Timothy D. Tishler, DDS or Daniel Fama, DDS

Meet Dr. Tishler

Dr. Tim Tishler is a Door County native who grew up in Baileys Harbor.  He is a graduate of the Gibraltar Schools.  His family has been living in northern Door County for seven generations.  They settled in what is now Birch Creek Farm, over 130 years ago.  Dr. Tishler is a graduate of Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

Before moving back to Door County in 2012, Dr. Tishler practiced in the Chicago area for over 20 years.  While there, he was very active in the Chicago Dental Society and served all offices of his local branch of the society, including President of the branch in 2007/2008.

Dr. Tishler is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Brown-Door-Kewaunee Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and Associate Member of the Chicago Dental Society.  He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, one of the highest honors in Dentistry.  He has served on the Dental Peer Review Board.  Dr. Tishler has advanced training in endodontics, implants, periodontics, restorative dentistry, and TM disorders (TMJ).  He does many hours of continuing education each year to keep abreast of the most up-to-date and state-of-the-art materials, techniques, and procedures.

Dr. Tishler married his high-school sweetheart, Sue in 1985.  Together, they raised three children while actively volunteering as a Cub Scout leader, soccer coach, room parent, band parent, and choir parent.  He served on the School Board for several years.  He enjoys spending time with his family, including his 2 grandchildren and close friends.  Dr. Tishler loves the outdoors and enjoys biking, fishing, hiking, and boating.  He also likes competitive trap shooting and sporting clays.  Tackling home-improvement projects take up whatever free time he has left.  Dr. Tishler loves Baileys Harbor, the town where he grew up.  In that spirit, he sits on several Baileys Harbor town committees.

Meet Dr. Fama

Dr. Fama grew up in Rochester, NY, and Is a third-generation dentist. Dr. Dan attended Marquette University as it is a legacy school for the family. This is also where he met Dr. Tishler’s son, Peter as they were in engineering school together. He graduated in 2014 with a degree in biomechanical engineering. He also met his wife Sarah while attending Marquette University. Dr. Fama worked two years as an engineer in Milwaukee before attending dental school at the University of Minnesota. He graduated in 2020 and has been working for a private practice in Minnesota since then.
Sarah and Dan were blessed with a child in July of 2020(Jack) and decided to return to Sarah’s hometown of Green Bay to raise their family. Their family has special memories of Door County. Dan’s parents and grandparents used to vacation here, and Dan and Sarah got married at Horseshoe Bay in 2018. Dan has a great interest in emergency dental care as he completes all of his root canals and most extractions in the office. He loves all aspects of dentistry and is very excited to get to know you as a patient and friend.
Some of Dan’s interests are golfing, traveling, and cooking. Sarah and Dan also enjoy spending time with their son and goldendoodle puppy.