About

At Park Plaza Dental, we always put our patients first. Our commitment is to provide you with high-quality dentistry you won’t find anywhere else. We are proud to have the latest in dental technology so we can detect, diagnose and develop a customized treatment plan. We strive to make you feel comfortable and safe with each and every appointment. Crafting brand-new smiles is what we love to do.

We Offer Comprehensive Dental Care

At Park Plaza Dental, we have all of the dentists, specialists, and laboratory all in one center providing quality and personalized oral health care while keeping your individuality in mind. Our goal is to improve and maintain your oral health so you can smile with confidence. We hope to become your one dental home!

Meet Our Team of Specialists

Dr. Nelly Perez

Cosmetic Dentist & Facial Esthetics

Dr. Nelly Perez, who goes by Dr. Nelly is originally from Nicaragua, she graduated from American Dental School at the University of Nicaragua in 2008 with the highest honors.  After working in private practice as a general dentist for 3 years in Nicaragua, she earned an opportunity to attend an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency as well as a Fellowship in General Dentistry from the University of Connecticut Health Center for 3 years, where she learned and practiced hospital dentistry, advanced restorative dentistry, and other multi-specialty disciplines.

After practicing for 10 years, Dr. Nelly believes in treating her patients like family with the highest standards of care and a gentle touch, always taking into consideration their wellbeing and happiness.

Dr. Nelly practices state-of-the-art procedures including minimally invasive dentistry, implant dentistry, smile design, invisalign, and esthetic enhancement with botox and fillers in addition to more routine procedures. Dr. Nelly is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

When Dr. Nelly is not treating patients, she enjoys playing tennis, cooking, bike riding, enjoying nature, and working out at the gym.

Eric Rieger, D.D.S.

Cosmetic, General, & Family Dentistry, Dental Surgery

As a member of our community, Dr. Rieger is committed to improving smiles all throughout South Florida. Dr. Rieger's patients benefit from his years of diverse and extensive dental training, as well as his personable, one-on-one approach. Dr. Rieger has ample experience in all phases of dentistry, specifically cosmetic, general, and family dentistry. He utilizes only the most advanced, high-quality technology and techniques. Dr. Rieger's goal is to ensure his patients get the best possible dental care in the most comfortable and pleasant atmosphere.

Dr. Rieger was born in Long Island, New York. He is a second generation dentist who received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the State University of New York in 1985. In 1993, Dr. Rieger relocated to Florida to enjoy a more active and bright lifestyle all year-round in the sunshine state. In his free time, Dr. Rieger enjoys traveling, sports, being outdoors, exercising, and spending time with his family.

“I have always been very passionate about dental healthcare. As a dentist, it is important for me to stay up to date with the latest technologies and treatment options for the community. It is essential for me to provide that to my patients; they deserve it."

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

Periodontics, Dental Implants, & Dental Surgery

As a third generation dentist, creating a beautiful smile is quite literally part of Dr. Forrest’s DNA. Dr. Forrest has time and again distinguished himself as an industry leader in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Throughout his 17 years of experience, Dr. Forrest discovered that the ultimate patient experience necessitates employing a “team approach” to dental care, utilizing the expertise of a team of varying dental specialists instead of just one.

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’s completed his three year specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, earning his Masters Degree with a focus on Oral Immunology. He is a faculty reviewer for the Periodontics Chapter in the McGraw Hill Clinical Dentistry textbook and 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 10,000 dental implants. Presently, Dr. Forrest serves as the Clinical Director of Park Plaza Dental, an elite multi-specialist dental center based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Forrest is also a part of the Clear Choice Dental Implant Team. Dr. Forrest 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 in an effort to improve the quality of life of others and, most importantly, to make people smile.

Gabriela Espinoza D.M.D.

Dr. Gabriela Espinoza has over 10 years of experience caring for her patients! She received her dental degree (DMD) from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and completed a fellowship in Orthodontics at New York University. Prior to her dental career in the USA, Dr. Espinoza completed her dental degree in Venezuela at Santa Maria University in 2008.

Dr. Espinoza focuses her practice on restorative dentistry, aesthetic dentistry and Invisalign. She is also trained and certified in Digital Smile Design and enjoys incorporating the most up to date technology into her practice.

Her ultimate goal is to provide the best quality of care for all of her patients and to add to their overall sense of well-being. For Dr. Espinoza, it is very important to establish a great relationship with patients and make sure they are comfortable and happy at every step of the process.

Valerie, R.D.H.

Valerie was born in California, but considers Fort Lauderdale her home! She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelors degree, then pursued her passion in dental hygiene at Sandford Brown. She is already making a positive impact with our patients by improving their oral health while maintaining a comfortable environment. Her professionalism and passion for patient care exemplify what Park Plaza Dental is all about. When Valerie is not working, she enjoys exploring Florida’s National Parks with her dog, spending quality time with her family, and has developed a passion for running in response to her healthy love to all thing’s food. To date, she’s completed three half marathons

Natasha, R.D.H.

Hygienist

Natasha was born and raised in Pompano Beach, Florida. She grew up working at her family's restaurant, the Cypress Nook. She received her dental hygiene degree from Sandford College. From an early age, Natasha has always been passionate about learning about dental healthcare. Natasha enjoys educating patients on oral and systemic health and working as a team player. “Healthy mouth, healthy body!” She will be your dental coach and we are lucky to have her on the Park Plaza Dental Team. Outside of work, Natasha enjoys spending time with her family, boating with friends, and traveling. Although, if you ask her friends, they would say her favorite hobby would be flossing in her spare time 🙂

Don’t Delay Your Dream Smile!

All that is good begins with a beautiful, healthy smile. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.