MEET THE TEAM

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Dr. Diego CamachoDr. Jerry RosenbaumDr. Gretchen HeinsenDr. Alejandro Pereda
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Meet Dr. Camacho

Diego Camacho DMD, MSD

Board Certified in Periodontics & Dental Implant Surgery

Education

A native of Fort Lauderdale, Dr. Camacho graduated from Cardinal Gibbons High School and the University of Miami. After college, Dr. Camacho attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston where his clinical research earned him the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics. During dental school, he served as President of the Hispanic Dental Association and also volunteered in local and international dental missions.

Specialized Training

After dental school, he chose to specialize in Periodontics and Implantology. Dr. Camacho joined the prestigious Department of Periodontics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA for residency where he won first place in the Billy Pennel Memorial Research Award from the Southern Academy of Periodontology. He also served as Chief Resident and earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Dentistry and certificates in periodontics and intravenous conscious sedation. Dr. Camacho is a Diplomate (board certified) in Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery.

Leading Voice in
Digital Dentistry

As a leading voice in digital dentistry, Dr. Camacho lectures on his unique digital workflow for more effective team treatment planning, better restorative outcomes, and a more seamless experience for referrals. His innovative approach to technology integration creates the opportunity to reduce the number of appointments needed and deliver lasting results.

Research

Dr. Camacho remains involved in dental research today as he partners with professors and researchers at Nova Southeastern University to engage the latest dental discoveries. Currently, he is involved in a research project designed to help diagnose and treat oral diseases earlier. His office also serves as a partnership site for students at Nova Southeastern University in the Health Sciences Masters Program who want to learn about periodontics.

Certifications and Memberships

In addition to his advanced dental certifications, Dr. Camacho is also certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Broward County Dental Association, Fort Lauderdale Dental Study Club, and Southern Academy of Periodontology.

What Patients Say

Patients love his professionalism, attention to detail, attentiveness to their needs, respect and personalized care. Dr. Camacho speaks English and Spanish.

Beyond the Office

Dr. Camacho loves spending time with his wife and family, traveling, escaping to the mountains, hiking, Miami Heat basketball, cycling, boating, and fishing.

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Jerry Rosenbaum Dds, MS

Periodontics and Implantology

Education

Dr. Rosenbaum earned his doctorate in dental surgery from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, where he also received a master’s degree in Periodontology. Following graduation, he taught at UNC for one year before moving to Florida. Dr. Rosenbaum has also received a certificate in Implantology from Harvard University after the completion of an eighteen-month program.

A Legacy of Excellence

Dr. Rosenbaum has been practicing periodontology on Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale for over 50 years, serving generations of families.

Founding Member of the Fort
Lauderdale Dental Study Club

Dr. Rosenbaum is active in the Florida Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is also a past president of the Broward County Dental Society.

What Patients Say

Patients enjoy Dr. Rosenbaum’s jokes! He loves to have a good laugh with patients as a way to help them feel at ease during treatment.

Beyond Dentistry

Dr. Rosenbaum remains active outside the office as well. He enjoys spending time with his wife traveling, in-line skating, kayaking, biking, jogging, tennis and golf.

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Gretchen Heinsen DMD, MSCD

Endodontics (Root Canal Specialist)

Education

Dr. Heinsen earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry. She went on to complete a degree in Endodontics with a Master of Science in Dentistry from the Endodontic program of Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry.

Mentoring

Dr. Heinsen served as an adjunct professor for ten years at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. She has also been very involved in non-profit organizations such as the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Boys and Girls Club of Broward County and as a past president of the Junior Welfare Society.

Memberships

Dr. Gretchen Heinsen has been active in numerous academic and professional organizations, including the Boston University Endodontic Alumni, the American Dental Association of Endodontics, Broward County Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, and various local study clubs.

What Patients Say

Patients enjoy Dr. Heisen’s caring personality, warmness, professionalism, attention to detail, and how she listens to their needs. She is especially loved by the children she has the privilege to serve. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Beyond the Office

She loves spending time with family, traveling, and helping organizations that serve young people throughout the Fort Lauderdale area.

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Alejandro Pereda DMD

Endodontics (Root Canal Specialist)

Education

A native of South Florida, Dr. Pereda completed his undergraduate degree at florida International University. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where he also completed a two year post graduate residency in Endodontics.

Focus and Research

Dr. Pereda utilizes his expertise in microscopic endodontics, microsurgery, regenerative therapy, and three-dimensional digital radiography (CBCT) to provide modern root canal therapy to his patients. He has been involved in multiple research projects like: “Middle Mesial Canals of First Molars” – a morphology study published in the Journal of Endodontics, using CBCT technology and state of the art microscopes.

Dental Missions and Memberships

In dental school, Dr. Pereda participated in multiple dental missions providing dental services to underserved communities in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Navajo Native American tribe in collaboration with Indian Health Services. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, and the American Board of Endodontics.

What Patients Say

Dr. Pereda is a talented, compassionate, and sensitive provider, making his patients feel comfortable and at ease. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Beyond the Office

He loves spending time with his wife, Ana, daughters, and dog, Snoopy. He also enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, basketball, and skiing.

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