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Plantation Office

8962 Cleary Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
Ph: (954) 915-8080
Fx: (954) 915-0171

North Miami Beach

1400 NE Miami Gardens Dr. Ste. 215
North Miami Beach, FL 33179
Ph: (305) 956-9996
Fx: (305) 965-9997

Friendly Staff. Beautiful Smiles. Welcoming Environment.

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We’ll Provide You With That Winning Smile!

We are always welcoming new patients and we would love to have you as part of our dental family. Please explore our web site to learn more about us. You can find information about our staff, our office, and the procedures and services that we offer.

If you have any questions please call us. We love hearing from our patients and anyone who may be interested in becoming one. 

We accept all different dental implant plans and we restore everything!


Proudly serving: Plantation, Ft. Lauderdale, Davie, FL, Sunrise, FL, Weston, Aventura, North Miami Beach, Golden Beach, Miami Garden, Hallandale, Hollywood, and Sunny Isles

 

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Meet The Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Michael J. Friend
    DMD

    Dr. Michael Friend is a native to South Florida. Upon graduation from Hollywood Hills High School, his higher education studies began at the University of Florida. Read More

  • Dana Zeig
    DMD

    Dr. Dana Zeig was born in Kfar Saba, Israel. She came to Florida with both her parents and older sisters when she was three years old. Her education began at Hillel Community Day School and continued at one of the largest universities in the country, the University of Central Florida. Dr. Zeig graduated with honors from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular and microbiology. Read More

  • Alice F. Reich
    D.M.D.

    Dr. Alice Reich, a South Florida native, grew up in Plantation, Florida. As her family has lived in Plantation for decades, she is thrilled to be working in her hometown. Dr. Reich attended J.P. Taravella High School and continued her education at Florida State University, where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. Read More

  • Steven Rifkin
    DDS

    For more than 30 years, Dr. Steven Rifkin has been creating beautiful and healthy smiles for his South Florida patients. Through his many years of practice and continuing education, Dr. Rifkin has continually honed his general and cosmetic dentistry skills. Read More

  • Michael S. Harris
    DMD - Oral Surgeon

    Dr. Harris was raised in California. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. It was there that he met his wife, Dr. Clarissa Harris. Dr. Harris completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. Read More

  • Baokhoi Bui
    DDS - Endodontist

    Dr. Bui graduated at the top of his class from the School of Pharmacy at the Buffalo campus of the State University of New York (SUNY). He practiced as a pharmacist in New York before returning to SUNY at Buffalo for Dental School, where he again graduated at the top of his class. Read More

  • Eduardo Cruz
    DMD - Endodontist

    Dr. Eduardo Cruz grew up in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of South Florida in 2010. In 2014 he graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine. Read More

  • Daniel Nagler
    DMD

    A native of South Florida, Dr. Daniel Nagler is a graduate of Yeshiva University in New York City and received his dental degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Nagler completed his residency in Periodontology from Nova South Eastern School of Dental Medicine. Read More

  • Shane Hodson
    DMD - Orthodontist

    Dr. Shane Hodson was born and raised in North Miami Beach. He graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science with a minor in Chemistry. He earned his doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, and specialized in orthodontics at Nova Southeastern University. Read More

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • ""Friendly staff, amazing Doctors and very skilled hygienists. I have been going to the Plantation location for about 5 years and I would never switch to another dentist!""
    — Pamela M.
  • ""Great staff. Professional and courteous. Go above and beyond in every way. Great dentist. Thorough and caring. Awesome experience!""
    — Scott B.
  • ""Dr. Friend and his staff were extremely professional and did a great job. Thank you!!""
    — Jerry J.
  • ""The best dental health professional in Florida in all aspects of what you would want from a doctor.""
    — Scott K.
  • ""If there was 6 **** The staff are very knowledgeable and explains everything to you. Dr. Friend is exceptional. Takes his time with you and treats you like family. I will definitely recommend to others.""
    — Pam B.
  • ""Dr. Zeig is THE BEST""
    — Alfie F.
  • ""Amazing dentist, such a gentle touch and sweet women. Highly recommend! Not expensive at all, they always offer promotions that I use. Very highly recommended!!!""
    — Lori S.

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  • Veneers

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Your First Dental Visit

    Your first dental visit promises to be a pleasant experience. Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment. This ...

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  • Introduction

    Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we've been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated ...

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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Hours of Operation

We look forward to hearing from you.

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Specialty Care

(By Appointment)

Sunday:

Closed