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Meet The Team

With more than twenty professionals on staff, The Dental Walk-In Clinic uniquely blends experience, expertise and efficiency with a personal touch. That's because we select, train, grow and reward those who care deeply for our business and our patients. Meet the team we've assembled to serve your dental needs.


Doctors:

Dr. Mark R. Holmes, D.M.D. Dr. Mark R. Holmes, D.M.D.
Dr. Mark R. Holmes, the founder and director of The Dental Walk-In Clinic of Tampa Bay and Pinellas, has dedicated his professional career to providing quality focused, accessible dental care to the Greater Tampa Bay area. Since establishing his practice in 2002, he has treated thousands of dental emergencies, including traumas while embracing new technology to perfect the delivery of state of the art dentistry.

Dr. Holmes also believes in the importance of dental education. He has recently completed hundreds of hours of continuing education in multiple disciplines of dentistry. Over the past seven years, Dr. Holmes has trained numerous dentist, team members, and student dentist at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, where he is a clinical assistant professor, in the diagnosis and delivery of emergency dentistry.

Honors & Affiliations:

Educational and Professional Awards
  • Bachelors of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science University of Florida
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Awarded Merits in Oral Surgery University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Awarded Merits in Pediatric Dentistry University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Young Health Care Professional of the Year 2009 South Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Appointments
  • Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Oral Surgery University of Florida College of Dentistry
Other Professional Affiliations
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • West Coast Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist
Continuing Education Training Completed at the Following Institutues
  • Misch Implant Institute
  • Pikos Implant Institute
  • Dental Education Laboratories
  • Esthetica Maxillofacial and Dental Hospital Cairo, Egypt
  • University of Southern California College of Dentistry
  • Scottsdale Center for Dentistry


Dr. Philip L. Gibson, D.M.D. Dr. Philip L. Gibson, D.M.D.
Dr. Gibson received a Bachelor of Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida in 2000 and graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 2004. Dr. Gibson then completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Bay Pines, FL in 2005.

  • Graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Member of:
    • American Dental Association
    • Florida Dental Association
    • West Coast Dental Association
    • Bay Center for Jaw Surgery Study Club
    • Academy of General Dentistry
    • Tampa Bay Academy of General Dentistry


Dr. Daniel Slaybaugh, D.M.D. Dr. Daniel Slaybaugh, D.M.D.
Dr. Slaybaugh completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida in 1996 and graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 2000.  Dr. Slaybaugh then completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program in St. Petersburg Florida in 2001.

After his residency, Dr. Slaybaugh opened a restorative practice in Clearwater and was a dentist with the Army Reserves for 4 years.  Dr. Slaybaugh joined the The Dental Walk In Clinic of Tampa Bay in 2002 and he takes pride in giving apprehensive patients a positive experience as well as providing excellent results for his comprehensive care patients.  

  • Graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Member of:
    • American Dental Association
    • Florida Dental Association
    • Upper Pinnellas County Dental Association


Dental Hygenists:

Rodi Alston, RDH
Rodi Alston, a licensed registered dental hygienist has worked for our practice since 2006. Rodi was born in Romania and moved to Florida where she earned her dental hygiene degree. Rodi has a relaxed style, a meticulous technique, and a very caring attitude for her patients. We are very fortunate to have Rodi as part of our staff as she is a great clinician and a very caring person. Rodi has graduated with highest honors from the Hillsborough Community College and was awarded membership into the dental hygiene honor society Sigma Phi Alpha, the most prestigious award earned by a dental hygiene graduate. Currently, she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Because she always strives to offer our patients the best dental hygiene treatment, she is a great asset to our practice and to her patients.

Kelley Morgan Turcotte, RDH
Kelley Morgan Turcotte has been in the dental field for ten years. She graduated at the top of her class with her AS degree in Dental Hygiene from St. Petersburg College and she has been practicing for three years. She grew up in North Carolina and has been living in Florida for twelve years.

The Dental Walk-In Clinic of Tampa Bay
4240 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33609
Phone (813) 636-9400
The Dental Walk-In Clinic of Pinellas
1030 Belcher Road South
Largo, FL 33771
Phone (727) 533-9199