Pembroke Pines

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American Pediatric Dental Group – Pembroke Pines Office

10021 Pines Blvd. Suite 100
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

Phone: 954-417-1337
Fax: 954-417-1338

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Dr. Gabriela Vegas

General Dentist

Dr-Gabriela-VegasDr. Vegas is a passionate advocate of her dental profession. She loves helping her patients overcome the fear of going to the dentist. The opportunity to restore her patient’s health and smile is very fulfilling. Dr. Vegas enjoys the challenge that presents itself with diagnosing and performing treatment successfully on kids. This is what fills her spirit and drives her to continue to have passion every day.

She was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She is the youngest child of three and the only girl in her family. Her positive energy and love for life comes from her happy childhood that was always surrounded by love and laughter. Dr. Vegas knew she wanted to become a dentist at an early age.

Dr. Vegas received her dental degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela. In 2009, Dr. Vegas moved to the United States. She completed her postgraduate education and received a Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Florida. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Latin American Academy of Osseointegrated Dental Implants, and Academy of General Dentistry.

During her spare time, she enjoys traveling to new places. She has a passion for dancing and loves spending time with her friends and family.

Dr. Anthony Tomas

General Dentist

Dr-Anthony-TomasDr. Tomas was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida. His father is also a dentist which played a major role in his decision to become a dentist. Dr. Tomas is a kid at heart and loves having fun with his patients so they don’t fear coming to the dentist. His goal is to ensure children make oral health a part of their life through positive experiences. He has extensive training and education in dentistry.

Dr. Tomas received his dental degree from Manipal College of Dentistry in India. After graduating he continued his postgraduate education at the University of Florida. He completed an endodontic fellowship and Advanced Education General Dentistry. After graduating dental school, he traveled throughout Southeast Asia and provided dental treatment to the underserved population with various nonprofit organizations. Dr. Tomas is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.

During his spare time, he enjoys watching University of Florida Gators football games. He also enjoys the outdoor life in sunny Florida. Paddle boarding and golf are two activities he loves to do while outdoors.

Dr. Joel Frand

General Dentist

Dr-Joel-FrandDr. Frand is a Board-Certified Dentist with extensive experience in the dental care and treatment of children and adolescents. Dr. Frand provides personalized, top quality care. His calm approach and communication skills ensure that the patient experience is understood and as stress-free as possible.

Born in South Florida, Dr. Frand grew up in North Miami Beach. He attended undergraduate school in New York City. Dr. Frand received his dental degree from the elite University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed his residency at Peninsula Hospital.

Dr. Frand moved to Washington, D.C. and built a successful private practice where he developed expertise in a wide range of procedures. Dr. Frand received rigorous training in the use of oral sedatives for children with dental fear or a need for pain management. In 2010, Dr. Frand returned to Florida and served as a faculty member of Nova Southeastern University, supervising pediatric dental students and demonstrating proper procedures at a university-run dental clinic.

In addition to his private practice and academic experience, Dr. Frand spent several years providing care at various military bases around the United States. He is a strong supporter of those that serve our country and protect our freedom.

Dr. Frand is very pleased to be part of American Pediatric Dental Group where he can provide a positive experience that encourages children toward a lifetime of good dental habits.

During his free time, he loves working on home renovations, yard work, and saving cats caught up in trees! He loves being with his family and caring for dogs.