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Dental Staff

All professionals at Ft. Myers Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Karen Wilkinson

Dr. Karen M. Wilkinson received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine located in Bradenton, Florida.  Prior to earning her doctorate degree, Dr. Wilkinson earned an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Edison State College, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Wilkinson is a member of the American Dental, Florida Dental, and the West Coast Dental Associations, as well as a member of the City of Palms Study Club. Dr. Wilkinson and her husband, Edward, have one son, Orrin, and are expecting another child later this year.

 

Dr. John Hyatt

Dr. Hyatt is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. After graduating from Bowling Green State University, he attended The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, graduating in 1981. He then completed a hospital-based general practice residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, graduating in 1983.

Professional Affiliations & Credentials

Dr. Hyatt is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Hyatt is extremely dedicated to continuing education, having attended over 2,000 hours of elective continuing education seminars and workshops since 1981.

Special Interests & Training

Dr. Hyatt has an area of special interest and extensive training in the area of direct resin bonding, a method of repairing, resurfacing, rebuilding, veneering or cosmetically improving teeth in one visit, often without removing any enamel from healthy parts of the tooth. Many of his patients love this method of care not so much because it is less costly than porcelain crown restorations, but more so because much of the natural tooth enamel can be preserved and a beautiful smile can be achieved. (see before and after photos in photo gallery on that page)

Another of Dr. Hyatt’s special interest lies in the field of dental implants. Knowledge and techniques have improved so much over the past 5or 10 years, that many people do not realize how predictable and often simple it can be to replace missing teeth with solid permanent implant teeth that look and feel like beautiful new natural teeth.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:30 AM- 5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed