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Dr. Lazaro Gavilla, DDS

Dentist

Professional statement

Dr. Lazaro Gavilla is a dentist and practices at Florida Smiles Dental. He serves the community of Fort Lauderdale and Lighthouse Point, FL. He attended the Universidad Central del Este (UCE) Facultad de Medicina where he received his medical degree. He also completed additional training in general dentistry at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Gavilla is fluent in English and Spanish which makes him widely accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Patients see him for a variety of reasons, including fillings, teeth whitening, root canal, temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) pain, and bad breath/halitosis. During his consultations, Dr. Gavilla explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan. He believes in listening to each patient and creating a partnership to maintain and improve lifelong health.

In-network insurances

  • AIG
  • Advantica
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Dentist

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Education and training

  • Dental School - Universidad Central del Este (UCE) Facultad de Medicina, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Columbia University (General Dentistry)
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (General Dentistry)

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1982947651

Office locations

Florida Smiles Dental

255 SE 14th St, Suite 1A

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Florida Smiles Dental

2211 NE 36th Street, Suite 201

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

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He was very nice explaining what was the procedure he was going to do, explained me step by step of my dental condition and treatments
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Dr. Gavilla was wonderful! He took time to make sure I understood my treatment plan, and he answered all of my questions. His office staff was amazing and very attentive!
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Services that I have received to date have been very Professional and Very Satisfactory, and I anticipate having additional services performed in the very near future.
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Both Dr. Gavilla and his assistant made me feel really comfortable and they played music during my procedure that relaxed me . I was very tense at first.. Dr. Gavilla also did several checks during the procedure making sure I wasstill ok and comfortable along the way.. Thanks for making this experience a pleasant one. I’ll be back!
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Very personable, professional and timely. He explains everything. He's a perfectionist as I am. I'm a physician and I will continue to return to this Dentist and if he stays with the practice a long time will send him friends as new patients.
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