Meet our Doctors
Dr. Alexander III, DMD
In the years since, he has continued to learn, amassing an amazing 343 hours of continuing education in his first year after dental school alone. He has trained in endodontics, attended the Nash Institute, and completed the prestigious Implant Maxicourse in New York City. Dr. Alexander is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Dawit Adugna, DMD
Dr. Adugna and his wife are a native of Southern California and moved to Florida in 2012. Dr Adugna completed undergraduate studies at California State University San Bernardino and attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where he graduated in 2007 with honors receiving the silver academic excellence award.
Dr. Adugna is committed to providing his patients compassionate, knowledgable and exemplary service that not only meets but rather exceeds each patient’s expectations. Dr. Adugna provides
Dr. Adugna and his wife have two children. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, organizing and participate in local and international mission trips providing much needed dental and medical services to underserved areas.
Chelsea Derbaum, DMD
Dr. Derbaum is from Clearwater, FL, but she now resides right here in World Golf Village! She earned her Bachelors in Microbiology & Molecular Biology from UCF & then went on to receive her DMD from the UF College of Dentistry. After finishing school, she completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program & has since received advanced training in Esthetics & Invisalign treatment. Dr Derbaum says, “It’s obvious from the way our team interacts with one another & with patients that this is truly a practice where doing the right thing is prioritized.” She goes on to say, “It’s great to have a state-of-the-art practice, with excellent materials & technology to allow me to do what I love most.” Dr. Derbaum enjoys getting to know her patients & working with them to achieve healthy & beautiful smiles. When not at work, she loves being creative by crafting & baking. She stays active by kickboxing & hiking & taking day trips with her husband to visit friends & family.
Tyler Woodling, DMD, MD
Dr. Woodling lived in Louisville Kentucky for almost all of his life. He attended the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville School of Dentistry where he received his DMD. Following graduation, he completed an oral surgery internship at The Ohio State University. Dr. Woodling then started his six years of dual residency at the University of Louisville Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During this residency, he spent a year in general surgery and obtained his MD as well as his oral surgery specialty degree. He also received BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS training.
Dr. Woodling’s core practice philosophy is to treat every patient like a member of his family. “Every patient is unique and every problem is special and deserves my undivided attention. I would expect nothing less when seeking care for myself or my family”, says Tyler Woodling DMD.
Dr. Woodling’s greatest joy in life is being a husband and father! His wife, Dr. Jennifer Woodling, is also a general dentist who practices in the Jacksonville area. They met in dental school and got married in the summer of 2015. In 2018 they had their first child, Cole, and in late 2020 they welcomed their daughter, Olivia. They have fallen in love with the north Florida area and are excited to call it their “forever home”. Dr. Woodling’s time out of the office is usually spent having fun with his wife and kids! He also loves to rock climb and spend time outdoors - running, swimming, and playing fetch with their dog Leon!