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, 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. Dennis Stone
Dr. Dennis Stone, pediatric anesthesiologist, is a medical doctor who has completed specialty training in anesthesiology and extra training in anesthesia for infants and children.
Dr. Stone was certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1980, and earned his recertification in 1993. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami in 1976, and completed a three-year residency in anesthesiology at The University of Florida. He served a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Alabama.
Dr. Stone has practiced pediatric anesthesiology for more than 21 years at The Wolfson Children’s Hospital where he served as Director of the Pediatric Anesthesia Department, Director of Outpatient Surgical Services, Director of Pain Management Services, and was a founding member of the Division of Anesthesiology of The Nemours Children’s Clinic.
Since 1998, he has provided IV sedation care for children in pediatric dental offices in the northeast Florida and southeast Georgia regions.
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 was born and raised in Jacksonville Fl. She has been a dental assistant for 11 years and has specialized in caring for children for the past eight years. Tiffany is married and a mother of two busy little boys. She enjoys family time, soaking up the sun at the beach, and shopping.