Background: Dr. Angela Hilton-Foley has been a Florida resident since the age of two. After attending two years of high school, she was allowed early admission into college, at the University of Florida. Between undergraduate and dental school, Dr. Hilton-Foley did research in her hometown of Miami, Florida at the Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Medical Center in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. She was awarded a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from UF College of Dentistry, in 1991. Following graduation she relocated to Orlando and set up her first solo private dental practice, in Altamonte Springs, Florida. After marrying and moving to the Tampa Bay area in 2003, she opened her current practice, Designing Smiles. Dr. Hilton-Foley resides in the Westchase area along with her husband, two boys and two cats.
Dr. Hilton-Foley has attended more than 900 hours of Continuing Education, including courses at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Learning (LVI), the Nash Institute for Dental Training for Cosmetic Dentistry, the Nobel Biocare Implant Training in California, and Dr. Garg's Implant Seminar Continuum. She is a trained in Oral Conscious Sedation and Invisalign, and has earned her Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, in dental implants. She loves to attend continuing education courses and considers herself a life long student. For her, the best part about being a dentist is having the opportunity to form wonderful, long-term relationships with patients and their families. Seeing families form, children born, then watching them grow up and start their own lives, brings a lot of personal satisfaction and meaning to being their family dentist. She loves being part of so many people’s lives and helping them take control of their oral health. Personally, Dr. Hilton-Foley enjoys spending time with her family, reading books, traveling, watching Gator football and playing the piano.
If you are searching for a kind, compassionate and skilled dentist, you have come to the right place. Dr. Angela Hilton-Foley is known for her caring and gentle treatment and her artistic ability to create beautiful, healthy smiles. Designing Smiles, in Tampa, Florida, is a privately owned General and Family Dental Practice. Our entire team are dedicated, caring and experienced professionals, who want our patients to receive the best care possible for their long term health. We care about your comfort and hope to develop lifetime relationships with our family of patients. Lifetime care begins with thorough discussions about your concerns and goals for your dental health. We want to make sure that you have all the information you need to make informed choices concerning your dental health. We are here to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to caring for you smile. We promise to make every effort to understand each and every patient's needs and desires so that we can treat them with exceptional dental care.
Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
Doctorate in Dental Medicine, DMD
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1991
Bachelor of Science Microbiology/Immunology
University of Florida, 1986
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