About Your Dentist

Christian Becker, DMD

“The best and cheapest dentistry is when the right thing is done extremely well the first time and it lasts for a long time.”

Journey to Dentistry

Dr. Christian Becker was born in Apopka, Florida and moved to Sarasota when he was 4 years old. A graduate of Riverview High School, Dr. Becker was a bagpiper and eventually, Pipe Major in the Kiltie Band. Dr. Becker actively competed when he was a high school and college student in highland games across America, winning numerous awards in individual and pipe band competitions. His studies led him to Florida State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. While awaiting admission to dental school, Dr. Becker returned to Sarasota and spent the next twelve months volunteering his time at the Senior Friendship Center of Sarasota Dental Clinic as a dental assistant. A busy year followed as Dr. Becker got married to his high school sweetheart Nicole, moved to Arizona, and began dental school at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. Upon graduation, Dr. Becker moved to North Port, Florida and began practicing dentistry in the community where he grew up.

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Becker is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Sarasota County Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Florida Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Becker stays current with new advances in technology and the delivery of dental care. He is a certified Invisalign provider, certified in the use of the Sirona SIROlaser Advance diode laser, and he completed the Aesthetic Continuum, a course focusing on completing esthetic smile makeovers. Dr. Becker is currently pursuing his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, and is also learning interceptive orthodontic techniques to facilitate proper oral growth and airway development in children. Dr. Becker is also certified to place dental implants and is continuously learning the latest techniques to provide great replacement options for his patients.

Personal Life & Hobbies

Dr. Becker has previously participated in dental mission trips to both Nicaragua and Ecuador. Additionally, Dr. Becker has volunteered in Project Christmas Smile and partners with Toys for Tots and our local food bank during the holidays.

As a father of four children, time with family is important to Dr. Becker. He enjoys visiting Walt Disney World, spending time with nearby family in Sarasota, reading, going to the beach, and being actively involved in Awaken Church. Dr. Becker and his wife recently finished building a home in North Port, just minutes away from the office, so he is looking forward to serving his community for many years to come.

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Thomas Devlin, DDS

“My favorite thing about dentistry is improving my patients' self-esteem and confidence by giving them a healthy and beautiful smile.”

My Mission

“To care for my patients with compassion and empathy. To provide high-quality, comprehensive dental care that will meet my patients’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

Education & Advanced Training

Doctorate of Dental Surgery
University of the Pacific San Francisco, CA

Dr. Devlin completed a General Practice Residency at Fort Riley in San Francisco. He has attended numerous continuing education courses, including Dental Boot Kamp, and has received advanced training in both Invisalign and EndoMagic.

Personal Attention & Professional Excellence

“It’s very important to understand what a patient needs. I strive to continually expand my knowledge and improve my abilities in order to better serve my patients’ interests. I believe we all reap the greatest rewards when we focus on ensuring our patients are completely satisfied.”

Providing You with Comfortable Dental Care

“I continually try to improve myself and refine my technical skills. You may be confident that I will always work in your best interests and make sure you receive the most beneficial and satisfying care; the kind of care you deserve. I enjoy meeting new people and collaborating with patients and I look forward to working with you to create a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime.”

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Lauren Suehr, DMD

“Making the world a better place, One Smile at a Time.”

My Mission

“My philosophy is to provide an unparalleled dental experience filled with a positive and professional environment, all while receiving the highest standard of dental quality. My core values that I promise to every patient are mutual trust, respect, optimism, communication, and a confident smile.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine – Bradenton, Florida

Bachelor of Science in Biology (Minor in Chemistry)
University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dr. Suehr is an Invisalign Certified Provider and has received training in Occlusal Equilibration & Harmony and Conservative Dentistry.

Academy of Laser Dentistry trained and certified - engaging in a specialized hands-on course becoming proficient in standard and advanced laser techniques and concepts along with passing the rigorous ALD dental laser standard level examination.

Nominated for and completed an extensive, multi-day Aesthetic Continuum, specializing in full mouth rehabilitation and veneers. This course teaches advanced cosmetic techniques and concepts, case selection, smile designs, diagnostics, and photography.

She has completed and is certified in a comprehensive, multi-day hands on Botox and filler course, with a focus on cosmetic treatments including, but not limited to relaxation of forehead wrinkles, frown lines, bunny lines, and crow’s feet along with filler placement to achieve lip flip, volumized lips, and reduce the appearance of aging and volume Loss.

Dr. Suehr is currently working toward achieving her FAGD (fellowship) - award with the Academy of General Dentistry, which includes taking 500 additional hours of continuing education credit along with passing an intense comprehensive examination.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Suehr is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Florida Dental Association, and the Florida Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Suehr enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially partaking in various toddler adventures with her son. She moved to the Florida area with her husband in 2017 and has loved all that it has to offer.