All of our welcoming, experienced dental team has all been with our dental office for a minimum of 10 years. We work flawlessly together, as we have been doing it for so long. We are committed to ensuring your comfort and satisfaction during your appointment with Dr. James E. Gaff. We welcome you to contact our dental office in Jacksonville, Florida, today to learn more and to schedule your next appointment with our dentist.

Stephanie- Dental Assistant

Stephanie is a native of Central NC. She graduated with her associate degree in Dental Assisting from Alamance Community College in 2006. Stephanie’s career spans over 10 years as a dental assistant and as a military spouse, she has worked in multiple dental fields within the eastern United States. She has recently returned to the Jacksonville area and she is very excited to help our patients with all their dental needs. Stephanie has two children and in her spare time, she loves spending time with her family at the beach. She also enjoys her yoga time.


Mechelle – Hygienist

Although born in Jacksonville, Mechelle’s family moved to Mississippi shortly after. She moved back to Jacksonville during Junior High and graduated from Terry Parker High School in 1991. She began dental assisting while still in high school. She started with our office in 1995 as a dental assistant, then went back to school for Dental Hygiene and graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville in 2003. Patients say she is thorough, yet gentle and they really love how “at home” she makes them feel. Mechelle is happily married, has one daughter, and is a faithful member of North Jacksonville Baptist Church.


Gail – Office Coordinator

Gail moved to Jacksonville in 1989 from New London, CT, but is originally from New Hampshire. Her dental office experience started in 1986 in Connecticut. She has been in our office since 1990. Gail is our office coordinator and she welcomes and enjoys getting to know every patient. Gail helps with scheduling, insurance, and financial arrangements. She enjoys traveling, watching sports and spending time with family.


Danette- Marketing and Treatment Coordinator

Danette has been in Dentistry for over 11 years. Her career started as a Dental Assistant for a small practice in Bucks County, PA. A few years later she was given the opportunity to move to a large practice and was the Head Dental Assistant; her love of dentistry grew and she learned many phases of the practice. Danette moved home to Jacksonville in 2012 to be near her family. She is a graduate of Sandalwood HS and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with a degree in Advertising Design. She recently married her HS sweetheart. All three of her children were born in Jacksonville. She enjoys doing home improvements, watching sports, traveling, stained glass and her animals.