Dr. Denise Oakes-Lottridge graduated cum laude from Florida State University in 1993 with a BS degree in Biology and received her DMD degree from University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1997. After graduating from U.F, Dr. Oakes-Lotttrige accepted the position of Dental Director of a community clinic in Mayo, Florida where she worked while her husband went through medical school.
After his medical training, they moved to Southwest Florida. Since 2004, Dr. Oakes-Lottridge has been proud to be in the Lehigh Acres community providing the highest quality dental care in a sincere, caring, and personal enviroment.
In her efforts to provide the best for her patients she takes dozens of continuing education courses. Her courses help her stay up-to-date on the latest and best technology available in dentistry. She has successfully completed a 2 year course in Light Force Orthodontics, allowing her to provide traditional braces as well as Invisalign.
Dr. Oakes-Lottridge enjoys being able to offer everything - from the basic filling to recreating beautiful smiles with orthodontic, Invisalign, veneers, Britesmile 1 hour whitening, and many other services - always doing what is best for the individual patient.
Outside the office, Dr. Oakes-Lottridge is the Vice-President for the Lee County Dental Society Executive Council, as well as delegate to the Florida Dental Association and a member of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Oakes-Lottridge regularly donates her services to Project Dental Care, to help those who need dental care in SW Florida. Also, Dr. Oakes-Lottridge loves volunteering at her children's school, going to Girl Scout's activities, book clubs and many soccer, baseball, football and tennis activities for her children.