Dr. Shawn Douglas
Dr. Shawn Douglas is a longtime resident of Florida and is happy to be serving the community with excellent and friendly dental care. He is committed to maintaining healthy teeth and creating beautiful smiles.
Dr. Douglas graduated from the prestigious University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Following his training at UNC, Dr.Douglas completed an elective residency at the University of Florida. During this time, he focused on dental implants and performing full mouth makeovers.He has been practicing dentistry in the Lutz and Odessa communities since 2006.
In addition to his formal education, Dr. Douglas has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education. His advanced training includes cosmetic and implant dentistry.
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- West Coast District Dental Association
In his personal life, Dr. Douglas and his wife, Jamie, enjoy waterskiing, biking, traveling, and playing with their dogs, Bella and Cassie.They are active members of Idlewild Baptist Church, where they regularly organize and participate in community services events.
Dr. Douglas continues to volunteer locally and internationally. Recently, he led a team of dentists on a trip to Bolivia where they provided free dental care to an underserved rural community. While there, Dr. Douglas had the opportunity to train South American dentists on the latest techniques in dentistry.
Dr. Valentina Espinosa
Education and Continuing Education
Dr. Valentina Espinosa earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables in 2010, and then completed dental school at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 2014. Then, she completed a year in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the Medical University of South Carolina to further her dental knowledge and skills.
In the Practice
Dr. Espinosa enjoys doing restorative dentistry and working in a family setting. She is proficient in fillings, crowns, bridges, partials, dentures, and implant restorations. Dr. Espinosa is a member of the Florida Dental Association and the West Pasco Dental Association.
Family and Community
While in dental school, Dr. Espinosa met her husband, Dr. Shaun Young, who was also studying dentistry at the time. Dr. Espinosa worked in a private practice in Atlanta for two years while her husband completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Emory University. After her husband graduated, they moved to the Tampa area and Dr. Espinosa began working for Dr. Robert Wolfenden in the fall of 2017.
Dr. Espinosa was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and lived there until she was seven years old. She then lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil for 3 years and then her family relocated to Weston, FL. Dr. Espinosa is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Dr. Espinosa and Dr. Young have a 1 year old daughter named Alessandra. They enjoy spending time with family and friends on the weekends and traveling.