justin McDaniel, DMD, MS

Dr. McDaniel is a native Floridian, born in Jacksonville and raised in Orlando. He knew at a very young age that he wanted to become an Orthodontist. He attended Florida State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Chemical Science.

After graduating from FSU, Dr. McDaniel earned his Master’s Degree in Biomedical Science at Barry University. His studies included gross anatomy, physiology and histology. He credits this intense master’s program for helping to propel him toward the top of his dental class.

Dr. McDaniel earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University. Following dental school, he moved back to Orlando where he practiced as a General Dentist for two years.

Dr. McDaniel then turned his focus toward achieving his lifelong goal of becoming an Orthodontist. He moved to Jacksonville, where he completed a Fellowship in Orthodontics and Orthodontic Research at Jacksonville University. In October 2019, he will complete his Residency at Jacksonville University and earn his Certificate In Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Master’s of Science in Dentistry degree.

When not at work, Dr. McDaniel enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing, camping and going to the beach. He is an avid golfer, FSU football fan and crossfitter. Dr. McDaniel values time with family and friends. Most weekends he can be spotted riding beach cruisers with his fiancé Lauren and their goldendoodle, Samson.