Dr.George StricklandDDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Strickland has been practicing dental medicine in Florida since 1991 with one goal in mind: To provide the most professional and caring general, implant, and cosmetic dental care to patients of all ages who call his caring, comfortable, and conveniently located Sarasota area office their dental home.
To this end, Dr. Strickland has undergone hundreds of hours of advanced clinical courses after receiving his doctor of dental surgery degree from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1990.
Dr. Strickland’s additional education includes a bachelor of science degree from the University of Florida, graduate studies in biochemistry at City College of New York, and his general practice residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York from 1990-1991.
Because Dr. Strickland knows how important peer-to-peer knowledge is in maintaining an advanced-technology dental practice, he maintains memberships in the following:
Academy of General Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
American Dental Association
The Crown Council of Dental Professionals
Sarasota County Dental Association
West Coast Dental Association
Awards and Recognitions
Dr. Strickland’s commitment to excellence has been acknowledged by receiving the following awards and recognitions:
Senior Award for Excellence & Dedication to Dentistry
President of Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity
Anthony Gaglione Award for Academic & Scientific Endeavors
Dentsply Outstanding Clinic: “Transmission Cessation of HIV Virus in Dentistry”
First Place Georgetown University School of Dentistry Table Clinic 1988
Winner of the Georgetown University School of Dentistry Table Clinic 1989
Educator and Charitable Contributor
Dr. Strickland devotes his free time working as a mentor and clinical instructor with several post-doctorate institutes where he has trained countless dentists on dental topics ranging from pediatric dentistry to periodontics treatment.
Because Dr. Strickland also knows the importance of helping those who are less fortunate, he is involved in numerous charitable programs. Some of his accomplishments include creating a campaign called Brush the World to ship new, donated toothbrushes to marginalized populations around the globe. He has also participated in the Esperanza Humanitarian Mission to the Dominican Republic, as well as Gifts from God Charitable Dental Services for the Homeless.
We are happy to have Elizabeth at Strickland Family Dentistry as one of our dental hygienists. She graduated from the State College of Florida in 2012 as a Certified Registered Dental Hygienist. However, before going into hygiene, Elizabeth worked as a dental assistant for 16 years. She has always enjoyed helping patients make beautiful smiles. Outside of her work, she also enjoys anything involving dogs.
Jamie was born and raised in Connecticut. She moved to Venice Florida in October of 2012 with her family. After she graduated high school, Jamie met her now fiancé Matthew. They live together in North Port, FL with their dog, Bella. Jamie decided to pursue a career in dental assisting and has loved it ever since. In Jamie’s free time you can find her spending time with her family or decorating cakes.
Jamie went to Academy for Dental Assistants in Saint Petersburg, FL where she received her EFDA certificate along with her dental radiology license.
Our office manager Sue also serves as our patient advocate, helping patients get the dental care they want and need. She has lived in Sarasota for over 50 years and enjoys gardening and spending time with her English bulldogs.