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Dr. Jeffrey R. Slotten, D.D.S is committed to serving patients with the highest regard. We believe 'prevention' is the key word in dental care. We correct existing dental problems while providing education to assist you in maintaining excellent dental health.

We offer a comprehensive treatment plan with patient involvement and comfort being of utmost importance. We provide the information so that you can make an educated decision.

Our goal is attaining your total satisfaction through excellence in complete dental care.

About the Doctor

Dr. Jeffrey R. Slotten is your local general dentist offering comprehensive dental care for both adults and children. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago. After an associateship with another practitioner in Jacksonville, FL, Dr. Slotten purchased the practice of retiring dentist Dr. Bruce Tanner in Palatka, FL, in January 1988.

He moved his office from the Crill Avenue office to Zeagler Professional Complex in 1992. With careful planning, he has developed a state-of-the-art dental facility focusing particular attention on upholding the highest standards of infection control set by the government.

Dr. Slotten continues to attend courses in all aspects of dentistry to stay current with the ever-changing industry. 

Dr. Slotten enjoys all aspects of dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Slotten also is a lepidopterist, which centers on the study of butterflies and moths.

About our staff


Phyllis Patterson, Registered Dental Hygienist

Phyllis has been employed with our office since 2015. Phyllis and her family moved to Palatka from Georgia. She is married to Mike and they have 2 married daughters, a grandson and 2 granddaughters. Phyllis has over 35 years of experience as a hygienist.

Her father Dr. Jim Fason practiced dentistry in Georgia for over 45 years. Phyllis has grown up in the dental field and has been assisting since she was old enough to hold a tray.


Erica Zaragoza, Receptionist/Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Erica has been employed with our office since 2014, she started with our office as an intern with First Coast Technical College in 2013, since being employed with our office she has received her certifications from University of Florida for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She is happily married with 2 beautiful daughters, in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.


Alondra Villalobos, Receptionist/Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Alonda has been employed with our office since 2021.

Casie Albright, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Casie has been employed with our office since 2021.

Chip, Office Pet

Dr. Slotten's best friend, Chip, is our friendly office Maltese! He comes by every day and loves sharing time with patients. He has been visiting regularly for the last 8 years.

Call 386-328-1500 today to schedule your dental appointment.

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