Lakeside Family Dental Care

Meet Dr. Grothe

Dr. John K. Grothe

John K. Grothe DMD, PA was born in Daytona Beach, FL and raised in New Smyrna Beach. He graduated from Francis Marion College in 1991, where he received a Bachelors degree in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry. He then went on to the Medical University of South Carolina, where he graduated in 1996 with his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry.

Dr. Grothe became the owner of Lakeside Family Dental Care in 2001. Dr. Grothe is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and the Hernando County Dental Association and was formerly the president of the Hernando County Dental Association.

He and his wife Molly have two children, Sara and Carson. Together they enjoy fishing, scuba diving, camping, and riding motorcycles

Meet Dr. Chokshi

Dr. Jay Chokshi D.M.D.

Dr. Chokshi is native of South Florida from being raised in West Palm Beach, FL. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University where he earned Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavior. Later, he went on to attend Barry University for Master’s in Biomedical Sciences. Upon obtaining master’s degree, Dr. Chokshi attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA, where he graduated with Doctor of Dental Medicine.

During his time at TUSDM, Dr. Chokshi was actively involved in the American Student Dental Association, Tufts Implant Club, Tufts Dental Aesthetic Society, Hispanic Dental Association as well as American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Chokshi enjoys cycling, outdoor activities and family time.