When you contact our dental office, you will be greeted by our receptionist, Suzette. You will be scheduled for your first visit with Dr. Blum for a initial exam, periodontal evaluation and full set of xrays. Dr. Blum will make a treatment plan and explain everything to you regarding your dental health. Depending on your specific needs, you will either be re-appointed with Dr. Blum to start your treatment needed or scheduled with our hygienist Lu Rene to start your hygiene recare system or periodontal scaling needs. If you have any further questions, please contact our office.
Dr Mark Blum DDS
Dr. Blum went to The University of Maryland at College Park outside of DC, graduating in 1982 with a bachelor degree of Science; He also attended to The University of Maryland Dental School getting his degree as Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) on 1986. After school he did a residency at the Miami Veterans Administration and Jackson Memorial Hospital. A few years later he completed a training on Orthodontic for General dentist and has his certification from The International Association of Orthodontics.
Dr. Blum is an active member of The Academy of General practice Orthodontics and American Dental Association and participates on a very prestigious study group in Fort Lauderdale.
He is a friendly and compassionate person; his philosophy of work is based on the best standards of dentistry. Dr. Blum is always pursuing the excellence; he is on top of the latest inventions, materials, equipment and techniques to provide his patients the best dental work.
He has his private practice since 1987 and for more than 25 years he and his dental team have been providing to the South Florida residents a quality and reliable dental service.
Suzette Allahand is our full-time Office Manager.
She is hard working, caring and compassionate. Her responsibilities include, exceeding patient care expectations and providing support for all office team members. Suzette is an expert at establishing practices to ensure smooth and efficient patient flow – from check-in to check-out. She also helps patients understand and select treatment options. She anticipates the patients’ needs in advance and always responds to them in a timely manner.
Lu Renne Ball
Lu Rene Ball is our full-time dental hygienist. She has over 12 years of experience in dental field. She graduated as a hygienist in 2005 from Forsyth Dental Hygiene school in Boston, where she also completed numerous hours continuing education since then in periodontal disease and cosmetic dentistry, and had the opportunity to work with several very prestigious dentists professors at BU and Harvard University. Lu is also fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Lu continually concerns herself with ways to better serve your needs, and she accomplishes this in a most pleasant manner.
Tetla is our Insurance Coordinator since 2010. She is a friendly, honest and hard-working a good listener and easy going person, an adviser ninja and easy to talk with how loves basketball and is a huge fan of The Miami Heats.
She is very knowledgeable in her field and works very hard every single day making sure our patients maximize their insurance benefits. She works head to head with different insurance companies and act as a bridge between them and the patients.
Tetla is continuously pursuing excellence, maintaining an updated knowledge of regulation and laws related with the insurance companies. She is a reliable person how loves putting missing pieces together making everything easier for our patients.
Charles J. Adelson, D.M.D.
Dr Adelson is a Periodontist – Practice limited to implants and periodontal surgery.
Dr. Adelson provides his dental services right in our office, so we do not need to refer you to another location. If you need periodontal surgery, minor or major, all the treatment requried can be done right in one place. Conscious Sedation is provided if needed. Dr. Adelson received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University’s School of Dental Medicine. He continued his studies there after completing a three-year postdoctoral surgical residency with extensive training in implant placement, periodontal surgery, and regenerative bone therapy.