Team Member

Marissa Cruz

Periodontist


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Education & Credentials
DMD

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine; Fort Lauderdale, FL

MS

Biomedical Sciences, Barry University; Miami Shores, FL

MS

Oral Biology, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University; Philadelphia, PA

BS

Biology, University of Central Florida; Orlando, FL

Specialty Certificate

Periodontics and Oral Implantology, TU Kornberg School of Dentistry; Philadelphia, PA

Quotes

I believe in taking a collaborative approach to treatment. I aim to make this a relaxed environment where I take time to understand your concerns. My goal is for us to work together to improve your smile and overall health.

Personal Favorites

My favorite pastime is traveling with my husband while experiencing different food and cultures around the world. I love to relax at home, cook new recipes, watch drama/thrillers on Netflix, run, lift weights, and take my dogs to the park.

Volunteer Experience

St. Luke's Free Medical and Dental Clinic, Give Kids A Smile, Special Olympics; Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures; Missions Trips to Nicaragua and Jamaica

Personal Biography

I strive to provide expert care in periodontal therapy, including tooth extractions, dental implant placements, and gum and bone grafting. I am happy to be back in Florida, close to lifelong friends and family. I enjoy scuba diving, ceramics, painting, theme parks, and time with my husband and pets.

Professional Association

American Academy of Periodontology, American Association of Women Dentists

Achievements

Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology, Diplomate and Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists