About Your Dentist

Anelisse Rivera Vélez, DMD

My Misson

My mission in dentistry is to make a difference in each patient's oral health. I am committed to my patients and their treatments as if they are all family members. My goal is to grow professionally through continue education to provide the best dental care.

Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Puerto Rico, School of Dentistry - Puerto Rico

Bachelor of Science - Biology
University of Puerto Rico, School of Dentistry - Puerto Rico

Continuing Education and Professional Memberships

General Practice Residency (GPR) - Montefiore Medical Center// Bronx, New York

Dr. Rivera-Velez is a member of the Florida Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Rivera-Velez is a proud Puerto Rican and first generation dentist of a family who has inspired her during every step of her journey to become a healthcare provider. Important experiences in her life such as an exchange program to Salamanca, Spain and my General Practice Residency in New York City have exposed Dr. Rivera-Velezto to diverse and multicultural environments. These experiences have awoken her interest in traveling  around the world and interacting with different people. During her free time, Dr. Rivera-Velez enjoys going out with friends and family and watching movies.

James Shorr, DDS

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine – Buffalo, New York

Undergraduate Degree
State University of New York Brockport – Brockport, New York

Associates Degree
Niagara Community College – Niagara Falls, New York

In addition to his collegiate and doctoral education, Dr. Shorr has also taken continuing education courses at both the LD Pankey Institute and the Peter Dawson Institute. 

Charles Buist, DMD

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
The University of Alabama School of Dentistry – Birmingham, Alabama

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Auburn University – Auburn, Alabama

Dr. Buist is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, a fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is licensed to practice dentistry in 12 states and is an associate professor at both The University of Alabama School of Dentistry and the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Buist is a man of many hobbies and interests.  His father was directly involved with NASA at the organization’s infancy, and as a result Dr. Buist has long held a fascination with engineering and product design. Other interests include carpentry, making jewelry, and designing dental instruments. He currently holds 6 patents related to dental instruments!