Kathie Allen, DDS
Dr. Kathie Allen is a native of Michigan who relocated to Sunny Florida in May 1993. She has been involved in the dental field since 1976. Her introduction to dentistry was working as a Dental Assistant in High School and her love of dentistry lead to a career in Dental Hygiene for 12 years. In 1990, Dr. Allen received her doctorate from the University of Detroit. She has been practicing for 29 wonderful years. She is an excellent listener; her caring way immediately puts her patients at ease. Dr. Allen and her dynamic team enjoy working with our clients to deliver high quality comprehensive & cosmetic dental care in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. In her free time, she enjoys the Florida lifestyle which includes boating, fishing, fitness training and attending local events and the theatre.
Dr. Allen’s credentials include a solid educational background in dentistry. She received an Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 1981 from Ferris State University in Michigan and worked as a dental hygienist prior to earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1990 from the University of Detroit Mercy. She completed her general practice residency at the University Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, in association with the University of Florida. Dr. Allen stays current on the latest advancements and techniques in dentistry by attending numerous continuing education courses and being involved with local study groups.
Dr. Allen has been on the faculty at LECOM, School of Dental Medicine since October 2012. Dr. Allen began as an Adjunct Faculty Member. Teaching has been a wonderful experience and she is passionate about bringing her years of experience and knowledge to the students. Dr. Allen began teaching in the Simulation Lab and then transition to the clinic floor with the inaugural class. She has been a General Practice Clinical Preceptor since May 2012.