About Us

The Garcia | Chavez Family Dentistry staff has over 30 years of experience in providing exceptional dental care. The staff participates in extensive continuing dental education and training annually, allowing them to keep up with the latest dental techniques and technology.

We also have a convenient location and plenty of parking. When it’s time for your appointment, we’re ready to see you. We are also available to treat emergency patients, after hours and on weekends.

Dr. Faustino Garcia


Dr. Faustino Garcia is a longtime resident and dental practitioner in the city of Coral Gables. Upon completion of his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Miami (Class of 75), Dr. Garcia was accepted and completed a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree (Cum Laude) at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (Class of 79). He proceeded to further his training by completing a General Practice Residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center (1980) where he remained as an assistant clinical instructor for subsequent years. Dr. Garcia has been enjoying his practice in our city beautiful since completion of residency training and is enthusiastically enjoying the addition of Dr. Jean Paul Chavez into his practice. He is member in good standing of the Florida Dental association, American Dental Association and South Florida chapter. He was selected as a fellow in both the American College of Dentistry and The International College of Dentists. He has served as a member and Chairman of the Florida Board of Dentistry and continues to serve as member of its Probable Cause Panel. His commitment to his profession is rivaled only by his commitment to his wife Luli, of 38 years and their two wonderful children, Fausti and Gabi, who have gone to excel academically in their professions as specialists in Endodontics and Veterinary Neurosurgery. His commitment to his community was always directed towards the youth as exemplified by the thousands of volunteer hours spent involved with Youth athletic programs. He continues his commitment to future generations by serving on the War Memorial Board which helps to oversee activities at City of Coral Gables Youth Center. He is an avid golfer and longtime follower and supporter of his favorite pastime The Miami Heat.

Dr. Jean-Paul Chavez


Dr. Jean-Paul Chavez grew up in Miami and attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Florida International University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from University of Maryland. He then successfully completed a one year post-graduate advanced training in general dentistry at Nova Southeastern University. Upon completion, Dr. Chavez joined his mentor and long-time friend, Dr. Garcia, at his well-established Coral Gables practice. Dr. Chavez is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry as well as the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He enjoys staying current with the latest developments in dentistry. He has a passion for teaching and enjoys giving lectures at nearby elementary schools about the importance of dental health. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, traveling, playing golf and following his favorite University of Miami football and basketball teams.