Meet the Doctors

Dr. Andrea Trujillo

General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Mary Crosby

Bio: Dr. Trujillo is affiliated with the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the Atlantic Coast Dental District. She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University in Dental Medicine in 2000. She has also received a Doctorates degree in Dentistry from “La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana” Bogota, Colombia S.A in 1990, and has been practicing dentistry for 20 years. Dr. Trujillo attends several seminars on dentistry. She continues to have a burning desire to expand her practice and to be able to serve all the dental needs for your entire family.

She participates in many community activities which help those in need. She is involved in the Endangered Breed Associations for dogs. As a proud owner of a boxer and two Paso Fino Horses, she continues to have a passion for animals.

Her activities and interests are horseback riding, golf, traveling, boating, and outdoor activities. Dr. Trujillo enjoys all types of self-empowerment courses and Leadership Programs.

Dr. Leonardo Ardila

General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Mary Crosby

Bio: Graduated in 1994 as a Doctor in Dental Surgery in Bogota Colombia.

Relocated to South Florida and graduated in 2013 from University of Florida postgraduate program of Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). Selected continuing education in implant placement and restoration, Sirona CEREC (CAD/CAM), Invisalign, cosmetic dentistry, BLS/ACLS.

Activities: play piano and spend time with wife, two daughters and Maltese dog.

Dr. Mary Crosby

Board Certified Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Mary Crosby

Bio: Dr. M. Cecilia Crosby El-Amin Graduated from The Ohio State College of Dentistry and then moved to New York to complete a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons affiliated with Harlem Hospital Center in 1984. She moved to South Florida in 1988 and has practiced here ever since as a  practice owner and as an independent practitioner.

Dr. Melanie Ross

Orthodontist

Dr. Mary Crosby

Bio: Dr. Ross was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario. Growing up, she developed a love and passion for working with children and young adults while working at an overnight summer camp that she attended as a camper herself.

Dr. Ross completed her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University and graduated with highest honors in her class. She was privileged to have been elected by faculty into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society. At graduation she received the Alpha Omega Scholastic Achievement Award, given to a graduating senior that attained one of the highest scholastic rankings over all four years.

Following graduation, she followed her dream of becoming an orthodontist and moved to Boston to attend Tufts University Orthodontics Residency Program. As a practitioner, she greatly values forming interpersonal relationships with patients and their families. She is passionate about providing the highest quality of care.

Dr. Marc Siegel

Pedodontist

Dr. Mary Crosby ( Oral Surgeon).

Bio: Dr. Marc A. Siegel received his dental degree from the Howard University College of Dentistry. He completed a General Practice Residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. He then returned to Howard University to complete his Pediatric Dentistry specialty program. Dr. Siegel is a Diplomate with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He enjoys spending his time with his family especially at Walt Disney World. He also enjoys going to the dog park with their family's best friend.

Dr. Ninoska Perez

General Dentist

Dr. Ninoska Perez

Bio: Dr. Perez Enez has more than 10 years of experience in the field and works to exceed your expectations with personalized attention. She was born in Caracas - Venezuela and realized part of her studies in Caracas. Dr. Perez Enez attended to the Central University of Venezuela where she graduated as a General Dentist in 2001.  In 2004, she decided to pursue at the same University a Master Degree in Endodontics. In 2018, she chose to attend a two-year General Practice Residency at University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital and she successfully passed the Florida Dental License Examination in 2020  at Nova University. Since 2021, Dr Perez is working as General Practician Limited to Endodontics in South Florida.

Dr. Manuel Pulido

General Dentist Practice Limited to Endodontics

Dr. Manuel Pulido

Bio:
Education:
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana-Colombia
Nova Southeastern University-USA

Advanced Training:
Endodontics. FUSM-Colombia

Memberships:
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry

Interests:
Soccer, tennis, swimming, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Jose Porras

Periodontist Board Certified American Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Ninoska Perez

Bio: Dr. Rafael Porras was born and raised in San Jose Costa Rica. He is a graduate of the Dental School at the University of Costa Rica. After working for the Costa Rican government and in private practice as a general dentist in San Jose for two years, he moved to Connecticut and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency as well as a Fellowship in General Dentistry from the University of Connecticut Health Center. After 3 years in Connecticut, Dr. Porras got his specialty certificate in periodontics, as well as Master of Science in Dentistry, was awarded by the Louisiana State University in New Orleans.  He is board certified by the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr.Porras is married and has a newborn child Liam. Him and his wife Andreja both enjoy traveling, outdoor activities on the beach.

Dr. Pablo Ferrufino

General Dentist Practice Limited to Oral Surgery

Dr. Ninoska Perez

Bio: Dr. Pablo Ferrufino was born in Spain and raised in Brazil and Bolivia. Graduated at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro as a General Dentist where he also did his fellowship in Implantology for 2 years. After 5 years of working in Brazil as an Implantologist, he moved to the United States. He did 2 years of Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Florida where he obtained his Florida Dental license in May of 2019.

Dr. Ferrufino works in multiple offices as a General Dentist limited to oral surgery performing implants, wisdom teeth extractions and minor oral surgeries.

Dr. Ferrufino enjoys motorcycles and outdoor activities.

Dr. Adam Schuessler, DMD MD

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Ninoska Perez

Bio:
Specialties:
Oral Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery
Education:
DMD, MD – BS University of Florida: cum laude, c/o 2005- Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Recipient, Dean’s List, Presidential Honor Roll, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society inductee; DMD Tufts University School of Dental Medicine c/o 2009- Merit Scholarship, Dean’s List for high performance on National Dental Boards; MD from the State University of New York Downstate c/o 2012

Professional Memberships: American Dental Association. American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, New Jersey State Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Florida Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Interests: I love to golf, I’m an automobile enthusiast, and I can hold my own on a snowboard. So when I’m not performing surgeries in the office, you can typically find me on the golf course, at a car show, or chasing winter with my snowboard in-hand.

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