About Your Dentist

James Leonard, DMD

"I strive to really understand my patients. In order to exceed their expectations, I need to fully understand each patient’s unique needs and personal goals."

My Mission

"I want my patients to understand how much I care about them and feel confident that I deliver dental treatment with compassion and an exceptional dedication to quality."


University of Florida College of Dentistry - Gainesville, FLDoctor of Dental Medicine

Jacksonville University - Jacksonville, FLBachelor of Science

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Leonard brings more than 16 years of experience to Smiles on Beach Blvd. He has received advanced training at the Dawson Academy and is a member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association.

Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI)

In order to be awarded Fellowship status, Dr. Leonard has completed 100 hours of continuing education in implant dentistry and successfully submitted 20 cases for review.  As a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr. Leonard has demonstrated his commitment to attaining the knowledge and technical skill necessary to provide his patients with the most innovative and effective implant services in dental medicine.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Leonard currently lives in Jacksonville and has two children, Tyler and Briana. He is a basketball coach for the River City Basketball League. His hobbies include golf, being outdoors, and spending time with his children.

Camille Thompson, DMD

“There is always a reason to smile – find it!”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to make patients feel comfortable coming in for appointments and confident when they look in the mirror. I bring a compassionate, gentle approach that my patients appreciate. They can always expect a comforting, calm atmosphere whenever they visit. I strive to make long-lasting relationships with each patient by taking the time to get to know them. I work to educate patients of all ages about their dental conditions and treatment options in an effort to guide them on the best path to great oral health!”

Education & Continuing Education

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine – Bradenton, FloridaDoctor of Dental Medicine

University of Florida – Gainesville, FloridaBachelor of Health Science

Dr. Thompson has completed advanced treatment in Invisalign, botulinum toxin (Botox), and dermal fillers.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Thompson is committed to professional development and is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Thompson is a Jacksonville, Florida native. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband, Cole, and their adopted dog and cat, Doug and Louie. On Saturdays you can find her rooting on the Florida Gators or relaxing at the beach with a good book! Her hobbies include cooking, working out, and being outdoors.