Edgardo Toro DMD, PhD – Orthodontist
“I am dedicated to utilizing my training in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics to provide the appropriate setting for positive experiences at each dental visit”
Doctor Toro is one of only a reduced group of dental professionals practicing in Florida who are dual-trained in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. His academic achievements are only surpassed by his commitment to deliver the highest level of care with sensibility to his patients.
After obtaining a BA degree in Biology from the University of Missouri, doctor Toro worked at the prestigious National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research in Washington DC focusing his research in the molecular biology of cancer and diabetes.
He then returned to his native Puerto Rico and obtained both his dental degree and post graduate certification in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine. For the next 5 years, he worked as a pediatric dentist treating children with a wide range complex medical and dental needs.
In 2008, he was admitted into the University of Florida Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and College of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics where he completed a PhD in Molecular Cell Biology and his post-graduate training in Orthodontics.
Doctor Toro is an active member of various local and national dental and orthodontic associations. Each year he attends a number of continuing education courses and scientific meetings to learn and stay up to date with current clinical and scientific topics.
His mission is to provide the highest level of orthodontic care to his patients that will result in healthy and beautiful smiles.