Welcome to Gentle Teeth in Kendall, Pembroke Pines, Homestead, and Miami
Come and meet our friendly dental staff at Gentle Teeth & Braces. We have had the great fortune to treat many families and strive to be a community focused dental practice. We have expanded and now incorporate all phases of dentistry for all ages with some of the best dentists.
Dr. Chandy Samuel
Dr. Samuel hails from Staten Island, New York and spent many of his formative years there before relocating to sunny South Florida. He attended the State University of Binghamton and Stony Brook where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology. He then pursued his passion for dentistry and graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. After 4 years of the brutal cold he moved to Florida and attended Nova Southeastern University and received his Advanced Education in General Dentistry Degree.
He started Gentle Teeth and worked as a cosmetic dentist for two years and then pursued his passion in Orthodontics and achieved his Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Specialist Certificate at the University of Jacksonville. His unique training as a cosmetic dentist prior to being an orthodontist helps his patients to create the most pleasing smile one can achieve
Rohit Sharma, DMD
Dr. Rohit Sharma was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, and attended college at the University of Toronto. He earned his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Sharma now works as a general and cosmetic dentist in Pembroke Pines. In addition to practicing the art and science of dentistry at Gentle Teeth, Dr. Sharma has completed countless hours of continuing education in postgraduate dentistry. The bulk of his extra training has been in dental implants and dental veneers. He is dedicated to offering the latest, most effective treatments possible for everything from a simple filling to complex root canals and full-cosmetic smile makeovers.
Although Dr. Sharma focuses on restorative and cosmetic dentistry in Pembroke Pines, as a general dentist he works alongside the hygienist and serves as anchor to a team of dental specialists to provide an exceptional, full service dental practice. Together, Dr. Sharma and his team of dental professionals strive to provide outstanding health, function, and beauty to his patients’ smiles.
The office may be high tech and modern but Dr. Sharma’s approach is traditional, warm and friendly. Dr. Sharma is a different kind of dentist. Gentle, patient, and caring. The kind of dentist that still makes follow-up calls and provides patients with his personal cell phone number. Dr. Sharma has the uncanny ability to convert hesitant patients with dental-related fears and anxieties to loyal patients and fellow ambassadors of good oral health. He is also well regarded by his patients for his laid-back nature and thoroughness. Rather than being rushed, you know that he is there to serve your needs with more options, more comfort, and more quality of care.
Outside the office, Dr. Sharma enjoys taking short road trips with his beautiful wife, Preya, and his four-legged-best-friend, Berger. He is an avid sports enthusiast and foodie. The Miami Heat and a good key lime pie are near and dear to his heart.
Dr. Daylis Perez
Dr. Daylis Perez is a caring dentist whose practice is patient-centric and quality-driven. She treats her patients with a gentle, caring, comprehensive approach. Her main goal is to be as conservative as possible and increasing the longevity of natural teeth. She Loves Educating patients on preventative dentistry and believes oral health to be a extremely important in the overall health of the patient.
Her daily routine includes, fillings, crowns, cancer screenings, and emergency dentistry. In addition, she specializes in cosmetic dentistry including, bonding, veneers, crowns, whitening.
She spends her free time staying active working out at the gym and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys working in community projects and church related activities.
Dr Annabel Perez
Dr. Annabel Perez wanted to be a dentist since she was a little girl growing up in Havana, Cuba. Family is a big motivator for Dr. Perez so of course she wanted to pursue her dreams to become a dentist in South Florida. Dr. Perez graduated from Nova Southeastern University with honors in Cosmetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics. She loves taking long walks at the beach, Italian food, and most of all, making people smile!
Dr.Reshma Baddaloo, DMD
Dr. Baddaloo was born and raised in the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago. She then migrated to Florida where she attended Barry University. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Throughout her undergraduate degree, she was actively involved in cancer research and numerous volunteer groups such as American Medical Student Association, Rotary Club, and Operation Mobilization T&T. This is where her spark ignited for dentistry. She then chased her passion for dentistry and graduated from Nova Southeastern Univerisity College of Dental Medicine. In dental school, Dr. Baddaloo was also actively involved in the community including Dominican Republican Mission Trip, Autism Awareness, and several children events. If anyone met Dr. Baddaloo, her undeniable passion for kids shines through her very gentle, compassionate, and warm personality. She aims to make every patient’s visit from kids to adults a comfortable, positive experience.
Dr. Osbel Borges
Dr. Borges obtained his degree in Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where, in association with Broward Health Medical Center and Memorial Regional Hospital, he also completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He maintains adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Nova Southeastern University as well as the Department of Dentistry at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Committed to education and patient care, Dr Borges continues to provide an excellent service to his community as a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
Dr. Stephen Mangan
Dr. Stephen Mangan was born in California and came east to receive his Bachelors at Rollins College in Winterpark, Fl. Dr. Mangan attended Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine where he graduated suma cum laude and number one in his class. He went on to complete his specialty training at Nova, receiving his Certificate in Endodontics. Dr. Mangan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and has extensive experience in all types of endodontic treatment. He resides in Davie, Fl and enjoys spending time outdoors with his sons.
Dr. Melissa Amundson DDS FACS
Dr. Amundson went to dental school at the University of Illinois-Chicago. After this she completed her surgical training at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She completed her advanced craniomaxillofacial surgery and trauma fellowship at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Regent in the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is active in many state and national organizations, routinely volunteers with Doctors without Borders, and has authored several scientific articles. In her free time, she is pursuing her Masters in PublicHealth at the University of Florida.