You work hard every day to keep your family smiling and Dr. Lash wants to be a part of that mission. As your local Spring Hill dentist, Dr. Lash works diligently to provide comprehensive dental services that are convenient, comfortable and cost-effective. His goal is to keep you smiling so you can enjoy meals, laugh confidently, and grow together as a happy, healthy family.

Jeffrey Lash, DMD

Dr. Jeffrey R. Lash received his undergraduate and dental degree (D.M.D) from the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation, Dr. Lash completed his General Practice Residency at the University of Florida. He later followed his parents to the Tampa Bay area, where he, and his wife, Barbara, eventually settled and raised their three sons. Dr. Lash’s 30 years of dental experience have proven him to be a highly-skilled dentist with a reputation for providing gentle and personalized care to every patient with the least inconvenience possible. Keeping current with the latest advances in dentistry, Dr. Lash specializes in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, anterior and bicuspid endodontics, implant restoration, Orthodontics (Invisalign®), as well as fixed and removable bridges.

Throughout his career, Dr. Lash has completed over 2,000 hours of continuing education to keep pace with the ever-growing dental industry. In addition to his work with his patients, he is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the West Coast Dental Association, the Hillsborough County Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Lash thoroughly enjoys the continuation of his learning in order to always provide state-of-the-art care to his patients.

Come visit Dr. Lash at The Gentle Dentist office today! Walk-ins are always welcome, but we suggest scheduling an appointment so we can provide you with the best dental experience possible.


Stepheni Liebler-Dental Hygienist

Stepheni has 13 years of experience as a registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Middle Georgia Tech in 2002. Stepheni is a native Floridian and resides in Spring Hill, Florida with her husband and two children. Her mission throughout her career is to empower her patients to improve their oral health.




Elizabeth Jacksa-Dental Hygienist

Elizabeth began her dental career over 15 years ago as a chairside assistant. Elizabeth earned her undergraduate degree in dental hygiene in her home state of Illinois at Prairie State College. She enjoys educating her patients on good oral hygiene habits and helping them set goals for their oral health. Patients appreciate Elizabeth for her gentle and compassionate chairside manner.





Rory Vosburgh-Practice Administrator

Rory has 14 years of dental experience.  In 2014, she graduated from Saint Leo University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Healthcare Administration.  Rory recently decided to further her education and was accepted into the MBA-Project Management program at Saint Leo University.  She also retains her Expanded Functions as a Dental Assistant from Robert Morgan Vocational in Miami, FL. She currently lives in Spring Hill with her son. She is passionate about the dental field and it shows through the excellent care and customer service that she delivers to each patient.


Haylee Wygant-Patient Coordinator

Haylee moved to the Spring Hill area one year ago from Pennsylvania with her husband and her “pooch”. She has 15 years of dental experience, as she as familiar with both clinical and clerical aspects of the dental field. She loves her position at our office and is diligent in helping patients with whatever is needed.


Sherry Ball-Dental Assistant

Sherry graduated with her Dental Assistant Degree from the University of Louisville in 2000. She moved to the Spring Hill area 5 years ago with her husband, two dogs and cat. Sherry enjoys educating her patients on maintaining a healthy and happy smile.


Kim Diffendal-Dental Assistant

Kim has been an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant for 6 years. She graduated from the school of Greater Orlando Dental Assistants in 2010. She lives in Spring Hill, FL with her husband, daughter, and dog. Kim appreciates the confidence that her patient feel after their smile has been restored.