Meet our Coral Gables Dentists

Today’s society can get very hectic and busy, leaving very little time to get to know who your healthcare providers are. We make it our top priority to stop, sit and give you the opportunity to ask all those questions you need answered.  As you will see below and on the walls throughout our office we have the education, certifications and experience to help you gain that healthy smile. We invite you to take a moment, call our Miami dentists professionals and get to know them an their team!

JORGE L. FORNARIS, DMD

Jorge L. Fornaris, DMD was born in Holguin, Cuba. At the age of 16 his brother, mother and father came to Miami, FL for a better life. He attended American Senior High and graduated. He went on to study Molecular Biology at University of South Florida and graduated Cum Laude. After receiving acceptance letters from a few top Dental Schools he chose University of Connecticut Dental Medicine to further his study of Dentistry. Jorge L. Fornaris, DMD graduated top of his Dental class and was inducted into the OKU National Dental Honor Society. Once graduated Jorge L. Fornaris, DMD moved back to South Miami and completed his Graduate Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at University of Florida where he currently is on the faculty. While studying in Connecticut he met his wife Caroline Fornaris. Today they reside in Palmetto Bay with their 3 children and pup Sophie. He enjoys fishing, boating and the outdoors.

“My profession, my family and my faith are the Trinity of my Life.” – Jorge L. Fornaris, DMD

Education

American Senior High

University of South Florida
B.S. Molecular Biology

University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
Dental Medicine Doctor

University of Florida
Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency

UCLA College of Dentistry, Department of Anesthesiology Dr. Yagiela
Intravenous and Enteral Sedation Training

Misch Institute Implant Institute
Implant Surgery and Prosthetics 1 Year Residency

Temple School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology
Implant Surgery Certificate

Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry
LANAP Procedure

Pikos Institute
Advanced Bone Graft

Nash Institute
Full Mouth Rehabilitation Training

Memberships & Certificates:

  • National Honor Society
  • NIDR research Grant Fellowship
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society, Phi Chi Chapter
  • Dr. Robert G. Levine Award for Outstanding Student in the field of general dentistry
  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine Community Service Award
  • ALS – Advanced Life Support Certificate
  • BLS – Basic Life Support Certificate
  • ADSA – American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • FDSA – Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • ADA – American Dental Association
  • AGD – Association of General Dentistry
  • ICOI – International Congress of Oral Impantologists
  • FICOI – Fellowship of International College of Oral Implantologist
  • MICOI – Master of International College of Oral Implantologist
  • FICOL – Fellow of the International College of Laser Dentistry

RAMIRO R. ESPARRAGOZA, DDS

Ramiro Esparragoza, DDS was born in Caracas , Venezuela where he graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela School of Dentistry. He moved to the United States with the love of his life, his wife Natalia. Dr. Esparragoza got early acceptance to attend New York University College of Dentistry where he Graduated top of his class. During this time at NYU, he was part of the Faculty Practice (an honor program for outstanding senior students). He moved to Florida to complete his Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at University of Florida where he is currently on the faculty. Dr Esparragoza has three children and enjoys playing sports and musical instruments.

“I’m blessed with my family, my profession and the opportunity of
helping others”. –  Ramiro Esparragoza, DDS

Education:

Universidad Central de Venezuela
Odontologist

New York University College of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery

University of Florida
Advance Education in General Dentistry

UCLA College of Dentistry, Department of Anesthesiology Dr. Yagiela
Intravenous and Enteral Sedation Training

Dawson Academy
Comprehensive Full Mouth Rehabilitation Training

Nash Institute
Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Esthetic Training

Dental Education Laboratories
Endodontic Training

Memberships and Certificates:

  • New York University College of Dentistry Faculty Practice Honor Program
  • ALS – Advanced Life Support certificate
  • BLS – Basic Life Support Certificate
  • ADA – American Dental Association
  • ASDA – American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • FDSA – Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • AGD – Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • ICOI – International College of Oral Implantology
Our Doctors are proud members of the Academy of General Dentistry.

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Gables Sedation & Family Dentistry
5727 SW 24th St Miami, FL 33155 Phone: (305) 930-6642
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