The brief description below is designed to familiarize you with our staff.
Beatriz E. Terry was born and raised in Miami, Florida. After graduating high school from St. Brendan, she attended Florida International University. She completed her dental training at Marquette University School of Dentistry graduating Top 10 with Honors and receiving membership into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Beatriz then went on to complete a Masters program and residency in Periodontics and dental implants from the University of Minnesota and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest level attainable.
Beatriz has been a practicing periodontist for over 20 years. In addition to her practice, she lectures in English and Spanish locally and nationally on periodontics, dental implants and systemic links to periodontal disease. She is a member of the Advisory Board at Miami Dade College School of Dental Hygiene and a Florida Dental Board Examiner. In addition, she is very involved with organized dentistry. She is a Past President of the South Florida District Dental Association, a Trustee to the Florida Dental Association, a past member and Program Chair of the Florida National Dental Convention committee, and an Alternate Delegate to the American Dental Association.
On February 8th 2014, Dr. Terry became President of the Florida Association of Periodontists.
Dr. Terry is proud to have been nominated into several dental honor societies including Pierre Fauchard Academy, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
Family life is very important to Dr. Terry. She is married and has 3 children. She and her family enjoy traveling, snow skiing and fishing. In her free time, Beatriz enjoys spinning and the outdoors as well as attending local cultural events.
Monica is a new and wonderful addition to Dr. Terry's practice. She is a graduate of Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras and received her Registered Dental Hygienist certification in May 2015. She loves to treat and educate patients on periodontal disease. She is a great fit with the practice, focusing on non-surgical periodontal treatment and periodontal maintenance visits. In addition, Monica is certified in administering local anesthesia. This certification allows her to make patients, when necessary, more comfortable and relaxed during their dental visits.
Sandra has numerous years of experience in the dental field. She has been a dental assistant and surgical assistant for well over 20 years. Sandra is responsible with helping Dr. Terry in all surgical procedures and has a natural abiity of making patients feel very comfortable while undergoing periodontal therapy. She is kind and thoughtful and highly qualified at her job. In addition, she makes herself available via telephone or email to discuss any questions or concerns current patients may have.
Aida recently joined Dr. Terry's practice and has been an instant success. She has well over 15 years experience working in dental and specialty dental practices. She is usually the first person you would come into contact with when calling our office. She is always ready to welcome you with a smile and a kind, reassuring word. She is trained in coordinating your cleaning visits, your periodontal and/or implant treatment procedures and assisting you with insurance claims if necessary.