Dr. Johanna Gallego
Dr. Johanna Gallego earned her dental degree from University Santa Maria in Caracas, Venezuela in 2008. She worked in a private practice that specialized in prosthodontics, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry.
She then moved to Boston and completed a three-year postgraduate program in Prosthodontics at Boston University. After graduation Dr. Gallego continuously stays up-to-date with the latest technology and techniques in dentistry attending many continuing education courses.
She moved to Florida and joined the team at Unique Dental Care specializing in restorative, cosmetic dentistry, and implant restoration.
Dr. Gallego loves her profession and enjoys making her patients happier and healthier.
Dr. Jennine Santeiro
Dr. Santeiro, originally from Miami, Florida received her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. After which, she and her husband decided to move back to Florida to be closer to family. She prides herself in providing comprehensive care that is tailored to fit into the lives and budgets of her patients.
Dr. Santeiro is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Tufts Dental Alumni Association. Committed to providing the best care possible for her patients, Dr. Santeiro has taken continuing courses in prosthodontics, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Michelle Palmer Espanol
Dr. Palmer is an orthodontist born and raised in Florida. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Then she attended Nova Southeastern University for her Doctorate Degree in Dentistry. She continued her studies at Nova Southeastern University in the specialty of orthodontics in order to receive her Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics as well as her Master of Science in Dentistry. Dr. Palmer is fluent in Spanish and English.
Dr. Amy Ovaydi Mandel
Certified by the American Board of Periodontology Dr. Ovaydi graduated from Universidad Santa Maria in Venezuela, where she obtained her DMD, before deciding to further her studies in the field of Periodontics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where she also obtained a Masters in Dental Science.
Dr. Ovaydi is certified by the American Board of Periodontology which means that she has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty, including demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of all phases of periodontal disease and treatment, including the placement of dental implants.
She has authored articles which discuss the effects of diabetes on periodontal disease and also implant dentistry and its alternatives. Dr. Ovaydi also enjoys teaching Periodontics at the Lindsey Hopkins AEGD program, where she delivers treatment to the underserved community of Miami-Dade voluntarily and serves as the Director for the Periodontics Department.
During Dr. Ovaydi’s training in periodontics, she learned traditional periodontal therapy, as well as implant surgery and its associated procedures. She had the opportunity to train on five top implant systems and discover the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of implant manufacturers.