Meet The Doctors
Emergency Dentist, Dr. Michael Thomasino, DMD
Dr. Thomasino is the owner and founder of Jacksonville Emergency Dental. He is a graduate of the University of Florida, College of Dentistry. After practicing traditional dentistry for several years, he discovered the overwhelming need for urgent dental care in North Florida. In 2006, he opened Jacksonville‘s first acute Dental Care Center, Jacksonville Emergency Dental, to fill the medical/dental gap in patient care. He has now dedicated his career to serving emergency dental patients with quality, affordable and convenient care.
Dr. Thomasino, along with his team of Dental Associates and Assistants, provides exceptional emergency care to patients who have unexpected issues and those who lack comprehensive care. His number one goal is to get the patient out of pain quickly, so they can go on with their daily life. He now operates two locations, open 7-Days a week, to accommodate most dental emergency cases efficiently and effectively.
Dr. Thomasino has stayed active at the University of Florida as a faculty member instructing dental students in the oral surgery clinic in Gainesville. He also continues to support the dental community through memberships in the ADA, FDA, NEDDA and Jacksonville Dental Society (JDS) where he currently serves on the board. Dr. Thomasino has proudly called the First Coast home for most of his life and resides in Jacksonville with his wife, daughter and son.
Dr. Michael A. Aaro, DMD
Jacksonville native, Michael A. Aaro, DMD has been with Jacksonville Emergency Dental for nearly 10 years, first as a dental assistant during his undergraduate studies at University of North Florida and now, as a Dentist following his graduation from LECOM School of Dental Medicine. It’s safe to say he knows his way around the office here! Dr. Aaro brings expert knowledge and experience to the patients at Jacksonville Emergency Dental. He prides himself on providing fast, quality dental solutions at an affordable price to patients.
Dr. Aaro is well versed on surgical procedures including wisdom teeth extractions, as well as, dealing with complex dental emergencies. He is currently furthering his clinical studies with coursework on dental implants. He has a calming demeanor and puts his patients at ease.
Dr. Aaro spends his free time volunteering for dental non-profit events like “Give Kids a Smile” and “Mission of Mercy.” He is a devout Jacksonville Jaguar fan and recently married his soulmate. He continues to explore what this great city has to offer and strives to be a great community member.
Dr. Frazier hails from the Midwest where he attended Indiana University and earned his Dental Degree from the School of Dentistry. He and his wife moved to the Jacksonville area when she was assigned to the naval station at Mayport as a Physician. Upon meeting Dr. Thomasino, Dr. Frazier joined the JED team three years ago with great enthusiasm and a level of care that leaves patients nothing short of extremely satisfied. He primarily practices at the Northside location Monday – Friday.
When Dr. Frazier is not practicing, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and son. He also has an affinity for adventure. He has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and closely follows the space program with hopes that in our lifetime, space travel will become a reality.
Dr. Tatiana Rocha, DMD
Tatiana Rocha, DMD answered a lifelong calling when she entered into the field of Dental Medicine. She worked her way through undergrad and graduate school as a dental assistant with determination and gained an extensive amount of skill and knowledge prior to being accepted into one of only 3 dental schools in the State of Florida, LECOM, where she graduated with many accolades. Dr. Rocha is dedicated to delivering high-quality dentistry to her patients in a kind and caring manner while helping them achieve optimal oral health and a desired cosmetic smile. She has taken her practice further with dental implant training and is Invisalign certified. She is also fully accredited in injectables and dermal fillers.
Dr. Rocha is currently an active member of the Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, as well as Jacksonville Dental Society. She is fluent in Spanish and is proud to call Jacksonville her new home with her Husband and dog, Barney.