Meet Our Team

Your Children Are First With Us

The name of our practice clearly reflects our philosophy: We truly strive to put your children and their needs first!

At Kids First Dentistry we recognize that children are individuals with unique needs and temperaments. We have the experience and compassion to give each child a positive dental experience as well as quality care. Our goal is to provide a fun and gentle dental home for your child. In our office they will learn the habits that will provide them with a lifetime of great oral health. We want your child to be happy and excited when they come back and visit us!

It is our goal to gain the trust and confidence of both our patients and their families. We educate our parents and caregivers on their child’s dental development. We are always available to address any questions or concerns you might have. Please feel free to call our office at any time with your questions. We will make every effort to keep you informed in all aspects of your child’s care.

Dr. Jila Mahajan
Dr. Jila Mahajan

Dr. Jila Mahajan, Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Jila Mahajan is a certified pediatric dentist with extensive training in sedation dentistry, and dentistry for infants, children, and special needs patients. She is dedicated to providing quality comprehensive dental care and friendly personalized service for all children.

Practicing in the Jacksonville area since 2001, Dr. Mahajan earned her undergraduate degree from George Washington University and received a Doctorate of Dental Science from Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mahajan then completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Medical College of Virginia. To further her training, Dr. Mahajan trained in conscious patient management with IV sedation at the Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Mahajan keeps up-to-date with the latest technology in pediatric dentistry and maintains membership in the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Jacksonville Dental Society, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Mahajan is married and has two daughters. In her spare time she loves to travel, work out, and go salsa dancing.

Dr. Brooke Maryak
Dr. Brooke Maryak

Dr. Brooke Maryak

Dr. Maryak received her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA in 2009. She completed her internship and residency in Anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL in 2013 where she served as chief resident. Dr. Maryak was certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 2014 and completed her Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL in 2015. She lives in Jacksonville, FL with her husband and 2 beautiful daughters.

Danielle
Danielle

Danielle

Certified Dental Assistant, Clinical Director

Danielle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and has lived in Jacksonville for the past 13 years. She has been a dental assistant for nine years and has specialized in caring for children for five years. Danielle is a mother of two young children. In her spare time she loves to cook, travel, shop, and make kids smile!

Tiffany
Tiffany

Tiffany

Tiffany has lived in Florida her entire life. She is the mother of two handsome boy's . She has been a dental assistant for 15 years and working with children for the past twelve years.  As our hygiene coordinator, she is very passionate about helping kids understand the importance of good oral health. Being able to interact with the patients on a daily basis and making them feel comfortable is what she enjoys most about being a dental assistant.

During her free time Tiffany likes fishing,  working out,  and warm sunny days.
Monica
Monica

Monica

Monica is a prominent member of local Catholic Church, active duty military wife, mother of 8 year old daughter and 6 year old son. In her free time she enjoys spending free time with children and family, swimming, going on hikes and Netflix and chill. 

Katy

Katy is recent dental assistant graduate, we are thrilled we joined our team! She was born in Jacksonville Florida due to being a part of a military family as a child she moved around a lot but ended up right back here in Florida many years later. In her free time, she loves to spend time at the beach, and hanging out with family. She is very passionate about working with children.

Christine
Christine

Christine

Office Manager

Christine was born in Jacksonville, but most of her adult life she has lived out west.  She has lived in Dallas, Albuquerque and Playa del Rey.  Christine loves working in the dental field for the past 30 years. She loves how dentistry can changes people’s lives.  Christine is happily married with 2 grown daughters, and 2 beautiful granddaughters (which keep her busy and young)!  Christine loves to cook, travel, swim, dive, fish, boating and all water activities.