Dr. Lázaro earned his degree in Biology from the University of Florida in Gainesville and then went on to the Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI where he received his Doctorate Degree in Dental Surgery.
Dr. Lázaro’s goal is to provide advanced and modern dental care in a compassionate and caring approach. He is committed to inspire and enhance the dental experience of his patients and the community by incorporating advanced digital technology with personalized care and individual treatment plans. Dr. Lázaro understands that dental health is a significant part of overall health and he is dedicated to improving his patients’ health one smile at a time.
Dr. Lázaro is experienced in Cosmetic: Veneers & Bonding, Implants, General & Restorative:
Crown & Bridge, Root Canal Therapy, Partial & Full Dentures and extractions.
He is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Elodie Epane was born and raised in Douala, Cameroon. At eighteen, she moved to the United States and attended University of Houston where she graduated with a B.S in Chemistry and a minor in Biology. Following her undergraduate education, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Meharry Medical College. After dental school, Dr. Epane moved to sunny Florida to complete her residency training at NYU Lutheran at LECOM. Dr. Epane currently resides in the Sarasota-Bradenton area to provide the highest quality dental care to the community.
Dr. Epane’s passion for dentistry is a result of her personal experiences as a child in a country with a non-existing dental health care system. She believes that a smile is the beginning of a journey that can have lasting effects. Dr. Epane recognizes that every patient has unique dental goals, experiences and challenges. “It’s important to get to know what each patient’s expectations are so that I can help solve their problems and work within their budget. My patients and I are a team. I educate them and empower them to take control of the care they receive.”
Dr. Epane is exceptionally caring, detail-oriented, and always has the best interests of her patients in mind. It is a priority for her to educate each person on the importance of routine oral health care and her ultimate goal is equipping each patient with a confident smile. Dr. Epane is nitrous oxide certified and is also a certified Invisalign provider. In her free time, Dr. Epane loves to spend time with her six children and husband. Dr. Epane enjoys reading biblical publications, swimming with the family, and traveling.
Additionally, she is a volunteer to a variety of organizations including Better Together as a mentor for fostering families, Grace Community Church in Sarasota, and Hope 4 kids Dental Screening and Education.
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