Marcela Newman D.D.S., M.S.
Dr. Newman has been practicing dentistry for 20 years. She earned her dental degree from Central University of Venezuela in 1997 and shortly thereafter enrolled the Masters program in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Michigan. After graduating from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2001, Dr. Newman practiced as a Restorative Dentist in Ann Arbor, Michigan for 5 years. She moved to Florida in 2009 looking for sunshine and warmer weather. Dr. Newman specializes in the area of Restorative Dentistry for adults and children and recently she added Orthodontics to her practice to complement the orthodontic needs of adults and children. She has also received postdoctoral training in Orthodontics from the University of Florida and has completed the 6 Month Smile program, a Short-term Cosmetic Orthodontic therapy for adults. In May 2017, Dr. Newman completed the two-year orthodontic program from Progressive Orthodontics.
Her practice focuses on prevention and patient education. She places the needs and concerns of the patients first and encourages patients to ask questions and understand reasons why procedures are necessary. Dr. Newman publishes monthly articles related to the dental field in El Venezolano Newspaper, all her publications can be found in our web site. Please visit the articles or questions sections to learn more about dentistry.
Her goal is to provide patients with excellent quality dentistry in a caring, friendly and relaxed environment.
Specializes in the area of Restorative Dentistry for adults and children and Orthodontics
Dr. Edgar Navarrete – Oral Surgeon
Dr. Navarrete attended Nova Southeastern University School of Medicine where he graduated as a Dentist in 2005. He was professor for Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in Colombia in the University of Pontificia of Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. Dr. Navarrete also had his own Oral and Maxillofacial practice in Bogota, Colombia. He has experience in Oral Radiology and Oral Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Navarrete is a member of Colombia Academy of Dentistry, Academy of Dentists of Javeriana University, Argentina Academy of Dentistry, Argentina Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Colombian Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, International Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Colombian Academy of Osseointegration. He continues taking several courses on Implantology and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Esteban Parada attended Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia where he graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree in 2019. He is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity, Temple Dental Alumni Association, and the Florida Dental Association. Dr. Parada is also certified in minimal invasive dentistry and Invisalign treatment.
Upon completion of his studies, Dr. Parada chose to relocate back home to South Florida to continue providing quality care to his community. His passion continues for providing the most advanced and highest quality dental care for his patients.
His experience, skill set, and qualifications allow for a tailored approach to the treatment of each patient. Dr. Parada is grateful for the trust his patients have instilled in him over the last few years and is humbled by the ability to make a real difference in their lives. In his spare time he enjoys rock climbing, soccer, and cooking!
Orthodontics Specializing In
Our experienced dentists and professional staff are committed to excellence.
Liliana Benavides – Insurance Coordinator
Shirley Adames – Dental Hygienist
Our hygienist was born in Queens, New York and raised in Miami, Florida. She has been in the dental field since 1996 and graduated from Broward College with an AA degree in pre-dental in 2002. She Earned her BA in Biology from Florida International University in 2008. Shirley has also earned a degree at Le Cordon Blue as a chef specializing in Baking and Pastries. Lastly, she earned an AS degree in Dental Hygiene from Stanford Brown College in 2015, as well as her Local Anesthesia license from Palm Beach College in 2016.
“As a dental hygienist, I always strive to do my best in educating and treating our patients. Most importantly, I try to make patients feel comfortable and at ease during their hygiene visit. What I find rewarding is building relationships and making patients smile. Aside from hygiene, I have two beautiful children and a wonderful husband.”
Shirley enjoys listening, playing, and dancing to music. She loves to travel and sped quality time with her family and friends. Shirley helps feel patients feel comfortable and at home!
Angel Sánchez and Barbara Gonzalez – Dental Assistants
Both our dental assistants are just excellent! Both are dentists in our loved Venezuela. They bring knowledge, skills, ethics and compassion to our patients. Together, they make the best team to help Dr. Newman provide the best dental care possible to all our patients. We are very fortunate to have them as our dental assistants!