About Dr. Lazzara

Meet the Doctor

For more than a decade, Dr. John Lazzara has been providing top quality orthodontic care to children, teens, and adults alike, and his beautifully crafted smiles are renowned throughout the First Coast!


Dr. Lazzara earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the LSU School of Dentistry in 1996, and after completing dental school, he enrolled at the Center for Advanced Dental Education at St. Louis University. There, he completed a 30-month residency program in Orthodontics and earned his Master of Science degree.


Dr. Lazzara is committed to delivering the highest level of patient care, and what makes him stand out from the rest is his unwavering commitment to great customer service. He was one of the first orthodontists in the country to be trained on the Invisalign system and is an Invisalign Elite provider. He is also a leader in the field of accelerated orthodontics.


In addition, Dr. Lazzara is strongly tied to our community. He has been very active in coaching youth sports and was named Recreational Coach of the Year by the Ponte Vedra Soccer Club. He also served as President of the Ponte Vedra Athletic Association and is the incoming president of the Ponte Vedra High School Booster Club. He and wife, Jennifer, served as chairpersons of the American Cancer Society Cowford Ball in 2016, and helped to raise over $500,000 to aid those fighting cancer.


Dr. Lazzara’s commitment to our community is most evident with his support for area schools. Since 2007, he has donated more than $100,000 to the schools in our community, and he regularly appears at area schools to talk about dental health and education.


Dr. Lazzara is currently a member of many prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation
  • Florida Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Beaches Dental Study Club


In his spare time, Dr. Lazzara loves to cook. He also enjoys golf, fishing, and spending time with his wife and their three sons. Be sure to follow Dr. Lazzara on Google+!

Click here to meet the Lazzara Orthodontics team!