Tyler Holley, D.D.S., M.D., joined the UF College of Dentistry in July as a clinical assistant professor and the D.M.D. program director for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Holley spends a majority of his time teaching dental students and residents oral and maxillofacial surgery, including both didactic and clinical instruction for pre-doctoral dental students in the Student Oral Surgery, or SOS, Clinic.
Holley provides patient care as part of his responsibilities in the SOS and resident clinics, while also serving on the on-call team at UF Health Shands for emergency oral and maxillofacial surgery needs.
Holley graduated with his undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary studies from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, in 2007 before earning his dental degree in 2013 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Holley then completed a one-year general practice residency at the University of Michigan before embarking on his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha from 2014-2020. He earned his medical degree from Nebraska in 2017 and completed a general surgery internship there in 2018.
Holley made his way back to the Sunshine State last year for a craniofacial surgery fellowship at UF Health Jacksonville.
He is certified by the National Board of Dental Examiners, the National Board of Medical Examiners and is board-eligible for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is certified in basic life support, pediatric advanced life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, advanced trauma life support.
Holley is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, the American College of Surgeons and the American Dental Association.