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Meet Your Kissimmee Dentists

 Dr. Alla Bizanti
Dr. Alla Bizanti, Kissimmee General Dentist

Alla Bizanti, DDS, is a dedicated dentist with years of experience in the her field. Dr. Bizanti holds a Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry and Oral Surgery from Altahadi School in Tripoli, Libya, and a Dual Master's Degree in Health Administration and Business Administration from Webster University. She also held a Post Graduate Dental Resident position at Columbia University. Dr. Bizanti is committed to providing the best patient care by utilizing effective communication and delivering high-quality service, especially to those who suffer with dental anxiety.

In addition to her dental profession, Dr. Bizanti has a passion for community service. She has volunteered at Saturday Clinics and Weekdays Pediatric Community Clinics at Columbia University, providing necessary dental procedures to the community. She has also volunteered with the American Red Cross and Special Olympics Smiles, assisting in disaster control and providing dental hygiene services for children with special needs. Dr. Bizanti is a member of the American Dental Association, Special Care Dentistry Association, and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine in Dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Bizanti enjoys scuba diving as a hobby. She is also fluent in both English and Arabic, allowing her to effectively communicate with a diverse range of patients. Dr. Bizanti is dedicated to delivering comprehensive dental care and promoting good dental hygiene for all her patients for years to come.

 Dr. Ana Puebla
Dr. Ana Puebla, Kissimmee 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. Christine Gonzalez
Dr. Christine Gonzalez, Kissimmee General Dentist

Christine Gonzalez, DMD, is a dedicated and accomplished dentist with a passion for providing the highest quality care for her patients. Dr. Gonzalez earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the UPR Medical Sciences Campus, School of Dental Medicine. She also obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University Central del Este in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, Dr. Gonzalez has completed coursework in Biology at the University del Turabo in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, and Human Biology at the University de Puerto Rico en Bayamón. With her extensive education, Dr. Gonzalez is more than qualified to perform general dentistry procedures such as exams, extractions, dentures, dental implants, veneers, whitening, and more.

In addition to her academic achievements, Dr. Gonzalez has actively engaged in research and clinical experience. She has contributed to research projects on topics such as the emotional and mental health of dental students during the COVID-19 pandemic and craniofacial genomics. Dr. Gonzalez has gained practical dental experience at various institutions where she has worked with patients with special needs and assisted in treatment planning for implant restorations and cosmetic treatments. She also has experience in dental office administration at Clínica Maribel Pons, where she managed patient appointments and dental insurance claims.

Dr. Gonzalez's commitment to serving others extends beyond the dental office. She has actively volunteered her time and skills to various organizations and initiatives focused on oral health. She has conducted screenings, educated the elderly population on preventive oral health practices, provided oral screenings and fluoride treatments to school children, and delivered health talks on dental hygiene practices for children and professional orientation for middle school students. She has even participated in dental screening camps for low-income populations and performed dental procedures on communities in need. Dr. Gonzalez is a dedicated and skilled dentist who goes above and beyond to provide exceptional care to all her patients. Her expertise, compassion, and commitment to community service make her a valuable asset to our team.

 Dr. Gabriella Perez-Patel
Dr. Gabriella Perez-Patel, Kissimmee 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
Dr. Gary Steen, Kissimmee 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
Dr. Jeremy Meldrum, Kissimmee 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. Karina Gilbert
Dr. Karina Gilbert, Kissimmee 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
Dr. Katrina Sanchelima, Kissimmee 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
Dr. Meera Patel, Kissimmee 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
Dr. Michael Crovatt, Kissimmee 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
Dr. Mona Javeed, Kissimmee 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.

 Dr. Riham Diasti
Dr. Riham Diasti, Kissimmee Teledentist

Dr. Riham Diasti treats adults, teenagers, and children as young as 10 years old. She provides cosmetic, preventive, and restorative care to preserve and repair smiles. In addition to providing dental exams, fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges, dentures, oral cancer screening, teeth whitening, veneers, and Coast Clear Aligners, Dr. Diasti can also perform dental implant restorations.

Dr. Diasti earned her dental degree at Temple University School of Dentistry in 2000, where she received Presidential Honors and completed the Doctor of Dental Medicine Honors Program. In 2001 she joined Coast Dental as a General Dentist and in 2019 became a Managing Partner at Coast Dental Hyde Park.

In her free time, Dr. Diasti enjoys traveling, art, and volunteering at schools.

 Dr. Rosanna Hilario
Dr. Rosanna Hilario, Kissimmee General Dentist

Rosanna Hilario, DDS, has been a practicing dentist since 1995. She provides general dentistry services to patients starting at age 5. Her services include dental exams, fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures, dental implant restorations, root canal therapy, extractions, oral cancer screening and teeth whitening. In addition, her team strives to provide same day emergency dental appointments.

Dr. Hilario earned her dental degree from New York University. She also completed a residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York. Her undergraduate degree is from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Hilario is a member of the American Dental Association and th3e Academy of General Dentistry and is fluent in English and Spanish.

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