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The Wisdom Dental Team

The Wisdom Dental Team

DR. WISDOM D. AKPAKA

Dr. Wisdom Akpaka D.D.S. completed his Doctorate in Dental Surgery program at the New York University College of Dentistry. After initially practicing in Ohio, he opened Wisdom Dental in Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Wisdom has demonstrated a commitment to postdoctoral studies by already completing advanced courses in endodontics (root canal treatment), restoration of dental implants, crown and bridge restorations, surgical dental extractions, bone grafting, and surgical placement of dental implants. He is a certified provider of Invisalign orthodontics and has expertise in veneers, cosmetic bonding, crowns to restore damaged teeth, and the replacement of missing teeth. He carefully designs smile makeovers with lasting results that are as conservative and affordable as possible.

Dr. Wisdom is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He stays active by enjoying golfing and also dancing the bachata, salsa and merengue.

DR. MARIEL PETRUK

Dr. Mariel Petruk D.D.S., is a graduate from the New York University College of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery program. Dr. Petruk has been recognized for her empathetic concern for patients and superior clinical skills. Her clinical experience in one of the busiest dental clinics in the country has prepared her to provide the full range of dental services, including comprehensive treatment of dentally and medically compromised patients.

Not only was her clinical training thorough and rigorous, it incorporated treating those in severe need of dental care with limited access to resources. This became a passion of hers, demonstrated by an outreach trip to Nicaragua to serve those most in need—just one of the many instances she has donated her time as a clinician.

Dr. Petruk is actively involved in the local dental society, and passionate about continuing dental education. In her free time, she enjoys exercising and spending time at the beautiful South Florida beaches, and occasionally snorkels.

DR. MONA HEROLD

Dr. Mona Herold D.D.S. is a graduate of the George Washington University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. After she graduated, she spent a year completing her General Practice Residency at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. During this time, Dr. Herold provided care to patients with complex dental needs and compromised health. Dr. Herold loves to travel and provide for those in need. She participated in dental outreaches to Nepal and Ecuador, and worked with patients who were survivors of torture and patients in rehabilitation programs. She received extra training in her residency to treat patient with special needs.

Placing great value on a trusting dentist-patient relationship, Dr. Herold always communicates to and involves her patient in treatment decisions. Her patients have described her as gentle and calm, and she has helped many patients with dental anxiety feel comfortable in her chair.

Dr. Herold is a member of the American Dental Association, American Dental Education Association, Florida Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. In her free time, she enjoys running, playing tennis, cycling, and playing with her dogs.

Words From Dr. Wisdom

“I am passionate about providing quality care in a gentle environment that is comfortable for patients of all ages and experiences. I take pride in helping patients who fear going to the dentist and patients who have worries about their oral health. I am committed to lifelong learning and providing the best of care whether you are in due for a cleaning and checkup, have a tooth that is painful, suspect you need a filling or crown, want to replace a missing tooth, want a smile makeover, or are suffering from a complex of multiple oral health problems. I also strive to make dental care as affordable as possible for the families and individuals I am privileged to serve. At Wisdom Dental, our mission is to provide exceptional care and exceptional service in a friendly and compassionate environment. Let us help you achieve optimal oral health and a confident smile.”
– Wisdom D. Akpaka

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