Coast Dental Inverness Meet Your Inverness Dentists

Coast Dental
Inverness

2689 E Gulf to Lake Hwy
Inverness, FL  34453
(352) 637-1114

Dentist Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Meet Your Inverness Dentists

Dr. Ana Puebla, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Ana Puebla, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Ana Maria Puebla, DMD, enjoys talking to her patients about their dental care goals and providing customized treatment plans designed for their specific needs. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences, School of Dentistry, where she also completed a one-year General Practice Residency. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, where she received a Certificate of Achievement Scholastic Excellence. Dr. Puebla is fluent in English and Spanish.

Dr. Puebla and her team offer preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental services and her team also strives to accommodate same-day emergency dental appointment requests.


Dr. Gabriella Perez-Patel, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Gabriella Perez-Patel, Inverness Teledentist

Gabriela Perez, DMD, is a dedicated dentist with a strong educational background and extensive experience in providing comprehensive dental care. Dr. Perez earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with honors, specializing in Health Management and Biological Health Sciences, from the University of South Florida. Driven by her passion for dentistry, she further pursued her education and obtained her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida. Her commitment to patient care is evident as she provides comprehensive dental services to patients of all ages. From routine dental examinations to restorative, surgical, endodontic, periodontic, and prosthodontic procedures, she ensures that her patients receive the highest quality of care.

Dr. Perez has obtained a Florida Dental License and DEA License. She is dedicated to staying current with industry standards, having completed training in HIPAA, OSHA, BLS certification, and Nitrous Oxide Sedation. In addition, Dr. Perez is fluent in both English and Spanish, allowing her to effectively communicate with and cater to a diverse range of patients. Dr. Perez’s expertise, combined with her warm demeanor and commitment to patient education, make her a trusted and sought-after dentist in her community.


Dr. Gary Steen, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Gary Steen, Inverness Teledentist

Gary Steen, DMD, is an experienced dentist with a diverse background in various aspects of the field. Dr. Steen earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. With a broad range of skills, Dr. Steen is proficient in all areas of general dentistry, including orthodontics, oral surgery, and endodontic and periodontal surgery. He is also experienced in utilizing innovative techniques such as Invisalign, mandibular advancement devices for sleep apnea, and the placement and restoration of implants.

Dr. Steen successfully managed and operated his own practice in Tampa, FL, for nearly three decades. Prior to this, he served as an Associate General Dentist at Chastain Dental Group in Lakeland, FL, where he gained valuable experience in providing comprehensive dental care. In addition to his private practice experience, Dr. Steen has also served in the United States Air Force Dental Corps as a Captain. During his time in the military, he completed his General Practice Residency at USAF Malcolm Grow Medical Center, where he further honed his skills in various dental procedures.

Throughout his career, Dr. Steen has obtained dental licenses in Florida and California, and he continues to stay updated with the latest advancements in dental care. His dedication to providing comprehensive and quality dental treatment is evident through his vast experience and commitment to continuing education.


Dr. Jeremy Meldrum, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Jeremy Meldrum, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Jeremy Meldrum is a highly accomplished dentist with a strong focus on integrity, persistence, and delivering exceptional results. Dr. Meldrum obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Ohio State University. He further honed his skills through an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at The United States Air Force in Biloxi, Mississippi. Following his residency, he continued his work as a General Dentist, serving as a Captain in the United States Air Force in both Biloxi, MS and Tampa, FL.

Throughout his career, Dr. Meldrum has excelled in his role as a dentist and showcased leadership abilities. He mentored clinical flight members and elevated the skill sets of staff in various procedures. As the sole point of contact, he organized events and meals during Dental Assistant Appreciation Week, successfully boosting staff morale. He has also been recognized for his treatment complexity and utilization of CAD/CAM technology. Dr. Meldrum’s expertise extends to complex case treatment planning, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, surgical extractions, molar endodontic treatment, surgical periodontal procedures, soft tissue laser, and CAD/CAM crowns, bridges, and implant crowns.

Dr. Meldrum has a proven track record of academic and employment success, demonstrating a commitment to learning and a competitive spirit. With a strong dedication to his profession and a drive for continuous improvement, Dr. Meldrum is a highly skilled and accomplished dentist who consistently delivers outstanding results.


Dr. John Wolf, Inverness General Dentist

Dr. John Wolf, Inverness General Dentist

Dr. John Wolf is an experienced and highly skilled dentist with over 40 years of expertise in the field. He specializes in crown and bridge procedures and is proficient in extraction, removable prosthetics, and routine dental care. Dr. John Wolf obtained his DDS degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated magna cum laude in 1977 and completed a one-year General Practice Residency. Dr. Wolf also served as the US Public Health Service (USPHS) station chief for three years. Building on his knowledge and experience, Dr. Wolf established the successful dental practice of Wolf & Layton in Naples, FL.

In this role, he made all management and supervision decisions and engaged in all aspects of general dentistry, including exams, treatment plans, and producing required dental work. Dr. Wolf is highly skilled in a wide range of procedures including perio, fillings, crowns, bridges, extractions, and emergency care. He has maintained a current Florida dental license, demonstrating his commitment to professional excellence.

With his extensive experience, dedication to patient care, and commitment to staying on the cutting edge of dentistry, Dr. Wolf is a highly respected and trusted dentist in the field. He is passionate about providing optimum care to his patients and building lasting relationships with them.


