Patient Information | Kernan Family Dental - Dentist Jacksonville, FL 32246 | (904) 775-4255

Patient Information

The staff at Kernan Family Dental is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment along with links to patient forms and paperwork.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Kernan Family Dental at 904-775-4255 or stop by our office.
12620 Beach Boulevard #18
Jacksonville, FL 32246

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New Patients

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments. Call 904-775-4255 to speak with a staff member.

Payment Methods – Check or Cash Accepted

Cosmetic Forms

By filling out the new patient registration form online, you can speed up the treatment process. Kernan Family Dental registration forms allow us to ensure we customize the treatment to your needs. Whether we speak with you over the phone or in-person during an appointment, we will ensure you receive the care you need. Click on the link to fill out the form and request an appointment today.


Kernan Family Dental now offers COVID forms to help patients understand the treatment process during the COVID-19 pandemic. This can include going over our PPE, the policies in place, and scheduling a phone consultation to develop a treatment plan. Please access the links below to fill out the consent forms before your appointment.

Dental History Form

Medical History Form

New Patient Registration Forms

Please complete the forms below before your first visit, to help us get to know you better.

Patient Consent Forms

If there is pertinent information you need to share with us, please access the forms below before an appointment. These forms cover your oral health, current condition, medical history, and the reason why you are requesting an appointment.

Returning Patient Forms

Teledentistry Forms

With teledentistry, you can receive an examination from the comfort of your home. During this consultation, we will review your symptoms and concerns before recommending the most effective course of action. We can schedule an appointment when needed, and help you take care of your oral health. Follow the links below to fill out the teledentistry forms prior to your appointment.

Welcome to
Kernan Family Dental

Making An Appointment

Making an Appointment

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Kernan Family Dental. Simply call 904-775-4255 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

Your Visit to Kernan Family Dental

What to Expect

Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly staff. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.

Initial Examination

Initial Examination

Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The experienced staff at Kernan Family Dental will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Prater will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

Pain Concerns

Pain Concerns

We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Prater will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance

We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' request. Please call our office at 904-775-4255 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

Financial Policy

Financial Policy

Kernan Family Dental provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Jacksonville area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Kernan Family Dental is the solution to all of your oral health needs.

See how virtual consultations can fit into your schedule!