Dr. Katherine Rodriguez, DMD

Dr. Katherine Rodriguez, DMD

Periodontics  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
(20)
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Dr. Katherine Rodriguez, DMD is a dentist who practices in North Miami Beach, FL. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.Read her story

951 NE 167th St Ste 209

North Miami Beach, FL 33162

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  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Rodriguez's bio

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."

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Care Philosophy

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."

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Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Mucous Membrane Disease
  • Periodontitis
  • Receding Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Cancer Screening
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Excision
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®)
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • PerioLase® Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP)
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Root Planing
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Perio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Periodontics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Lanap Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rodriguez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Rodriguez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rodriguez to family and friends
4.8
based on 20 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Rodriguez's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in North Miami |
EXCELLENCE IS THE NORM AT KR PERIO! An amazing staff: Each time, they aim and successfully accomplish -'... putting a smile on your face...' The staff is caring, welcoming and efficient. You feel like you are part of the K R PERIO family; you feel loved and appreciated. Dr. Rodriguez is...more
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Miami, FL |
absolutely horrible experience. didn't feel like the doctor knew what she talking about. the staff was very rude. they billed me wrong too! I have been to many many dentists and this one was by far the worst. recommend you go somewhere else I dont think she knows her dentistry either just cares...more
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We are so sorry to hear you had a bad experience at our office. We are known for our excellent customer service and attention to detail. We'd like to know who you are and have the opportunity to rectify the...more
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in Miami, FL |
An excellent periodontist with an excellent staff. ALL of them are knowledgeable and patient oriented. ALL of them are helpful and pleasant. ALL of them will listen and address your needs. They clearly communicate not only with you, but with your general dentist. The best hygienist I have ever...more
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in Miami, FL |
The staff here is extremely knowledgeable and caring. Each member of the team takes her time in explaining the procedures and ensuring you are comfortable and relaxed. This place is AWESOME!!
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in North Miami Beach, FL |
I have been a patient in this office for 35 years. Dr. Rodriguez took over the practice from Dr. Rubelman when he retired. All the staff remained and the attention has been the same.
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