Sage Dental

Sage Dental of
Downtown Fort Lauderdale

551 N Federal Hwy, Suite 900
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Meet our Dentists & Specialists

Christel Torres, DDS
Christel Torres, DDS
General Dentist in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Introducing Dr. Christel Torres, a dedicated dental professional whose journey in dentistry is marked by a commitment to serving others and a passion for creating beautiful smiles. Dr. Torres's educational path began with achieving an undergraduate degree at the University of Havana, Cuba, in 2011. Her early experiences in dentistry led her to Venezuela, where she participated in a humanitarian mission, providing dental care to those in need. Dr. Torres's pursuit of excellence continued when she arrived in the United States. She embarked on a transformative educational journey, earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from NYU Langone Health as part of an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. This program honed her skills and deepened her commitment to the field. As a proud member of the American Dental Association, she stays connected to the dental community and remains at the forefront of dental advancements. Dentistry is a source of pride for Dr. Torres and her way of contributing to society. Her giving nature is evident in her dedication to improving the lives of her patients, one smile at a time. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Christel ensures effective communication with her patients, creating a comfortable and welcoming environment for all. Beyond her professional life, Christel finds true joy in spending quality time with her family and friends. She is an avid traveler who thrives on discovering new places, capturing memories through photography, and creating lasting bonds with those she meets along the way.
Andrew Demos, DMD
Andrew Demos, DMD
Orthodontist in Fort Lauderdale, FL
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.
Doris Basali, DDS
Doris Basali, DDS
Endodontist in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Introducing Dr. Doris Basali, a distinguished endodontist making a significant impact in the vibrant landscape of south Florida's dental care. With a dedicated focus on endodontics, Dr. Basali's expertise encompasses the intricate realm of root canals, retreatments, and a comprehensive range of endodontic procedures on all teeth. Hailing from the Cleveland, Ohio area, her journey into dentistry began at New York University College of Dentistry, where she earned her dental degree in 2016. Driven by a commitment to excellence, Dr. Basali's postgraduate journey was marked by a General Practice Residency at The Ohio State University. Building on this foundation, she pursued advanced training with an Endodontics Residency and Master's in Oral Sciences at the prestigious University of Illinois in Chicago. Having honed her skills, Dr. Basali has left her mark in both Chicago and New York City, contributing her expertise to private dental practices. Her ability to seamlessly integrate technical prowess with patient comfort showcases her dedication to providing exceptional care. Beyond her professional endeavors, Dr. Basali thrives on the thrill of exploring her new home in south Florida alongside her family. Supporting Cleveland sports and immersing herself in the local community's vibrant spirit are additional sources of joy. A proud member of the American Association of Endodontists, Dr. Doris Basali epitomizes the essence of modern dentistry – a perfect blend of clinical mastery, compassionate patient care, and a fervent dedication to advancing oral health.
Akiva Lautman, DMD
Akiva Lautman, DMD
Endodontist in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dr. Akiva Lautman is a dedicated dental professional born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from NOVA Southeastern University in 2022. During his final year, he was honored to be accepted into NOVA's prestigious Postgraduate Endodontics Program. The past six years of advanced education have been incredibly enriching, keeping him at the forefront of the latest dental literature and technology developments. Dr. Lautman is thrilled to advance his career as an Endodontist and is passionate about providing exceptional patient care. Outside of his professional life, Dr. Lautman is an enthusiastic sports fan despite the occasional challenges of supporting Cleveland teams. He enjoys playing basketball, tennis, piano, guitar, and snowboarding. Most importantly, he cherishes spending quality time with his wife, son, and dog. Dr. Lautman is a proud member of several study clubs, the American Association of Endodontists, the Florida Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. He speaks English and Hebrew, and looks forward to meeting you and delivering outstanding care for all your oral health needs.
Juan Mendoza, DMD
Juan Mendoza, DMD
Periodontist in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dr. Juan Mendoza is a highly respected periodontist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is known for his expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, as well as in placing dental implants. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality of care and takes a personalized approach to treatment, ensuring that each patient's unique needs and goals are met. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Mendoza is actively involved in continuing education and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology and the Florida Dental Association. Outside of the office, Dr. Mendoza enjoys spending time with his family and staying active through outdoor activities like biking and hiking. He is also committed to giving back to the community and regularly volunteers his time and resources to local charities. Patients can trust that they will receive top-notch care and personalized treatment from Dr. Mendoza at Sage Dental.
Glo Pro Power
Professional Whitening

GLO PRO POWER
In-office and
At-home Whitening

At Sage Dental, we are excited to offer GLO Professional Dental Whitening - the most effective and powerful teeth whitening treatment available. Our mission is to give you a unique and memorable whitening experience that leaves you with a radiant smile. Trust us to help you achieve the bright smile you deserve.

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SageCare+ is perfect for patients without dental insurance who are looking to save on everyday dental care.

From pediatric dentistry and orthodontics to teeth cleaning and surgery, Sage Dental uses the latest in clinical technology to provide you and your family the best dental care all in one place.

Individual
plan only $158 a year!

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