Waterside Dental -

Venice Island


Meet The Doctors

Williams, Joseph

Dr. Joseph Williams is a 1983 graduate of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. Following graduation, Dr. Williams moved to Boston, MA, where he interned at a private practice for three years. He then began solo practice where he remained until 2014. With their three children educated and experiencing the world, Dr. Williams and his wife Patty moved to Florida in January 2015 where he has been practicing dentistry ever since. Dr. Williams is accomplished in all phases of dentistry with a special emphasis on Implant Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. He believes in health-centered dental care, looking at future focused comprehensive treatment plans that lead to predictable, successful, and long-term results. Dr. Williams is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD)—an accomplishment bestowed on only 10% of general dentists. Dr. Williams is an active member of the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments, the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Waterside Dental of Venice Island has a passion for serving our patients by providing experienced, artistic care to improve their oral health and the beauty of their smiles. We are proud to put our extensive training and experience to use by maintaining and restoring smiles in order to profoundly change lives. If you are looking for a caring team of professionals to help you meet your oral health goals and maintain your smile for life, call us today to schedule an appointment with our team!

Insurances We Accept

  • Aetna PPO
  • Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant/Sunlife PPO
  • Careington Platinum PPO POS
  • Careington Care PPO POS
  • Careington Humana
  • Cigna PPO
  • Humana PPO
  • Delta PPO
  • GEHA/Connection PPO
  • Delta PPO
  • Dentegra PPO
  • Dentemax
  • FL Comb Life BCBS PPO
  • Guardian PPO
  • Humana AVN - Retiree
  • Metlife PPO
  • Principal PPO
  • Solstice
  • United Concordia PPO & DoD
  • United Health Care PPO
  • Unicare


  • Oral Exams
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Dental Cleanings
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Mouth Guard/Night Guards
  • White Fillings (resin-composite)
  • Root Canals
  • Crowns & Bridges
  • Veneers
  • Periodontal Therapy
  • Non-Surgical Gum Therapy
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentures/Partials
  • Invisalign
  • Dental Implants
  • Extractions (Including Wisdom Teeth)

Payment Options

  • Pay for expenses not covered by insurance
  • Short term financing options
  • Special financing options are available
  • Deferred interest options are available


Finance Plan

CareCredit helps you pay for out-of-pocket dental healthcare expenses for your entire family! Once approved, you can use it again and again* to help manage health, wellness and cosmetic dental costs. Learn more about these financing options today.

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New Patient Paperwork

With our conveinent online new patient forms, you can make your first visit with Waterside  Dental an easy one! Get a head start on your first dental appointment by filling out the patient forms accessbile through the link below. 

New Patient Paperwork

Venice Island

Waterside Dental (Venice Island)
657 S. Tamiami Trail
Venice, Florida 34285

Office Hours


8:00AM - 5:00PM


8:00AM - 5:00PM


8.00AM - 5:00PM


9:00AM - 6:00PM


By Appointment