Florida Special Care Dentistry

Tampa Family Dentist dedicated to dental health in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Powless and our team are enthusiastic, gentle and caring, committed to our patients and unwavering commitment to excellence in dentistry.


Sedation Dental Treatments

Dr. Powless is experienced and certified in administering anesthesia that is “painless”. We also offer nitrous oxide, oral sedation and suggest techniques to further ease your visit. Read More

Special Offers

We value and appreciate our new and existing patients so we offer a number of different special offers to help make our dental services more affordable. View Now

Family Dental Care

Financial Matters

We are happy to file claims with most major dental insurance companies. If you do not have insurance, we offer payment plans and financing options through CareCredit. Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry

A beautiful, confident smile changes lives and attitudes. A new memorable smile is now easily within your reach! Learn More

Easy Scheduling

We know your time is important, and we pride ourselves on running an organized and on-time schedule. Schedule Now

We’re Growing! Welcome, Dr. Matos to the team!

Read all about Dr. Matos here

Congratulations to Dr Powless and FSCD on acquiring a 2nd location!

1747 16th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
(727) 822-3463

R Andrew Powless DMD and team.


Dr. Powless opened Florida Special Care Dentistry in 2000. We treat patients and families from pediatric to geriatric, caring for all of our patients as if they were family. Dr. Powless has over 20 years of experience in the dental field working with children and adults with mental, physical and developmental challenges.

He is very patient, gentle, and genuinely cares about his patients. Dr. Powless and his staff are fully trained to care for these individuals who may have difficulty receiving dental treatment in a traditional environment.

We offer dental care for the entire family including cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, sedation dentistry and special needs dentistry.