Primary Contact

101 Westward Drive
Miami Springs, Fl 33166

Office
305. 885.1357
305. 967.8567

Fax
786.431.5691
24 Hour Emergency
305.508.0834

Hours
Mon-Fri: 9:00am-6:00pm
Sat: Call for hours

Contact: info@miamispringsdental.com

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Our Staff Directory and Bio's

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

Dr. Jorge L. Ramos, D.M.D.
General Dentist

Dr. Michael Hennessy, D.D.S.
Periodontist and Implants

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

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

Yenivis Alvarez, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

Olga E. Alonso R.D.H.

 
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. Jorge L. Ramos, D.M.D.
General Dentist

Dr. Ramos specializes in general dentistry. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University and has been an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the Department of Cariology and Restorative Dentristy.

Training and certifications include:
- General Dentist – Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Camaguey, Cuba
- D.M.D. – Nova Southeastern University
- General Dentist – Associate

Languages:
English and Spanish.

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Dr. Michael Hennessy, D.D.S.
Periodontist and Implants

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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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Dr. Olga E. Alonso, R.D.H.,
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