About Your Dentist

Kelly Harris, DMD

"I take great pride in providing high-quality dental care to my patients. My goal is to make a positive impact on both the oral and overall health of every patient."

My Mission

To provide the best dentistry possible. To treat my patients with personal attention and professional excellence.

Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Arts in Microbiology and Cell Science
University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Harris has successfully completed more than 120 continuing education credits in implant dentistry. She is also a Certified Invisalign Provider. Dr. Harris has completed several CE courses through Heartland Dental and she's attended the Florida National Dental Convention and American Dental Association Annual Convention for Continuing Education. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Harris has obtained her Fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Committed to Professional Excellence

Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry takes exceptional dedication to dental continuing education (CE) beyond graduation and the completion of a rigorous program of study that demands excellence. Only about 6 percent of general dentists in the U.S. and Canada have qualified to be AGD Fellows. 

To become an AGD Fellow, a dentist must:

  • Complete over 500 credit hours of CE
  • Earn 350 of those 500 credits in live courses
  • Pass an exam equal in difficulty to board certification exams

The Leading Edge of Dentistry…

"As a dentist, I strive to stay on the cutting-edge of dental technology. Completing extensive continuing education to stay abreast of the most recent advances in the dental industry is very important to me. By continuing to grow and learn, I can also continue to provide the best dentistry possible to my patients."

Leslie Nevarez, DMD

"Dentistry is much more than simply filling cavities and placing crowns. It's about making long-lasting personal connections and making life a bit more beautiful for each patient I see."

My Mission

To provide affordable, individualized care to each of my patients with the utmost kindness, compassion, and respect. To help every patient smile with pride and confidence.

Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Science
Nova Southeastern University – Davie, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Nevarez has completed a variety of advanced training courses in order to provide her patients with the highest level of dental services available. She is a Certified Invisalign Provider and has also earned certification in Basic Life Support and nitrous oxide administration.

Dr. Nevarez is a member of the American Dental Association and the Tampa Bay Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of the office, Dr. Nevarez is involved in a variety of organizations and events aimed at extending dental treatment to traditionally underserved communities. She frequently volunteers for Central Florida Dental Outreach and the Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs as well as dental mission trips to Latin America.

In her free time, Dr. Nevarez enjoys running marathons, baking cakes, reading fiction, and traveling the world with her husband.