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11018 4th St N
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(727) 577-3844

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8:30am - 5:00pm
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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. Chen He
Dr. Chen He, St. Petersburg Endodontist

Dr. Chen He has been helping patients smile more since 1999. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of problems associated with the dental pulp, which is the soft tissue located inside the root canal. She provides endodontic services including surgical and non-surgical root canal procedures to patients age 10 and older.

Dr. He earned her dental degree at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and completed her advanced endodontics training at SUNY Buffalo. She received her undergraduate degree at Capital University of Medicine in Beijing. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and is fluent in English and in Chinese.






 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. Irina Jones
Dr. Irina Jones, St. Petersburg General Dentist

Dr. Irina Jones, DDS, FAGD, has been a practicing dentist since 2005. She provides general dentistry services to patients starting at age 15. Her services include exams, fillings, extractions, bone grafting, crown lengthening Lumineers, root canal therapy, teeth whitening and veneers.

Dr. Jones earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at New York University. Her undergraduate degree is from Kaunas College in Lithuania.

Dr. Jones is a long-standing, respected member of both the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the West Coast District Dental Association. She is an inducted member of the Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) and an FAGD award recipient. This prestigious honor requires at least 500 hours of continuing education in various fields of dentistry, and the passing of a rigorous exam; marking true excellence in her profession. This distinction is shared by fewer than 6% of practicing dentists in the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Jones is also fluent in English, Lithuanian, and Russian.






 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.





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