About Your Dentist

Kristine Smith, DMD

"I enjoy helping patients achieve optimal dental health and create the bright smiles they have always dreamed of having!"

Mission

To actively listen to each of my patients. To fully understand their current dental health, and help them to optimum oral health by providing the best dental care possible.

Formal & Continuing Education

Dr. Smith received her dental degree from the University of Florida.

In addition to her formal education, Dr. Smith is dedicated to expanding her knowledge of dentistry. She continually seeks out opportunities to keep up with the latest technologies.

Memberships and Associations

Dr. Smith is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association

Making a Difference For Every Patient...

"Making a difference for each patient I see is my number one goal. I feel great treating my patients like family, giving them excellent dental care, and seeing their satisfied smiles afterwards. When a patient leaves my office after their treatment smiling with confidence, I know I have done my best!"

Neeraj Grover, DMD

"It is very important to treat children with the same focus as we do adults. Take time to listen to them, explain things to them, and they will become better patients than most adults."

My Mission

"My mission is to keep up with the most up-to-date technology in dentistry while focusing on the growth and development of children, so that my team and I can provide excellent service and appropriate treatment to our patients."

Education

University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Grover completed a residency at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh through the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He is a specialist in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Grover is a member of the American Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Upper Pinellas County Dental Association and West Pasco Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Grover grew up in Clearwater, FL. After attending dental school and completing his residency in Pittsburgh, PA, he returned to the area and has practiced dentistry for over 20 years. His wife also specializes in children's health and is a local pediatrician.

Mine Turhan, DDS

"I love it when my patients say, 'This was the best dental visit ever!' and ask me to be their dentist forever!"

My Mission

"To make my patients smile; I have been told I have a gift of putting patients at ease. I am very compassionate. I want my patients to want to come see me and have fun at the dentist's office. I treat all of my patients as if I am treating a family member – and we usually do become a family."

Education

Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry – Istanbul, Turkey

New York University College of Dentistry – New York City, NY

New York University Langone Hospital – Brooklyn, NY

Professional Memberships

Dr. Turhan is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and West Coast Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Turhan and her husband have two daughters who are two years apart in age. At the moment, their daughters are both their lives and hobbies! When she can, Dr. Turhan enjoys running and practicing yoga. She tries to volunteer for veterans and Rural Area Medical as much as she can. She served the National Health Corps and provided dentistry to the underserved for over four years. Dr. Turhan has lived half of her life in Istanbul and the other half in New York City – her and her husband moved to Florida about three years ago. So far, they are loving the sunshine state!