About the Doctor

271A7566

Dr. Frances Ballagas

Dr. Ballagas grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has been involved in a number of volunteer activities including the Good Samaritan Dental Clinic and Gives Kids a Smile, and she has taught as an Assistant Professor (at pre-clinical) at both the University of Florida School of Dentistry and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry during her Endodontic Training. She completed her undergraduate degree and DMD from the University of Puerto Rico, with highest honors and continued her general practice residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. After practicing as a general dentist for six years she returned to the University of Florida where she completed a fellowship in Endodontics. She then completed her Endodontic Residency at the University of Alabama with additional clinical experience in the Department of Veteran Affairs.

 

Professional Memberships: American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Florida Association of Endodontics, Pan-America Dental Association, Dental Society of Greater Orlando. Outside of practice she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, friends and family. She also enjoys reading, cooking, biking, exercising, and traveling.

Full Bio

Dr. Ballagas grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has been involved in a number of volunteer activities including the Good Samaritan Dental Clinic and Gives Kids a Smile, and she has taught as an Assistant Professor (at pre-clinical) at both the University of Florida School of Dentistry and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry during her Endodontic Training. She also practiced in Central Florida for six years prior to pursuing a two-year Endodontic Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is Board Eligible by the American Board of Endodontics, and is in the process of pursuing board certification.
She has had the privilege of serving on the American Association of Endodontics as a member of the Educational Affair Committee. 
Outside of practice she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, friends and family. She also enjoys reading, cooking, biking, exercising, and traveling.
Her education includes:
     Certificate 2011 Endodontic Residency, University of Alabama at Birmingham – School of Dentistry
     Certificate 2009 Endodontic Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville – School of Dentistry
     Certificate 2002 General Practice Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis – School of Dentistry
     D.M.D. (highest honors) 2001, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
     B.S. (highest honors) 1997, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
      
Honors, Awards, Scholarships
 
     Student Achievement Award in Endodontics, American Association of Endodontists
     Pierre Fauchard Award, University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry
     Student Award of Merit, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
     Academic Excellence Award, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
     Outstanding Contribution to the Clinical
Outreach Programs, University of Minnesota
     Outstanding Achievement Award in Pre-clinical Fixed Prosthodontics
      
Professional Affiliations
     American Association of Endodontist
     American Dental Association
     Florida Dental Association
     Florida Association of Endodontics
     Pan-American Dental Society
     Dental Society of Greater Orlando
     Central Florida Association

Dr. Frances Ballagas

7352 Stonerock Cir Suite B

Orlando, FL 32819

Innovative Endo

Email: office@innovative-endo.com

Phone: (407)434-0305

Fax: (407)650-3200

Serving the Cities of:

Orlando, Apopka, Davenport, Dr. Phillips, Harmony, Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Lake Buena Vista, Lake Nona, Longwood, Tampa, Ocoee, Oviedo, Windermere, Winter Garden, Winter Park, Lake Mary, Oakland, Miami, Cocoa, Titusville, Jacksonville, St. Petersburg and many others!