Dr. Derek Morris has has been fascinated with the field of dentistry since he was young. He loves to make people smile, and dentistry gives him the opportunity to help people love their own smile. He understands that for some, visiting the dentist can be a stressful experience. He is caring and does all that he can to make patients feel comfortable throughout their appointment. He pays great attention to detail and makes sure that his patients are getting the best dental care available today.
Dr. Morris earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He continued on and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S., from the Ohio State University. Following graduation from dental school Dr. Morris returned to his home state of Utah and practiced there for 4 years. He then decided to move to Palatka, Florida to practice with Dr. Norman Archambo. When he and Dr. Archambo joined, they named the practice St Johns River Dental, and that is where he plans to practice for many years to come.
Dr. Morris is a member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association. He is regularly involved in continuing education and loves learning and implementing the advances in dentistry that make his dental work second to none.