A true Floridian, Dr. Yolanda Calatayud was born and raised in Miami, cultivating a deep connection with her community from an early age. Her journey in dentistry reached a significant milestone with completing her Doctor of Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in 2022.
Committed to the well-being of her community, Dr. Calatayud has devoted herself to delivering exceptional care. Her mission revolves around aiding her patients in reclaiming their oral health and confidence through the transformative realms of Restorative and Cosmetic dentistry.
An active participant in her professional community, Dr. Calatayud proudly holds memberships with the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. This dedication reflects her commitment to staying abreast of the latest dental advancements, a crucial aspect in offering her patients a spectrum of optimal treatment options.
Bridging communication gaps, Dr. Calatayud fluently speaks both English and Spanish, allowing her to connect with her patients on a deeper level and provide personalized care.
Dr. Francisco Oliver received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2004 from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus where he also completed his general practice residency.
Dr. Oliver pursued his Advanced Education in General Dentistry (2006) and specialty in periodontics (2009) at Nova Southeastern University.
He is a member of several dental associations, including the Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Periodontology, American Dentistry Academy and Florida Dental Academy. He is also bilingual, speaking English and Spanish.
Dr. Oliver enjoys mountain biking, running and fishing in his spare time, but most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three kids and three dogs.
Dr. Veronica de Armas is a highly skilled and experienced Endodontist practicing in the Miami, Florida area. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine after completing her undergrad at the University of Miami. Dr. de Armas is highly respected among her colleagues and is known for her expertise in endodontic procedures.
As an endodontist, Dr. de Armas is specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the tooth pulp and surrounding tissues. She is proficient in a wide range of endodontic procedures, including root canal therapy, root amputation, and apicoectomy, and is skilled in the latest endodontic techniques and technologies.
In addition to her clinical expertise, Dr. de Armas is known for her compassionate and caring bedside manner. She takes the time to listen to her patient's concerns and works with them to develop personalized treatment plans that meet their individual needs.
Dr. Veronica de Armas is a highly skilled and compassionate endodontist who is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to her patients in the Miami area.
Dr. Andrew Demos earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh. Following college, Dr. Demos attended dental school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. During this time, he realized his passion and love for the specialty of Orthodontics.
While in school, Dr. Demos received several honors, including the Clinical Excellence Award in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry and the Divisional Excellence Award in Behavioral Science and Oral Biology. After dental school, Dr. Demos completed his orthodontic residency at Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics.
Dr. Demos prides himself on being highly skilled in all areas of Orthodontics, and his fondness for his chosen profession is matched only by the quality of his work. In addition to Orthodontics, Dr. Demos is well known for his care and compassion toward his patients.
Dr. Margarita Potashnikova (known as Dr. Margarita by her patients) is a board-certified pediatric dentist who strives to provide high-quality dental care in a stress-free environment.
Dr. Margarita began her professional journey at Pace University, New York, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Magna Cum Laude honors. She continued her education at New York University College of Dentistry, where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. To further master her skills in dentistry, Dr. Margarita served as a general practice resident at Maimonides Medical Center. In this role, having the opportunity to work with kids, she realized that she could have a profound lifelong impact on the dental experience of her young patients. Following her calling, Dr. Margarita completed a two-year Specialty Training Program at Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, receiving a Certificate of a Pediatric Dentist.
Dr. Margarita believes that pediatric dentistry is not a destination but a journey, and her primary responsibility is to make this journey as enjoyable for her patients as possible while caring for their dental needs.
Dr. Potashnikova is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. In her free time, Dr. Margarita loves traveling, horseback riding, and spending time with her friends and family. She speaks English and Russian.
Dr. Jodeci Malixi was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and raised in Montreal, Quebec. She was able to skip her Bachelor’s degree and go directly into the 1-year Pre-Dentistry program at McGill University in Montreal, where she completed her Doctor of Medical Dentistry in 2017. She lived in rural Vermont and suburban Ohio before settling down in Florida to be near her family.
Dr. Malixi enjoys providing a wide range of treatments for patients, such as restorative dentistry, crowns and bridges, extractions, root canals, and implants. Despite her ability to provide these many procedures, Dr. Malixi believes strongly in preventative dentistry and is happy to help her patients improve their oral health through education and communication.
Dr. Malixi and her husband Jacques have a chatty Siamese cat named Saber. She and her husband love traveling together, and in her spare time, Dr. Malixi enjoys singing, dancing, and drawing, among other art disciplines. She speaks English, French, and Spanish.
Dr. Flora Sarmiento's formative years were spent in Texas, near the Mexican border. Following high school, she pursued her undergraduate education at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Driven by a passion for advancing her knowledge, she obtained a second Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Materials from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Relocating to Florida, Dr. Sarmiento furthered her education, achieving a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University in 2013.
Dr. Sarmiento's journey in dentistry continued as she matriculated to dental school in Fort Lauderdale, culminating in her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree award from Nova Southeastern University in May 2018. Dr. Sarmiento's commitment to excellence is underscored by her extensive training in various dental disciplines, including dentoalveolar surgery, dental implant surgery, maxillofacial pathology, orthognathic surgery, and treating traumatic injuries to the face and jaws. She completed a comprehensive 4-year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Howard University in Washington D.C., earning a certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Known for her compassion, empathy, and meticulous explanation of treatment options, Dr. Sarmiento prioritizes helping her patients feel at ease. Her dedication to ongoing learning is reflected in her avid interest in oral surgery literature and self-improvement books.
Outside the operating room, Dr. Sarmiento embraces challenges as a lifelong learner and enjoys various activities such as reading, traveling, visiting beaches, dancing, singing, and running. Having completed three full marathons and seven half marathons, she is determined to enhance her timing and potentially participate in a triathlon alongside her colleagues in the near future.
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