About Your Dentist
“You are never fully dressed without a smile.”
“My mission is to provide the highest quality of oral health care to my patients. I am committed to delivering individualized services tailored to the needs of each patient in an atmosphere of trust and compassion. I want to exceed their expectations so that every patient leaves our office satisfied and smiling with newfound pride and confidence.”
Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine – Davie, FL
Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of South Florida – Tampa, FL
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Dr. Abuaita is dedicated to continuing education and professional development in order to best serve his patients. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the International Dental Implant Association. Dr. Abuaita has successfully completed advanced study in Live Dental Implant Training and coursework with the Implant Dentistry Continuum™.
Life & Hobbies
In his free time, Dr. Abuaita enjoys outdoor activities, including playing soccer with friends, going for long runs, and working out at the gym. He recently completed a half-marathon and is in training for a full marathon as his next challenge. He particularly loves spending time with his family at special weekend dinners.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” - Benjamin Franklin
“Dentistry is a rewarding profession that is constantly evolving. My aim is to keep implementing cutting-edge technology so I can offer my patients optimal treatment. I seek to not only address my patients’ concerns, but also find it necessary to educate them on how lifestyle choices can affect their oral health. I never grew up fearing the dentist due to the great care I was provided with, and I aspire to do the same for my patients.”
Education & Continuing Education
Doctor of Dental Medicine with a Distinction in Public Health - University of New England College of Dental Medicine – Portland, Maine
Master of Science in Biological Sciences - Drexel University – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Spanish - University of Scranton – Scranton, Pennsylvania
After receiving his DMD degree, Dr. Contreras completed a General Practice Residency with the BronxCare Health System. He is passionate about continuing education and makes a conscientious effort to attend multiple dental conventions throughout the year.
Dr. Contreras is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the New York State Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
Away from the office, Dr. Contreras is committed to community service. During dental school he held multiple leadership positions in organizations dedicated to public service and traveled on a mission trip to Latin America where free dental care was provided. In his free time, Dr. Contreras enjoys traveling, visiting museums, sampling new cuisines, watching sports, and tropical fishkeeping.