Comfort, convenience, and compassion are the hallmarks of Dr. Phillips Dentistry.
Our skilled dentists can treat almost every issue for patients of all ages, no matter how big or small.
Darryl Tarver, DDS
Dr. Darryl Tarver grew up in Richmond, Virginia. He attended Ferrum College to study Biology, Chemistry, and Forensic Science. Shortly after graduation, he attended Howard University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Tarver enjoys all aspects of dentistry, specifically cosmetic dentistry. He wants every patient to leave every office visit feeling satisfied with their smile and the care they received.
In his free time, Dr. Tarver likes taking his dalmatian, Hammy, on walks around Orlando. He also enjoys traveling and working out.
Jennifer Knowlton, DMD
Dr. Jennifer Knowlton is a compassionate dentist committed to providing the very best care for her patients. She specializes in all types of dentistry, including general, cosmetic, restorative, and implant dentistry, and aims to make her patients feel like family.
Dr. Knowlton graduated with her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University in May of 2020. Before dental school, she attended The University of Central Florida, where she received a bachelor’s degree in micro-molecular biology in 2011. Her love of dentistry and passion for helping others started early in her career. Prior to becoming a dentist, she worked as a dental assistant for five years, where she cultivated a deep love for the field. She learned the importance of building patient relationships and trust, as well as tools and techniques for mitigating patient fear and anxiety.
As her passion for dentistry grew, she moved to Miami and set out to follow her dream of becoming a dentist. Soon after graduating, she began working as an associate dentist during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Her excellent clinical skill and gentle bedside manner led to her promotion to managing clinical dentist of her former practice in only six months.
She has been married to her husband since 2011, and they recently welcomed their first child together. In her free time, she enjoys baking, Disney, trying new restaurants, enjoying movies and comedy with her family, and running her food blog on Instagram, @dessert_loving_dentist. Dr. Knowlton is also fluent in Spanish.
Shelley earned her A.S. degree from Valencia and completed the Southern College dental assisting program in 1996.
Upon graduation, she worked in various specialties in the dental field but found general dentistry to be her favorite. She has been working at Dr. Phillips Dentistry since 2002.
Shelley is a wife and a mother of two teenagers and two furbabies. Her free time is mostly spent at sporting events, anywhere near water, or working on house projects.
Sandra Bermudez, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Sandra has been working at Dr. Phillips Dentistry for over 16 years. She started as a dental assistant until she received her dental hygienist license.
Sandra moved from New York at a very young age to Colombia. Before moving back to the United States, she was a licensed dentist in Colombia.
She has been happily married for 18 years. She has two daughters, 14 and 11 years old.
Angie has been in the dental profession for the past ten years and is excited to work with patients guiding their oral health. She is the mother of two boys and one girl and has been happily married for 27 years.
She's thankful to be part of the fantastic team at Dr. Phillips Dentistry. She feels blessed to be part of a team that makes a difference in people's lives every day.
Flexible Payment Options For High-Quality Dental Care in Orlando
For your convenience, Dr. Phillips Dentistry accepts:
- A wide range of PPO dental insurance plans
- Cash and check
- All major credit cards, including MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and more
We do NOT accept HMO or Medicaid plans.
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Dr. Phillips Dentistry
Dr. Phillips Dentistry can meet a wide range of dental needs from family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implants, Invisalign®, orthodontic services, oral surgery, and endodontic services. Patient comfort and care are our top priority, and we go to great lengths to provide a pleasant environment for you.
We accept a wide range of PPO dental insurance plans, cash, check and all major credit cards. We also offer a low-cost in-house discount plan to save you money on your dental care!
Our office is located is located on Sand Lake Road in the Plaza Venezia shopping center, above the Corona Cigar Company.
Dr. Phillips Dentistry serves Dr. Phillips, Orlando, Bay Hill, Belle Isle, Windermere, Isleworth, Bay Lake, Golden Oak, Lake Buena Vista, Kissimmee, Hunters Creek, Metro West And More!
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