Dr. Karina Gilbert, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Karina Gilbert, Inverness Teledentist

Karina Gilbert, DDS, is a patient-focused dental professional with over 12 years of clinical experience in various areas of dentistry and a strong educational background. Dr. Gilbert holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, an AEGD from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and dual Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She has expertise in oral diagnosis, treatment planning, restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and cosmetic procedures.

Dr. Gilbert has held several positions throughout her career, including serving as a Dentist at Modern Dental Care, The Family Dentist, Smile Design, and Christie Dental. Her employment history demonstrates her versatility and adaptability to different dental practices. Dr. Gilbert is driven by a commitment to provide exceptional, compassionate care to her patients, and she ensures that they have a comfortable experience during scheduled appointments and emergency situations.

Her skills include a range of dental procedures, such as prosthodontics, implant restoration, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics, and more. She is also CoastClear Aligners certified and has expertise in digital and dental radiography, complex treatment planning, and dental emergencies. With her wealth of education and real-world experience, Dr. Karina Gilbert is dedicated to continually providing the highest standard of care to her patients.


Dr. Katrina Sanchelima, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Katrina Sanchelima, Inverness Teledentist

Katrina Sanchelima, DMD, is a highly experienced and skilled dentist with a passion for providing top-quality dental care to patients starting at age 14. Dr. Sanchelima earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA, she completed a residency program at Bay Pines V.A. Healthcare System where she gained extensive experience in a wide range of dental procedures including simple and surgical extractions, endodontics, crown lengthening, and fixed and removable prosthodontics.

Dr. Sanchelima has made continuing education a priority for not only herself, but the children in her community. She educated children on the importance of healthy oral hygiene and led field trips on behalf of her dental school. Throughout her career, Dr. Sanchelima’s commitment to providing exceptional dental care, in addition to her passion for staying at the forefront of her field, make her an invaluable asset to any dental practice. She is also fluent in English, Spanish, and French.


Dr. Meera Patel, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Meera Patel, Inverness Teledentist

Meera Patel, DMD, is a highly skilled dental professional with a passion for providing top-quality care. She began her journey by earning a B.A. in Cellular Neuroscience at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University. Following that, she graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. During her academic pursuits, she actively developed her clinical experience, serving as an Associate Dentist at Riverwalk Dental Group in Port St. Lucie, FL and previously at Gainesville Dental Associates (Pure Dental Brands) for four months in 2022. Her skills and abilities lie in various areas, including endodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, removable prosthodontics, implant restorations, indirect and direct restorations, and orthodontics. In addition to her clinical expertise, Dr. Patel is also laser certified and proficient in CAD/CAM technology.

Dr. Patel also has a passion for giving back to her community. She has volunteered for various causes, including the Veterans Day initiative, Give Kids a Smile, and the American Student Dental Association Fundraising Committee. She has also worked as a tutor in pharmacology at Midwestern University and as a student assistant for Anatomy & Physiology at FAU Honors College. Her impressive work ethic and leadership skills have enabled her to provide excellent care to her patients while inspiring and facilitating the growth of her colleagues. With a combination of her clinical excellence, educational achievements, and commitment to community service, Dr. Patel has proven herself a true dental professional with a long, promising career ahead.


Dr. Michael Crovatt, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Michael Crovatt, Inverness Teledentist

Michael Crovatt, DMD, treats adults, teenagers and children starting at age 2. He provides preventive, restorative and cosmetic dental care including exams, fillings, extractions, crowns, teeth whitening and more. In addition, his team strives to accommodate same-day emergency dental appointments.

Dr. Crovatt earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Washington University School of Dental Medicine in Clearwater, Florida in 1983. He is a member of the American Dental Association and Florida Dental Association.


Dr. Mona Javeed, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Mona Javeed, Inverness Teledentist

Dr. Mona Javeed is a graduate of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s School of Dental Medicine and is devoted to community-based care. Having treated patients daily at the LECOM Outreach Clinic in DeFuniak Springs, FL, Dr. Javeed is experienced in simple and complex restorative procedures, extractions, periodontal procedures, prosthodontics, pediatric procedures, and dental- related emergencies.

Beyond her experience in the field of dentistry, Dr. Javeed also holds a degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida. She is also invested in community outreach, having participated in programs affecting and improving the oral health of children, specifically. Her primary goal is to provide each patient with a positive dental experience by addressing individual patient concerns as well as addressing comprehensive oral conditions, and to make sure you leave her office with a smile.

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Coast Dental Inverness: Dentist Office Reviews

See what our patients in Inverness, FL are saying about their experience at Coast Dental Inverness:

M.L.
M.L.
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I had a bad experience with a dentist in New York twenty years ago and this was my first appointment since then. I was not looking forward to it. WOW!, I wish coast dental had been available to me back then. I had a great time at my appointment. No worries or fears. They are absolutely fantastic.
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I was in an extreme amount of pain and the ladies at the front desk were very kind to me and even the lady who did my x-rays. I felt very welcomed and I was well taken care of. Thank you for your kindness and support. I will be returning soon! :)
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I’m very satisfied! On-time appointments, excellent staff. The doctor is great and my hygienist Ezra was wonderful ! Highly recommended.
A.H.
A.H.
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Mary the dental hygienist was so friendly and gentle when cleaning my teeth. The dentist was very kind also, and he fixed an issue for me without me having to ask! I had a great experience!
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