Anja Kitchings— Patient Coordinator-Dental Assistant
Anja has been with [Lake City Family Dental Center] since August of 1986. She graduated from dental assistant school in 1984. Anja makes sure that there are no surprises when a patient comes in for an appointment. She helps every patient know what the appointment is for and what the financial obligation will be. She has been married to her husband since 1988 and they have a daughter. Anja’s hobbies are reading, relaxing at the river and tending to her small farm. She is an avid Georgia Bulldog fan.
Debbie has been in the dental field for over 40 years and has been with Dr. [Abraben] since July of 1987. She has worked for many different dental offices in her career, but [Lake City Family Dental Center] and Dr. [Abraben] are the most caring practice and dentist she has ever worked for. To her, the people she works with are like family, which makes the patients feel comfortable and cared for. Aside from enjoying the smiling faces at [Lake City Family Dental Center], Debbie has been married for 38 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and six beautiful grandchildren.
My passion is making people smile. I love what I do. The abundance of knowledge I have been blessed with is put to good use every day to help create beautiful and healthy smiles. I have worked for multiple offices during my 40-year career and now I have been blessed to work with a wonderful staff here at [Lake City Family Dental Center].
I am a true Floridian, born and raised here. I love to spend my free time fishing, traveling and doing crafts.
Jodi Cason—Dental Hygienist
Jodi was born and raised in Lake City, Florida. She graduated with honors from Santa Fe Community College in 1994 with an Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene. She started with [Lake City Family Dental Center] in 1996 and enjoys getting to know her patients.
Jodi is married and enjoys spending time with her family and beloved Labradors. In her spare time, she is an avid hunter and loves fishing.
Lana has been with [Lake City Family Dental Center] since June of 1989. She has never grown tired of making her patients feel welcome and comfortable while helping them find solutions to their dental problems. She credits the longevity of the staff for creating the inviting and comfortable atmosphere that everyone feels when they visit Dr. [Dr Abraben]. Working for the same dentist and seeing the same patients for so long has allowed her to build personal relationships with everyone and she is able to cater to each individual’s needs. Lana and her husband have been married for 25 years and have two children. She enjoys spending time with her family and hanging out at the beach.
Ashley was born and raised in Lake City. She graduated from the Santa Fe College dental hygiene program in 2017. Prior to hygiene school, Ashley was a dental assistant for five years. Ashley and her husband recently welcomed their first child, a son. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, catching up on her favorite TV shows and most of all, spending time with her husband and son.
Brittany was born and raised in Union County, Florida. She graduated from Santa Fe College with an Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene in 2015. However, she started working in the dental field as an assistant in 2013. She came to [Lake City Family Dental Center] as a full-time hygienist in May, 2016. She loves hunting, fishing and spending time with her family. She also loves sports, especially football. She is a die-hard Gator fan, and even has a cat named Gator.