Meet Our Team

The staff at Mandarin Dental Professionals is a team of dental professionals who share a common vision of compassion, knowledge, and dedication to the comfort of our patients. We have been serving the Jacksonville, FL area since 1991. Request an appointment today by calling (904) 685-8851.

Our Dentists

Dr. Sam N. Hanania, DMD, FAGD

Dr. Sam N. Hanania, DMD, FAGD

Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Hanania attended the University of Florida for both his Doctor of Dental Medicine and undergraduate degrees. He has practiced cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in Jacksonville since 1991.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Hanania is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and is a former president on the Northeast District Dental Association. Dr. Hanania received a Fellowship to the Academy of General Dentistry in 2002 and is the past President of the Florida Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a past Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida College of Dentistry where he instructed resident doctors in reconstructive dentistry. In 2002 and 2003 he was awarded “Best Clinical Faculty”.

Dr. Hanania enjoys being active in the community. He is a Member of San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church, a Charter Member of Rotary of Bartram Trail, a Volunteer for Creeks Athletic Association, a leader with the Boy Scouts of North East Florida and a Member of Mandarin Museum and Historical Society. Dr. Hanania is married with four children and lives in the Fruit Cove / Julington Creek and Switzerland area. He volunteers at Healing Hands and Sulzbacher center.

Our Friendly Administrative Team

Jennifer - Office Manager

Jennifer, EDA, Office Manager

Jennifer first joined the practice in 2000 as a dental assistant and is now the office manager. She is an expert in patient coordination and handles the day to day operation of our practice. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Licensed Dental Hygienists

Pam - Registered Dental Hygienist

Pam, Registered Dental Hygienist

Pam joined our practice in 1994 and has been practicing dental hygiene for over 20 years. Her primary focus is preventive care, periodontal therapy, homecare instructions and patient relations. Pam enjoys spending her leisure time with her friends and family.

Why Choose Mandarin Dental?

The Finest Dental Team in Jacksonville, FL

At Mandarin Dental, our team of professionals works hard to provide exceptional dental care for every patient. Located in Jacksonville, FL, we also serve patients from Julington Creek, Fruit Cove, Switzerland, and nearby areas. Our comprehensive dental services include cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, tooth repair and restoration, dentures and partials, preventative cleanings and exams, and more.