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
Dr. Taylor J. Cozad
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. Ana 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 Invisalign 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.
Taylor J. Cozad, D.M.D.
Dentist in Miami Lakes, FL
Allure Smile Center
Dr. Taylor J. Cozad began his dental path working as a dental assistant at Palmetto Dental. He worked at Palmetto Dental for two years during his time in Highschool. He gained four additional years of experience at Allure Smile Center while simultaneously earning his Bachelors in Biology at Florida International University. Dr. Cozad scored in the top 97th percentile among biology students nationwide upon graduation and was an avid member of FIU's Pre-Dental Society. Upon graduation from FIU, Dr. Cozad was offered admission to the dental programs at Rutgers, UNLV and Nova Southeastern University. He graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University's College of Dental Medicine earning his degree as Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D).
During his time at NSU, Dr. Taylor was a member of the dental missions club, which provided non-profit dental care to underserved people both inside and outside the United States. He also gained pediatric and special-need's experience rotating at NSU's clinic in Joe DiMaggio Children's hospital, and general dental experience at several NSU clinics located around the state. During his time at NSU he gained a special interest in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Taylor J. Cozad is an active member of organized dentistry - A.D.A., F.D.A. and now co-owner of Allure Smile Center.
Dr. Taylor is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. He believes in a healthy work-life balance and spends his off time in the outdoors and with his family. Dr. Taylor's passion is helping patients achieve their best smile to improve their confidence and quality of life. He and his staff pride themselves in delivering the highest level of dental care to their patients in the most friendly, inclusive and welcoming manner possible. Dr. Cozad strives for nothing less than excellence in both patient care and hospitality.