Our dental team is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable in our area. We work hard to make sure that your visit runs as smooth as possible and that you receive the utmost in care. We truly enjoy seeing a smile on your face as you leave our office.
Daniel DelCastillo has been practicing dentistry since 1991 in South Florida. He is married to Grace and they have two beautiful girls, Dara and Aliya. A native of Cuba, he left at the age of two and grew up on the streets of Miami Beach. He attended Hebrew Academy and Miami Beach Senior High School. Later, returned to his roots to open up his current dental practice.
Daniel’s college career started in the University of Miami where he majored in chemistry and minored in Judaic studies. He attended the University of Florida College Dentistry and completed a general practice residency program at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. During this time, he was a clinical assistant instructor at the State University of New York Health Science Center and later at Mount Sinai Dental Clinic. At Kings County, he was the CIR union representative for general practice and a board member of the North Dade Dental Societies and Insurance Review Committee. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentist, Academy of General Dentist, World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry, Florida Dental Association, South Florida Dental Association, and a Fellow with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. DelCastillo has devoted 1000’s of hours in educational courses in order to keep up with all latest advances in dentistry. He has had advanced education in aesthetic and restorative dentistry at the Hornbrook Group, the New York Group for Aesthetic Dentistry, Frank Spears’ Seattle Study clubs as well as several other cosmetic symposiums including Lumineers. He has extensive training in restoring implant dentistry and oral surgery. He has added the benefit of digital photography to his practice for cosmetic imaging and CAD/CAM technology for the fabrication of computer aided crowns and bridges. Dr. DelCastillo has received a certificate for high anxiety relaxation from the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS.) He is also a current member of the World Congress for Minimally Invasive Dentistry and has held workshops in his office for the Biolase Laser. Furthermore, Dr. DelCastillo has been certified in the restorations of numerous types of implants and has been awarded a Fellowship status with, the ICOI due to his dedication and devotion to his advance studies. Dr. DelCastillo will be more than happy to sit down with you to discuss all options to help you gain and replace missing teeth and restore your smile again.
Dr Delcastillo participates in Donated Dental Services and Give Kids a Smile, which gives needy adults and children the dental care they desperately need. He has been on missions such a Climb for a Cause to benefit Operation Smile has made him a pillar in his community and helps several organizations whenever called upon. During his off time, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife travelling and supporting his two young daughters with their ice skating dreams.
Eric H. Naierman is a native of Staten Island, a borough of New York City. He began his academic career studying abroad in Jerusalem. He then attended CUNY Brooklyn College where he earned a BS in Biology. While there, he was an assistant professor in field botany and spent time doing research in microbiology. After finishing college he attended Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where he received his DDS degree in 2011. Dr. Naierman then chose to take part in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Miami VA Healthcare Center. Dr. Naierman has devoted much time to enhancing his skills in all aspects of dentistry over the past years. In 2009, he completed an externship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. In 2011 he completed a general dentistry externship at both the Brooklyn Hospital Center and Staten Island University Medical Center in New York. During his time at the Miami VA he served as chief resident and received advanced education in Periodontal and Implant Surgery, Microscopic Endodontics, Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, and Esthetic Dentistry. At the Miami VA, Dr. Naierman also had the opportunity to complete many hours of Continuing Education in the advancement of Oral Implantology and Regenerative Dentistry. This additional training has helped Dr. Naierman stay current with the latest advances in all aspects of dentistry and it’s associated specialties. Dr. Naierman has also devoted his time to the needy, and community as a whole. He spent time doing volunteer dentistry at the United Cerebral Palsy Center of New York City as well as devoting time to the Camillus House, here in South Florida. He also devotes his time to the ADA Give Kids a Smile program in New York and South Florida. Dr. Naierman is married to his wonderful wife Melissa, a clothing designer, party planner and devoted mother to their son Elisha. They currently reside right here in Miami Beach.Go up
Grace is a 1990 graduate of the University of Florida's Fisher School of Accounting. One year later, she graduated from Florida International University where she received her Master of Accounting degree. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and one year thereafter moved to Miami Beach. After college, she spent the first ten years working for various domestic and international trading companies as a comtroller. From time to time, she can be found multitasking clerical and accounting duties at her husband's dental practice. Currently, she is a licensed Florida Realtor, but mostly puts her Accounting degree to part time practice at a local CPA firm.
Grace is married to Dr. DelCastillo and together they have two young daughters. When not working, she spends time with Daniel and the girls, visiting family, chauffeuring the girls to ice skating lessons, shopping and jogging. Grace is a member of Hadassah's Koach Chapter, Skylake Synagogue and helps support Hillel Community Day School activities. Go up
Pedro was born in Cuba. He followed his dreams of a career in healthcare and graduated from the University of Havana's College of Dentistry in 1990. He then worked for eight years as a dentist before leaving Cuba. Since arriving in Miami in 1999, he has been working with the practice of Dr. DelCastillo. He went on to obtain advanced training as an assistant and obtained his license as a dental hygienist in 2003. Our patients love his gentle touch and pleasant demeanor. Pedro is married to Nimsy and has two sons. He is a man of faith who enjoys spending time with his family and friends and speaking of the "Old Country." One day he wishes for a better Cuba.Go up
Vanessa has been a dental assistant with our office since 2005. She was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and received her dental education at the Universidad Iberoamericana. She came to the United States in 2003 and has passionately continued her studies in dentistry. Vanessa is one of Dr. DelCastillo's main dental assistant and has participated in many continuing education course. Vanessa loves to read, see movies, sewing and needle point. She has a great sense of humor and always has a good joke to share. Go up
Alex has been a dental assistant with our office since 2002. She attended school in her native Colombia, South America and received her Dental degree form, San Martin University. She made her way to Miami in 2001. In 2006 she received her degree in dental hygiene and has been a tremendous assist to our office. She is one of our new patient coordinators and is extremely helpful in any questions you may have about our office or any dental procedure.
