Dr. David McDonald, DMD, Oral Surgeon
At: General and Cosmetic Dentistry of Tampa

Expertise and Awards
• Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
• American Oral Pathology Award
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support
• Hospital Committees
• American Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Award

Professional Affiliations
• Fellow – American Assoc. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
• Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
• American Dental Association
• Florida Dental Association
• Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

After graduating from the University of Florida, Dr. McDonald went on to the University of Texas to become Board Certified in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He was trained at renowned institutions such as Ben Taub Hospital; M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute; Hermann Hospital to name a few. He has worked in Tampa for over 25 years and was on staff at Tampa’s best Hospitals: St. Joseph’s Hospital; Tampa General Hospital; Lee Moffitt Cancer Center; and the University Community Hospital. Over the years he has lectured extensively to many area organizations to help educate the community on Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. In his spare time, Dr. McDonald volunteers his surgical services to local residents at no cost or reimbursement.

Personal Philosophy
“My mission is to work toward improving the quality of life for our patients. Every patient should feel our compassion and our integrity as we work as a team. … In order to grow professionally and personally, we will continue our education to improve our abilities and to provide an atmosphere of confidence. … Our commitment to excellence will not be compromised. Dr. McDonald offers Oral Surgical services in Tampa. We provide onsite surgery with general anesthesia, IV sedation, Nitrous Oxide, and Local Anesthesia.”

Outside the Office
Dr. McDonald has been married to his lovely wife Mary for 20+ years and they have one awesome son, Nicholas, who is currently attending college at FSU! (We know what you’re thinking; Gator vs. Nole Football games must be a real hoot in their home!) Dr. McDonald loves fishing in the Gulf and SCUBA diving in the Keys, but when he isn’t in Tampa, he and Mary are exploring the mountains from the Carolina’s to the waters of the Caribbean.