Jacksonville Center for Prosthodontics & Implant Dentistry
DMD, University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine; prosthodontics, Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, Maryland
Why He Was Nominated:
A clinical and materials expert, Dr. Rodriguez frequently treats patients who are undergoing cancer or reconstructive treatments. A U.S. Navy veteran, he established and led that branch’s prosthodontics division and laboratory at its air station in Jacksonville.
Favorite Aspect of Dentistry:
“The satisfaction of returning a smile to someone or helping the patient to live and eat better, knowing this will increase the patient’s confidence in daily life.”
“Show great respect and always offer the best care you have.”
Something People Don’t Know:
An accomplished practitioner of taekwondo, Rodriguez won the title of Southeast District Champion at the USA Sparring Competition in 2016.