Dr. Katie Tulipano started her college career in Gainesville Florida at the University of Florida where she earned both her Bachelors of Science degree (2007) and her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree (2011). Dr. Tulipano enjoys being a lifelong student and regularly seeks out new continuing education courses, seminars and dental articles. She stays connected to trends in the dental community by being a member of:
The American Academy of Dentistry
The American Dental Association
The Florida Dental Association
Dr. Tulipano is originally from Michigan but learned to call Florida home when she moved to Bradenton as a child with her family. She finished middle school and high school in the Bradenton area and still has many ties to the community including her parents, younger brother and family friends. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, husband David and son Joseph. On a typical weekend if you don’t find them out on walk or bike ride with their two dogs you might find them visiting the Lowry Park Zoo or The Florida Aquarium.
David H. Leslie D.M.D.
Dr. Leslie’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree and a Doctor’s degree in Dentistry from the University of Louisville. Post Doctorate education includes a one year Hospital Residency at Ft. Bragg N.C..
Dr. Leslie first started doing Implant Dentistry in 1984 and since then has accumulated over 300 hours of continuing education in the field. Dr. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Leslie is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association and the Manatee Dental Society.
Dr. Leslie was raised on Hartsdale, N.Y.. His education was interrupted by three years of military service in 1968. He spent a year in Viet Nam as a Second Lieutenant platoon leader in the 25th Infantry and received an Army Commendation Medal for Valor and a Bronze Star. The Army offered him a scholarship to attend Dental school and Dr. Leslie was stationed in Panama for three years after his hospital residency.
After hours Dr. Leslie enjoys the company of his wife and daughter. He is an avid diver and fisherman. When time allows he also likes to play racquetball and tennis.
Our staff has extensive training which is constantly updated through Continuing Education programs. This commitment to Continuing Education allows us to increase skills and maintain knowledge of the latest developments in dental health care. It is a commitment that enables us to serve you in the best way possible.