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. Sandy Goldenberg, DMD
Dr. Sandy Goldenberg was born and raised in South Florida. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She went on to receive her Doctorate degree in Medical Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University, graduating with honors at the top of her class. Dr. Goldenberg spent the next eight years in private practice achieving proficiency in all areas of dentistry. Additionally, she served as a clinical instructor in the Department of Prosthodontics at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine, and as a volunteer dentist with Miami-Dade Department of Health.
Noting her affinity and aptitude for orthodontics, she decided to advance her knowledge by pursuing postgraduate education. She was accepted into the prestigious Postdoctoral Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, where she obtained comprehensive training in state of the art orthodontic techniques. Upon completion of the program, Dr. Goldenberg chose to relocate back home to South Florida to continue her professional career.
Dr. Goldenberg is passionate about providing the most advanced and highest quality orthodontic care for her pediatric, adolescent and adult patients. Her unique experience, skill set, and qualifications allow for a tailored approach to the treatment of each patient. Dr. Goldenberg is grateful for the trust her patients have instilled in her over the last decade and is humbled by the ability to make a real difference in their lives.
Dr. Goldenberg is married with two children. She enjoys international travel and spending as much time as possible with her family and friends. She continues to volunteer her time in the local K-8 school and her congregation.
Dr. Goldenberg is an active member of South Florida Academy of Orthodontists (SFAO), Florida Association of Orthodontists (FAO), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and American Dental Association (ADA).
Carmen Oviedo. Office Manager.
Carmen is the welcoming voice of our practice. Carmen is originally from New Jersey. She came to Florida twenty years ago and has been in the dental field for thirty years. She is cross trained assistant/front desk. She has worked with Pediatric and General dentistry.
Carmen is our insurance and patient’s benefits coordinator as well as the Office Manager. She enjoys helping patients get a better understanding on how their insurance benefits work. Her happy and cheerful personality bring joy and comfort to our patients and our office.
In her spare time, Carmen loves to go to the beach, travel, listen to music and dance. She also enjoys watching sports.
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!
Liliana Benavides. Insurance Coordinator.
Liliana is our insurance and patient accounts coordinator. She is originally from Chile and lived in Venezuela for many years. Her kindness and great costumer service make our patients feel comfortable, like family…
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!