Causeway Dentistry

Meet the Team at Causeway Dentistry

At Causeway Dentistry, we provide affordable, high-quality dentistry to patients in Clearwater and surrounding areas who want a healthier smile. Too often, we see individuals who have to put off quality dental treatment due to cost alone. Our goal is to provide care to those who need it most by offering reasonable fees and only offering the dentistry they need to attain excellent oral health.

Honest, Affordable Dentistry in Clearwater, FL

Dr. Earl Santos builds trust with his patients by presenting affordable options that work with their budgets and strives to offer you only the dentistry you need. He performs thorough examinations and shares the results with you because being informed helps you make confident and informed decisions about your dental treatment.

At Causeway Dentistry, honesty and transparency are two of our most essential core values. We don’t just tell you that you need dental treatment and leave you to make a decision. Dr. Santos uses technology like intraoral cameras and digital x-ray images so you can see what he sees and understand how treatment will benefit you.

A Calm and Friendly Environment

We offer a calm and friendly environment, and during your appointments, you can listen to music and enjoy amenities like massaging dental chairs, neck pillows, and blankets. Because we see only one patient at a time, our patients become like family to us, and we enjoy catching up to hear what’s been happening in their lives since their last visit.

Dr. Santos and our dental team look forward to welcoming you to Causeway Dentistry. Please take a few minutes to get to know the fantastic, dedicated team who will be serving you.

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Dr. Earl Santos

Dr. Earl Santos was born in Tacloban City, Philippines, and grew up in northeast Pennsylvania. His career in Florida began when he graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL, with a doctorate in dental medicine. He then completed a highly competitive residency at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he received advanced training in general family dentistry.

Dr. Santos’s professional affiliations include the American Dental Association and the Florida Academy of General Dentistry Association. He also has a background in chemistry, having worked for Exxon Mobil and completed a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh and Villanova University, respectively.

Dr. Santos enjoys camping, running, and getting tan lines at the beach. He is an avid “foodie” and is currently giving restaurant recommendations—just ask!

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Elise

Dental Hygienist

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Damaris

Dental Assistant

Michelle

Dental Assistant

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Eisen

Dental Hygienist

Eisen joined our team as a  Dental hygienist 2022. He graduated from Iloilo Doctors College in the Philippines. He's been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 23 years. He likes being part of a team that provides a high level of care and is on the cutting edge of technology. 
Eisen is a dedicated clinician and always gives 100% to our patients. Quality patient care is very important to him and being sure that patients receive the absolute care, which is one of his top priorities. He enjoys working in Periodontics because it is fulfilling for him to be able to help our patients achieve a healthier smile.
In his free time, he likes going to the gym, biking on a nice day, fishing, and going to the beach. He also likes dining with his wife, karaoke with friends and playing with their two cats, Twister and Lucky.

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Ana

Dental Assistant

Ana attended Ultimate Medical Academy and started working in the dental field in 2019. She joined our practice in 2021 as a dental assistant, where she helps patients achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

Ana’s duties include taking x-rays, setting up operatories, sterilization, and all chairside dental procedures. She enjoys helping patients who are committed to making a change for the better by overcoming their fears and attending routine appointments. What Ana loves most about her job is how appreciative patients can be and how much trust they give. 

In her free time, Ana enjoys painting on a canvas, and binge-watching shows with her mom. 

 

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Denae'

Dental Assistant

Denae' received her dental assistant training at Ultimate Medical Academy and joined our practice in 2021. As an assistant, one of her most important jobs is helping patients feel comfortable when they visit our dental office. For Denae', the best thing about being a dental assistant is helping to ease patients' fears and anxieties about coming into the dental office. It's a great feeling when a patient who came in nervous and afraid during their first appointment now come in smiling and laughing!

Denae' assists the doctor with various procedures, takes and develops x-rays, performs infection control, prepares and sterilizes instruments, and provides patients with oral care instructions after procedures. She appreciates being part of a team that works together to ensure that our patients have a pleasant experience.

When she's not helping patients, Denae' likes socializing with friends and family. She also enjoys going to the beach and soaking up the sun.

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Christina

Office Manager

Christina attended Everest University and started working in dentistry in 2013 as an EFDA (expanded functions dental assistant.) She subsequently moved to the front desk and has been Dr. Santos's office manager since he took over the practice in 2020.

As our office manager, Christina's main job is to oversee office operations, but sometimes she uses her assistant training to help out in the back office. Most often, you'll find Christina at the front desk joking and teasing the patients.

The best part of being an assistant for Christina has been the many wonderful patients she's met over the years, sharing countless stories and laughs. She has been with them as they have gone through various life challenges, and the ability to be there and show compassion and empathy fills her heart.

Christina enjoys helping patients feel confident about sharing their smiles and is always happy to answer their questions, plan appointments, help resolve concerns and create a positive experience. It's important to Christina that each of her patients enjoys a feeling of ease and confidence when visiting our office.

Outside of dentistry, you'll find Christina at the beach, walking at Indian Rocks, and watching the amazing sunsets. 

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