Meet Our Doctors - Key Largo, FL

Meet our Doctors

Meet Our Doctors

At Overseas Dental all our our Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants have been highly trained in their fields of work. Their compassion and treatment of their patients healthy, and keeps them returning year after year for all of their dental needs.

Has over 30 years of experience in providing patients with state-of-the-art dental care. After completing his post-graduate training in Prosthodontics from Boston University, he worked at his practice in Massachusetts for over 20 years. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor at both Boston University and Tufts University.

After earning his dental degree (DDS) from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad de Odontología, Dr. Maya practiced dentistry in Colombia. After moving to the United States, he was accepted to Boston University’s Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry, where he completed a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Prosthodontics, a Master of Dental Science degree(MScD) and a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree (DMD). This extensive education has provided Dr. Maya with the knowledge to provide his patients with exceptional care.

Dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of dental treatments, Dr. Maya has participated in several research studies, and his work has appeared in leading publications. He has been a speaker at national and international meetings, and has attended many continuing-education courses. Dr. Maya has an in-depth understanding of implant techniques, and has received training and certifications from the major implant companies. He is also a member of several professional organizations.

Dr. Maya went above and beyond joining the Army Reserves and was deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005 and then in 2007. He has served our troops dental needs for over 17 years. After relocating to Florida, he wants to share his expertise with our community here in the Keys.

Known for his diversity in surgical procedures and treatments, Dr. Jerry Layne is a board certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in practice in South Florida since 1996. Dr. Layne offers children, adolescents and adults a range of expanded scope Oral & Maxillofacial surgical procedures. These include orthognathic surgery, facial reconstructive surgery, oral surgery, oral pathology, evaluation and surgery, temporomandibular joint evaluation and surgery, and cosmetic soft tissue treatments. Dr. Layne provides his patients advanced procedures, exceptional medical care and comprehensive follow up care and treatment.

Dr. Layne, a double degree surgeon, received both his Dental (DDS) and Medical (MD) degrees from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He completed his Oral & Maxillofacial training at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Layne then came to Florida in 1995 to complete a Fellowship in Tumor and Reconstructive Surgery with the Oral & Maxillofacial Department of the University Of Miami School Of Medicine.

Dr. Layne throughout his career has been active in local and national professional and civic organizations including past president of the South Florida District Dental Society, past president of the Miami Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, past representative to the Cancer Control Research and Advisory Council representing the Florida Dental Association, just to name a few. Dr. Layne also enjoys giving back to his profession and to those in need of his professional services. Dr. Layne has provided volunteer oral and facial reconstructive surgery to his local community as well as to improve other countries around the world over the past 20 years.

Jorge E. Landa, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, is proud to provide pediatric dental care a community he has grown to love. A native of Coral Gables, he attended The University of Miami (BS) for his undergraduate studies. He then attended dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and obtained his specialty degree in pediatric dentistry from Tufts University and the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston. Dr. Landa has published research related to early orthodontic treatment and airway disturbances. He has extensive training in the treatment of patients with special needs and craniofacial disorders. Dr. Landa is clinically trained in conscious sedation, IV sedation and hospital dentistry. He is a proponent of preventive dentistry, growth modification, and is trained in minimally invasive laser procedures. He is currently a member of the medical staff at Miami Children’s Hospital and Baptist Children’s Hospital. Dr. Landa is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Florida Dental Association. He currently resides in Miami with his wife Christina and their two daughters. He looks forward to traveling, sports, and family time.

He is originally from Nicaragua. He graduated from the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington Connecticut, from where he received a Master in Dental Science and a Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics, as well as an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) certificate. His education in the principles of biomechanics and straight wire technique has honed his skills in diagnosis and treatment planning of surgical and multi-disciplinary cases. He received a doctor in dental surgery (DDS) and a bachelor science (BS) degree, from the University Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala.

Dr. Palacios studies have received numerous recognitions, he performed as chief resident while he was at UConn and his cases have been published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. He is an invisalign premier provider and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Florida Dental Association and the American Dental Association. In his leisure time he enjoys running and watching movies.

Received his Dental Degree from the University of Puerto Rico Dental School in 1979. His Certificate in Endodontics was obtained at the university of Maryland Dental School in 1983.The very same year he opened an Endodontic practice in Puerto Rico, where he practiced until 2001, when he moved to St. Petersburg FL. He practiced in St. Petersburg until 2016 when he relocated to Miami.

His hobbies include camping, boating and long-distance cycling.

Born and raised in Miami, Dr. Christopher Bob is excited to bring his care and passion for pediatric dentistry back to his hometown. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree at Florida State University, Dr. Bob attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he pursued his childhood dream of becoming a dentist. While at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Bob found himself drawn to pediatrics. Upon completing dental school, he furthered his education at Miami Children’s Hospital where he obtained his specialty degree in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Bob received advanced training in the diagnosis, care, and prevention of childhood oral disease including conscious sedation, hospital dentistry, and the treatment of patients with special healthcare needs.

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