Summerland Dental has been providing family dentistry to the Lower Keys since 1987. Our well trained staff is knowledgeable and always willing to answer any questions you may have. Our online forms allow you to request an appointments as well as fill out all personal information prior to your first visit. Walk ins are welcome!
William L. Tycoliz, Jr., DDS, FAGD, D.ABDSM
Dr. Tycoliz graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 1985 from the University of Tennessee. He has been practicing general dentistry/dental sleep medicine at Summerland Dental since 1987. He is a graduate of the University of Florida's Comprehensive Dental Program. Dr. Tycoliz is a member of the American Dental Association, The Florida East Coast Dental Association and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Tycoliz is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Tycoliz helps treats snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy when indicated. An oral appliance is an effective treatment that is covered by most medical insurance plans. AADSM membership provides Dr. Tycoliz with access to educational resources and practice management tools that help him better serve his patients by providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. For more information about AADSM, please visit www.aadsm.org. Through the AADSM, Dr. Tycoliz completed the Mastery Program and passed the test to earn his Diplomate status in the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Along with Dr. Tycoliz his team at Summerland Dental has taken multiple seminars and hours of study to be able to offer dental sleep medicine services to our community.
Teri Timm & Madison Davis, CDA
Teri is one of Dr. Tycoliz assistants. She and her husband are recent members of our community escaping the snowy winters of Illinois. She has over 30 years of experience and we welcome her cheery smile and willingness to always help when needed! Her and her husband enjoy biking and kayaking on their time off.
Madison is Dr. Tycoliz other assistant. She too is a new member of our community following her dream of living and working in the Florida Keys. Her and her partner completed their new dream home build. With over 10 years of experience, Madison's attention to detail makes her a welcome addition to our team! Her and her partner enjoy weekends on the boat.
Deborah Pardee, RDH
Deborah moved to the Keys in 1995 from St. Louis, MO. Deb started her dental career in the U.S. Navy as a dental tech from 1973-1976. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 1979, and has been a part of our staff since 2007. With years of experience, she is skilled in all phases of dental hygiene. With a focus on education, she makes sure that everyone walks out with the proper tools and knowledge on how best to maintain their oral health.
Jalyn Knowles-Office Manager & Johanna Acuna-Administrative Assistant
Jalyn has been part of our staff since September 1991. She is crossed trained in front office & chairside duties. She is ready to help you with any billing, insurance, and treatment options that you may need. Jalyn is certified in dental x-rays and a Florida Notary.
Johanna was a part of our staff prior to the hurricane and has returned to help us take great care of our patients from the moment they walk in the door. Her knowledge of dentistry and office protocol makes her an asset to our family.
Whitney Simmons, RDH
Whitney started in dentistry in 2007 by going to dental assisting school in Cocoa Florida at Brevard Community College. After working as a dental assistant for almost 5 years she decided to go back to school to become a dental hygienist. She graduated in 2013 from Santa Fe college with her Florida license and also her Florida local anesthesia certification. After graduation she relocated from Gainesville to Marathon Florida and has worked as a dental hygienist since then. On the side, Whitney owns and operates her own small business in Marathon doing custom epoxy countertop fabrication and epoxy gifts. One of Whitney's main goals is keeping her patients completely comfortable at all times and building a rapport and relationship with them.