Dentist – Port Charlotte, FL

Get to Know
R. Boyd Gilleland, DDS

Dr. Gilleland loves being able to give patients their ideal smile back while also helping them feel genuinely comfortable throughout the dental care process. Plus, he’s proud to have the best dental team ever supporting him! With nearly 35 years of experience under his belt, you can trust that his work will always be reliable, efficient, and exceptional. Interested in learning more about him? Just keep reading below.

Why Did You Decide
to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Gilleland actually comes from a long, long line of dentists – his grandfather, father, uncle, AND brother have all had the job too! Oral healthcare is definitely in his blood, and realizing how much he enjoyed working with his hands made this position a foregone conclusion for him as well. Decades later, he still feels like it’s the perfect fit.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

After studying at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Gilleland achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery at Emory University. Over the years, he’s had additional training in sedation dentistry, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry through prestigious avenues like the Las Vegas Institute. He is also a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantologists, certified with DOCS, and a member of both the American Dental Association and Florida Dental Association.

Outside of the Dental Office,
What Do You Like to Do?

In his free time, Dr. Gilleland’s biggest hobbies include boating and tackling various woodworking projects. His parents live nearby in Florida and he visits them often. He also never misses a chance to spend quality time in the North Georgia Mountains!