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Andrew Forrest, D.M.D., M.S.

Clinical Director. Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

As a third-generation dentist, creating a beautiful, healthy smile is part of Dr. Forrest’s DNA. Dr. Forrest has repeatedly distinguished himself as an industry leader in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Throughout his 20 years of experience, Dr. Forrest discovered that the ultimate patient experience necessitates a “team approach” to dental care. This means utilizing a team of varying dental specialists instead of just one to provide care for each patient regardless of their needs.

Dr. Forrest completed his clinical research at the University of Miami on the interdisciplinary management of cancer treatment, irradiation therapy, and implantology. This earned him the prestigious Straumann ITI Implant Dentistry Scholarship Award. While attending Dental School, Dr. Forrest completed two Periodontics externships at New York University and Harvard University.

Dr. Forrest completed his three-year specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, earning his Master’s Degree focusing on Oral Immunology. Additionally, he is a faculty reviewer for the Periodontics Chapter in the McGraw Hill Clinical Dentistry textbook. He retains a teaching appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Florida.

To date, Dr. Forrest has placed more than 20,000 dental implants while serving as the Clinical Director of 1500 DENTAL, an elite multi-specialist dental center based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Forrest had the honor to spend five years on the Clear Choice Dental Implant Team.  He lectures nationwide to practitioners on his methodology, teaching others how to attain the highest possible results in implant dentistry.

He maintains a reputation for achieving excellent results by consistently following the basic principles of proper treatment planning and team synergy. With a passion for dentistry and an artistic flair for creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Forrest serves patients from the South Florida community and nationwide. He continues to treat many of the most complex and challenging cases. His goal is to transform lives by restoring hope, health, and smiles. One patient at a time.