Dr. Alvaro Maya, DMD CAGS MScD
Has over 30 years of experience in providing patients with state-of-the-art dental care. After completing his post-graduate training in Prosthodontics from Boston University, he worked at his practice in Massachusetts for over 20 years. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor at both Boston University and Tufts University.
After earning his dental degree (DDS) from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad de Odontología, Dr. Maya practiced dentistry in Colombia. After moving to the United States, he was accepted to Boston University’s Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry, where he completed a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Prosthodontics, a Master of Dental Science degree(MScD) and a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree (DMD). This extensive education has provided Dr. Maya with the knowledge to provide his patients with exceptional care.
Dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of dental treatments, Dr. Maya has participated in several research studies, and his work has appeared in leading publications. He has been a speaker at national and international meetings, and has attended many continuing-education courses. Dr. Maya has an in-depth understanding of implant techniques, and has received training and certifications from the major implant companies. He is also a member of several professional organizations.
Dr. Maya went above and beyond joining the Army Reserves and was deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005 and then in 2007. He has served our troops dental needs for over 16 years. After relocating to Florida, he wants to share his expertise with our community here in the Keys.
Dr. Ioan Pablo Palacios, DDS, MDS
Dr. Palacios is dedicated to be at the forefront of the most recent advancements in orthodontics to provide his patients with the highest quality treatments and outstanding personalized care in a friendly welcoming environment through his top-notch knowledge and skills. He likes to run and swim, he also enjoys movies, photography, cooking and spending quality time with family and friends.
Dr. Piero Palacios, DDS, MDS
Is originally from Nicaragua. He graduated from the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington Connecticut, from where he received a Master in Dental Science and a Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics, as well as an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) certificate. His education in the principles of biomechanics and straight wire technique has honed his skills in diagnosis and treatment planning of surgical and multi-disciplinary cases. He received a doctor in dental surgery (DDS) and a bachelor science (BS) degree, from the University Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala.
Dr. Palacios studies have received numerous recognitions, he performed as chief resident while he was at UConn and his cases have been published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. He is an invisalign premier provider and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Florida Dental Association and the American Dental Association. In his leisure time he enjoys running and watching movies.