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Dr. Menendez and his professional team strive to provide personalized oral health care tailored to each patient’s unique dental needs. We are committed to your individual attention and work hard to create the ultimate stress-free and comfortable dental experience. With two convenient locations, our professional facilities utilize the most current, state-of- the-art equipment and techniques to insure our patients receive the best and safest care possible.
Your health and comfort are our top priorities, and we do what it takes to help every patient understand their symptoms and treatment options in a relaxed office setting. It is our mission to educate and provide our patients with the best dental care in Miami. From cleanings and exams to dental surgery and cosmetic procedures, we make sure that our patients are as comfortable as possible and that they’re satisfied with their treatments. You can trust our doctors to perform a full spectrum of services and complex dental procedures, including cosmetic restorations, root canals, gum disease treatment, tooth decay, full mouth rehabilitation, special needs dentistry and more.
We accept a variety of dental insurance plans as well as all PPO’s. At both our offices we offer several payment options, in addition to customized payment plans specifically designed to fit your budget. Please visit CareCredit if you would like additional information.
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DR. Jorge Menendez, D.D.S.
Dr. Menendez possesses over 27 years of exceptional experience in dentistry. Dr. Menendez graduated from University of Havana. After earning his doctorate in Dental Surgery degree, Dr. Menendez practiced general dentistry in Cuba until 1997, when he came to the United States. He was able to practice dentistry again in the State of Florida in 2005 after attending an international program at Loma Linda University, CA and passing all the required state board examinations.
Dr. Menendez is a skilled and highly trained dentist. Committed to delivering the most professional dental care to all of his patients, Dr. Menendez established his own practice in January 2011. He specializes in all aspects of general dentistry with special interests in the treatment of cosmetics, implants, and complete rehabilitation. Dr. Menendez has the expertise, knowledge, and experience to deliver the most advanced and comprehensive dental care.
Over the past seven years, Dr. Menendez has attended numerous continuing education courses and seminars, to remain up-to-date with all aspects of cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Menendez’ time out of the office is mostly spent enjoying his youngest boys at home, as well as exercising and listening to music.
DR. Tania Villar, D.D.S.
Dr. Villar obtained her dental degree from the University of Florida after working as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the United States and as a General Dentist and Periodontist in Havana, Cuba. In order to offer her patients more comprehensive periodontal care, she has recently undergone postgraduate training in soft tissue management and implantology. Her commitment to lifelong education in such topics as esthetic restorative dentistry, dental implants, and endodontics ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow. Her professional memberships include the American and Florida Dental Associations, South Florida District Dental Association, CEOLA-HELO Dental Association, and LAODI. Dr. Villar is an active member of the Mother of Christ Catholic Church, and in her leisure time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, Oswaldo as well as going to movies and reading.
Christina Mendez, Office Manager
Cristy is Dr. Menendez’ wife and handles all office business, as well as processes insurance matters. She has assumed a leadership role in motivating office team members and proactively seeking ways to improve the dental practice. Cristy makes sure the office runs smoothly and ensures that we work in a wonderful environment. She attended University of Miami and Florida International University where she majored in Finance and Taxation. She is especially talented with her communication skills and her contagious enthusiasm is sure to leave a positive impression on anyone she meets. Cristy was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. She spends a lot of her “spare time” being the busy mom of three young boys!
LLilian Benitez, Dental Assistant
Lili received her Dental Assistant and Dental X-Ray certifications from the Hialeah Technical Institute in February 1993. She has actually been involved in the medical field for over 30 years, having spent the previous years working for a pharmaceutical company. Lili highly values all of our patients, and they look forward to seeing her on their visits to our office. She is also responsible for all of our clinical inventory. Originally from Guantanamo, Cuba, she moved to the United States over 20 years ago together with her husband and son. She enjoys spending time with her two granddaughters, Natalie and Leslie, and can also be found helping out at her son’s business.
Yudislay Rodriquez, Front Office Coordinator
Yudi will be one of the faces who greets you once you enter our office. She will ensure a smooth transition for new patients into our practice, while managing the continuing care of our existing patients. She can help you understand your insurance benefits, estimate your financial responsibility, and assist you in arranging financing. She can assist you with any questions that you may have about our practice. Yudi grew up in Guantamo, Cuba. She enjoys her job very much but her favorite job is being a mother to a beautiful daughter, with whom she spends most of the time while not working at the office. In addition to working at the practice full time, she is pursuing an Associate Degree in Arts and is considering working on a Pharmacist Degree.
