Lazaro F. Gavilla, DDS, Dentist with Florida Smiles Dental

Get to know Dentist Dr. Lazaro F. Gavilla, who serves patients in Fort Lauderdale and Lighthouse Point, Florida.

Dr. Gavilla is a dentist who believes in listening to each patient and creating a partnership to maintain and improve lifelong health. He is currently serving patients’ dental needs at Florida Smiles Dental. With offices in Fort Lauderdale and Lighthouse Point, Florida Smiles Dental strives to meet the goals of all patients needing dental care in the most time-efficient way possible. This is why Dr. Gavilla and the team of professionals offer an all-in-one dental solution with services ranging from preventative teeth cleanings to orthodontics.

Dr. Gavilla received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Eastern Central University – Faculty of Medicine in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic. He then went on to complete additional training in general dentistry at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Gavilla has remained up-to-date on the latest developments in his field, including those in cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is also a certified Invisalign® provider. Invisalign is a type of orthodontic treatment that helps to straighten teeth without the use of the typical metal braces.

Dr. Gavilla is a member of the American Dental Association and the Hispanic Dental Association.

Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Being a dentist, Dr. Gavilla diagnoses oral diseases, as well as promotes oral health and disease prevention. During consultations, he explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan. Patients see him for a variety of reasons, including fillings, teeth whitening, root canal, temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) pain, and bad breath/halitosis.

Dr. Gavilla is fluent in English and Spanish, which makes him widely accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

In his spare time, Dr. Gavilla enjoys listening to music, boating, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.

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