Barry W. Rosenthal, DDS
Dr. Barry Rosenthal was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended the University of Maryland, College Park for his undergraduate studies and earned his D.D.S. degree from the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry in 1978.
Dr. Barry Rosenthal was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended the University of Maryland, College Park for his undergraduate studies and earned his D.D.S. degree from the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry in 1978. Following graduation, Dr. Rosenthal enlisted in the United States Army and served on active duty from 1978 to 1981. He remained in the active reserves until 1986. In 1981, Barry W Rosenthal DDS was established as a 4 operatory dental practice located in Lauderdale Lakes. His practice started to grow rapidly and he realized he could no longer accommodate the expanding number of patients in that office. Dr. Rosenthal decided to look for a larger office and ultimately chose to purchase a vacant piece of property and custom build a larger office.
In 1995 our current office was completed with a total of 12 treatment rooms that has been constantly upgraded throughout the years. Dr. Barry Rosenthal DDS PA has a total of 24 team members many of them with over 20 years of service. Although no longer actively treating patients, Dr. Rosenthal remains an active part of the office and is involved with all the day to day activities of the practice. He volunteers as a Clinical Dental Professor in Miami and is constantly taking courses to stay up to date. When he is out of office he spends much of his time with his family and traveling the world. He has two daughters, two sons, and two granddaughters. His grandchildren’s photos are located throughout the office and they are relentlessly spoiled by their Papa. He established our Dental office as a premier office over the course of almost four decades and continues to maintain the highest standards of excellence.
Dr. Brian Rosenthal
Dr. Brian Rosenthal was born and raised in South Florida. His desire to become a dentist dates back to when he was 7 years old. Dentistry is obviously in his blood, he is the son of both a dentist and dental hygienist. He vividly remembers helping out in the office filing patient charts and watching his parents work. Dr. Rosenthal received his undergraduate degree in Integrated Biology from the University of Florida and in 2012 achieved his Degree of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. After graduation, he moved to Flagstaff, Arizona where he continued his training in an Advanced Education General Practice Residency at Lutheran Medical Hospital. During the residency he exclusively worked with and on members of the Navajo Tribe. He credits this experience with significant personal and professional growth. After completing his residency program, Dr. Rosenthal returned to his roots in South Florida. Here his lifelong goal of becoming a dentist and joining the family business were fulfilled. He has been practicing in the current office since 2013. Dr Rosenthal continues to take many advanced courses in all aspects of general dentistry and is a certified Invisalign specialist. He is married to his wife Lauren and the proud owner of a champion Samoyed Cooper. He is a big Miami Heat fan and a Florida Gator for life.
Dr. Paul A. Garcia is the son of Cuban immigrants who came to the United States in the early sixties. Dr. Garcia was born in Morristown New Jersey, but before the age of one he and his family relocated to Puerto Rico. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the Universidad Del Sagrado Corazon. Dr Garcia was accepted to one of the top ranked dental schools in the country the New York University College of Dentistry. After achieving his Degree in Dental Surgery, Dr Garcia continued his training at Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York as a General Practice Resident. During residency he not only received valuable training in advanced cases in dentistry, but also was trained in facial trauma, general anesthesia, and ER rotations. Following Residency he decided to relocate to Florida. In 1996 Dr Garcia joined the established and fast growing Dr. Barry Rosenthal DDS PA. He has since provided and continues to provide excellent care for patients. Dr. Garcia believes that as a professional he must continue to learn. He continues to complete advanced hands on continuing education courses in all aspects of dentistry but with an emphasis on Implants and Implant Surgery. One course in particular that he completed was a yearlong American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi Course. This course required incredible resolve as he needed to fly to Puerto Rico once a month for twelve months. There he trained under the legendary Dr. Tatum creator of his own line of implants. Dr. Garcia has logged thousands of CE credits both domestic and internationally during his 25 year career. His pursuit of knowledge goes far beyond dentistry. He even rebuilt his car engine from watching YouTube videos. He has both Scuba and Flying licenses. Dr. Garcia enjoys spending time with his wife and family and has become a huge Florida Gators fan. He drives up to Gainesville for many of the home games as his children are studying there and can be heard yelling go Gators around the office.
Dr. Escabi was born in New York and moved to Puerto Rico when she was seven years old. She attended the University of Puerto Rico for her undergraduate degree. Although she loved her native Puerto Rico she wanted to spend time in a big city. She was elated to discover that she was accepted to New York University School of Dentistry. It was here she achieved her dreams of big city living and also met her future husband, our own Dr. Paul Garcia. Dr Escabi completed a General Practice Residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn in 1996. Following residency she relocated to Miami and spent three years working in private practice. In 1999 we were fortunate to have Dr. Escabi join our team. She specializes in cosmetic dentistry and has extensive experience and training with simple and complex root canals. Dr. Escabi has established herself as a focal point in the community and continues to volunteer and give back. She is a member of and contributes to Compassion, His house home for kids, A21 Fight against human trafficking, and St Jude Children’s hospital. Dr Escabi spends much of her time with her family and friends, and is the proud mother of two children both attending the University of Florida.
