Primary Contact

747 Ponce de León Blvd
Suite 401
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Office:
305. 444. 8591
305. 444. 8592

Fax:
305. 444. 6988
24 Hour Emergency
786. 318. 4826

Hours
Mon-Fri: 10:00am-6:30pm
Sat: Call for hours

Contact: info@dentalgroupsfl.com

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Our Staff Directory and Bio's

Dr. Maria J. Alvarez, D.D.S. P.A.
Dental Director

Yenivis Alvarez, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

 

Dr. Maria J. Alvarez, DDS. P.A.,  Dental Director of Dental Group of South Florida, Inc.

Dr. Maria J. Alvarez has been practicing dentistry in South Florida since 1998.  She earned her Doctoral Degree on Stomatology from Havana University, Cuba in 1992. After several years of study she graduated from New York University College of Dentistry as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.  Her commitment to service has benefited thousands of patients in the South Florida Community.
Since she started serving in the USA, Dr. Alvarez has pursued hundreds of hours of continuing dental education in practically every field of dentistry, including Endodontics, Peridodontics, Implants, Prosthetics, Operatory and Cosmetics.  She also was selected as one of America's Top Dentist during 2008.

Training and certifications include:
-Doctor on Stomatology, Havana University.
-Specialty in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Havana University.
-Doctor for Dental Surgery, New York University, College of Dentistry (NYU).
-Licensed by State Board of Florida as Doctor for Dental Surgery.
-Licensed by North East Regional Board Dentist (NE RB) as Doctor for Dental Surgery.
-Camlong Biotechnologies-Dental Implant Training
-Fundamentals of Rotary Endodontics PT Course.
-Cosmetic Dentistry Courses.
-Invisaling (anterior product) Certification.
-Trained in Dental Digital and Conventional Radiology.
-Completed courses of Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia Integrated with Oral Sedation, Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine.
-Nitrous Oxide Application Training (NYU)
-Completed the State Board of Florida Clinics of Dental Hygiene.
-Trained in Core Disaster Life Support (CDLS).
-Care of medically complex patient experience training.
-Dentistry for aging population.
-Tobacco Cessation Counseling (DART PROJECT).
-Clinical Nutrition Counseling.
-CPR Certificate.

Dr. Alvarez is also proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA),
Hispanic Dental Association (HAD), Academic of General Dentistry (AGD) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and the Implant Prosthetic Section (IPS) of the ICOI.
American Association of Women Dentist (AAWD)

Languages:
English, Spanish.

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Dr. Raquel A. Bravo,
General Dentist

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Dr. Ernesto Quezada, D.D.S.,
General Dentist

Dr. Ernesto Quezada is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. His skills in dentistry have been learned through extensive clinical practice in the areas of prosthodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, and restorative and diagnostic dentistry.

Training and certifications include:
- Nova Southeastern University Doctor of Dental Medicine
- Florida International University, B.S. in Biological Science
- Nova Southeastern's College of Dental Medicine Pre-Doctoral Clinic
- Nova Southeastern's North Miami Beach Clinic
- Hispanic Unity Center H.I.T.S. (Health Intervention with Targeted Services)
- Borinquen Health Care Center
- Participant in Give Kids a Smile Program (2009, 2010)
- Robert Morgan Education Center (Implant and General Clinics)
- Latin American Academy of Osseointegrated Dental Implants
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- South Florida District Dental Association

Languages:
English and Spanish

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  Dr. Pablo R. Alvarez, D.D.S
Cosmetic Dentistry / Botox Dermal Fillers

Education:
Pre-Dental Courses, Univ. Central del Este, Dominican Republic. 1978-1979

Doctor Dental Surgery, Univ. Central del Este, Dominican Republic.1979-1983.

Comprehensive Advanced General Dentistry, Univ. of Florida.1990-1993

Advanced Esthetic Dentistry-Part I, Baylor College of Dentistry.1992-1993.

Advanced Esthetic Dentistry-Part II, Univ. of Florida, 2001-2002.

Application & Use of Juvederm & BOTOX in the Denta Practice, Florida Academy of General Dentistry, 2009.

Licenses:
Florida Dental License.
Dominican Republic License.

