Dedicated to Patient-Focused Dental Care to the Orange Park, Jacksonville FL Communities
Betty D. Klement, D.M.D.
Dr. Klement and her team have provided comprehensive dental treatment in northeast Florida for over 20 years. You benefit by receiving care from an experienced, professional team. Our team participates in continuing education programs to assure that you have access to the latest dental techniques and materials.
Klement's special areas of interest are cosmetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry. Her level of experience coupled with on-going training enables her to remain on the forefront of advancements in dental care.
Dr. Klement is actively involved in many aspects of her profession. She is past president of the Clay County Dental Society and the Northeast District Dental Association. She served as a member of the Florida Board of Dentistry from December 4, 2001 to March 9, 2010 and was Chair of the Board for 2008-2009. She is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and member of the Pierre Fauchard Honorary Dental Academy. She is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration and the River City Dental Study Club.
Dr. Klement holds memberships in the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association,
the Northeast District Dental Association, the Jacksonville Dental Society, and the Clay County Dental Society.
In 1999, Dr. Klement was a recipient of YWCA Jacksonville Celebration of Leadership with a Tribute to Women award.
Dr. Klement received her dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 1981.
She is licensed to practice dentistry in Florida and Georgia.
Tammy is our Treatment Coordinator. You most likely will see her smiling face when you first enter our office. She is here to answer any questions about the treatment that has been recommended for you, and to help you set up your appointments for this treatment.
A member of our team for almost five years, most of our patients are familiar with Tammy and her friendly, outgoing manner. She is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, and has assisted Dr Klement in direct care for our patients much of the time she has been with us.
Tammy recently completed her Bachelors Degree in Supervision and Management from FSCJ. This prepared her for an administrative position. With the combined knowledge of clinical dentistry and the application of her studies, she is an exceptional asset to our practice.
She loves to spend time with her family, Walking, spending time at the beach, and motorcycles are among her special interests.
Our Practice Manager has been a highly valued member of our team for over 21 years. Our patients know they can count upon Linda to provide them with knowledgeable, reliable information. With an extensive background in the medical insurance arena, she stays abreast of the current information related to our patients' dental plans.
The concern and respect that Linda has for our patients is obvious to all. Linda personifies the
combination of professionalism and caring that mirror Dr. Klement's practice philosophy. Reliability,
loyalty, and integrity are qualities that we all admire in Linda.
In addition, Linda is a most wonderful cook. We look forward to the baked goodies that she brings to us
for special occasions. She enjoys spending time with her family, and especially getting to visit with her
granddaughter whenever possible.
Stephanie arrived at Dr. Klement's office in October 2013 with 21+ years of dentalexperience with 17 years as a Hygienist. She is a graduate of Florida State College's Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs, graduating from both with High Honors.
Initially attracted to the dental field at an early age, she recognized that she could change peoples lives by helping them create beautiful and healthy smiles. Her love of dental hygiene fuels her desire to provide her patients with the best overall care. As a passionate patient advocate, she takes every opportunity to educate and help them understand why complete oral care is beneficial to their overall health. Working in this office has allowed her the opportunity to fulfill her passion and work with a team that is committed to advancing their skills and knowledge with dentistry and technology.
In her off time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband of 27 years, her 12 year old daughter and her Maltese, Bella, as well as extended family and friends. Some of her favorite activities include shopping with her daughter, snow skiing and going to the beach. She has traveled extensively due to her husbands Naval career, some of her favorite destinations include Hawaii; Lake Tahoe, California; Asheville, North Carolina; St. Augustine, Florida and Northern Michigan.