Dr. Steven D. Muckey is the founder of TLC Dental, Chief Dental Officer and Managing Director of its six dental practices in Florida. He has been a licensed and practicing dentist since 1980, and since that time has developed and successfully run several dental practices and dental management companies throughout the state. Dr. Muckey’s most recent commendation is the 2017 “Small Business Person Of The Year” awarded by the Dania Beach Chamber of Commerce. In addition, his talented team at TLC Dental-Dania was awarded 2017 Small Business Of The Year. Dr. Muckey received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Georgetown University and his Bachelor of Science from UCLA. He served as a Clinical Research Evaluator with Dr. Gordon Christensen for over 17 years, and for the past 20 years has been the only Florida licensed dentist, certified by CADP as a Quality Assurance Consultant. Quality improvement and quality management protocols in all TLC Dental practices set a benchmark for the state. An Able Toastmaster Bronze, Dr. Muckey has lectured internationally to dental school faculty and is now frequently requested to speak in South Florida-with his favorite topic being the “Mouth Body Connection”. Dr. Muckey served four years as a Clinical Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, and for several years has sat on a Credentialing Committee for one of the largest insurance companies in the nation. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Atlantic Coast District Dental Society, the Broward County Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Georgetown University Alumni Association of Ft. Lauderdale. Dr. Muckey volunteers his services for numerous healthcare and wellness related events throughout South Florida and has been an interviewer for over 25 years for the Georgetown University Admissions Committee. He lives vicariously through the successes of his team.