Meet Our Hygienists

Teresa McMahan

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Bunnell, FL, Teresa joined our practice in 1981 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She took time away to raise her son Trevor and her daughter Kristen and returned to ADG in 1993. She graduated from Florida Junior College at Jacksonville in 1979 and is a member of Rivers Edge Church in Hillard. She enjoys having family beach time with her 6 grandchildren, needle point/ embroidery, crocheting, bike riding and teaching jazzercise.

Kathy Duprey

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Rumson, NJ, Kathy joined our practice in 1996 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1984 with her Bachelors degree and is currently a member of St. Michaels Church. She enjoys the beach, exercising, shopping, and baking.

Jennifer Freeman Suggs

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Fernandina Beach, FL, Jennifer joined our practice in 1999 and has had several positions but is now a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida Community College of Jacksonville in 2002, received her Bachelors in 2005 from St. Petersburg College and her Masters in 2009 from NOVA Southeastern University. She is a member at First Baptist Church and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Jesse, her 2 sons Grady and Cooper and their dog Gracie out on the water.

Mandy Moeller

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from North Carolina, Mandy moved to Fernandina Beach when she was 3 so she considers herself a local. Mandy joined our practice in 2009 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2003. She grew up on the island riding horses but enjoys spending time with her Husband Marc and their sons Sam and Max. She aspires to have a small farm but for now she has a French bulldog Mayvis- Jean, a German shepherd Cash and 6 chickens.

Patti Pafford

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Ohio, Patti joined our practice in 2010 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida Community College of Jacksonville in 1993 and received her Bachelors at Southern Illinois University in 2011. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Jeff, daughter Morgan, their brittnepoo Molly and their boykin spaniel Macy. Together they enjoy going out on the boat, motorcycle rides, camping, hunting deer and enjoy the civilian life, due to her husband Jeff retiring from the Navy after 38 years of being active duty.

Laura Wentworth

Registered Dental Hygienist
Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from, Massachusetts, Laura joined our practice for the second time in 2018 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 1995 and she attends The Journey Church in Yulee. She is a certified LesMills fitness enthusiast and enjoys exercise, long distance biking, hiking, paddle boarding, tennis and making stained glass.

Tonie Espinoza

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from St. Mary’s, GA, Tonie joined our practice in 2018 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2018. She enjoys going to the beach, laying by her pool, driving her golf cart, cooking, or spending time with her children.

Patrina McGowen

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Fernandina Beach, FL, Patrina joined our practice in 2001 while in High School, she returned in 2019 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2008 and attends New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She is a part of the local NAACP and Elks. She enjoys spending time with her son Tyrin, chihuahua jack russell terrier Tide and her family. She also enjoys going to the beach, going to the pool, and shopping.

Kavette Johnson

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Bryceville, FL, Kavette joined our practice in 2019 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2018. She enjoys shopping and loving on her yorkie Tank.

Laura Waybright

Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Gettysburg, PA, Laura joined our practice in 2021 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Florida State College of Jacksonville in 2003 and St Petersburg College for her Bachelors in 2007. She enjoys going to the beach, traveling, and trying new foods.

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Amelia Dental Group
1947 Citrona Drive
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
P. (904) 261-7181
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