The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials, and work experience.

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Charles LLano, D.D.S.

Charles LLano is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Dental College in Memphis, where he, in 1974, received the degree Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). He served as an Officer in the US Public Health Service, reaching the rank of Captain (06) in the Dental Ready Reserve Branch.

Dr. LLano lives and has practiced in Lakeland since 1976. He is on the staff at LRMC and participates in the Central Florida Cleft Palate Team, helping children and young adults with facial deformities.

Dr. LLano has achieved Master status in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology College of Sedation in Dentistry.   He is also a Fellow of both the American College of Dentists and the Academy of General Dentistry.

He is past president of Polk county and West Coast District Dental Association and has served as a consultant and examiner to the Florida Board of Dentistry.

About the Staff

We strive to provide a calm, safe environment where individuals can receive the highest standard of dental care, a beautiful confident smile and have every visit be a positive experience. Our team looks forward to treating you like a member of their own family.

I entered into dentistry in 1984 as a dental assistant.
Employed by Dr. LLano in 1990 - Front Office.
I enjoy cooking, exercising, time with my husband and family-including
2 dogs and the mountains of North Carolina.


I have lived in Lakeland since 1972. Graduate of Lakeland High School.
I have been in dentistry since 1989. Employed by Dr. LLano in 2004.
2 adult children and a son-in-law. I enjoy traveling, the beach, fishing
and spending time with my family.

Jana Jana
I graduated from St Petersburg Junior College with my Dental Hygiene degree in 1991 and I have been working with Dr. LLano ever since.
I enjoy traveling- even day or weekend trips to see something new.
I like watching my son play baseball and spending time with family and friends.

Mayda Mayda
I've been a registered dental hygienist since July 2005 and began working with Dr. LLano August of that same year.
I was born in Hobo ken, New Jersey but was raised in Miami. I've been living in Winter Haven for the past 7 years.
I'm active at the gym and enjoy animals, jogging, and just relaxing when life allows it.

Maxene Max
I graduated from Concorde Dental Assisting in 1997. I've spent 12 years specialized in TMJ. I came to work with Dr. LLano in 2008.
When I'm not at work I spend my time with my family. We love to go bicycling, hiking, and having fun!

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