Meet The Doctors

Dr. David F. Randolph

David F Randolph, DMD, MAGD


Dr. Randolph has proudly served this community and upheld a tradition of excellence in Lake City over the past 30 years.

Dr. Randolph received his dental degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1983. He opened this practice in the spring of 1984, and has been providing exceptional dental care ever since. Throughout his career he has completed thousands of hours of continuing education, ensuring he provides his patients with the best care possible.

Dr. Randolph is ardent about the services he provides, and his continuing education credentials are a testament to his values and dedication to both his patients and his field.

Dr. Randolph was awarded his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2000. It is the Academy's highest honor and is held by only 3% of general dentists. The following year, he completed his dental implants training at the University of Georgia, and in 2002 he was recognized as an Associate Fellow in the Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Randolph is an active member in the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the Florida Dental Association.

Dr. Amelia Randolph

Amelia A. Randolph, DMD, MS


Dr. Amelia Randolph is proud to uphold the tradition of dental excellence set by her father and grandfather in this community.

Dr. Amelia grew up with dentistry, helping in her father's practice and volunteering at the VA, where her grandfather was the head of dental services. Dr. Amelia received her bachelor's degree from Southern Methodist University in 2006. Before entering dental school she earned her master's in biomedical sciences from Barry University in Miami. She completed her dental training at Nova Southeastern University in the summer of 2012 and joined her father's practice in July of that year.

Dr. Amelia has proved a valuable addition to the caring, professional service our office is known for, and has sought continuing education courses to remain at the forefront of emerging dental technologies and address all of your dental needs.

Her various advanced training includes cosmetic bonding, periodontal surgery, CAD/CAM prosthetic design and endodontics. In 2014 she completed training in administration of dermal fillers, helping to further enhance and frame your smile.

Dr. Amelia is an active member in the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Florida Dental Association.

Meet Our Team

Terri Milliken - Office Manager/Dental Assistant

Terri Millikin

Office Manager/Dental Assistant

Terri is a lifelong resident of Columbia County. She graduated from Columbia High School in 1978 and Santa Fe Community College in 1982, receiving her Associate of Science degree in Dental Assisting. Terri has been with Dr. Randolph since he opened his practice in 1984.

"I consider our patients my extended family and have loved seeing second and third generations come through our doors, entrusting their dental health with us."

Deanne Ficken - Insurance Coordinator

DeAnne Ficken

Insurance Coordinator

DeAnne graduated salutatorian from Branford High School in 1993. She attended both Lake City Community College and Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. DeAnne has worked for Dr. Randolph for the past 16 years and in the dental field for 23 years.

"I love working in an office where we are able to establish such great relationships with our patients over the years."

Kelly Ahrens - Dental Hygienist

Kelly Hollingsworth

Dental Hygienist

Kelly grew up in Live Oak, Florida and graduated from Suwannee High School in 1993. She received her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Santa Fe Community College in 1997. Kelly has worked for Dr. Randolph for the past 19 years and has been practicing hygiene for 21 years.

"The patients' comfort and smile are my top priorities. I enjoy working with some of the latest technologies to enhance both."

Jessica Cassady - Dental Hygienist

Jessica Cassady

Dental Hygienist

Jessica is a lifelong resident of Columbia County graduating from Columbia High School in 1999. She graduated Santa Fe Community College with her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2003. Jessica has been practicing ever since, and joined Dr. Randolph 12 years ago.

"I understand that certain anxieties arise when visiting the dentist. My goal always is to provide gentle care in a comforting environment."

Tabitha Tyre - Dental Assistant

Tabitha Tyre

Dental Assistant

Tabitha was raised in Lake City and graduated from Columbia High School in 1996. She received her expanded duties certification in 2001 from Concord Career Institute. Tabitha has worked for Dr. Randolph for the past 15 years and has been assisting for 17 years.

"I really love what I do - to educate patients on their dental needs while helping to change how they feel about themselves through their smile."

Susan Whiticar - Dental Assistant

Susan Whiticar

Dental Assistant

Susan, a native Floridian from Stuart, Florida, graduated from Martin County High School in 1972. She has been assisting since 1980 and has received expanded duties certifications from both the University of Florida and LSU. Susan moved to Lake City in 2004 and has worked for Dr. Randolph for the past 11 years.

"I enjoy the patients in our practice and the great staff I work with. Everyday is something new and I like catching up with our old patients and getting to know the new ones, while helping them achieve their dental goals."

