David E. Willey, DMD
A longtime Sebring resident, Dr. Willey is a highly talented third generation dentist who works diligently to advance not only his continued awareness of the latest dental techniques, but also to contribute to the industry’s advancement and ultimately the patient’s benefit. A dental and community leader, Dr. Willey has studied extensively with some of the top educators in the world in aesthetics and full mouth reconstruction. His memberships in industry and community associations are numerous, and include:
Memberships and Activities:
- South Florida Community College Foundation Board (past president)
- Greater Highlands County Dental Society (past president)
- Highlands Gator Club (past president)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Florida Dental Association
- West Coast Dental Association
- Greater Highlands County Dental Association
Dr. Willey played a significant role in raising the quality of dental education in the area by supporting the adoption of dental hygiene and assisting programs at South Florida State College. He also united the area’s dental practitioners in raising the funds that would help the new program. He continues to work with these valuable programs.
Dr. Willey and his wife, Allison, are actively involved in numerous Highlands County organizations including Highlands Art League, Ridge Area ARC, Good Shepherd Hospice, and Samaritan’s Touch Clinic. The practice also participates in a “Day of Giving” and “Give Back a Smile” each year. These programs provide the needy with free dental care, and smile makeovers, respectively.
In his free time, Dr. Willey enjoys family activities with his three children as well as golf, water sports, sporting clays and Gator athletics.
Janet, Expand Functions Chairside Dental Assistant
Janet, a Highlands County native, has been an expanded functions dental assistant for Dr. Willey for 19 years. She is also certified in dental radiology and received her training at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Her commitment and loyalty to Dr. Willey is a testament to his leadership and the quality of care he provides his patients. When not at work, she spends time with her husband and two children.
Katie, Expanded Duties Assistant
Katie was born and raised in Frostproof, FL. Although new to the dental field, Katie’s eagerness to learn and assist in providing patients with excellent care makes her a great asset to Dr. Willey’s team. In her free time Katie enjoys camping, fishing and exploring the Florida springs with her friends and family.
Krissy, Office Coordinator
Krissy, born and raised in Highlands County, has been practicing in the dental field for 13 years, ten of which have been with Dr. Willey. Seeing patients achieve optimal oral health is what makes each day fun and enjoyable. When not setting schedules for our team, helping patients with financial arrangements or problem solving, Krissy enjoys spending time with her husband and child.
Sherry, Dental Hygienist
Sherry enjoys getting to know her patients and their smile goals so she can provide gentle, advanced care that gets results! She has been with Dr. Willey for over 10 years. Sherry grew up in Avon Park and holds degrees from South Florida State College and Florida Southern College. She is married with a son and a daughter, and she spends much of her free time with her family.
Taryn, Dental Hygienist
As a dental hygienist, Taryn provides a variety of gentle treatments and services that help your smile shine. Her gentle touch and ability to explain all of the details of your treatment options make her a valuable member of our team, as she has been with Dr. Willey for over 10 years. Born and raised in Avon Park, Taryn holds a degree from Sante Fe State College in Gainesville. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, shopping and spending time with friends and family, including two sons.
Kim, Office Coordinator
Kim is from Avon Park and enjoys working at the office. She loves to travel, spend time with my daughter, going to church, driving airboats and hunting. And although frowned upon in the office of Dr. Willey, one of my favorite pastimes is watching Florida State Football…. Go Noles!!
Alejandra, Certified Dental Assistant
Alejandra was born in Mexico and raised in Lake Placid. She is a Certified Dental Assistant and registered Dental Hygienist graduate from South Florida State College. In her free time she enjoys playing soccer and working out. She also loves spending time with her four-legged baby Chihuahua – Chispa.
Allison, Marketing Director
Allison is married to Dr. Willey and has three children. She actively promotes the practice and directs the practice in its charitable endeavors. In addition to her duties with the practice, Allison has a successful real estate career in Highlands County and mentors numerous high school students. Her hobbies include water sports, gardening, and time spent with her dogs and cats.
Amelia is a lifelong resident of Sebring. She enjoys being part of Dr. Willey’s team providing dental care and volunteering in the community. When not working at the office, Amelia likes spending time with my family and friends.
Scott Hunt, Lab Technician
Everyday, Scott combines science and art in his role as our team’s lab technician. His lifelike porcelain restorations give our patients a new smile; more importantly, they provide a new, confident smile. A lifelong Florida native, Scott is married with one son and a granddaughter. The co-owner of Exclusive Dental Arts, Scott also enjoys sailing, flying, fishing, photography and art.