Meet the Fort Lauderdale Dentists
Robert L. Smith, DDS
Dr. Smith attended University of South Florida in Tampa to earn his chemistry and biology degrees. He then continued his education at Emory University in Atlanta for his DDS. After graduation, Dr. Smith couldn't stop his passion for learning. He has completed surgical training for implants and bone grafts from the respected Misch Institute. In addition, Dr. Smith has studied full-mouth reconstruction, restorative and prosthetic dentistry, and general dentistry with Pankey, Dawson, and Michael Pecos. He is certified by the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and holds membership in the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Broward County Dental Association, and International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Since 1982, Dr. Smith has provided excellent dentistry to patients in the same area he grew up in. His office in Fort Lauderdale has been in business since 1986, and some of his patients have been with him for more than two decades. Dr. Smith prides himself on providing good value in the form of dental work designed to last.
Hasan Yap, DDS
Born and raised in Panama, Dr. Yap earned a Doctorate of Dental Surgery, DDS from the Universidad de Panama. He then continued his education at the University of Florida, where he completed a two-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Immediately following, Dr. Yap was accepted to a three-year Prosthodontics Residency Program at NOVA Southeastern University, where he served as Chief Resident, focusing on full mouth rehabilitation, surgical placement of implants, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Yap broadened his skill set ever further by obtaining a Prosthodontics Certification, as well as publishing independent research on dental implants, that pioneered the advancement of the “All on Four” protocol.
As a surgically trained Prosthodontist, Dr. Yap is able to offer his patients a wide range of treatment options; spanning from the simplest (i.e., removable dental protheses) to the most complex (i.e., fixed dental protheses) treatment options.
Dr. Yap is a current member of The American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Association, and the Florida Dental Association.