Tampa Florida native, Dr. Ward Whitaker graduated from the University of South Florida with honors in 1985, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Whitaker went on to obtain the title of Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Florida, where he graduated in 1989.
After graduation, Dr. Whitaker went on to serve our country in the U.S. Army as a general dentist in Frankfurt, Germany. Now, with over 25 years of dental experience, Dr. Whitaker takes pride in offering a personalized experience at his private practice in Tampa, Florida, where he lives by his motto “One dentist for life!”
Meet Our TeamWe recognize how much our patients depend on us, and we work hard to continually prove why they are right to trust us with their smiles! Our team is easygoing, friendly and ready to help you improve your oral health. Call Custom Dental Care today at 813-876-6930 to schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Ward Whitaker, and learn more about high-quality dental care in Tampa, Florida.
Alisha joined our team in 2019 and loves the family feeling of our office. She is positive and driven, and is always willing to excel and learn more. Alisha is inspired by her mother, and in her spare time enjoys painting, drawing and singing. She is currently attending school to become a dental hygienist.
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Priscilla graduated from Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. She is also certified as a public notary. Priscilla joined our team in 2018, and takes the time to explain treatments and financial options for our patients so they can receive the care they need. She appreciates our focus on patient education and loves being around her co-workers.
As an artist of semi-permanent make-up (eyeliner, shading of eyebrows and lips) and eyebrow microblading, Tanya had her own permanent makeup business on the beaches and wanted to expand into the Greater Tampa Bay Area. She brings over 24 years of combined experience, as a certified registered dental hygienist and certified semi-permanent makeup artist, to everything she does.
Tanya has always had a passion for makeup, beauty and artistic design. She relies on her background in makeup, attention to detail and customer service skills to ensure that every client comes away naturally enhanced.
Tanya is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene (1995). Although she still loves her dental hygiene position, her transition to permanent makeup was very natural.