Dr. Douglas R. Fabiani
Dr. Douglas R. Fabiani is from Clearwater, Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He was accepted early into dental school. After earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from The University of Florida College of Dentistry in 2000, he was accepted into a General Practice Residency program at the VA Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. In 2001, after completing his residency, he and Dr. Karp began their practice in Sarasota. He has completed well over 1000 hours of continuing education and has received his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. The Fellowship award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession He is an active member of the American Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Sarasota County Dental Association and International College of Oral Implantology. He is also a graduate of the Misch International Implant Institute.
He served 4 years for the Sarasota County Dental Association and was President. Currently he is involved with the West coast District Dental Association as an Alternate Delegate to the Florida Dental Association. He also serves on the Academy of Alumni and Friends Board with the UF College of Dentistry.
Continuing education is very important in keeping up with the latest techniques and advances in order to provide the best possible dental care available anywhere. He has attended many conferences and conventions locally and internationally on topics such as implantology, esthetic dentistry, pediactric care, geriatric dental care, restorative materials, and prosthodontic treatment.
Dr. Fabiani’s hobbies include many outdoor sports such as spearfishing, scuba diving, tennis, crossfit and reading. He and his wife Dana live here in Sarasota.
Lance A. Karp, DMD, FAGD
Dr. Lance A. Karp was born in New York City and lived there until his family moved to Coral Springs, Florida. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida. After dental school he successfully completed a residency program in Advanced Dentistry at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Afterwards he moved to Sarasota where he and Dr. Douglas Fabiani have practiced since 2001.
While in Sarasota, Dr. Karp has become an acitve member of many organizations including the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and Sarasota County Dental Association. He also serves as President for the Board of Directors for the Police Athletic League of Sarasota.
Dr. Karp believes strongly in distinguishing himself professionally through quality continuing education. He has recently completed the extensive requirements for achieving “Fellowship” status in the Academy of General Dentistry. Such additional education allows us to provide the latest techniques and advances in dentistry to our patients.
Dr. Karp, and his wife Lisa live locally in Sarasota. They enjoy playing golf and tennis as well as traveling to exotic places.
Our hygienists have over 10 years of experience and are gentle yet proficient at maintaining a healthy beautiful smile.
Dental Lab Technician
Our in office laboratory technician has over 10 years of prosthodontic experience. He has been with us for 8 of those years and is dedicated to achieving the finest results using only the best materials that are available.