Meet the Team – Hallandale


Dr. Nathalie Vera
Dr. Nathalie Vera has spent the majority of her life in Fort Lauderdale since emigrating from Colombia at the age of four. She attended Nova Southeastern University where she was the youngest student in her class to receive a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2009. Dr. Vera is educated in the latest advancements of general, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, Lumineers, Dental Implantology and osseointegration, Invisalign, Six Month Smiles cosmetic braces, and orthodontics.

Dr. Helem Gutierrez
Her passion for dentistry shines through in every patient she serves as she provides the best treatment and cares possible. She prides herself in treating her patients like family and enjoys performing mission trips to underserved areas of our country and abroad in her spare time.

Dr. Wisdom Akpaka
Dr. Wisdom Akpaka D.D.S. completed his Doctorate in Dental Surgery program at the New York University College of Dentistry. After initially practicing in Ohio, he relocated to South Florida. Dr. Wisdom has demonstrated a commitment to postdoctoral studies by already completing advanced courses in endodontics (root canal treatment), restoration of dental implants, crown and bridge restorations, surgical dental extractions, bone grafting, and surgical placement of dental implants. He is a certified provider of Invisalign orthodontics and has expertise in veneers, cosmetic bonding, crowns to restore damaged teeth, and the replacement of missing teeth. He carefully designs smile makeovers with lasting results that are as conservative and affordable as possible. Dr. Wisdom is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He stays active by enjoying golfing and also dancing the bachata, salsa and merengue.

Dr. Dory Green
Dory Green, DMD, is a graduate of The Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, where she received special distinction as a member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Honor Society and the Dental Anesthesia Honor Society.

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