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Towncare Dental of Fort Lauderdale
1739 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

Meet Our Team

Rita Heller, DDS

Endodontist

Dr. Heller earned her Bachelor of Arts from York University in Toronto, Canada. She continued her education at New York University College of Dentistry in New York, NY where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Heller completed her General Practice Residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and her Endodontics Residency at New York University College of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and the American Dental Association.

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Douglas Pyser, DMD

General Dentist

One of our most experienced team members, Dr. Pyser has been a member of Towncare Dental of Fort Lauderdale for 42 years. He received his undergraduate and Master’s degrees at the University of South Florida and attended dental school at the University of Florida as a 1981 graduate.

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Shmuel Stern, DDS

Periodontist

A summa cum laude graduate of Brooklyn College City University, Dr. Stern continued his education at New York University College of Dentistry, receiving the CCPA award and earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He continued his studies at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, earning his certificate in periodontology.

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Dalal Zakko, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Zakko attended Baghdad College of Dentistry where she graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry degree and practiced in Baghdad for 2 years. After immigrating to the United States, she attended the College of Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University, earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2000. Dr. Zakko’s dental education is unique. Having practiced in dentistry for 2 years before completing a full curriculum at NSU Dental School, she developed a different perspective and broader skillset. She has been practicing in the Fort Lauderdale area since 2000.

She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Broward County Dental Association, and Atlantic Coast Dental Association. She is proficient in general and cosmetic dentistry, and Invisalign®.

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Monique Lavallee, RDH

Hygienist

I have been a hygienist for 14 years. I have spent the majority of my career in the treatment of patients with periodontal disease. I am so excited to be part of Towncare Dental of Fort Lauderdale. It is very gratifying for me as a hygienist to provide care to my patients in a calm and caring atmosphere where their […]

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Office Hours

  • Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Office Hours

  • Monday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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New patients are welcome! To request an appointment use our online form or call:

(954) 302-7410

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Towncare Dental of Fort Lauderdale

1739 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

(954) 302-7410

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