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Dr. Katherine Rodriguez, DMD is a periodontics practitioner in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2007 and practices periodontics, oral & maxillofacial surgery, and more.Read her story
This content was provided by Dr. Rodriguez "Dr. Katherine Rodriguez is a Board Certified Periodontist, who followed in the footsteps of her mother. Spending summer vacations and days off in her mother's dental office ignited her chosen career path. A self-described perfectionist, Dr. Rodriguez is precise and fastidious saying, "a millimeter although a small measurement, makes a big difference." Her attention to the smallest details in both the art and humanity of dentistry has earned the trust and respect of patients and colleagues. "Doing treatment is my favorite part of the job. Nothing compares to being able to change a person's life by fixing the problems with their smile." Driven and ambitious, Dr. Rodriguez graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University Of Puerto Rico School Of Dentistry, and has continued to build an impressive portfolio of educational and professional accomplishments. She holds a certificate for General Practice Residency from Miami Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, and Jackson Memorial Hospital. She graduated from the Periodontology Program at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Her extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, as well as Implant Dentistry are integral to her success. With a focus on prevention, each patient receives a comprehensive diagnostic assessment. There are no generic protocols, each treatment plan is customized to fit the patient's personalized needs and health goals. "Our entire practice is patient focused. We share a belief that all patients should be treated the way we would like to be treated." Married to an architect, Dr. Rodriguez has a 5 year old daughter and 3 year old son. With a zest for life, she begins every day by saying "Today, is going to be a great day!" Away from the dental chair, she enjoys entertaining friends at home, wining and dining, and traveling. AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Surgical Treatment of Periodontal Disease Laser Treatment of Periodontal Disease (LANAP, Periolase) Regenerative and Reconstructive Periodontal Plastic Surgery Gum grafts Gummy smile surgery Crown Lengthening Implant Dentistry Tooth extractions Impacted tooth exposure Bone Augmentation Preprosthetic Surgery Bone recontouring EDUCATION AND AFFILIATIONS: Bachelors of Science Pre-Med – The Pennsylvania State University Doctor of Dental Medicine – University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry GPR: Miami Veteran's Affairs Medical Center and Jackson Memorial Hospital Periodontics Specialty – Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine Board Certification – Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERHSIPS: American Dental Association American Association of Periodontology Florida Dental Association Florida Association of Periodontists South Florida Dental Association Greater Miami Dental Society Academy of Osseointegration Member of the International Team of Implantology (ITI) Get to know Dr. Rodriguez: Operating room style: Clean, organized, efficient. Why did you become a dentist? It was the most familiar career choice, given I would spend all my summers at my mother's dental office helping out Favorite part of your job: Doing treatment. Alternative occupation: Motherhood Hobbies: cooking, buying wine, running, going to the gym Place you go to escape the office: Equinox, Target, Nordstrom Rack I start each day by: Saying to myself "Today, is going to be a great day!" I'm never without: My cell phone I would love to own: A beach house What fascinates you most about the human body? The ability to heal Beauty product everyone should own: Carmex lip balm What one word best describes your bedside manner? Humorous Favorite historical figure: Antoni Gaudi Favorite quote: Good things come to those who wait. Pro bono work: Dental treatment for cleaning ladies."
This content was provided by Dr. Rodriguez "We are a practice that specializes in Treatment, Diagnosis and Prevention of Gum and Bone Disease, as well as placement of Dental Implants.
A Healthy Mouth means A Healthy Body, and that is our ultimate goal for our patients.
We absolutely Love what we do and welcome the opportunities to help people attain and maintain a Healthy Smile for Life!
If you think you may need our help, let us know, we look forward to the opportunity of helping you."