Dr. Wisdom Akpaka D.D.S. completed his Doctorate in Dental Surgery program at the New York University College of Dentistry. After initially practicing in Ohio, he opened Wisdom Dental in Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Wisdom has demonstrated a commitment to postdoctoral studies by already completing advanced courses in endodontics (root canal treatment), restoration of dental implants, crown and bridge restorations, surgical dental extractions, bone grafting, and surgical placement of dental implants. He is a certified provider of Invisalign orthodontics and has expertise in veneers, cosmetic bonding, crowns to restore damaged teeth, and the replacement of missing teeth. He carefully designs smile makeovers with lasting results that are as conservative and affordable as possible.
Dr. Wisdom is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He stays active by enjoying golfing and also dancing the bachata, salsa and merengue.
Dr. Cortez began her academic studies where she completed her undergraduate degree in Biology; followed by her Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences; and then her Doctorate in Dentistry degree all at Nova SouthEastern University in Florida. Upon completion of her studies in 2011, Dr. Cortez provided care in General Dentistry in Florida from 2011 to 2013. Her calm demeanor and ability to bond with her patients allowed her to help people with complex dental conditions that required organized and detailed care. After caring for patients in private practice for two years, Dr. Cortez made the decision to give back to this great country and served in the United States Military stationed in Bavaria, Germany as a Dental Officer in the Army Dental Core from January of 2013 through July of 2015. During her time here, Dr. Cortez also volunteered with the American Red Cross in Germany to train family members of military personnel to become dental assistants.
Dr. Cortez also has a strong commitment to lifelong professional education and training within the industry. Thus, she participated in the Infection Control Manager and Train the Trainer in Patient Safety courses offered through the U.S. Department of Defense.
Dr. Alfredo Castano was born in Cartagena, Colombia. Raised in Queens, New York. Dr. Castano is a foreign-trained dentist who received his dental degree at the Universidad Central del Este in the Dominican Republic. Upon completion of his dental studies abroad, he moved to Arizona where years later he received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree at A. T. Still University along with a Master’s in Public Health with an emphasis in dentistry. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, playing soccer, golf, softball, among other sports.
Christina is our office manager and an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years! She enjoys working with the best doctors and staff to help our patients achieve a healthy smile! Outside of the office she enjoys boating with her family and reading.
Karen Chrispens is our Registered Dental Hygienist, she has been treating patients for the last thirty two years! She loves educating her patients and helping them become healthier!
My name is Marielis lago. I was born in Cuba in 1988, I moved to United State of America in 2007. I graduated as a dental assistant in 2016 at (DATS) Dental Assistant Training School in Fort Myers, were I received my certificates of Expanded Duties and Radiology. I have been dedicated and trained for Invisalign since 2018. Planning to continue my education and becoming to be a Dental Hygienist in the future. My goal is to best educate each patient about dental Health and helping others. In my free times I like to be with my family and travel.
Jacqueline was born and raised in Clewiston, Fl and later moved to Immokalee over 20 years ago. She has been in the dental field for over 12 years! She has 2 children and enjoys sports and fishing.
My name is Lucy. I moved to Naples from Chicago in 2013. I attended the Dental Assisting Institute of St. Petersburg where I received my Certifications for Dental Assisting (Expanded Functions) and Radiology. I am currently attending College to become a Dental Hygienist. The dental field became my passion. I love working with teeth and making my patients smile healthy and happy. With my free time I love to spend time with my dog and my family.
My name is Yadira, I was born in Cuba and I moved to the US in 2017, I arrived in this country with a heart full of new goals. I have been working customer service for three years, I like to work and give them my biggest smile and service. I started in the office without any dental knowledge but with a lot of desire to learn more every day, my biggest goal is to improve my English every day. In my free time I love to be with my baby and my family.
My name is Ybys! God has blessed me immensely with the privilege of becoming a certified dental assistant in 1987. Since requiring back surgery in 2005, I transitioned to the front desk. This has allow me to form part of a great team who strives to prioritize on our patients well being. Reading, listening to jazz and Godly music are high priority on my my free time.
If you’re in need of dental work, the search for a dentist can be overwhelming. Dental insurance payment options and types of service may be just a few of your concerns. You may even find it hard to find a dentist who takes new patients.
At Naples Dental Studio, your concerns are our first priority. Our focus on customer service provides you with the ease of mind you’re searching for in your family dental practice. We will do everything we can to make your time with us as comfortable as possible.
With over 30 years of combined dental clinical experience we are proud to deliver the best in modern dental care to all our wonderful patients! We do this in a professional, expert, attentive, kind and compassionate atmosphere, where the comfort of our patients is of utmost importance. We are efficient, gentle, and on time. We strive to provide the best value for the dental care received, and always try to satisfy everyone’s needs. We offer a variety of specialty procedures all in our office, and without unnecessary outside referrals. We attend to any dental emergencies promptly and without delay. We treat adult, children and elderly patients.
We are confident that you will be pleased with the care you will receive at Naples Dental Studio!
These are not just slogans, but the true principles under which we operate. We are confident that you will agree with us!