About Your Dentist

Dimitrios Gatis, DMD

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) – Bradenton, Florida

Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene
Edison State College – Fort Myers, Florida

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry
The University of Miami – Coral Gables, Florida

While studying at LECOM, Dr. Gatis was selected to serve as an academic and clinical tutor. He also served as Vice President of the Forensic Odontology Group and was trained and certified in using dental records to assist local and national law enforcement with cases of missing and unidentified persons. Dr. Gatis was awarded the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student Award for Excellence. He enjoys taking continuing education courses in cosmetic dentistry, dental implantology, and minimally invasive restorative techniques to offer his patients the best care possible. In addition to practicing in the office, Dr. Gatis has been the only dentist at the Collier County Jail since February of 2020. He provides pain management and surgical extractions at the jail once a week for the incarcerated.

Dr. Gatis prides himself on maintaining healthy smiles and restoring teeth with a conservative approach whenever applicable. His gentle nature and compassion have garnered many compliments from patients and peers alike. He also welcomes sarcastic and humorous banter with patients and staff!

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Gatis is trained and certified in cosmetic injectables (botulinum toxin A and dermal fillers), Invisalign®, and forensic odontology. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association.

In his free time, Dr. Gatis is an avid saltwater angler and he enjoys spending sunny days on the boat with his wife, Erika, and his two amazing daughters, Mila and Falon. He also loves to cook and explore new cuisines (which is something he learned from his parents, both of whom are professional chefs). When time permits between entertaining his children, he enjoys tennis, traveling, scuba diving, and visiting his extended family.

Christopher Norris, DMD

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother Teresa

My Mission

“I believe the key to overall body health begins with a healthy mouth. My mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive dental care to promote the health of my community.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Master of Science
Barry University – Miami Shores, Florida

Bachelor of Science
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Dr. Norris is an Invisalign® Certified Provider, and he is also certified to administer nitrous oxide, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS).

Professional Memberships

Dr. Norris is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Florida Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Norris loves nothing more than spending time at the beach with his wife, son, and the family dog. His hobbies include fishing, snorkeling, swimming, and competing in open-water swimming competitions.