Dental Team

Dentist in Panama City, FL

All our professionals at Kennon Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


Dr. Jason B. Kennon has been a resident of Panama City for over 20 years. He is a graduate of Mosley High School, Gulf Coast Community College and University of Florida. He received his dental degree from Medical University of South Carolina in 2002. From there he joined the United States Army, where he has completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program and served in Germany and Iraq. In February of 2008 he moved back to Panama City to practice dentistry with his dad. He and his beautiful wife, Tina, are proud parents of two boys Hunter and Ty.

Dr. Kennon enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and golfing when he ever gets a chance.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Dental Association, Northwest District Dental Association, and the Bay County Dental Society.



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Kim is a graduate of Bay High School, Gulf Coast Community College (Dental Assisting), and Pensacola Junior College (Dental Hygiene) in 1994. She is on the GCCC Dental Advisory Board. She has been working with Dr. Kennon since 1994. In her spare time she enjoys camping, running, and scrap booking and keeping up with her daughter, Emma. She truly enjoys helping people have better health through proper oral hygiene.



Rene started out as Dr. Kennon’s dental assistant after finishing her training at GCCC in 1989. She subsequently received her degree in dental hygiene from Pensacola CC in 1993 and rejoined our practice in 2007. Her cheerful attitude and extensive knowledge and experience make her a great addition to our team. Rene enjoys baking, the beach, and tending to her family.



Julie has worked with Dr Kennon for 17 years. She has cut back her days as a hygienist due to other interests but she still comes once a week to treat a devoted group of patients. She received her degree in dental hygiene from GCCC in 1986. Julie and her husband have two daughters. Shopping and going to the beach are her number one stress relievers.



Heather is a proud mom and has been with us since we built our new office in 1999. She is a 1995 graduate of Bay high school and a 1997 graduate of the Dental Assisting program at GCCC. She really enjoys people, and her warm and friendly personality helps make her a great assistant. Her interests include family, swimming, and decorating.



Katie joined our practice in 1999 and has proven to be an excellent dental assistant. Katie grew up in Bay County and attended Mosley High School and GCCC. She is very proficient in all procedures and strives to keep our patients on time and comfortable. She likes anything to do with the outdoors, especially 4-wheelers and jet skis.



Karen is the newest member of our team and comes to us by way of California. She has over 22 years of experience in the dental filed. She is a graduate of Bay High and a military spouse. She graduated from the Ventura County School Board Dental Assisting program where she was class president and also had the top GPA. In March of 1997, she acquired her Registered Dental Assistant license with the State of California, passing within the top ten percent. She holds a (DANB) National Certified Dental Assistant license as well as Florida Dental Assistant in Extended Functions. She also holds Dental Radiology Certificates for the State of California and Florida. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has an extensive background in Restorative and Cosmetic dentistry. Karen is a very vivacious person with a can-do attitude and we are so happy to have her on our team! Her hobbies include: All outdoor activities (especially hiking the Eastern Sierras), gourmet cooking, training for marathons, and riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle



Elina is a proud mother of three wonderful children who joined our practice in March of 2012. She was born and raised here in Panama City. She attended Bay High School and graduated from Tom P. Haney in 2011. Her warm, friendly smile and caring heart has been a great asset to our practice. In her free time, she enjoys camping, boating, and playing in the dirt gardening.



Jeannie joined our practice in November 2012. A native of Alabama, she graduated from Pelham High School and attended Auburn University where she pursued a degree in English. She has a background in customer service, health/dental insurance and human resources. She has a wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters. Her interests include SEC football, classic cars, drawing and painting, and spending time with her family.