Meet Dr. Clayton Spilman

Dentistry, to me, is a profound commitment to promoting overall health and well-being through exceptional oral care. It goes beyond the technical aspects of dental practice; it's about creating relationships with patients built on trust, empathy, and open communication.

There is a unique joy that comes from helping patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile, and witnessing the improvement in their confidence and self-esteem. Ultimately, the relationships I build with my patients and the positive impact I can make in their lives is what truly makes dentistry a rewarding and exciting profession for me.

I prioritize fostering a trusting relationship with my patients and tailoring treatment plans to meet their individual needs. Whether it's preventive care or advanced treatments, I am dedicated to promoting optimal oral health and enhancing smiles. The well-being of my patients is my priority, and I strive to create a comfortable and positive dental experience for every patient under my care.

Commitment to Education

As a child, my sole response to “What do you want to do when you grow up?” was always “I want to help people.” Dentistry allows me to make a direct impact on individuals' lives by improving their oral health, restoring their smiles, and enhancing their overall quality of life. The ability to provide compassionate care, educate patients, and create lasting relationships motivated me to pursue a career in dentistry.

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Florida, 2018
  • Doctorate of Dental Medicine, University of Florida, 2022

Continuing Education

As a dentist, I firmly believe that continuing education plays a vital role in improving the quality of care I provide to my patients. The field of dentistry is constantly evolving, with new techniques, technologies, and research emerging regularly. By actively pursuing continuing education opportunities, I ensure that I stay updated on the latest advancements, enabling me to deliver the most effective and efficient treatments available. This acquired knowledge allows me to offer my patients a wider range of treatment options, tailored to their specific needs and preferences.

Moreover, by staying current with the latest best practices and evidence-based approaches, I can enhance patient outcomes, minimize complications, and ensure the highest standard of oral health care. By investing in my own professional growth through continuing education, I am able to provide my patients with the highest level of dental care and improve their overall well-being.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • American Student Dental Association
  • Young Pinellas Dental Association

Outside the Office

Outside of my professional life, I strive for a well-rounded and fulfilling lifestyle. If I am not at the office serving our wonderful patients, you can find me on the golf course, working on elevating my home-living experience, searching for the best new movies/tv shows, or exploring the vast culinary atmosphere of southern Pinellas County.