Our practice has only one doctor, and only one location. Dr. Jones lives 5 minutes away from the practice, and our patients have his cell phone number. So, if a patient encounters a problem with their braces in the evening or on the weekend, their doctor is just a phone call away.

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Want to hear a crazy story? Ask Dr. Jones about getting his appendix removed in Kenya, Africa and having his stitches removed with a leatherman tool. Or, ask him what it was like growing up in France until age 13. Not satisfied? Ask him how he won Fear Factor at Universal Studios. Please do NOT ask him about his lead role in "Aladdin" in the 8th grade. If you're really lucky one day, you might behold a scene that many talk about but few have ever witnessed, a sight that could scare you or make you erupt in uncontrollable laughter: Dr. Jones rapping in French!

Likes: Caramel cake, The Princess Bride, being authentic, sports (ultimate frisbee, basketball), travel, corn on the cob, summer camp, Christmas time, being outside, the color blue, Nutella, grammar/spelling.

Dislikes: Traffic, V8 juice, boring speeches, tags on clothes, cucumbers, ironing, long books that could be shorter.

Other Stuff: Dr. Jones received his dental degree (D.M.D.) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and his orthodontic specialty degree (M.S.) from the University of Florida.

Orthodontics suits Dr. Jones' personality. Throughout his education, the subjects he most enjoyed were mathematics, physics, and engineering. When he took a non-mathematical course (like English), he tended to focus on whatever part of the course looked most like logic or math (like Grammar). Because he also enjoys interacting with kids and teenagers, orthodontics was a natural fit.

As a doctor, he prioritizes communication. Because communication takes time, time is what he gives. Our patients and parents tell us they appreciate how Dr. Jones makes things easy to understand.

Regarding treatment, Dr. Jones focuses on getting the "bite" right. He takes into consideration the subtle elements of a smile, such as breadth (how wide the smile is), lip support, facial profile, front teeth angulation, and the gum line. Although armed with and trained in the latest technologies and research, Dr. Jones maintains a distinctly conservative approach. He tries to treat as little and for as short a time as possible, and his patients benefit from his careful and thorough nature.







Likes: Camping, the beach, thunderstorms at bedtime, getting packages, flumes at the water park, Alfred Hitchcock, surprise birthdays, watching AFV, classic rock (especially Led Zeppelin!), bumper cars, baby goat sounds, a really good belly laugh, Thanksgiving, ice cream, state parks, Guitar Hero, History Channel, concerts, Renninger's, smell of Gain laundry detergent, when my pug snorts.

Dislikes: Wool sweaters, long car rides, raisins in my chicken salad, getting tickled, opening presents before Christmas, three way stops, salmon patties, gnats, pomegranate juice, commercials.

Jennifer is a certified orthodontic assistant, and has worked in the orthodontic field for 18 years.





Likes: Going to the beach, sea turtles, boating, scalloping, kayaking, music, coffee, anything made with coconut, NCIS, sour stuff, shopping, gardening.

Dislikes: Water chestnuts, inconsiderate people :), bad drivers, freezing weather, public speaking, laziness.

Laura has lived in Citrus County since she was two years old, and she graduated from Crystal River High School. When she is not working, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Laura is a certified orthodontic assistant, and has worked in the orthodontic field for 26 years.






Likes: Watching my son play, laughing, dressing up, air conditioning, my hilarious husband "D", singing and music, dental assisting, changing my hair, babies (animal and human!), cold drinks, Christmas, vanilla-scented anything, back massages, making jewelry, sushi, purses and shoes, photographs, family and friends, my mother-in-law's eggplant parmesan, texting, drag races, the smell of Fabuloso floor cleaner, Sonicare toothbrushes, and almond milk.

Dislikes: Hot and humid weather, long lines, slow internet connections/computers, the smell of eggwhites cooking, having to get gas, labor pain, regular milk, being pinched, bad singers who don't know they are bad, being wrong :), headaches, dirty teeth, spiders and bugs, tornado watches/ warnings, stop lights/stop signs, Nascar, and most reality TV.

Ashley is a certified orthodontic assistant, and has worked in the dental field for 7 years.





Likes: Running, cycling, Saturday morning group rides, spider cake, smiles, laughter, New York City, music, funny jokes, marathons, people who inspire me, kettle corn, Napoleon Dynamite, salsa dancing, optimism.

Dislikes: Negativity, fish, camping, computer viruses, super spicy foods, marathons, Debbie Downers.

Born and raised in Ocala, Jessica is married to her best buddy Nelson and has two awesome boys, Noah and Aiden. She loves spending time with her family because they rock. She also loves working in Dr. Jones’ office because everyone is so much fun!

Jessica is a certified orthodontic assistant as well as our office manager!





Likes: Babies, volunteering, Jennifer's cookies, being right, meeting quotas, statistics, analyzing, chicken curry, Big Brother, spending time with family, laughing, chocolate, moosetracks ice cream, reading, traveling, eating, crossword puzzles, purple, and when it rains.

Dislikes: Roundabouts, having to have a cell phone, cottage cheese, birds, driving, diet drinks, relish, mean people :), running late, furry caterpillars, making decisions, and sci-fi.

Tommie is our financial coordinator. She is married to an awesome husband (Prem). Together they have five girls (Wasanti, Leela, Devi, Mohini, and Kalima) and 1 boy (Mohan). Yes, that makes six!!






Likes: Fishing, kayaking, jogging, laughing, music, my better half and best friend Kris, Publix subs (YUM!), working with my best friend Ashley :), Peachwave, motorcycles, retail therapy :), watching my children (Marie and Korbyn) grow, Christmas, Duck Dynasty, Call of the Wildman, my job!

Dislikes: Dirty teeth, thunderstorms, dieting, bad breath, insects, traffic, negativity, waiting in line at stores.

Guili (pronounced "Julie"- it's Italian) will welcome you to our practice and get your appointments scheduled. In addition, she's now a certified orthodontic assistant!