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Philip Josephs, DDS, MPH – Orthodontist

Dr Phillip Josephs

Dr. Philip Josephs is native of the beautiful Caribbean Island of Jamaica. He has received extensive dental training completing two residencies in both Orthodontics and Periodontics. Dr. Phil, completed his Dental education at Columbia University in New York city as well as receiving his Masters in Public Health. After graduating he went on to complete a 3 year surgical residency in Periodontics in Santa Monica California at UCLA and the Veterans Hospital in West Los Angeles.

During his second year of surgical residency, Dr. Phil attended a conference on the combined approach of treating complex adolescent and adult cases using skill sets in both orthodontics as well as periodontics. This conference inspired Dr. Phil to pursue his training in Orthodontic and Dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Phil is currently practicing in our Aventura office treating both children and adults.

In his spare time, Dr. Phil enjoys all activities that involve being outdoor such as hiking, Cycling, skiing, rollerblading and horse back riding. Dr. Phil is also an avid salsa dancer and has represented his home country of Jamaica internationally in Equestrian events such as polo and show jumping.

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