Meet Dr. Alfredo M. Gapuz, Jr., DMD
LVI-Graduate Orlando Dentist
“When I was growing up, I always noticed people’s smiles. I dreamed that I would be a part of the medical field one day and that is why I find dentistry so rewarding. Whenever I finish a treatment and see my patient’s happy smile, it makes me happy. I love being a dentist!”
- Dr. Gapuz, Cosmetic Dentist, Orlando, FL
Memberships and Awards:
- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- The International Congress of Oral Implantology
- Graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
- The International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics
- The Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- The International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics
- A Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, October 31, 2003
- A Fellow of the Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics, December 2000
- Florida Best Doctors & Dentists, 2012
- CMUS Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Service, 2011
- Outstanding Doctor in the field of Dentistry, 1983 (Philippines)
- Our office is accredited with the Better Business Bureau.
Dr. Alfredo M. Gapuz, Jr. has been in practice for 40 years with each year adding to a wealth of experience and continued practice of excellence. In his quest to bring his patients the best in dental care, he continues to pursue post-graduate education to enrich his knowledge and improve his skills. His professional peers regard him as a “master” in the art of dentistry, one who brings a variety talents and innovative techniques to his practice.
His straightforward application of the fundamental dental sciences and his keen insight into the needs of his patients and their view of dentistry distinguish Dr. Gapuz. These qualities, along with his outstanding gentle approach, have led to his remarkable success as a cosmetic dentist for Orlando. You’ll see why Dr. Gapuz’s office is the place “where excellence in dentistry and art meet!”
Education and Continuing Studies
Dr. Gapuz is a 1980 graduate of De Ocampo Memorial College (formerly known as Philippine Dental College) and holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He attended pre-dental school at the University of the East. In 1989, Dr. Gapuz moved to the U.S. and took the national board and license, and he received his license in 1992. Furthering his education since 1992, he has attended numerous seminars and continuing education courses at the University of Florida, primarily, and with a focus on, aesthetics, restoration and endodontics.
In October 2003, he completed the implantology course at the Center for Dental Implants of South Florida in Miami, FL. Dr. Gapuz completed the Advanced Adhesive Aesthetic Dentistry Program at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in 2007, allowing him to perform complex restorative dentistry.
During the summer of 2010, he furthered his expertise in implantology by attending the Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s course in Comprehensive Implant Dentistry which focused on all steps of the procedure from treatment planning to clinical implementation.
The 2011 ASDA Conference furthered his knowledge in Computerized Contemporary Smile Design, Predictable Implant Aesthetics: A Prosthetic Technique, and Aesthetic Provisionals with and without a Diagnostic Waxup.
He has successfully completed the following programs at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute: Neuromuscular Dentistry, Advanced Functional Restorative Dentistry, Advanced Adhesive Aesthetic Dentistry, Advanced Functional Aesthetic Dentistry, and Advanced Occlusal Restorative Principles.
To remain updated with dental technologies, Dr. Gapuz completed Fotona Lightwalker seminars on laser dentistry offering the most comprehensive applications on hard and soft tissue treatments, cosmetic dental procedures, root canal treatments, and facial aesthetic treatments.
Dr. Gapuz and his family are active members of the Holy Family Catholic Church on Apopka-Vineland Road in Orlando. His integrity and dedication to excellence make him a strong role model for his three children. As a culinary art enthusiast, Dr. Gapuz loves to cook for his family and friends. He also spends his free time gardening, watching basketball, and fishing.