Meet Dr. Guzman

Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Luis Guzman has traveled the world in search of the best education with an emphasis in Dental Prosthetics, Periodontics and Implant surgery to be able  to provide the best care possible for his patients.

Dr. Guzman graduated from the University of Florida in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Cell Sciences, then obtained a Doctor of Dental Science degree from Universidad Latina de Costa Rica in 2010.

His dental education inspired him to pursue dual specialization certificates in Prosthodontics (Dental prosthetics) from 2011 to 2014, and in Periodontics and Implant Surgery from 2014 to 2017 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital.

He completed a Masters degree in Clinical Dentistry from UAB Graduate School (2016-2017) with his clinical research studying Cone Beam Computed Tomography, Bone Density, and Implant Stability in the Department of Periodontology, and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from UAB (2017-2019) to practice dentistry in the State of Alabama, where he lives with his wife Dr. Britany Matin, and children. 

He speaks fluent English, Spanish, and basic Portuguese. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, photography and of course, Dentistry. 

What is a a Prosthodontist? 

A prosthodontist is a dentist who has completed dental school plus three additional years of advanced training and education in an ADA-accredited prosthodontic graduate program. They specialize in treating and handling dental and facial problems that involve restoring missing tooth and jaw structures. A prosthodontist is highly trained in cosmetics, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, temporomandibular disorders (TMJ/TMD), and more.

What is a Periodontist? 

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. Periodontists receive extensive training in these areas, including three additional years of education beyond dental school. They are familiar with the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating periodontal disease, and are also trained in performing cosmetic periodontal procedures.