Livia Gomez, Office Manager (Flagler Location)
Livia grew up in Miami and started her dental career back in 1987. She received her Bachelors Degree in Education from Nova Southeastern University in 1996. As the office manager of our Flagler location, Livia ensures fundamental systems and protocols are in place within the dental office, allowing the doctor to focus on dentistry. She will answer all of your questions and concerns regarding insurance, coverage of procedures and payment plans. Since joining the team, Livia has been entrusted with explaining treatment options, making financial arrangements with our patients, and helping them find the right time and date to conveniently attend to their dental needs. Livita, as we all call her, and her husband, Gomez have two children. She enjoys traveling with her family, reading, and spending time with their eight nephews and nieces!
Alina Arango, Scheduling and Insurance Specialist
Alina’s responsibilities include overseeing our front desk operations, answering the phone, scheduling appointments and doing financial arrangements, and greeting patients. She loves what she does at the office and is a great team player. She enjoys building relationships with our patients and helping them to achieve and maintain excellent dental health. Alina enjoys being part of a professional team that delivers quality care while utilizing the latest technology in processes and procedures within a compassionate and comforting environment. A native of Havana, Cuba, Alina moved to the United States with her parents in 2005. Alina and her husband have one beautiful boy.
Ana E. Martinez, Dental Assistant
Anita obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification in 2008. With 25 years of experience in the dental field, she first attended Carlos J. Finlay Politechnical Institute in Havana, Cuba where she earned a Dental Technician degree. In 2005, Anita graduated from Comp-Med Vocational Career as a Dental Assistant with a certification in Dental Radiography. Putting the needs of the patient first and foremost is her priority. She encounters every person with respect and concern for what is needed for that individual’s oral health. When not at work, Anita enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her family and friends.
Ivelisse Reyes, Dental Assistant
Ive joined Menendez Dental in 2014 and finds it to be an absolute blessing to work in an office where everyone is family and truly cares about each other. A dental assistant since 1997, she specializes in laboratory duties and possess good eye-hand coordination and color perception, as well as patience to attend to detail. Her friendly and gentle personality is appreciated by everyone at the office. She and her husband, Ramon, have two handsome boys, Hansel and Jason. She enjoys traveling with her family, reading and music as her two sons played piano.
Janet Hernandez, RDH
Janet is originally from New Jersey, but has lived in Miami for over 20 years. After graduating from G. Holmes Braddock High School, she decided to pursue a career in dentistry. Janet graduated from Miami Dade College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2011. She is specialized in preventing and treating oral diseases, and provides the professional cleanings for our patients. In addition, she educates our patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health. Janet’s wonderful and professional manner provides a warm and friendly atmosphere for our patients and our team. She loves the outdoors! In her spare time you’ll probably find her going out on the boat with her husband. She loves going to church and spending time with her family.
Why Choose Us?
- Late Evenings, Saturday and Same-Day Emergency Appointments Available
- High Tech Office – CEREC (One-Visit Crowns), Digital X-Rays, Intra-Oral
Cameras, Secured Digital Records, Laser Dentistry and More
- Caring and Courteous Staff
- Highest-Quality Dental Products
- Superior Level of Treatment and Comfort
- Multiple Financing Options
- Insurances Accepted
- Complimentary Consultations
- Se Habla Español
- General & Specialty Services Under One Roof
General Family Dentistry
a full range of general dental services for you and your family
Emergency Care for Pain Relief
Gum Laser Therapy
Wisdom Tooth Removal
a wide range of effective restorative treatments designed to bring
your teeth back to their previous natural and healthy state
One-Visit Porcelain Crowns, Inlays and Onlays
Root Canal Treatment
Implants and Bridges
Full and Partial Dentures
a world of exciting possibilities in creating the most beautiful smile
and appearance possible
Invisible Clear Braces
early diagnosis and treatment to help you keep your teeth healthy
and prevent you from developing dental problems later on
Regular Cleaning and Exams
Oral Cancer Screening
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Menendez Dental Associates, P.A.
11395 Bird Road
Miami, FL 33165
Mon 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tu 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thurs 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm
5232 W Flagler St
Miami, FL 33134
Mon 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tu 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thurs 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm