Dr. Bruce A. Kanehl attended The University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He majored in Mechanical Engineering and played on the basketball and golf teams. He then attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 1974. Following dental school, Dr. Kanehl joined the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Jacksonville, Florida. He married Marla who was a practicing hygienist in Jacksonville and they started his private practice in 1976. They have three beautiful daughters, Brianne, Keri and Jamie.
Today, after over 40 years in private practice, Dr. Kanehl is one of North Florida 's premier cosmetic and restorative dentists.His special emphasis is in the treatment of dysfunction of the Temporomandibular Joints (TMJ) and Sleep Apnea. Dr. Bruce A. Kanehl artfully blends dentistry and beauty. 'I guide my patients toward not just a youthful smile, but a natural healthy one with perfect balance of occlusion.'
Dr. Bruce A. Kanehl is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Northeast District Dental Association of Florida, The Society of Occlusal Studies and The American Equilibration Society. When he is not at his practice, Dr. Kanehl enjoys spending time with his family and dogs and cats, traveling, boating and playing golf.
The primary mission of our team is to insure you receive honest, quality service in a timely manner. We provide health centered dentistry in a relaxed atmosphere. We want to empower you to make informed decisions regarding the health and beauty of your smile, thus allowing you to enjoy a lifetime with minimal dentistry.
Keri is the Office Coordinator at Kanehl Dental Group, P.A., where she ensures the daily operations run smoothly. Since she joined the practice in 2009, she welcomes patients with a friendly smile and helps to calm any nervousness they may be feeling about coming to the dentist. She is more than willing to help answer any questions about finances and treatment plans. She will do her very best to also find a day and time that fits in your schedule to make it easier on you to come see Dr. Kanehl. Formerly, she taught Kindergarten at Yulee Primary School and prior to teaching she was the Assistant Director of the extended day program at The Bolles School Ponte Vedra Campus. She attended The University of Alabama where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Human Development and Family Studies.
Keri is born and raised in Jacksonville and always knew this is where she would raise her family. When she isnt working, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, spinning, yoga and finding new places around the River City to explore and eat great food.