Jorge Fornaris, DMD, is a dental implant specialist at Gables Sedation Dentistry in the Coral Gables neighborhood of Miami, Florida. Dr. Fornaris was born in Holguin, Cuba. At the age of 16, his family came to Miami in pursuit of a better life.
Dr. Fornaris studied molecular biology at University of South Florida. After graduating, he was selected to join a few top dental schools, but decided to pursue his acceptance at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He finished his studies at the top of his class and was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society. He also received the Robert G. Levine Award for “Outstanding Student.”
Upon finishing his formal education, Dr. Fornaris moved back to South Miami for his residency training in general dentistry at the University of Florida.
He also had specialized training in oral and intravenous (IV) sedation at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry, implant surgery and prosthetics at the Misch Resnik Implant Institute and the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, LANAP at the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, advanced bone grafting at the Pikos Institute, as well as full mouth rehabilitation at the Nash Institute for Dental Learning.
Dr. Fornaris is certified in basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS). He is also a member of American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Dr. Fornaris has held fellowships at the ICOI as well as the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
When he’s not helping patients, Dr. Fornaris enjoys boating, fishing, and spending time outdoors.