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Cosmetic Dentist in Miami, FL

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our doctors's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Nick Lekkas, DDS - Orthodontist

 

We work hard to bring you the very best in orthodontic care and it shows. You see it in the education, dedication and experience of Dr. Lekkas. Accomplished and respected, Dr. Nick Lekkas is a highly qualified board certified orthodontist utilizing the very latest techniques in orthodontic treatment. His goal is to provide state-of-the-art comprehensive orthodontic care whether traditional, invisible, and surgical treatment options for adults and children. Dr. Lekkas has a strong commitment to the diagnostic requirements of each individual to obtain optimal facial balance and appearance, as well as a beautiful smile.

He received his Bachelor's degree in Science and graduated with distinction in the honors program and subsequently received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in dentistry after completing four years of training at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. He also completed a one year Advance Education in General Practice Residency from Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida.

Dr. Lekkas practiced as a general dentist before he was one of six residents chosen to attend the world-renowned Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed a three-year postgraduate program at where he was awarded his orthodontic specialty certification. Dr. Lekkas has achieved Board Certification and is a Diplomate of The American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction only awarded to a small number of orthodontists. He holds active memberships in the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and Southern Association of Orthodontists.


 

 Jorge Fernandez-Abril, DDS - General Dentist

 

Dr. Jorge Abril is a 2004 graduate of the University of Maryland Dental School. He received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from the University of Florida, and he attended high school locally at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School.

Dr. Abril has been married to his wife Ana Cristina for six years, and they just recently had a baby girl, Carolina. Dr. Abril is the second dentist in his family, along with his sister Maria, who is also a graduate of the University of Maryland.

Dr. Abril believes in performing thorough dental, periodontal, radiographic, and oral cancer exams. After enough information is gathered, he believes in executing a well planned and predictable course of treatment.

In his free time, Jorge is an avid sports fan and follows the Heat, Marlins, Dolphins, Gators, and Canes. He enjoys playing basketball and hopes to pass on a love of the game to his daughter in the future. Dr. Abril plays some acoustic guitar, and despite a mediocre singing voice, he has been known to hog the microphone on karaoke night.


Osbel Borges, DMD - Oral Surgeon

 

Dr. Borges, a native of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, obtained his degree in Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He graduated with honors and was presented with an award in “Outstanding Achievements and Performance in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was also awarded membership to Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society, a prestigious and nationally recognized organization which rewards excellence in scholarship and exemplary traits of character.

His interest in medicine and surgery led Dr. Borges to the pursuit of additional training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed his residency training at Nova Southeastern University in south Florida, where he developed a special interest in wisdom teeth surgery, implant reconstruction, maxillofacial pathology, cosmetic surgery, orthognathic surgery and facial trauma. With hospital affiliations in Broward Health Medical Center and Memorial Regional Hospital, both level I trauma

centers, Dr. Borges has participated in numerous advanced facial reconstruction cases and was chief of a busy head and neck cancer service, offering a wide array of treatment options to patients with head and neck malignancies. He received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of oral cancer with exposure to microvascular free flap reconstruction. As coordinator of a multidisciplinary dentofacial anomalies team, Dr. Borges has played a key role in the surgical management of patients with anomalies of jaw relations and has performed numerous jaw rearrangement surgeries.

Committed to education and patient care, Dr. Borges has published in several scientific journals and has recently published a book chapter in Oral and Maxillofacial Clinics of North America with the goal of optimizing awareness and providing the best treatment possible for patients. As a clinical instructor in local anesthesia administration and adjunctive anesthetic techniques, Dr. Borges has mastered the skills of local anesthesia administration and deep sedation, providing a more comfortable environment and a more pleasant experience for his patients. He believes that it is the duty of every surgeon to maintain updated knowledge as technological advances modify the practice of medicine, and maintains adjunct faculty position in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Nova Southeastern University and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in Miami Children’s Hospital.

Treating each patient with the highest levels of respect and consideration, Dr. Borges continues to expand his scope of practice as a life-long student, and strives to excel in every aspect of patient care, dedicating as much time as necessary to address all of his patients’ concerns and ensuring that each patient’s experience is as pleasant as possible. With his extensive training, numerous accomplishments and dedication to his profession, Dr. Borges continues to provide an excellent service to the community.


Mohamed Elazizi, DMD -Periodontist

 

As a specialist, dental reasearcher and professor he is uniquely qualified to provide statee-of-the-art dentalimplants, gum and bone surgeries, gum desease treatments and cosmetic procedures that restore healthy smiles and confidence.

With prestigious scientific publications and patents for his discoveries, he is perhaps best known for his caring and friendly approach to patient care.  With precise attention to detail, he compassionately addresses patient concernswith honesty and proven expertise.

 


Francisco Azar, DDS - Pediatric Dentist

 

Board Certified-American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

As a Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Azar has completed two years of advanced Pediatric training and education beyond dental school. A pediatric Dentist provides both primary and specialty comprehensive preventative and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through their adolescent years.

Dental School
Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery-DDS 1993,
School of Public Health-MPH May 1993.


 

Ivet Romero Vasquez, DMD - General Dentist

 

Dr. Romero was born and raised in Cuba where she completed her four out of 5 years program to become a dentist at University of Havana. She migrated to the United States in 2008. She attended Florida International University where she obtained her bachelor degrees in Biology graduating with honors. She attended University of Florida College of Dental Medicine, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude being the only Hispanic woman among the four top students of her class. 

For Dr. Romero, "This is a profession that requires compassion, perseverance, and tenacity. We need to be ready to take on this responsibility and to rise to this challenge because; as dentists, we cherish the opportunity to offer our knowledge and skills to those in need."Dr. Romero loves to spend time with her family and friends. She strives to learn something new every day, and she enjoys reading, taking pictures,and listening to music.


 

Nancy Lee, DMD - General Dentist

 

 

Dr. Nancy Lee is a South Florida native. She was born and raised in Miami, and after obtaining two Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Psychology at the University of Florida, she returned and was awarded her Doctorate degree at Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine, graduating with the top of her class. Dr. Lee then received advanced education in General Dentistry at the Miami VA Medical Center.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, snorkeling and diving, stand-up paddle boarding, and gardening, among other activities.

Dr. Lee's professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Her practice philosophy involves thoroughly listening to her patient's concerns, helping them understand the causative factors of underlying problems, and providing treatment options that suit their needs.

Dr. Lee wants to help you gain function, health and beauty, and maintain it for life!