About Us

Dr. Christian Berdy

Dr. Christian S. Berdy was born in France and moved to the United States with his family at the age of seven. He received his B.A at the University of Colorado and his dental training at the University of Illinois. From there, he served in the United States Navy as an officer from 1968-1973. Afterwards, Dr. Berdy received his specialty training in periodontics at the University of North Carolina. In 1975, Dr. Berdy moved his family to Jacksonville where he joined the practice of Drs. Frank Scott, Walter Watson, and Richard Miller, which was originally founded in 1938. Dr. Berdy is the only remaining doctor of this historic practice that was renamed Berdy Dental Group in 2016.

Dr. Berdy is currently a member of numerous nationally and internationally recognized dental associations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Northeast District Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • North American Society of Periodontists
  • International Congress of Oral
  • Implantologists
  • Federation Dentaire Internationale
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Jacksonville Dental Society
  • Florida Academy of Dental Practice
  • Administration (past president)
  • Clay County Dental Society (past president)
  • Duval County Dental Study Club
  • Florida Society of Periodontists (past president)

Dr. Berdy is also a nationally recognized speaker for advanced periodontology, dental implants, and comprehensive patient care. He has served as a featured speaker numerous times for societies that include the Philippine Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Northeast District Hygienists Society, and many more. He recently received an Award of Merit for his involvement with advancing patient care and promoting continual patient education.

He also gives back to the community by working alongside his son and business partner, Dr. Cary Berdy, to support the local Veterans Administration and by making regular international mission trips to help those who do not have access to dental care.

Dr. Cary Berdy

Dr. Cary Berdy – known as Dr. Cary to his patients – was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL where he graduated from The Bolles School. He attended Vanderbilt University and received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Dr. Berdy received his dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond. During his four years of dental school, he participated in student leadership, mission trips to southwest Virginia, Guatemala, and Jamaica, and a three-week study abroad exchange program in China at the Qingdao Stomatological Hospital. At graduation, he was honored with the prestigious O.W. Clough award for excellence in general dentistry. He is in his fourth year of professional practice and continues to expand his training through continuing education courses throughout the country.

Dr. Cary Berdy is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry

He also gives back to the community by working alongside his father and business partner, Dr. Christian Berdy, to support the local Veterans Administration and by making regular international mission trips to help those who do not have access to dental care. In his free time, Dr. Cary Berdy enjoys golf, Jaguar football, and traveling with his wife Lane.

Meet Our Team

Each member of Berdy Dental Group feels like a part of our family. They work hard alongside Dr. Christian Berdy and Dr. Cary Berdy to provide Jacksonville patients with unparalleled dental care.

Renae - Dental Hygienist

Team member since 1990
“I’ve been extremely happy with my decision to be a dental hygienist and very proud to be a team member of Berdy Dental Group.”

Leslie - Dental Hygienist

Team member since 1989
“I knew from the age of 10 that I wanted to help people with maintaining their oral care.”

Marsha - Periodontal Surgical Assistant/Registered Nurse

Part of Dr. Berdy's Team since 1987
“I find my job so rewarding and enjoy giving one-on-one care to patients.”

Theresa - Appointment and Treatment Coordinator

Team member since 2011
“As a child, I was always fearful of the dentist. Through the years I learned that they only want to help their patients. I wanted a career where I could help make sure people get the care they need.”

Lynn - Hygiene Coordinator

Team member since 2018
“Working at Berdy Dental Group is an honor; we have incredible patients and I love being a part of such a dedicated and hard-working team.”

Heather - Office Manager

Team member since 2017
“I like being in the dental field because I really enjoy helping people feel better and more confident about themselves, while helping them figure out how they can financially afford to do so.”

Alyssa - Dental Assistant

Team member since 2017
“I’ve always enjoyed my job, but I especially like working here because I love our loyal patients.”

Ravon - Dental Hygienist

Team member since 2019
“A friendly smile is the first thing people notice - I’m so proud to be a part of keeping those smiles healthy and beautiful.”

Aysha - Dental Assistant

Team member since 20xx
“At Berdy Dental Group, I not only get the pleasure of serving great patients, but I get the added benefit of working with a capable, fun-loving team.”