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St. Petersburg, FL 33707
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Meet Your St. Petersburg Dentists

 Dr. Ana Puebla
Dr. Ana Puebla, St. Petersburg 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. Christy Mikhael
Dr. Christy Mikhael, St. Petersburg General Dentist

Christy Mikhael, DMD, is a dedicated and driven dentist with a passion for oral health. Dr. Mikhael graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida, and also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the same university. With a strong foundation in understanding the intricacies of oral health, Dr. Mikhael is qualified to perform services such as bridges, cleanings, crowns, dental exams, dentures & partials, fillings, periodontal disease management, tori removal, teeth whitening, and more.

With excellent communication skills and a compassionate nature, Dr. Mikhael excels at creating a comfortable and trusting environment for her patients. She is a team player who values collaboration and works well alongside colleagues and staff. Dr. Mikhael has gained practical experience through her involvement at the UF College of Dentistry Clinics, where she has provided comprehensive dental care to a diverse range of patients. Additionally, she has participated in externships, allowing her to perform oral evaluations, surgical extractions, and complex restorative procedures in a fast-paced setting.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Mikhael enjoys various hobbies that allow her to relax and unwind. She has a keen interest in photography and loves capturing the beauty of the world around her. She also enjoys traveling and hiking, as well as spending quality time with friends and indulging in a good book. Driven, skilled, and with a genuine passion for dentistry, Dr. Christy Mikhael is poised to have a long, successful career in the dental field and provide exceptional care to her patients for years to come.

 Dr. Gabriella Perez-Patel
Dr. Gabriella Perez-Patel, St. Petersburg Teledentist
Our dentist is busy creating beautiful and healthy smiles for patients. Stay tuned for a complete bio.

 Dr. Gary Steen
Dr. Gary Steen, St. Petersburg Teledentist
Our dentist is busy creating beautiful and healthy smiles for patients. Stay tuned for a complete bio.

 Dr. Jeremy Meldrum
Dr. Jeremy Meldrum, St. Petersburg 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, St. Petersburg 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, St. Petersburg 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, St. Petersburg 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, St. Petersburg 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. Mike Stoici
Dr. Mike Stoici, St. Petersburg General Dentist

Mike Stoici, DMD, treats adults, teenagers, and children starting at age 10. He provides general dentistry services including exams, fillings, bone grafting, crowns, bridges, dental implants and restorations, extractions, gummy smile, Lumineers, periodontal disease management, root canal therapy and retreatment, veneers, and teeth whitening. In addition, his office can typically accommodate same-day dental emergency appointments.

Dr. Stoici has been practicing dentist since 2004. He earned his dental degree at the University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine in Pennsylvania. His undergraduate degree is from the Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry and is fluent in English, Romanian and Serbian.

 Dr. Mona Javeed
Dr. Mona Javeed, St. Petersburg 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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