Meet the Doctors

Dusty Rose, DMD

Dr. Dusty Rose completed her Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural and biological engineering in 2013. She then attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry for her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, graduating in May 2019. Additionally, she completed her Phlebotomy Certificate in August 2021 in Santa Fe. Dr. Rose regularly completes additional training to stay at the forefront of the dental field, and has received advanced training in BOTOX®, phlebotomy and digital dentistry. She has practiced in the Chiefland area since 2020.

Dr. Rose is a member of several professional organizations, including:

As a dentist, Dr. Rose’s goal is to do the best possible work for her patients’ overall dental health. She is as conservative as possible in her treatment plans and strives to look at the big picture to determine the source of her patients’ dental problems and provide the most appropriate treatment for their needs.

Dr. Rose’s parents both served in the U.S. Air Force, which meant that she moved frequently as a child. She met her husband, a computer engineer, while completing her undergraduate studies. They have two Yorkies, Gilly and Gendry, and are expecting a baby boy in May 2023. Outside of the office, Dr. Rose’s hobbies include Irish step dancing, worshipping Jesus, watching international soccer, traveling, hiking and walking her dogs.

Tamara Tavakoli, DMD

Dr. Tamara Tavakoli grew up in Daytona Beach and graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. She has completed over 100 continuing education hours in topics spanning oral surgery, implant dentistry, cosmetic full-mouth reconstruction, Invisalign® clear aligners and orthodontics. Dr. Tavakoli believes that the most important part of the dentist-patient interaction is education. Her hope is that she can give you and your family the skills to prevent tooth decay and tooth loss. Dr. Tavakoli is a member of the American Dental Association®, the Florida Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic.

In her spare time, Dr. Tavakoli likes to spend time with her family and friends, travel and go to the beach.

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