Meet the Doctors

Welcome to Westside Orthodontics and Family Dentistry

Meet Dr. Deborah Ferrer

Hello, and welcome to my practice! I enjoy orthodontics because I get to make a difference in people’s lives by giving them beautiful, confident smiles. I love watching a shy, timid child who doesn’t want to smile transform into an outgoing, confident young person! I also really love working with adults because we develop a relationship over the years, and I get to learn about their lives and families. It gives me great satisfaction to see the powerful effects of orthodontics on all of my patients!
I specialize in treating both children and adult patients, and I offer a variety of orthodontic options, including Suresmile, Invisalign, clear braces, and lingual braces. I maintain a state-of-the-art facility with the latest orthodontic technology, including digital X-rays for reduced radiation and 24-hour online access to your account and images.
I provide only the highest quality of care and customer service. I truly care about each of my patients and their families. I am a perfectionist in my work, and believe that every patient should be seen on time. Because our office is focused on individualized quality care, every patient is given the quality time they deserve.

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Meet Dr. Francisco M. Herrero

Born and raised into a family of dentists in Puerto Rico, Dr. Herrero’s passion for beautiful smiles is what motivated him to work as an assistant for an orthodontist during his years of dental school, and to continue further studies to specialize in this rewarding field. Having had braces as a teenager himself, he was also able to experience first-hand how orthodontics can change lives and boost self-esteem and confidence.
Dr. Herrero received a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and his Degree of Dental Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. Following dental school, he moved to New York City and completed a General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center, where he had the opportunity to treat medically compromised patients in a hospital setting and work with doctors with multiple specialties in varying fields.
In addition, it gave him the chance for total immersion into the life of a hospital, as well as learning to manage patients whose oral care is part of their total health. While working as a general dentist there, he rotated through the Orthodontics department and later completed an Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research Fellowship at the University of Connecticut Health Center, where he was able to publish his research and focus on orthodontics exclusively.

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Meet Dr. Chris Thomas

Dr. Thomas was raised in Florida and enjoys the outdoors. Fishing, camping, BBQ’s, etc. He and his wife Nina have 7 children. 3 daughters and 4 boys. They are in High School, College, and one is serving in the US Army.
Dr. Thomas received his DMD from University of Florida. He went on to pursue his pediatric dentistry training at Northwestern University and served as chief resident at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Meet Dr. Rouleau

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