Dr. Derek Fleitz, DDS

Dr. Derek Fleitz, DDS

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Dr. Derek Fleitz, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Inlet Beach, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School of Dentistry in 1995 and practices dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

12805 US Highway 98 E Ste K-201

Inlet Beach, FL 32413

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Dr. Fleitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fleitz "I grew up and spent most of my youth in Indiana. After graduating from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1995, I served five years in the United Sates Navy Dental Corps, both overseas and in the U.S., including a tour at the United Sates Naval Academy. I found my bride Kim in 1999; we married right here on the beach in Seaside in May 2000 and made our permanent home in the 30A community. There were not enough permanent residents in the 30A area at that time to support another dentist, so I took over an existing dental practice from a retiring dentist in Panama City. My practice in Panama City has been very rewarding for the past 15 years, but it is a dream come true to open my new office so close to our home, our daughters' schools, and our community. I love my job. I love meeting and talking to people. I love the privilege of being able to improve each persons's smile, which often helps him or her regain tremendous self-confidence. I enjoy the blend of the art and science that dentistry has to offer. However, the biggest reward of my career are the relationships forged with patients over the years. That is a true treasure! When I'm not in the office, you can most likely find me hanging out with my wonderful wife Kim, our two beautiful little girls Gabriella Grace and Zoe Katherine, and our two yellow Labrador retrievers Max and Otto. We love strolling on the beach, kayaking in the lake, doing most anything outside, and attending many community events and concerts. On Sundays, you may often find us at A Simple Faith Church or Point Washington United Methodist Church. I do have a few hobbies as well. Prior to having my two beautiful girls, I indulged in hunting and fishing, kayaking, hiking, scuba diving, European travel, fine dining, jogging, soccer, tennis, hockey, and watching college football and IU basketball. Now I "enjoy" sleeping, playing princess dress-up, and attending ballet and gymnastics classes! Seriously, though, I love my two little girls so much; they are what keep me going! We are delighted about our new state-of-the-art office conveniently located in 30Avenue. I would be elated and honored to have the opportunity to provide dental excellence and personalized service and attention to you and your family. We hope to have you as part of our 30A Smiles family."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fleitz "To provide the highest level of Quality Dental Care and Personalized Attention to each and every patient."

11  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

20  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Indiana University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Indiana University / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fleitz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fleitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fleitz's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fleitz to family and friends
118 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (119)

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Dr. Fleitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Always love a fellow Hoosier and a graduate of Indiana University to top it all off!!!! Dr. Fleitz is a wonderful dentist.
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Dr Fleitz is an excellent, gentle, and caring dentist. His office staff is also the very best. The new office is beautifully decorated and in a wonderfully convenient location.
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From the moment I walk into the office I feel like a special and valued client (note, I didn't say "patient" - there's a big difference!). Everyone at this practice is a pleasure to work with. And for the first time in my life I have a better understanding of how to improve my oral health - and...more
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If you are looking for someone that cares about his patients and loves doing what he does, Dr. Fleitz is the guy to see. Great communication skills, explains things so you can understand them, makes you feel comfortable and will give you back that smile you were looking for. Thank you Dr. Fleitz....more
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I am one of those people who fear the dentist chair. Dr. Fleitz and his staff were extremely considerate of that and made sure I felt at ease. I will not go anywhere else now! Even though they are out of my network and I have to wait to be reimbursed, it is WELL WORTH it to have an experience...more
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