Dr. Maeso was born in Puerto Rico. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with both his undergraduate and Dental Degrees. After completing dental school, he moved to New York City where he continued his training in a two year Advanced Educational General Dentistry program at Columbia Presbyterian. He remained in New York after completing his studies and spent a year in a private practice. In 1996, he married his wife Rutsie, also a dentist, and together they moved to Florida. Dr. Maeso joined our practice in 2005. He has an unbelievable memory and can recall stories from each of his patients. Dr Maeso particularly loves to work in cosmetic, restorative and removable dentistry. He has an infectious laugh and has a wonderful sense of humor. In his free time he enjoys doing word scrambles and spending time with family, friends, and his three dogs. Dr. Maeso has two children who are both currently in college at FIU. He is very close with his extended family and constantly has members staying with him. His wife is an incredible cook and likely the reason all his family always chooses to stay with him. Whenever it rains he runs to the store hoping his wife will make him his favorite dish San Cocho. Dr Maeso is always a favorite within the office, but on days where he brings his wife’s leftovers he is particularly loved. He enjoys dining out and loves to explore all different types of restaurants, but has a particular love for his native Puerto Rican cuisine. As the experiences veteran in the office he is always lending his opinion and helping out wherever he can.
Terrie is originally from Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She graduated top of her class and in 1982, was one of only two people in her program to have ever graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Terrie moved to Florida after graduation and started working in the old Lauderdale Lakes office. She was the original Hygienist iof the practice and worked in this role until after the birth of her children at which point she transitioned to a more administrative role. She now serves as the CFO of the company. Terrie is a big sports enthusiast and is a huge Miami Heat fan as well as a big supporter of her beloved Wolverines.
Renee started working in the office 1999. She started doing data entry and filing. Over the years her experience grew as well as her abilities and is now the Office Manager. She daily oversees the front desk area and is involved with many of the decisions made in the back. She was an art major and continues to lend her esthetic touch to different aspects of the office. When she is not at work she is tending to her family and farm. She has difficulty separating the two as she has three children, two dogs, and twenty one chickens. Renee and her husband Paulo remodel houses in whatever spare time they have remaining and have been married since 2011.
Millie started working in our office in 2008 and is our most tenured Patient coordinator. She is originally from Vieques, Puerto Rico. Millie is fluent in both Spanish and English. Millie Loves spending time with family and cooking. Millie is always cheerful but whenever someone brings in food she becomes especially excited.
She joined the office in July 2019. Nadley’s family is originally from Jamaica, and she is a first generation Floridian. Nadley has been working in patient relations for multiple years and is a pleasure to be around. She is currently studying Biology to advance her career in dentistry.
Lizandra is our newest member. Liza is originally from Brazil and moved to Boston when she was very young. She worked in Boston in dental offices for four years. Liza decided to move to Florida two months to be closer to her family. She is an artist and spends most of her time being creative.
Kim started working in 1998. She is a native New Yorker but has lived in Florida since she was two years old. She loves Dave Mathews and the Carpenters. Kim is consumed watching the Miami Hurricanes play football with her two sons. Her hobbies include going to concerts and if any Spanish music comes on she immediately starts to dance.
Toni started working in 1998. She is a native Floridian and loves soaking up the sun. She enjoys spending time with her twin boys and lovely daughter. She is an animal enthusiast with a specialty in feline companionship.
Kris started working in 2005. Originally from Boston and is an avid sports fan. She even named her son Tom Brady and her daughter is affectionately known as “Big Papi.” Her husband Jim as his name applies goes to the gym 7 days a week but unfortunately has no Bostonian moniker. Kris enjoys outdoor sports and loves the snow.
Jeanie started working in the office in 2014. She is originally from New York and moved to Florida in 2011. She is the proud mother of two children including one new born. Jeanie enjoys cooking, dancing and traveling with her family. She has an incredible laugh that echoes throughout the whole office.
Wendy started working in the practice in 1992. She was born in New York and moved to Florida when she seven years old. She has beautiful twin daughters that live in Florida as well. Wendy enjoys running, reading, cooking and considers herself a wine connoisseur.
Cherie started working at the office in 1999. Originally from New Jersey, but she relocated to Florida when she was 6 years old because her parents didn’t like the snow. She has two sons and a new dog Frankie. She loves spending time giving treats to Frankie through the app on her phone. She loves country music and line dancing.
Juliet started working at office in 2000, originally from the Bahamas, speaks Creole and English. She is married with three beautiful children, 2 girls and a boy. Juliet is an excellent singer and enjoys spending her time at the local Church and with family.
Yenni started working in 2001. She is originally from Cali, Colombia. Yenni speaks Spanish and English. When she is not at work Yenni enjoys dancing with family and friends. She loves futbol makes an excellent Sancocho.
Bella started working in 2005. Originally from Cuba, speaks English and Spanish. She loves dancing salsa in her free time and spending time cruising. She is definitely the most outspoken person in the office and is the only member to get stranded in the Bahamas.
Lainie started working 1991 she is the most senior dental assistant. She is originally from New York and made her journey down to Florida in 1986. She has recently become a grandmother to two beautiful children. Her passion has become helping to raise them. She plans to finish her career and then buy a farm in Georgia to be with her grandchildren and enjoy the outdoors. She loves to shop and remodel her house since her husband can do it all!
Lori is the second most senior team member starting in 1991. She is originally from Brooklyn New York. Like all New Yorkers she made her way to South Florida to soak up the sun. Lori has two sons and two dogs that she treats like sons. Over a year ago Lori became a grandmother to Bennett and loves to show him off around the office.