Meet The Team
Jean Cooper, RDH – Dental Hygienist
As a dental hygienist, it is no surprise that Jean is passionate about oral health and educating our patients on how to stay healthy so they can truly enjoy life!
Originally from Fernandina Beach, Florida, Jean earned her hygiene degree from Florida State College at Jacksonville in 2006. She also earned certification to administer local anesthesia in 2014 at the University of Florida.
Jean has been with us for fourteen years and has a great relationship with both patients and the members of our team.
Spending time with family is important. Her two daughters, Darien and Baylee, keep Jean and her husband, Tim, busy. In the summertime, they enjoy camping and outings in their boat.
Danielle Thompson, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Danielle began working at Yulee Family Dentistry in 2019. She attended Florida State College at Jacksonville where she earned her degree in dental hygiene and license to administer local anesthesia in 2016.
Danielle enjoys educating patients on all areas of their oral health and promoting full body wellness through proper oral care. She loves getting to know our patients and strives to ensure they always feel 100% informed and comfortable during their visit. To her, there’s nothing more gratifying than helping patients overcome their dental fears and keeping them smiling and healthy for a lifetime.
Outside the office, Danielle likes to spend quality time with her friends and family. She also enjoys gardening and cooking. Danielle and her husband are active members of Exchange Church here in Yulee and have a passion for serving in the community.
Faye Lucas – Dental Assistant
Faye joined Yulee Family Dentistry 18 years ago and she has been helping patients achieve better oral health ever since. Faye graduated from Concorde Career Institute, where she earned her certificate in dental assisting. As a Yulee, Florida, native, Faye finds herself valuing long-term relationships in our community, both with our patients and our team.
Faye enjoys spending time with her husband of 39 years, her four grandchildren, and her dog, Coco. She is very involved with her church.
Stacey Gills – Dental Assistant
Stacey, originally from Fernandina Beach, Florida, came to us over 17 years ago as a graduate of Florida State College School of Dental Assisting. She loves working with patients and our team. Her true passion is helping people have comfortable, beautiful smiles.
When Stacey is away from the dental office, you can usually find her spending time with her family and her two granddaughters, Naomi and Sophia. She also loves animals and has two dogs of her own that are very spoiled.
Audrey Clements – Office Coordinator
Originally from Ocala, Florida, Audrey started her career in dentistry as a dental assistant. She moved to this area due to her husband’s military transfer. She has worked at Yulee Family Dentistry since 1999 is our office manager. She is involved with the American Association of Dental Office Managers and has received her FAADOM and MAADOM thru them. She is currently working towards her DAADOM. She is the Co-President of the NE FL AADOM Chapter.
Family time is her favorite. She enjoys spending time with husband, son and friends. She enjoys boating and camping and just being together.
Kalin is the friendly face you will see when you enter the office. Kalin grew up in Virginia and has lived in Florida since 2008. She has been in the dental field for five years and has worked with the practice since January 2021. She enjoys interacting with people and helping them take care of their smiles.
When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ross, and their two children, Vanessa and Hudson. Her hobbies include crafting, boat riding, and reading.
Vanessa is the scheduling and treatment coordinator at Yulee Family Dentistry. She has five years of experience in the dental field and has been with the practice since 2019. She loves helping patients and enjoys seeing their progress through each of their visits.
Vanessa was born and raised in Southern California. She moved to Florida in 2017 with her husband and six-year-old German shepherd. She is a public relations major at the University of Florida and is graduating in Spring 2022. Her hobbies include running, watching movies and traveling with her husband and dog.
Faith Douglas, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Faith has been in the dental field for 18 years. After high school she did not know what she wanted to do so she joined the Army. She worked as a dental assistant and loved dentistry. After several years as a dental assistant, she went back to school for Dental Hygiene. Her favorite part of her job is saving the world one smile at a time!
When she is not in the office, she enjoys time with her family riding motocross, Jujitsu and playing poker.
Christine Walkup – Dental Assistant
Originally from Fayetteville, NC, Christine has lived in Yulee since 2008. Christine graduated as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant from Concorde Career Institute in 2019 and has been in dentistry for three years.
As a newer member of the team, Christine has been with Yulee Family Dentistry for a little under a year. Christine is passionate about dentistry because she loves to help patients gain a more confident, beautiful smile.
When Christine away from the office, you can find her spending time with her fiancé and son. She also enjoys baking cakes and traveling in her free time.
Tayler O’Quinn – Dental Assistant
Tayler is a dental assistant at our dental practice and has been with us for two years. She loves meeting new people and making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. Tayler is passionate about educating people on how important oral health care is.
Tayler has lived in Nassau County her whole life and loves spending time with family and friends. Traveling is something she enjoys, as well as spending time at the beach.