Dr. Jose Perez, DMD
Dr. Jose R. Perez joined Smile Design Dentistry Davenport in September 2021. Dr. Perez is originally from Puerto Rico and received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine there in 1990. After practicing general dentistry for 10 years in his office in Puerto Rico, Dr. Perez furthered his education by attending Boston University and received his Advanced Specialty Training in Periodontics. As a periodontal resident, he launched and directed Institutional clinical research in periodontal, crown lengthening surgery, and restorability of teeth. His research led to the publication of a thesis and an additional Master of Science Degree. He is the author of two scientific articles in the Journal of Periodontology. In 2005, he established himself in South Florida in private practice in periodontics.
In 2010, Dr. Perez made a career adjustment out of the private sector and joined the United States Navy Dental Corps. During his Naval career, he served as the Department Head of Periodontics, Fleet Marine Force Warfare Officer Program Manager, Continuing Education Provider, and Command Infection Prevention and Control Officer.
He is currently working on an extensive publication on the topic of crown lengthening surgery and restorability of teeth. With this new publication, he intends to give specific guidelines to aid dentists in determining the restorability of teeth using a multidisciplinary approach to achieve exceptional aesthetic and functional restorative outcomes.
Dr. Perez brings this incredible background and experience to our group, and we are honored to have him as part of the Smile Design Dentistry team. His professional passion and expertise will improve greatly our patient’s well-being!