Meet our team

The Team Read Bio

Our goal is to provide you with the experience and quality of care that we would want for our own families. From the inviting and knowledgeable staff to the comfortable environment and experienced dentists, you are in for a treat. We work to create a very relaxed atmosphere, where stress and surprises are not welcome. Our scheduling and financial staff will put you at ease. Each appointment is efficiently scheduled to work with your time constraints. Our treatment costs will be laid out before y...Read More

Dr. Federico Diez - Prosthodontist Read Bio

Dr. Diez is well known for his skills as a preeminent Prosthodontist and well liked for his comforting manner. He has been practicing for 18 years. Upon earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, he enrolled in the school’s Master of Science Program in the Clinical Specialty of Prosthodontics. Today, he is certified to practice dentistry in Florida, Wisconsin and Illinois. Dr. Diez has received a great deal of recognition for his academi...Read More

Shiva Khatami, D.D.S., PhD - Orthodontist Read Bio

Dr. Khatami is a specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She received her orthodontic degree from the University of Rochester, NY and her PhD in Craniofacial Biology from the University of British Columbia, Canada. After completing her PhD program, Dr. Khatami joined the Department of Orthodontics at Nova Southeastern University as an assistant professor, where she currently supervises and mentors orthodontic residents throughout their postgraduate program. Dr. Khatami believes ...Read More

Juan Alberto, D.D.S., M.S. - Prosthodontist Read Bio

Dr. Alberto is a dental specialist in Prosthodontics. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Osseous Integration, International Team of Implantology and Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He obtained his degree in Prosthodontics at the prestigious University of Florida, where he completed an additional year of advanced implant surgical fellowship. He currently serves as part-time faculty at the college of dentistry in Florida, where he helped develop p...Read More

Andrew Forrest, D.M.D., M.S. - Periodontist Read Bio

Andrew Forrest, D.M.D., M.S. is a specialist in Periodontics with an emphasis on Guided Tissue Regeneration, Periodontal Plastic Surgery, and Dental Implantology. He attended Florida State University where he studied Biochemistry. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine. His research on the interdisciplinary management of Cancer Treatment, Irradiation Therapy, and Implantology was completed at the University of Miami in 2001. This research awarded him the Strau...Read More

Neil Hermannsson, D.D.S. - General and Cosmetic Dentistry Read Bio

Dr. Neil Hermannsson is a cosmetic dentist with an emphasis on preventative care to keep teeth healthy for life. "Successful cosmetic dentistry is built upon a foundation of healthy teeth and gums."With 20 years of clinical experience in oral surgery, root canal therapy and cosmetic dentistry, he is able to meet the comprehensive needs of patients. He attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he studied Neurobiology, before attending a Master’s program at SUNY Genesco. He graduated ...Read More

Michael Jacobs, D.M.D. - General and Cosmetic Dentistry Read Bio

Dr. Michael Jacobs was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He completed his undergraduate education in Psychology (major) and Biochemistry (minor) at the University of Arizona. Dr. Jacobs graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine in 2005. He has been practicing general dentistry in South Florida for 10 years and is an active member of the Miami Dental Society. He is also certified in Invisalign Orthodontics. Dr. Jacobs is enthusiastic about his profession and enjo...Read More

Elizabeth Kossak, D.S.S. - General and Cosmetic Dentistry Read Bio

Dr. Kossak is a general dentist who enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She comes from a family of dentists, including her father (an oral surgeon), her sister (a general dentist), and her brother (an oral surgery resident). Originally from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Dr. Kossak attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate studies and pursued her doctoral dental degree at the University of Detroit Mercy. Here, she was awarded the Academy of Osseointegration Outstanding Dental Student in...Read More

Amanda Nunes, R.D.H. Read Bio

Amanda was born and raised in Brazil, and lived in New York City for the past 10 years before relocating to Miami Beach. With fluency in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, her upbringing is a major advantage considering the cultural diversity of her patients. She graduated from New York University, College of Dentistry, and holds New York and Florida State licenses. She moved to Florida in July of 2013 in the pursuit of professional excellence and warmer climates. She brings the team an extensive...Read More

Ray, R.D.H. Read Bio

Ray is part of the fabric of the Premier Dental Team. He was born in Havana, Cuba. He studied dentistry for three years in the College of Dentistry in Havana before coming to the United States. He studied and graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1991. He has been practicing in South Florida for over 20 years. Ray is fluent in both English and Spanish. He started working with the Premier Dental Team since the day they opened their doors and hopes to continue to grow with the practice. ...Read More

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At Premier Dental Group we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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