Regardless of whether you are ready to schedule your dental implant procedure or are still in the process of researching if dental implants are the best solution for you, ClearChoice Dental Implants Aventura is here to guide you through the process. Dental implants provide a permanent base for fixed replacement teeth, making them a popular and effective solution for missing or failing teeth. Unlike dentures or bridges, dental implants fit, feel, and function more like your natural teeth.
Gum disease can lead to serious health problems like stroke, heart disease, and cancer, so it’s important to get treatment right away. ClearChoice Dental Implants Aventura can help you find a comfortable and permanent solution to your dental issues and get you on the road to better oral and overall health.
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.
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