About Your Dentist

Jacklyn Mitchell, DMD

Making someone smile can change the world. Maybe not the whole world, but their world. Unknown

My Mission

My mission is to provide our community with premier dentistry by practicing gentle and compassionate dental care. I strive to take the fear out of dentistry by establishing positive relationships with my patients, so they may have a welcoming and enjoyable experience.


Valley City State University, Bachelor of Science in Biology and Health Sciences Valley City, ND

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Master of Public Health Mesa, AZ

Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health - Mesa, AZ

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Mitchell is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. She is committed to continuing education in order to remain knowledgeable with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Mitchell enjoys spending time with her husband and their families in North Dakota and Alabama, respectively. They also love traveling and spending time outdoors; running, camping, and kayaking. As avid sports fans, Dr. Mitchell and her husband look forward to joining Gator Nation, while Dr. Mitchells husband attends the University of Florida for Periodontics.

Stefhany Duque, DMD

"Serving the community one smile at a time!"

My Mission

"Throughout my training, I have always stressed putting my patients first, paying special attention to their concerns and dental needs. My priority is to make every dental visit as comfortable and informative as possible."


Florida Gulf Coast University, Bachelor of Science – Fort Myers, FL

University of Florida, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Gainesville, FL

Professional Memberships

Dr. Duque is currently an active member of the American Student Dental Association, Hispanic Student Dental Association, American Association for Women Dentists, and Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

When she isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. Duque enjoys working out, reading, traveling, playing the piano, and watching football (Go Gators!).

Sara Shah, DMD, MMSc

Growing up in Dunnellon, FL, Dr. Shah knew she wanted to give back to the community that raised her. "I knew that my purpose in life was to help people." Now a board-certified periodontist and implant surgeon, she believes oral health is vital to overall well-being.

Dr. Shah attended dental school at the University of Pennsylvania through the accelerated seven-year dental education program and completed her specialty surgical training at Harvard University. During her time in Boston, Dr. Shah conducted clinical research in periodontology and dental implants at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, she has received training in medical science and analytics through Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School.

Dr. Shah is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She and her husband Jay love to travel, hike, and spend time with friends and family.

Hassan Adabi, DDS

"Dentistry is an all-encompassing career. A dentist is a radiologist, a chemist, an artist, a scientist, and most importantly, a friend."

My Mission

"To always treat the person in the chair. Everyone is different, and accordingly, everyone's dental needs are different. My goal is to attend to each and every one of these individual needs on behalf of my patients in order to provide them with the best dental care possible."


University of Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – Charlottesville, VA

University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Baltimore, MD

Professional Memberships

Dr. Adabi is currently an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, American Dental Education Association.

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Adabi enjoys playing basketball and the guitar. Time permitting, he loves traveling and exploring the world with his wife, who is currently a pediatric dental resident at UF. If Dr. Adabi is not participating in his favorite activities, he'll be cheering on the Washington Redskins every Sunday!