Welcome to

904 Dental Care
in Jacksonville

Meet our Smile Team

Meet the 904 Dental Care team that will be serving you during your visit to the clinic.


Dr. Dhaval Shah - Dentist

Dr. Dhaval Shah’s passion for dentistry comes through the moment you meet him. With over ten years of experience, he treats his patients as the whole person and enjoys creating lifelong relationships. He feels fortunate to practice in an environment that allows him to improve his patients’ health and confidence.

Dr. Shah earned his DMD degree from the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He graduated among the top of his class and was honored with the Advanced Standing Dentist Award. Previously, he received his BDS degree from the prestigious institution “Govt. Dental College and Hospital”, in Ahmedabad, India, where he was awarded with a 5-years scholarship.

Dr. Shah’s advanced training has given him additional skills and expertise to restore your smile, including surgical extractions, bone grafting, dental implants, snap-o dentures, and cosmetic dentistry. In addition to offering high-quality care, Dr. Shah’s gentle nature helps put patients at ease during their appointment.

Away from the office, you can find Dr. Shah reading at the beach or exploring new places with family and friends.


Dr. Marlys Cabrera - Orthodontist

Dr. Marlys Cabrera is originally from Cuba, where she graduated and practiced as a Dentist since 2004. After relocating to the United States, she volunteered at Tomagwa Healthcare Ministries. She completed an Advanced Standing Dental Program at the prestigious Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, graduating with Honors and earning an International Dentist Award. And it was then that she met her now-husband, Dr. Dhaval Shah, her dental school classmate at that time. She moved to Florida to join the Orthodontics Program at Jacksonville University. Once in Jacksonville, Dr. Cabrera fell so much in love with the city and the people's good vibes that she decided to call it her forever home.

Dr. Cabrera feels honored to serve her patients. She loves improving people's smiles and creating long-lasting relationships in a warm and welcoming environment. Being very passionate about new, cutting-edge technology, she invests many hours of continuing education every year. In her free time, you can find her enjoying nature with her family.


Ahmani - Office Manager

Ahmani has been in the dental field for 5 years. She chose this path during her science major, when she realized she was able to focus her passion for research and health applications in the vast and expanding dental environment. In her leisure time, she enjoys cooking and reading while spending time with her family.


Beth - Dental Hygienist

Beth has an extensive relationship with dentistry as she has been a dental hygienist for 25 years. Beth’s soft touch serves as a liaison in connecting our patient’s dental needs with their dental goals. Beth decided to join the dental field to build a more personable relationship with patients while still serving the healthcare community. Along with treating patients Beth enjoys spending time with her family while playing board games.


Vashawn - Treatment Coordinator

Vashawn has 10 plus years of customer service. Vashawn chose to further her skills of hospitality in the dental field as she enjoys helping patients achieve their dream smile a reality. When she isn’t cheering for the Michigan State Spartans, Vashawn is spending time with her family and enjoying her passion for arts and crafts.


Isabell - Patient Coordinator

Isabell has been in customer service for 6 years. She is a new addition to the team. Isabell’s primary focus is making sure our patients are comfortable and their experience is nothing less than superb as they enter the office, or over the phone. Isabell enjoys being in the dental field because she enjoys seeing patients transform their smiles. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones or walking the beach with her two dogs Octavia and Tui.


Nicky - Dental Assistant

Nicky is a Florida native. Nicky chose to become a dental assistant 2 years ago to expand her ability to make others smile. Nicky has a contagious laugh that she loves to share with the patients at 904 Dental Care. She enjoys helping others eliminate any dental anxiety and embracing their new smile. When she is isn’t spreading love and laughter you can find Nicky spending time with her family or enjoying her most prized hobby of fishing.


Tameka - Dental Assistant

Tameka has been a dental assistant for almost 20 years. She chose dentistry as her career because she finds it very rewarding to see patients at the end of their treatment with a new smile and a boost in their confidence. In her spare time Tameka loves cooking, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.


Gilberto - Patient Coordinator

Originally from Cuba and accountant by profession, Gilberto has been working for more than thirty years in the customer service field. He is focused on achieving maximum patient satisfaction, so they feel in a comfortable environment while receiving excellent care. He enjoys helping people and is of great value to our Spanish-speaking patients. Gilberto loves to be the handyman in the family, and you can find him at his workshop in his free time.