At South Tampa Dentistry, we put your needs first. Our experienced team understands that seeking dental care is a challenge for some people, so we want you to know that our first priority is your comfort. We work together to bring you a dental experience that is pleasant and stress-free so that you can feel comfortable turning to us whenever you have a question or problem.
We hope that you will call us to arrange a time for you to stop by and visit our state-of-the-art dental practice. Until then, please take a moment to get to know the team who will make your comfort and well-being a priority.
Dr. Joshua Wyatt
Dr. Wyatt enjoys all aspects of dentistry. He decided to become a dentist in 5th grade. He would grow more and more interested in dentistry each time he went to get his teeth cleaned. He is fortunate to know what he wanted to be when he grew up from a very young age.
After attending the University of Alabama for his undergraduate studies, he received his D.M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys exercising in his spare time. His wife is also a Crimson Tide fanatic. His favorite part of dentistry is the patient care portion. Whether it be restorative dentistry or difficult extractions to dentures, he enjoys it all! He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Hillsborough Dental Association. Dr. Wyatt spends hours improving his skills through continuing education. He has attended everything from the Dawson Academy occlusion course, DOCS sedation course, Tulsa Dental Endodontic Success and countless others.
When he isn't looking at teeth, he's spending time with his family; Kristin, Jace, Kate, and dog Macy.
Dr. Mark McCaughey
Dr. Mark McCaughey grew up in Iowa, where he received his undergraduate degree before moving to Florida to earn his D.M.D. His favorite aspects of dentistry are patient care and working with his hands.
Outside of work you can find him spending time with his family, staying active, and exploring the outdoors. He enjoys volunteering at events like the Florida Mission of Mercy and attending continuing education courses.
Dayanis, or “Dee,” is originally from Cuba and moved to Tampa in 2011. She finished her Dental Assistant Program in 2015, and has been in the dental field ever since. She really enjoys what she does, and takes the time to get to know every single patient better to make them feel like part of the family. Her goal is to provide every patient with quality customer service and change their mentality about coming to the dentist’s office.
Front Desk Receptionist
Cianni is a Tampa native who began her career in dentistry in 2018. She started out as a hygiene assistant in Virginia. Once she came back to her hometown in 2019, she gained an interest in the clerical side of dentistry and hasn’t looked back ever since. What she enjoys the most about dentistry is seeing the positive overall transformation patients experience when their mouths are healthy again. When she has time to spare, she travels, writes poetry, and spends quality time with loved ones. Most importantly, she’s always working on mastering growth and duality.
Calyn is from Indianapolis and has lived in the Tampa area since 2001. She loves to spend time with her family, has two daughters, and thinks that the beach is the most amazing place in the world. She loves working in dentistry because she loves helping people and making them feel better about themselves.
Lead Dental Assistant
Shelly has been part of the South Tampa team since 2016 and loves getting to know each patient that is in her care. She was awarded with her certification in dental assisting from Destined Career Institute back in her hometown. When she isn't tending to patients, Shelly is spending time with her husband and playing with her two dogs.
Dental Assistant & Clinical Director
Cary started in dentistry when she was 18 years old. Her favorite part of dentistry is oral surgery and cosmetic dental procedures. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.
Ashley has worked at South Tampa Dentistry since March of 2018, and began her Dental Assisting career five years ago. She loves the friendly South Tampa Dental staff members, and seeing happy patients after their treatments. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, fur-babies, and traveling.
Laura is a proud “Hoosier,” raised in Bloomington, IN where she attended Indiana University and later obtained her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from IU South Bend. Dentistry has always been a passion of hers - she always looked forward to seeing her dentist, orthodontist, and especially her hygienist. She enjoys providing her clients with healthy smiles and is proud of these milestones for her clients. It truly brings her joy. She relocated to St. Pete almost 11 years ago and has always loved the Tampa Bay area. She enjoys many outdoor activities and spending time with her fur babies, family and friends.
Nikki, a Pinellas County native, has been with the practice for four years. She enjoys teaching her patients how to take better care of their smile. Most of her free time is spent with family, watching her son play baseball.
Kaemon was born and raised in Key West, and loves to be outdoors, play beach volleyball, and play hockey. He attended USF and HCC for Dental Hygiene and started working in dentistry in 2020.
Ali is originally from St. Pete and attended Concorde College in Colorado, where she earned her degree in Hygiene in 2017. She has been working in Dentistry since 2013. When not in the office, Ali likes to travel and play with her two cats.