With over ten years of experience, Dr. Garrido is skilled in general and cosmetic dentistry. She is passionate about transforming people’s lives by enhancing their smiles. To her, the heart of patient care is a personalized approach because each patient and smile is unique. Whether a patient’s concern is cosmetic, restorative, or a dental emergency, Dr. Garrido creates a genuine connection with her patients and provides them with the excellent, individualized care they need. Dr. Garrido was inspired to go into dentistry after being a dental assistant and noticing how improving people’s smiles boosted their self-confidence and lives.
Dr. Garrido is originally from the Dominican Republic, where she attended dental school. Then, she gained a Master of Science focused in Cosmetic Dentistry from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Garrido recently completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency from the University of Florida. There, she received advanced training in dental implants, oral surgery, tissue and bone grafting with Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP), sedation dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry.
In her home country, Dr. Garrido was a faculty at the dental school for five years, where she taught Restorative Dentistry, Dental Biomaterials, and Literature Reviews while working as an associate in private practice.
As part of her dedication to dental wellness, she has volunteered at multiple Dental Missions and community clinics.
Dr. Garrido is committed to keeping her knowledge and skills current by seeking self-enhancement through perpetual learning. She is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Florida Dental Association (FDA), and the Latin American Academy of Osseointegrated Dental Implant (LAODI).
Outside the office, Dr. Garrido spends most of her time with her husband, child, and little Yorkie.