On her time off, Alex can be found enjoying a good book, soaking up the sun, or visiting friends. She is active in her community and well known by the young people as a person of values and faith. Her mild mannerism and cheery disposition makes her a pleasure to spend time with. Go up
Jesus Rios was born in Habana, Cuba and Graduate from University of Habana in 1976 as System Engineer. He worked as professor in the University of Habana between 1978 and 1996 teaching computers science and software applications until he was able to leave and transplant himself here in Miami. Jesus is married to Julia and has 4 children that they are extremely proud of. Jesus is our administrative assistant as well as our IT specialist. He is a Novel l Certified Network Engineer since 1991, Microsoft Certified Professional since 1993, and Microsoft Partner since 2003.
Jesus enjoys watching Sifi channel and is enjoying his empty nest with his two dogs Bruno and Rocky. Jesus has been an incredible help with his IT support and paving the way for a hopefully paperless office.Go up
Maintains private practice in Miami Beach since 1991 focusing his efforts on computer guided surgeries and full mouth reconstruction of dental implants. He is actively lecturing in North America, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Brazil. His teaching appointments include Associate Professor of Implant Surgeries at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Georgia Health Sciences University and Chairman of Mongalo Implant Institute in Puerto Vallarta where He trains dentists how to perform implant surgeries. Past teaching appointments include Associate Professor of Implant Prosthodontics at the University of Florida, co-chairman at Robert Morgan Institute two year implant training program and chairman of the Implant Department at Nicaraguan Catholic University.
Awarded BS from Nicholls State University majoring in marine biology and chemistry in Louisiana in 1985, Dr Mongalo received the degree of Doctor in Medical dentistry from the University of Florida College of dentistry in 1991. His post graduates studies consist of advanced surgical training on immediate loading protocols at Institute for Facial Aesthetics in Fort Washington, Philadelphia. In 2004 He was certified as clinical instructor for computer guided protocols at Prosthodoctic Intermedica in Mahwah, New Jersey. Dr Mongalo is currently enrolled at Nova Southeastern University in a PhD program for Education.
His experience extends to 23 years as an implant surgeon having placed over 12,000 dental implants, lecturing in 15 countries and directing numerous educational implant training courses in 7 different Universities. Currently He is dedicating most of his time writing a surgical book and creating new teaching programs.Go up
Daniella has been Dr. DelCastillo's dental assistant since 1997. She moved from Romania, Bucharest in 1996, where she was head dental administrator for the Emergency Dental Clinic at Bucharest General Hospital. She received her dental training at Eurodental Bucharest. While with Dr. DelCastillo, she has attended several advanced continuing education courses on cosmetics, implants, and cosmetics. Daniella is Dr. DelCastillo's main dental assistant and is very well versed in the running of the dental office and can help you with any questions you may have. Daniella is married, and enjoys traveling to Romania to visit her family yearly. Go up
Hilda has been our office manager since 1998. Before leaving Cuba in 1993, she obtained her degree in computer programming. Since then she has been involved in business managing within the dental field. She has come to know our patients on a personal level and helps steer them into the best decisions regarding their oral health. Her ability to help with financing decisions and expertise with Care Credit® make her a valuable asset to the patients, as well as to the office. Any questions regarding your treatment or with an appointment is her first priority.
During her off hours, Hilda enjoys spending time with her family and three pets. Her hobbies include exercising, reading, doing housework, and catching a good movie. Go up
Kelly Ross-Nitkin has been a hygienist since 1991. She graduated from hygiene school in Gainesville, Florida. While in school, she saw patients at the University of Florida Dental School Clinics and received invaluable experience. Kelly is married and is the mother of 3 children. Kelly is very involved in the community. She is a PTSA board member on the Miami Beach Senior High School, an executive board member of the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center, as well as being on the executive board of the Greater Miami Jewish Women's Department. And if that wasn't enough she is also the Vice- President of the Women's Auxiliary Education Committee of Temple Menorah. When not practicing Hygiene, Kelly can be found traveling with her boy's ice hockey teams or watching her daughter play soccer. Kelly enjoys reading, exercising, spending time with friends, skiing with family or on the water with her husband. Go up
Yaima Alejandro left Cuba and arrived in Miami with her parents at the age of 17 and lives in North Miami. She quickly enrolled in Miami Dade Community College. In 2004 she received her degree as an Ultrasound Tech. She developed her customer service skills working her way through school as a dental office billing and insurance coding coordinator. As time went on she found herself running the dental office in North Miami Beach for several years. Yaima has started with Dr. DelCastillo in Jan 2013 and has been extremely helpful with coordinating new patient appointments and with any insurance questions. She has a very calm and positive attitude and is more than happy to help in any way possible.
During her off hours, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, reading, movies and enjoying all that Miami Beach has to offer. Yaima has been a tremendous assist to our practice.Go up
Sally was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Miami Beach with her family at a young age. She was raised on Miami Beach with her two siblings and attended and graduated from Miami Beach Senior High in 1994. It's a privilege to be able to serve the community I was raised in. I found I had a passion for healthcare so I decided to pursue a career in dental Hygiene. Sally graduated from Miami-Dade College with an associate in science degree for Dental Hygiene in 2007. While attending Dental Hygiene school, she spent some time volunteering at the VA Hospital and Nova Dental School working with children and the elderly. She gained tremendous experience and compassion during that time. Sally is very passionate about her career and enjoys helping others.
Sally is married to Alex and has beautiful twin daughters. She spends her free time with the family. Also enjoy traveling, reading, cooking and relaxing on the beach.Go up