A smile is worth a thousand words, and as the universal form of expression and communication, a strong and healthy smile speaks for itself. Your smile affects your everyday life as it generally dictates your first impression on someone, either propelling or sabotaging one’s success in a business endeavor or social event.
Here at Allure Smile Center we recognize the significance of an attractive smile, and are committed to giving each patient such an immeasurable tool in their social and business life. As a family owned and run practice we pride ourselves in taking excellent care of our patients and treat you as our own. Our team is dedicated to giving you the finest and most pleasant dental experience, as it is our belief in customer service and focusing on every aspect down to the smallest detail, which keeps our patients coming back.
Dr. Ana Maderal Cozad, the founder of Allure Smile Center, has been a practicing dentistry for over 20 years. Focusing on Customer Service and committed to utilizing the latest technique. Dr. Maderal Cozad is an active member of organized dentistry. A.D.A., F.D.A.,S.F.D.D.A Certification in advanced programs. Obtained a Masters Degree with the International Congress Of Oral Implantology. Advanced training in Dermal Fillers Esthetic Skin Institute ,Certification with Invislign Orthodontics member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Maderal Cozad received her D.D.S. from U.C.E. completed a General Practice Residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Florida where she resides.
Dr. Garri's long educational path started in Gainesville, Florida. There he attended college and obtained his dental degree at the University of Florida. Upon completion of a general practice residency in dentistry, he sought further training and completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. It was during this residency that Dr. Garri developed an interest in the treatment of cleft lip and palate patients, and in the care of children with facial deformities.
In order to pursue these interests, Dr. Garri decided upon the completion of his oral surgery training, to return to medical school and pursue a career in plastic surgery. He completed medical school at SUNY at Stony Brook and then a general surgery program at the University of Miami. It was there, that he also completed his training in plastic surgery. Dr. Garri finished his long surgical training at UCLA with a year of craniofacial surgery.
With a strong background in both medicine and dentistry and many years of surgical training, Dr. Garri is amply qualified to pursue his clinical interests which include cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, and maxillofacial surgery. He not only has a private practice in South Miami, but also is involved in Miami Children's craniofacial clinic.
The author of several articles and book chapters, Dr. Garri has also participated as a faculty member in several courses within his areas of expertise. He has also co-edited a book on craniofacial surgery which was published in early 2008. He is also involved with several charities and is a board member of the Miami CARE Foundation, a private not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping children with craniofacial anomalies. The education of young surgeons is also extremely important to him and he truly appreciates and enjoys the time he devotes to working with students and surgical residents. Dr. Garri has also recently been featured as one of the surgeons on the television show Facemakers (The Learning Channel), a documentary series on the work being by the craniofacial clinic at Miami Children's Hospital.
A very dedicated surgeon, Dr. Garri believes strongly that every patient deserves his very best. Thus he is committed to continuing to pursue educational opportunities that will allow him to optimize his knowledge base and surgical skills. Likewise, he strongly believes in patient education and especially in helping patients become fully informed regarding their treatment options.
Dr. Garri and his staff share the practice philosophy of providing the best quality care possible in a friendly and professional environment. It is our hope that you will feel comfortable and welcome in our practice. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do achieve that goal. We will make every effort to make sure your surgical experience is a very positive one.
Dr. Borges, a native of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, obtained his degree in Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He graduated with honors and was presented with an award in “Outstanding Achievements and Performance in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was also awarded membership to Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society, a prestigious and nationally recognized organization which rewards excellence in scholarship and exemplary traits of character.
His interest in medicine and surgery led Dr. Borges to the pursuit of additional training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed his residency training at Nova Southeastern University in south Florida, where he developed a special interest in wisdom teeth surgery, implant reconstruction, maxillofacial pathology, cosmetic surgery, orthognathic surgery and facial trauma.
With hospital affiliations in Broward Health Medical Center and Memorial Regional Hospital, both level I trauma centers, Dr. Borges has participated in numerous advanced facial reconstruction cases and was chief of a busy head and neck cancer service, offering a wide array of treatment options to patients with head and neck malignancies. He received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of oral cancer with exposure to microvascular free flap reconstruction. As coordinator of a multidisciplinary dentofacial anomalies team, Dr. Borges has played a key role in the surgical management of patients with anomalies of jaw relations and has performed numerous jaw rearrangement surgeries.
Committed to education and patient care, Dr. Borges has published in several scientific journals and has recently published a book chapter in Oral and Maxillofacial Clinics of North America with the goal of optimizing awareness and providing the best treatment possible for patients. As a clinical instructor in local anesthesia administration and adjunctive anesthetic techniques, Dr. Borges has mastered the skills of local anesthesia administration and deep sedation, providing a more comfortable environment and a more pleasant experience for his patients. He believes that it is the duty of every surgeon to maintain updated knowledge as technological advances modify the practice of medicine, and maintains adjunct faculty position in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Nova Southeastern University and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in Miami Children’s Hospital.
Treating each patient with the highest levels of respect and consideration, Dr. Borges continues to expand his scope of practice as a life-long student, and strives to excel in every aspect of patient care, dedicating as much time as necessary to address all of his patients’ concerns and ensuring that each patient’s experience is as pleasant as possible. With his extensive training, numerous accomplishments and dedication to his profession, Dr. Borges continues to provide an excellent service to the community.
- Florida International University - Major in Biology
- Nova Southeastern University - Doctorate in Dental Medicine
- Nova Southeastern University/Broward General Medical Center - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
- Nova Southeastern University- Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Miami Children’s Hospital- Department of Pediatric Dentistry
- Mount Sinai Medical Center
- South Miami Hospital
- Baptist Hospital
- Kendall Regional Hospital
- Miami Children’s Hospital
- Bayside Ambulatory Center
- American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
- American Dental Association
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
- Golden Key International Honor Society
- National Society of Collegiate Scholars