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Braces, Invisalign®, & More from Your Trusted Orthodontist of Orlando, Florida

Thank you for visiting our orthodontic web site. Dr. Nelson Diaz and his talented staff offer state-of-the-art, fully digital orthodontic care for children and adults in our Orlando orthodontic office! Combining experience with advanced education and personal care, our orthodontist and staff strive to bring you the most advanced orthodontic treatment options available including Invisalign, Self-Ligating Braces, and more! Please use this site to learn more about orthodontics for children and adults, our types of braces, and treatment without braces.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Nelson Diaz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists.

He received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology from Florida International University. He earned his Doctor in Dental Medicine Degree from Tufts University, and his Certificate in Orthodontics from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Diaz also completed a General Practice Residency and a Fellowship in Implant Dentistry from the University of Miami Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Diaz is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Florida Dental Association, and the Florida Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Diaz has received several honors and academic achievements such as the Tufts University Dental Alumni Association Award for Clinical Excellence in Public Health Dentistry, Tufts University Merit Scholarship, Colgate Scholarship, and the Massachusetts Hispanic Dental Association Recognition of Invaluable Contributions among others.

Dr. Diaz has been actively involved in Dental Outreach and Screening Programs in Central Florida. In his free time, Dr. Diaz enjoys running, tennis, and spending time with his family and friends.

Dr. Diaz is committed to provide the highest standard of orthodontic care, ethical and moral values as well as outstanding customer service. Because of his dedication to excellence, He stays current on topics in orthodontics, technology, and he is also an active member of the continuing education community.

Our orthodontic office design reflects a contemporary state of the art practice, where patients and parents will feel comfortable and happy about their orthodontic treatment.

Meet Our Staff

Daniela has been working with Dr.Diaz since August 2010 as Schedule and Office Coordinator and has the opportunity to provide the highest level of care to the patients. Daniela’s responsibilities include new patient setup and scheduling, insurance benefit verification, patient check in and check out, as well as other office tasks. Daniela is typically the first person you talk on the phone and the smiling face you see when you walk into the office. What she most loves about her job is seeing the transformation made in their patient’s smiles and she feels very grateful knowing that she had a part in changing someone’s life. She enjoys working for Dr. Diaz because of his compassion and honesty that he has for his patients, as well as his staff. She has been married for almost two years and loves spending her free time with her husband.

Her name is Nefertitys, but she prefers to be called Nefer. She is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with a certification in CPR training and X-Rays and expanded functions. Nefer also was awarded a degree in Dental Hygiene from Francisco de Paula Santander University in Colombia.She joined our team in June 2012. Perfection is always her goal and she makes every effort to have everyone feel at home. Nefer says: "Dr. Diaz is one of a kind! He is always ready to listen, explain, and educate each and every one of his patients." Nefer loves 80's music and enjoys spending her free time with her fantastic husband and wonderful two kids.

Lourdes is a native of Mexico City, Mexico, but has lived in Florida for over 11 years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Accounting from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in 1997 and was awarded a Master’s degree in Finance from the John Cook School of Business in St. Louis, MO in 2001. Lourdes is fluent both in Spanish and English and became involved in the dental field when she joined Diaz Orthodontics in November 2011.
Lourdes assists patients in understanding their financing options and choosing the payment method that best fits their needs; verifies and reviews coverage, files claims and monitors payment from insurance companies; helps patients keep their accounts current; and schedules appointments for new and existing patients.
She has two girls and in her spare time enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.

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