About Your Dentist
"Dentistry is one of the most important health professions. It helps patients physically, psychologically, and socially. Effective dental care ensures proper function and a healthy smile improves self-image and a sense of self-worth."
“I treat every patient like a family member. I will always present the best options for improving the oral health of my patients. I believe in working with my patients in order to achieve their goals and keep them in optimal oral health. “
General Practice Residency II
University of Rochester Eastman Dental Center – Rochester, NY
General Practice Residency I
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare – Utica, NY
Doctorate of Dental Medicine
University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry – San Juan, Puerto Rico
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Dr. Sierra is an active member of the American Dental Association, Central Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Sierra has successfully achieved Fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Master status in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI)
In order to be awarded Fellowship status, Dr. Sierra has completed 100 hours of continuing education in implant dentistry and successfully submitted 20 cases for review. As a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr. Sierra has demonstrated his commitment to attaining the knowledge and technical skill necessary to provide his patients with the most innovative and effective implant services in dental medicine.
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD)
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Master status is presented to dentists who are committed to pursuing professional excellence and providing the highest quality of dental care. In order to receive this distinction, Dr. Sierra completed over 1,100 hours of continuing dental education (400 of those hours in hands-on courses) and passed an exam equal in difficulty to board certification. As an AGD Master, Dr. Sierra has joined an elite group within the dental community who understand that great smiles and good oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements. Mastership symbolizes excellence in the dental profession and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care.
“Becoming an AGD Master means a dentist has taken part in some of the most rigorous continuing dental education programs today,” said AGD President, Connie White, DDS. “Less than 2 percent of all dentists have achieved this designation and we are proud to honor Dr. Pablo J. Sierra for his commitment and dedication to providing his patients with advanced and exceptional oral health care. He is exceeding industry requirements and paving a path of success, distinguishing himself professionally amongst his peers, and exemplifying his allegiance to the dental community.”
Life & Hobbies
In his free time, Dr. Sierra enjoys water activities, including scuba diving, paddleboarding, kayaking, and boating with his sons. He loves traveling, attending concerts, plays, operas, and festivals, as well as running 5K’s, going to amusement parks, museums, cooking, and volunteering on mission trips.
"Listen to the wisdom of the toothless ones." -Fijian Proverb
“I am devoted to treating the overall wellbeing and health of my patients. I believe that thorough communication and patient participation are key to a successful treatment plan. I strive to form lasting relationships with my patients and to provide excellence in treatment. I am passionate about all aspects of adult and children’s dentistry and believe that lives can be empowered by a healthy and natural smile.”
Education & Continuing Education
Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine – Aurora, Colorado
Dr. Altoos completed a one-year general practice residency after receiving his DMD degree. He is devoted to continuing his education on the most recent treatment modalities and research to help ensure his patients are receiving the most up to date and optimal treatment possible.
Life & Hobbies
During his free time, Dr. Altoos enjoys traveling to other countries with his wife. While traveling, he enjoys learning about other cultures to help better understand all walks of life. His hobbies include reading, hiking, biking, camping, scuba diving, and cooking.
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein
“To provide lifelong, comprehensive oral health care in order to fully satisfy our patients’ goals for dental esthetics, function, and comfort.”
The University of Florida – Gainesville, FLCertificate in PeriodonticsMaster of Science – Emphasis in PeriodonticsChief Resident
A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health – Mesa, AZDoctor of Dental Medicine
A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health – Mesa, AZCertificate in Dental Public Health
The University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham, ALMaster of Science in Biology and Neuroscience
The University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham, ALBachelor of Science in Biology with HonorsMinors in Chemistry and Psychology
Dr. Taylor is a member of the following organizations:
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- International Team for Implantology
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
Life & Hobbies
When he’s away from the office, Dr. Taylor enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, wine tasting, and above all, spending time with his family and friends.