Meet our team

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Dr. Jorge Menendez Read Bio

Dr. Menendez graduated from University of Havana, Cuba in 1985. After earning his Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree, Dr. Menendez practiced general dentistry in Cuba until 1997. He then moved to the U.S., where he graduated from Loma Linda University with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Committed to delivering the most professional dental care to all of his patients, Dr. Menendez established his own practice in January 2011. He specializes in all aspects of general dentistry with special in ...Read More

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Dr. Tania Villar Read Bio

Dr. Villar obtained her dental degree from the University of Florida after working as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the United States and as a General Dentist and Periodontist in Havana, Cuba. In order to offer her patients more comprehensive periodontal care, she has recently undergone postgraduate training in soft tissue management and implantology. Her commitment to lifelong education in such topics as esthetic restorative dentistry, dental implants, and endodontics ensures the highest le ...Read More

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Janet Hernandez, RDH Read Bio

Janet is originally from New Jersey, but has lived in Miami for the last 19 years. After graduating from G. Holmes Braddock High School, she decided to pursue a career in dentistry. Janet graduated from Miami Dade College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is specialized in preventing and treating oral diseases, and provides the professional cleanings for our patients. In addition, she educates our patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health. Janet's wonderful and professional ma ...Read More

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Cristina M. Menendez, Office Manager Read Bio

Cristy is Dr. Menendez' wife and handles all office business, as well as processes insurance matters. She has assumed a leadership role in motivating office team members and proactively seeking ways to improve the dental practice. Cristy makes sure the office runs smoothly and ensures that we work in a wonderful environment. She attended University of Miami and Florida International University where she majored in Finance and Taxation. She is especially talented with her communication skills an ...Read More

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Livia Gomez, Office Manager Read Bio

Livia grew up in Miami and started her dental career back in 1987. She received her Bachelors Degree in Education from Nova Southeastern University in 1996. As the office manager of our Flagler location, Livia ensures fundamental systems and protocols are in place within the dental office, allowing the doctor to focus on dentistry. She will answer all of your questions and concerns regarding insurance, coverage of procedures and payment plans. Since joining the team, Livia has been entruste ...Read More

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Yudislay Rodriguez, Treatment Coordinator Read Bio

Yudi will be one of the faces who greets you once you enter our office. She will ensure a smooth transition for new patients into our practice, while managing the continuing care of our existing patients. She can help you understand your insurance benefits, estimate your financial responsibility, and assist you in arranging financing. She can assist you with any questions that you may have about our practice. Yudi grew up in Guantamo, Cuba. She enjoys her job very much but her favorite job is be ...Read More

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Alina Arango, Schedule and Financial Coordinator Read Bio

Alina's responsibilities include overseeing our front desk operations, answering the phone, scheduling appointments and doing financial arrangements, and greeting patients. She loves what she does at the office and is a great team player. She enjoys building relationships with our patients and helping them to achieve and maintain excellent dental health. Alina enjoys being part of a professional team that delivers quality care while utilizing the latest technology in processes and procedures wi ...Read More

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Liliam Benitez, Dental Assistant Read Bio

Lili received her Dental Assistant and Dental X-Ray certifications from the Hialeah Technical Institute in February 1993. She has actually been involved in the medical field for over 30 years, having spent the previous years working for a pharmaceutical company. Lili highly values all of our patients, and they look forward to seeing her on their visits to our office. She is also responsible for all of our clinical inventory. Originally from Guantanamo, Cuba, she moved to the United States over 2 ...Read More

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Ana E. Martinez, Dental Assistant Read Bio

Anita obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification in 2008. With 25 years of experience in the dental field, she first attended Carlos J. Finlay Politechnical Institute in Havana, Cuba where she earned a Dental Technician degree. In 2005, Anita graduated from Comp-Med Vocational Career as a Dental Assistant with a certification in Dental Radiography. Putting the needs of the patient first and foremost is her priority. She encounters every person with respect and concern for wha ...Read More

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Ivelisse Reyes, Dental Assistant Read Bio

Ive joined Menendez Dental in 2014 and finds it to be an absolute blessing to work in an office where everyone is family and truly cares about each other. She and her husband, Ramon, have two children, Hansel and Jason. She enjoys traveling with her family, reading and music as her two sons play piano.

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At Menendez Dental Associates, PA we strive to provide our patients with the best and complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are just a few of the services we provide. For a more complete list of services and procedures, please click here.