Kali R. George, DMD
Dr. George’s philosophy of practice has always placed an emphasis on the importance of establishing personalized rapport with each patient while providing gentle, safe, and comprehensive dental care. Driven by a passion for top-quality patient care, she brings an enthusiastic approach to dentistry and enjoys treating patients of all ages.
Understanding that some people have dental-related anxiety, Dr. George believes that communication is vital for the utmost comfortable and positive patient experience.
Dr. George and her team are committed to ensuring a welcoming and friendly environment, while providing the highest standard of advanced dentistry. Our mission is to make our patients feel like they are a part of our family.
Dr. George received her Bachelor’s Degree from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. She was awarded her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia with the top honor of Summa Cum Laude. Following dental school, Dr. George completed a general practice residency program at York Hospital in Pennsylvania.
Her commitment to lifelong learning has led her to pursue a range of postgraduate education courses, to expand and strengthen her skill set and stay current on new technologies and treatments. Among her continuing education courses, Dr. George has studied restoration of dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, and restorative dentistry.
She’s an active member of the Interdisciplinary Study Club of Tampa, which brings together general dentists and oral healthcare specialists. She has also completed courses hosted by Spear Study Club, whose curriculum is internationally recognized for advanced dental techniques.
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- West Coast Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Interdisciplinary Study Club of Tampa
Beyond the Office
A native of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Dr. George and her husband Bryan now call Tampa their home. They welcomed their first child, Kylan in March 2020. Much of Dr. George’s free time is spent with her family. She also enjoys skiing, indoor cycling, and traveling.
Sara Spear, DMD
As a Florida native, Dr. Spear loves having the opportunity to serve her community in a patient-centered environment. She is passionate about restoring patients to oral health and ideal esthetics using conservative, modern technologies and educating her patients so that they are partners in their oral health.
Dr. Spear graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Microbiology and Cell Science and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Florida. She then continued at UF, where she graduated Cum Laude as a Doctor of Dental Medicine. Before graduation, Dr. Spear was chosen by UFCD faculty for her high scholarship and character to be inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honors fraternity. Other awards Dr. Spear received as a dental student include Excellence in Clinical Periodontology and the Pediatric award. Dr. Spear considers herself a lifetime student and enjoys attending Continuing Education courses where she can learn about the most up-to-date techniques and materials.
When she is not in the office, you can find Dr. Spear spending time with her husband, Mark, her sons, Landon and Blake and her dogs, Paige and Walter. The Spear family loves calling Tampa home and they enjoy spending time at local parks and restaurants, cheering on the Gators and the Tampa sports teams, and enjoying outdoor activities in the Florida sunshine!