Jennifer Woerner

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon*

ClearChoice Aventura 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 COVID safety.

ClearChoice Aventura 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. Woerner

Dr. Woerner, DMD is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who provides advanced dental implant services. A native of Davie, Florida, she received her Bachelors in Biology and Chemistry at Florida Southern College in Lakeland and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Woerner then received her Doctor of Medicine degree, along with completion of a residency training program in oral and maxillofacial surgery, at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. She later completed a fellowship in Pediatric, Cleft and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. This also included advanced training in anesthesia and advanced airway management, along with bone grafting, jaw surgery, and dental implant rehabilitation for children, adolescents, and adults impacted by cleft and craniofacial conditions.

Dr. Woerner practices full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery, with a focus on complex implant surgery and craniofacial reconstruction. She is a key member of the ClearChoice Dental Implant Center team in Aventura and loves restoring her patients’ smiles and confidence. Throughout her career, Dr. Woerner has also been a valuable leader in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the local and national level, holding several important positions at LSU. During her time there, she served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the school of medicine, as Program Director of the oral and maxillofacial residency program, Fellowship Director of the craniofacial and cleft surgery, and as the director of numerous multi-disciplinary cleft and craniofacial teams. A passionate advocate of her specialty, she has trained and mentored hundreds of students and residents in oral and maxillofacial surgery. She has also authored a number of research articles and book chapters, including several works published in the Atlas of Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has been an invited lecturer at the national and international level.

Dr. Woerner is married to Major Garrett Michael Houk, who served 13 years in the United States Air Force as a B-52 pilot and is now attending the residency program in Dermatology at the University of Miami. They have three children, aged 9, 6, and 4. Dr. Woerner is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys physical fitness, volleyball, cooking, and fishing.

*Independent contractor to ClearChoice, #DN17574

Career Highlights

  • DMD – University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs – School of Medicine – Louisiana State University
  • Published Author – Atlas of Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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