Ever since he was a young boy spending time in his father’s dental office in the Philippines, Dr. Navoa had an interest in making people smile. Whether by his humor, kind heart, or by his dental work, he always wants to do his best to bring out a person’s smile.
Dr. Navoa’s passion is dentistry, especially combining art and science to achieve optimum results. He loves meeting new people; it makes him happy knowing that he can help people from different backgrounds achieve one common goal: to have a healthier smile.
Dr. Navoa obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) at the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry in 2015. Prior to earning a dental degree in the US, Dr. Navoa had practiced dentistry in his native country of the Philippines.
Dr. Navoa understands that dentistry is an evolving science, and in order to give his patients the most current treatment modalities available, he is constantly learning new techniques and new technology. He enjoys all types of general dentistry, such as fillings, root canals, simple orthodontics, extractions, crowns, and dentures, and actively pursues continuing education from the Chicago Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry in those fields.
Dr. Navoa moved to the Miami area in 2016 from Chicago, IL, where he lived since 2010. He has two sisters, one living in Chicago the other one in San Jose. He visits his parents in the Philippines at least once a year. Dr. Navoa likes going to the beach during his day off. He also likes to travel to different places and try different kinds of cuisines. He is a foodie and is always up for a new restaurant to try!
Dr. Navoa has been involved in charity dental programs in the Philippines and during his stay in Chicago. Being active in the community is important to him because he believes that everyone deserves proper oral care, and by being involved in community programs, he is contributing to achieving the goal of giving proper oral care to all.