Kerry - Dental Assistant

Kerri Dooley

Dental Assistant

Kerri grew up in Lake City and graduated from Columbia High School in 2008. She graduated from Florida Gateway College with her AA degree, and earned her dental assisting certificate from Santa Fe College in 2013. Kerri has been working with Dr. Randolph for the past year.

"The variety of patients and procedures that fill each day means I am always learning something new about techniques and technologies in the dental field."

Our Dental Philosophy

We value the reputation we have earned in our community over the past 30 years. We take pride in knowing that, as we continue to provide exceptional care, we deserve the trust our patients put in us.

Dental Excellence

Dr. David Randolph has been providing exceptional dental care to the Lake City community for over 30 years and brings decades of knowledge and experience to the table. As a 3rd generation dentist, he is deeply committed to providing only the highest standard of care and is passionate about remaining at the forefront of leading dentistry through continuing education and training. His daughter, Dr. Amelia Randolph has been practicing with him for the last 6 years and, as a 4th generation dentist, is equally committed to the highest standards of care. We take pride in our office and the joy the job provides us. You can trust you are in good hands here.

Comfortable Environment

One of the first things you'll notice upon entering our office is that our team is our family and we want you to feel welcome and at home. Many of us have been working together for over a decade; Terri, our office manager, has been here since the beginning - and our patients love that about us! We all agree that one of the greatest aspects of working in this office is the relationships we are able to form with our patients. From your first visit you will recognize the joy our jobs provide us and the sense of fulfillment from the services we provide you. We truly care about you and your family and look forward to seeing you again and again.

Apart from our amazing team, our office itself provides a bit of serenity and comfort, with floor-to-ceiling windows in every treatment room. We also offer items like headphones and neck pillows for use during your appointment. If you need anything to make your visit more enjoyable, just ask! We are committed to your constant comfort and meeting all your dental needs. Our patients tell us how much they love our staff, feel at home in our office, and enjoy their time with us. We hope to create a truly enjoyable experience for you and your family as well.

Clear Communication

As part of our goal to provide a comfortable and high-quality dental experience, we promise to remain transparent through every step of your care. We believe patient education is essential to both achieving and maintaining optimum oral health, so will discuss each procedure and the purpose it serves. We take the time to go over all your treatment options and their associated costs, explain the details of your care and answer any questions you might have. We are honest in our recommendations and want you to know we always have your best interest in mind. If you have any questions concerning your treatment, please don't hesitate to ask - that's what we're here for! We understand that each patient has unique needs and expectations, and we provide various treatment options that allow us to present a plan that suits you best.

We love the opportunity to increase our patient's dental understanding and know that through this communication and education we can achieve the results you desire.

Advanced Technologies

Our doctors are passionate about maintaining a cutting-edge facility to better serve you. We stay current on leading technologies and materials because we take pride in our work and want to provide you with the most up-to-date dental care. These advanced dental technologies, like digital x-rays, digital impressions, soft tissue lasers and same-day crown technology allow us not only to better diagnose our patients, but to enhance your experience. They help us deliver better accuracy, better comfort, and better results for you. We understand how technology reflects our quality of work and helps us improve your dental experience, and we will continue to invest in it with you in mind.

Comprehensive Services

We take great pride in being able to meet nearly all of your family’s dental needs under one roof. Our services include everything from basic preventive care to crowns, bridges, implants, extractions, root canals and more! Not only is this convenient for our patients, but it provides flexibility in your treatment options and us to provide you with a treatment plan specific to your dental needs. We will work together to determine the best course of action to achieve the results you desire. Our goal in every service is to improve your health and your life.

If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

Our History

Dentistry is in our blood.

Dr. David Randolph and his daughter Amelia are the 3rd and 4th generation dentists, and represent 2nd and 3rd generations practicing here in Lake City.

Dr. David Randolph's grandfather Earl F Randolph graduated from University of Michigan's School of Dentistry in 1911. He was in private practice in Niagara Falls, NY for over 40 years.

His son Donald F Randolph graduated from the University of Buffalo's College of Dental Medicine in 1951. He joined his father's private practice in Niagara Falls, where he worked until joining the VA hospital system.

In 1970 Donald Randolph and his family moved to Lake City, where he served at the VA until his retirement in 1985. He was chief of dental services for many of those years.

David F Randolph graduated from the University of Florida's College of Dentistry in 1983. He opened his practice in early 1984, and has been serving the Lake City community ever since.

Amelia Randolph graduated from the College of Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in 2012, and joined her father's practice that summer.

The Randolph family represent over 4 generations of dental experience spanning over a century.

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