Professional Affiliations:
East Coast Dental Society.
Florida Dental Association.
Academy of General Dentistry
Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Hermandad Estado Unidense Latino Odontologica.

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Dan Mazor, D.D.S.
Periodontics and Implants

Dr. Mazor is specialist in Periodontics and has been practiced dentistry since 1988 when he graduated as Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Texas.  On 1990 he earned his Degree-Advance in Periodontics.

Associations:
North Dade Dental Society
American Dental Association
American Acadamy of Periodontology
South Florida Dental Association
Florida Dental Association

 

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Pedro Sanchez, D.D.S.
General Dentist / Orthodontist

Dr. Sanchez specializes in Orthodontist and has been practice dentistry since 1972 when he graduated as Doctor in Stomatology from University of Havana. 

Training and certifications include:

  • Dental national board
  • Florida State Board of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • Orthodontic Training, Dr Gerity-American Orthodontic Association
  • University of Miami School of Medicine, Implant Dentistry Program

Associations:
A.D.A. American Dental Association
F.D.A Florida Dental Association
S.F.D.A. South Florida Dental Association
American Orthodontic Society
I.C.O.I. International Congress of Oral Implantology
L.A.O.D.I. H.E.L.O. Latin Dental Association

Languages:
English and Spanish

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Dr. Maria Claudia Peña, D.D.S.
Orthodontist

Dr. Peña specializes in Orthodontist and has been practice dentistry since 1996 when she graduated as Doctor in Dental Surgery from the Autonomus University of Guadalajara- Mexico. In 2001 She earned her Masters Degree in Orthodontics. Dr. Peña practice to the South Florida comunity has been oriented to the grow and development in children treating maloclusions of the teeth on the growing stages. She also specializes in metal, clear braces and the clear alternative: Invisalign. Active member of the American Association of Orthodontis.

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Dr. Hector Cabrera Roca, D.D.S.
General Dentist / Oral Surgery

Dr. Cabrera Roca specializes in general dentistry and Oral and Maxillo Facial surgery. He is a graduate of the AEGD Univeristy of Florida, College of Dentistry and the University of Havana dental School.

 

Training and certifications include:

  • AEGD residency program. University of Florida College of Dentistry. Comprehensive treatment in general.
  • Private Practice in Santiago de Chile, as a General Dentist and OMFS.

Affiliations:

  • Academy of General Dentist
  • Colegio Cirujanos Dentistas de Chile
  • OMFS Society of Cuba
  • Cuban Society of Estomatology

Languages:
English, Spanish and Portuguese

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Yenivis Alvarez, R.D.H.
Dental Hygenist

Yenivis has been practicing dentistry as a Dental Hygienist in South Florida for more than 15 years, 10 of them as part of the Dental Group of South Florida.  She graduated as a Doctor of Stomatology from Havana University, Cuba in 1993. She has also completed and passed Part I and II of National Boards of Dentistry as part of her studies to graduate as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in the USA.  Her duties are very important to our GROUP. They are essential to our promise to improve and maintain our patient's oral health by motivating and training patients on how brushing, flossing and plaque control are essential preventive treatments. Her invaluable functions include: routine teeth cleanings, sealings, root planning, place of arestin and educating patients on general oral hygiene. As well as assisting with the management of Medical and Dental emergencies, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontic, Periodontic, Pain control and Endodontic.

 

Training and certifications include:

  • Completed National Board of Dental Hygienist, Florida Nova University.
  • Vizilite Plus-Hygienist certification (prevention of oral cancer).
  • Lumineers certification.
  • Whitening teeth systems certification (Saphyrus & Zoom lidghts).
  • Arestin Certified Experts Training Program.
  • OSHA, Management Health Solution.
  • CPR training.

Languages:
English and Spanish

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Yanet D. Iglesias, R.D.H.
Dental Hygenist

Graduated from the Havana University,Cuba 2003. She has also completed and pass the Hygenist Board and the State Board of Florida.

Duties include:
- Routine teeth cleanings, sealings, root planning, place of arestin and educating patients on general oral hygiene. Assisting with management of Medical and Dental emergencies, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontic, Periodontic, Pain control and Endodontic.

Languages:
English and Spanish

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