About Alafaya Family Dentistry


2011 Ovations Awards Certificate

At Alafaya Family Dentistry, we provide comprehensive dental care and offer everything from hygiene treatments to cosmetic and restorative procedures like tooth whitening, porcelain veneers, crowns, bridges, dentures and dental implants.

Every aspect of our practice is designed to deliver the highest quality of professional care and state of the art dentistry with attention to personal needs. We can create beautiful smiles for you and your family!

We are proud to provide a state-of-the-art facility with the latest technology such as CEREC, digital X-Rays, Intra-Oral cameras, and laser cavity detection. Our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) standards.                                  

Meet the Doctors

David J. Ross, DMD

Dr. David J. Ross, DMDDr. Ross graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1985. After dental school he completed a general practice residency at the University of Kentucky where he concentrated on more complicated dental reconstructions, oral surgery and anesthesiology.  
He went to the University of South Florida for his pre-dental education and enjoyed the Florida sunshine so much that after dental school he came back to the state.

Dr. Ross has taken numerous hours of postgraduate education in occlusion, implants and cosmetic dentistry at the Pankey Institute, the Center for Advanced Dental Study in St. Petersburg Florida, as well as numerous courses at the Seattle Institute For Advanced Dental Education. He has also recently completed the 2-year long Master’s Series Implant Class, in Miami, Florida. Additionally, he recently received his Mastership from the American Dental Implant Association.

He is a fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI) and a member of the American College of Oral Implantology. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Central District Dental Association and the Greater Orlando Dental Society.

He is married to Karen (Dr. Schmitt) and they have 4 children. They have been practicing in Oviedo since 1988. In his spare time he enjoys running and playing tennis.

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Karen M. Schmitt, DMD

Dr. Karen M. Schmitt, DMDDr. Schmitt graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1985. She received her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree at the University of Kentucky and practiced as a dental hygienist for five years prior to dental school.

After dental school she completed a general practice residency at the University of Kentucky where she concentrated on more complicated dental reconstructions, oral surgery and anesthesiology. She moved to Orlando in 1986 where she worked as an associate in the area until opening up her practice in Oviedo in 1988. Dr. Schmitt has taken numerous hours of postgraduate education in occlusion and cosmetic dentistry at the Pankey Institute and the Center for Advanced Dental Study in St. Petersburg Florida, as well as numerous courses at the Seattle Institute For Advanced Dental Education. She has also completed comprehensive surgical dental implant courses through Implant Seminars.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Central District Dental Association and the Greater Orlando Dental Society.

She is married to David (Dr. Ross) and they have four children. She is active in the community and her church and enjoys running.

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We work tirelessly to ensure that you feel comfortable and are well cared for during your visit with us. Our dental team members are extremely experienced and knowledgeable about dental health and all dental procedures. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office as we welcome all patients as if they were family.  

If you would like to learn more about a specific procedure, call our office today at (407) 365-6200 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ross or Dr. Schmitt.

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