The Doctors

Gerald-loresGerald V. Cerdan, DMD

Dr. Cerdan was born in the Philippines and moved to Lake Butler, Florida when he was 8 years of age.  He was the valedictorian of his class at Union County High School where he was very active in music and tennis.  One of his fondest high school memories was achieving a seat as the principal percussion chair during both his Junior and Senior years in the Florida All-State Symphonic Band and the Florida All-State Orchestra.  An avid Gator, he graduated from the University of Florida in 1998 with high honors as he earned his bachelors degree in Molecular Biology and Cell Science along with a Minor in Chemistry.  He attended Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania .  He was inducted as a member of the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society, an academic fraternity for the top 10 graduates of his class.  As a dental student he was especially passionate about prosthetic dentistry (crown and bridge) and completed many cases beyond the necessary requirements to graduate.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2003.  He has since practiced in Southwest Florida before moving to Winter Haven in 2007.  He is a member of the Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, The Spear Education Study Club, and the Polk County Dental Association.   Because of his love for dentistry, Dr. Cerdan enjoys staying current with the latest techniques and materials.   He also loves serving the community with the Winter Haven Rotary, and the Angels Care Center of Eloise.  Dr. Cerdan and his “dental school sweetheart”, Dr. Gianna M. DeSimone, enjoy traveling and spending time with their three active boys.

IMG_1352Joseph S. Chuy, DDS

Dr. Joseph Chuy is a graduate of the University Of California San Francisco School Of Dentistry. He also earned bachelor degrees in Biology form UC Irvine, and in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona.He has dedicated hundreds of hours of post dental school training to focus in the areas of cosmetic and implant dentistry. For him, “It’s a privilege being able to improve someone’s smile and totally change their outlook in life. It’s a great day at the office when the patient has a newfound smile”.