Meet The Doctors
Dr. Mandana Nabizadeh, DMD
Dr. Nabi graduated from Shiraz University School of Dentistry in 1994 with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine. After 4 years of experience as a general dentist in the public sector, returned to school to pursue a three-year specialty program in pediatric dentistry at Shiraz University in Iran.
She graduated with honors and received her certificate in pediatric dentistry and a postdoctoral Masters of Science. Her thesis was focused on conservative treatment of fractured teeth and was accepted with honors.
After moving to the United States in 2002, she attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned her D.D.S. degree in general dentistry. Since then she has earned 2 certificates from the prestigious Mini residency programs at the University of Florida in Gainesville and the University of Indiana. She has also completed a 2 year course in the orthodontics field and familiarized herself with the detailed aspect of early orthodontic treatment.
Her many years of experience in the private, public health, and academic sectors make her an experienced and trustful dentist for your children. She believes in utilizing the latest technology and she has equipped her state-of-the-art practice with the finest and newest dental material and equipment.
Her office has been selected by one of the lead dental insurance companies as a “center of excellence for providing outstanding service to the members.”
“Dr. Nabi” is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is affiliated with Florida Hospital and utilizes hospital dentistry for needed cases. Working with children is her passion and she truly enjoys putting smiles on their faces. “Dr. Nabi’s” goal is to introduce a positive dental image early on in your child’s life with her excellent management techniques.
“Dr. Nabi’s” commitment to lifelong education means she is constantly evaluating emerging dental methods and technologies in order to provide her patients with the best results in the least invasive manner with a high emphasis on comfort. This commitment ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow.
“Dr. Nabi,” her husband, Dr. Ali Behzadi, also a dentist practicing general & cosmetic dentistry, and their daughter, live in Orlando. When she is not working on little faces, “Dr. Nabi” enjoys swimming, interior design, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. She is an active swimmer and has won several championships.
Your children are in good hands with “Dr. Nabi” and her team. She has a wonderful, supportive staff and as a mother herself, knows parents’ concerns and feelings toward their children. “Dr. Nabi” welcomes you to her practice and is eagerly looking forward to meeting you and your children and delivering the finest dental care.
Dr. Patricia Villalta, DMD
Dr. Villalta was born in Peru. She earned her first dental degree from the Catholic University of Santa Maria in Peru. In 2000 she earned a Master’s Degree in Pediatric Dentistry at the prestigious University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. Later Dr. Villalta moved to the United States where she taught, lectured and did research at Tuft University in Boston, MA and Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the Deptartment of Pediatric Dentistry and Biomaterials Research Center.
Her passion for practicing pediatric dentistry led her back to dental school in order to obtain an American Dental degree, graduating in 2009 from Nova Southeastern University (NSU). She immediately began her Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at NSU, graduating in 2011.
Dr. Villalta’s philosophy in practicing pediatric dentistry is to treat patients with the same high standards of care and professionalism that she would expect for her own family. This means taking the time to get to know both patients and their parents, and making sure they understand the importance of proper preventive care and any treatments they may receive. Dr. Villalta’s greatest professional fulfillment is when patient, parent and practitioner work together to successfully provide the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. Dr. Villalta is the author of several research articles published in prestigious dental journals. She is also fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Dr. Villalta is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Florida Dental Association.
In her spare time Dr. Villalta likes to spend time with her family and also enjoys traveling and reading.