Dr. Trey Walding grew up in Dade City, Florida. He graduated with honors from Pasco High School in 1988 and was in the National Honor Society. Dr. Walding graduated from the University of Florida in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Dr. Walding then attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1996. After graduation Dr. Walding returned to Dade City and bought his first dental practice. He also continued his education and took one year of business courses at Saint Leo University.
Dr. Walding relocated to Lakeland, Florida in 2003 and bought two additional practices. In the late 2000‘s Dr. Walding, Dr. Mueller, and Dr. Carter became partners and started Dental Associates of Florida.
Dr. Walding resides in Lakeland with his wife, Julie, their four children, Mila, Chloe, Keaton, and Kaid. Throughout his years of practice Dr. Walding has continued his education in dentistry and has taken more than a thousand hours in Continuing Education courses. Dr. Walding is a Fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute, a Fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, he is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Polk County Dental Association, American Academy of General Dentistry, and founding member of Spear Study Club in Lakeland. Dr. Walding and his family are members of First Baptist At the Mall and are very active in the community. Dr. Walding loves University of Florida Football and is a Bull Gator. He enjoys many outdoor activities like fishing in Anna Maria, running Lake Hollingsworth, and cooking on his grill.
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Our office is able treat those who needing simple cosmetic dental treatment to those wanting to regain their natural smile that was lost over time.
Dr. Jenna Godwin is originally from Winter Haven, FL, and after nine years of military service, she is thrilled to return to the Sunshine State to settle down with her family. Dr. Godwin obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology from the University of Central Florida and went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. She was a recipient of the Health Professions Scholarship with the United States Army and took direct commission onto Active Duty following dental school.
After dental school, Dr. Godwin completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Fort Benning, GA, and then obtained a four-year certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, GA. Her training in the military was extensive and included corrective jaw surgery, dental implants, various bone harvesting and grafting techniques, removal of wisdom teeth and other dental extractions, TMJ surgery, cosmetic facial surgery, maxillofacial trauma, and removing pathology and reconstruction of various head and neck structures.
Dr. Godwin’s most recent military assignment was in Tacoma, WA, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, where she trained and mentored resident oral surgeons. During her final four-year tour, she served both as Assistant Program Director and Program Director for the OMS Residency Program at Madigan Army Medical Center.
Dr. Godwin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Her goal is to provide you with exceptional care in an environment where you will feel comfortable and at ease.
In January of 2019, Dr. Godwin welcomed her son, Elliott. Since then, she has been busy with her many full time jobs as surgeon, educator and mom. Living in the pacific northwest afforded Dr. Godwin many opportunities for traveling and outdoor activities. Although it was bittersweet to leave the west coast, she plans to continue taking advantage of the great outdoors on Florida’s beautiful beaches. She enjoys SCUBA diving, hiking, yoga, reading, and cooking.