU Buckeye’s fan, however, the warm weather and sunny days brought her to the” sunshine state” to stay. A 2008 graduate from the University of North Florida, Beth has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Previously a receptionist, as well as, a dental assistant in pediatrics and orthodontics, she has combined her dental knowledge with management skills and found her niche helping patients maximize their benefits and understand treatment.

Besides the dental field her other love is her Boxer, Pete. They enjoy going to the beach and the dog park. Beth also volunteers in the community (Mission of Mercy, Give Kids a Smile and her local parish), participates in Dance Trance Jacksonville, and loves to do anything that allows her to be outdoors.

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Alicia Matayoshi
Dentist

Dr. Alicia Matayoshi received her DMD degree from University of Pennsylvania in 1999. Previously, she obtained her DDS degree from University of Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1987. In 1989 she was awarded with a scholarship to study Dental Implants at Hiroshima University in Japan. In 1993, she joined the Department of Bone & Mineral Research at Washington University in Saint Louis, where she studied the cell that resorb bone (osteoclast). After dedicating several years to reseach, she was eager to go back and pursue her career in Dentistry.

You Can Trust Your Smile To Us!

Dr. Alicia Matayoshi  specializes in beautifying smiles, maintaining your dental health, and helping you improve your appearance. Our experienced and friendly staff takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful.

Our promise to you is that the fillings, crowns, bridges, and veneers we create will look as good as or better than the teeth nature gave you. And to make sure we keep that promise, the products we recommend and use are the highest quality and incredibly durable. You can trust your smile with us.

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