Andrew Forrest

Periodontist

ClearChoice Ft. Lauderdale is open, and continues to closely follow all Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), American Dental Association (ADA), clinical, and local health orders and infection control guidelines regarding safe operations during the COVID-19 outbreak.

ClearChoice Ft. Lauderdale is taking enhanced measures to protect your health and provide a safe environment for your visit, and we continue to screen both patients and staff for signs of potential illness. Learn more about these increased measures here.

Oral health can have a significant impact on your overall health, so it’s important not to delay treatment. We look forward to addressing your dental issues, and to putting you on a path that can improve your total wellness.

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About Dr. Forrest

Dr. Andrew Forrest has been practicing dentistry for 15 years and to date has placed over 10,000 dental implants. He attended Florida State University where he studied Biochemistry. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine. His research on the interdisciplinary management of Cancer Treatment, Irradiation Therapy, and Implantology was completed at the University of Miami in 2001. This research awarded him the Straumann ITI Implant Dentistry Scholarship Award. While attending Dental School, Dr. Forrest completed two Periodontics externships, the first at New York University and the latter at Harvard University. He completed his externship in Anesthesiology at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Forrest completed his three-year – training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital. During that time, he also completed his Master’s Degree with a focus on Oral Biology-Immunology.

In addition to being a key member of the team at ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Dr. Forrest is also a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Florida Society of Dental Anesthesiology, Florida Association of Periodontists, and the Memorial Hospital Dental Study Club.

Dr. Forrest enjoys lecturing to other dentists on how dental implants can improve a patient’s quality of life cosmetically and functionally. Dr. Forrest is also a faculty reviewer for the Periodontics Chapter in a McGraw Hill textbook.

Career Highlights

• DMD – Nova Southeastern University
• Certificate in Periodontics – University of Florida
• American Academy of Periodontology