Dr. William Peña is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who has extensive experience in the dental care of children, adolescents, and special needs patients. He received a dual degree Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Nova Southeastern University and graduated with top honors. He completed his residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he received a certificate of Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry and a Master’s degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences.
Dr. Peña is also the recipient of the honorary Eric B. Bystrom D.D.S. Memorial Pediatric Dentistry Award for Excellence in the Treatment of Special Needs Patients. His research on the treatment and management of special needs patients has been published in nationally recognized dental journals. He is also trained in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and holds a sedation permit for the administration of oral medicine for patients. Dr. Peña is currently a clinical professor at Nova Southeastern University Department of Pediatric Dentistry and has professional affiliations with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, American Dental Association, and the Florida Dental Association.
On a personal note, Dr. Peña and his wife are the proud parents of two beautiful children, Adrian and Leia. Dr. Peña has been a South Florida native for the past 30 years and is actively involved in giving back to the community both at home and abroad. He has participated in community events such as “Give Kids a Smile” for the past 5 years and has attended medical missions to Jamaica and Guatemala. Dr. Peña’s personal philosophy is that every child should receive dental care in a warm and compassionate manner and our office is geared towards fulfilling this goal.