American Dental Wellness

American Dental Wellness is a team of Dentists and Dental Specialists dedicated to clinical excellence and patient care beginning with your first visit to our office and throughout your treatment with us, as you may read on our patient reviews page. Your satisfaction and comfort is always of paramount importance to our highly-trained clinical assistants and administrative staff.

Our in-house dental lab makes delivering complex implant cases easier and quicker for our patients. For your convenience, we offer office hours 6 days a week. Please feel free to contact us at 904-272-9440 at any time. We look forward to having the privilege of taking care of all of your dental needs!

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Leydi Barros-Rockafellow


New York University College of Dentistry

Dr. Barros graduated from New York University-College of Dentistry top of her class academically, and clinically. She was a Teaching Assistant for two years and taught the new classes how to perform restorative, fixed and removable prosthetic procedures. She received the school’s Dr. Bernard E. Rudner Memorial award for demonstrating superior performance in providing oral comprehensive care and administering a dental practice. She also received the Dean’s Scholarship for demonstrating academic excellence throughout Dental School.

She provides preventative, cosmetic, restorative and surgical procedures including, but not limited to: fillings, crowns, implant crowns, Overdentures (dentures supported by implants), veneers, bridges, dentures, extractions, bone grafts, root canal therapy, oral cancer screening, teeth whitening and is a Certified Invisalign Provider (Clear orthodontic appliance).

She is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and Hispanic Dental Association. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Dr. Nathaniel Williams, originally from Las Vegas, attended UNLV obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry in 2008 and graduated Cum Laude with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2011. He was commissioned into Active-Duty service with the US NAVY upon graduation. He attended a General Practice Residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, working as a general dentist for several years, and completing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in our Nation’s Capital. Serving in the heart of our Nation and helping to heal our Heroes was a great privilege and experience. He achieved and maintains current board certification with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. While stationed in Jacksonville, FL, Dr. Williams and his family fell in love with North Florida and have made this their home. Completing 10 years of service with the Navy, including humanitarian deployments to much of South America, Dr. Williams has now transitioned to civilian practice and brings a wealth of clinical excellence and experience for his patients.

Dr. Williams practices the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, specializing in:

IV Sedation, extractions, removal and management of wisdom teeth, dental implants, zygomatic dental implants, craniofacial implants, bone grafting, sinus lifts, nerve lateralization, facial reconstruction, pre-prosthetic surgery, orthognathic surgery, TMJ management and joint replacement, sleep apnea appliances and surgery, biopsies, cosmetic surgery and Botox.

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Medical College of Virginia & Jacksonville University

Bob W. Deason, has more than 40 years of experience. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Jacksonville University in 1970 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Medical College of Virginia in 1974. After graduation, he served as an officer in the Navy Dental Corps, completing a rotating residency in general dentistry.

In 1976, he established his private practice here in Jacksonville and works in all areas of general dentistry. He has completed programs in advanced dental training at the prestigious Pankey Institute and the Dawson Center. He is a mentor for the Pankey Institute and teaches TMJ/Occlusion to graduate dental students at a local Dental School. Dr. Deason has been selected to work with the American Dental Association in the “SUCCESS” program teaching dental students management and clinical topics.

He has also done a rotation in endodontics at Bethesda Naval Hospital, in Bethesda MD, as well as a rotation in endodontics at the Naval Training Center in Orlando, FL. He was also awarded the ADA’s CERP certification (Continuing Education Recognition Program) for teaching continuing education programs to dentists across the nation. Dr. Deason is married, with two children, and enjoys golfing, and biking.

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Dr. Lee attended New York College of Dentistry where he was recognized for outstanding academic performance by the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society. He is skilled in implant dentistry and has spent a substantial amount of time performing general dentistry to underserved and homeless populations in the Bronx.

Meet our amazing team

We cherish team bonding at American Dental Wellness! Below is a photograph from our Great Escape Room experience.

American Dental Wellness Giving Back

American Dental Wellness supports several local charities in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Click here to learn more about our community support.