David E. Willey D.M.D.
The apprehension associated with going to the dentist can be left at the door of Lakeside Dental Arts, Highlands County’s newest dental office. For over 30 years Dr. David E. Willey’s mission has been to provide exceptional dental care while relieving the stress and anxiety associated with dental visits. His new facility is a culmination of years of planning by offering patients a personalized and comfortable experience while utilizing the latest in dental technology.
During his tenure at his Lakeview office, Dr. Willey studied extensively aesthetic and full mouth reconstructive dentistry with some of the top educators in the world. He has traveled the country, observing and learning the latest technology associated with general and cosmetic dentistry. With patient care and comfort his top priority. Dr. Willey’s newest office, Lakeside Dental Arts, exhibits a deeply personal approach to dentistry and his passion for his patients and the love of his “craft.”
As a third-generation dentist, Dr. Willey’s father and grandfather instilled the practice ideology of treating patients like family. Dr. Willey followed in his father and grandfather’s footsteps by attending the College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. He continued his education by attending the University of Florida’s prestigious College of Dentistry.
Doctor Willey and his wife Allison have raised three accomplished children. Both have a love of the outdoors, college football (Go Gators!) and animals. Their passion for their community is evident each year as they sponsor a “Day of Giving” for the underserved, contribute to Big Brothers & Big Sisters Back to School event, sponsor the Knotty Girl Annual Clay Shoot, support Highlands Art League, and South Florida State College, to name a few.