Meet the Doctor – Accent Dental Center
Dr. Fernando Caballero, DDS, PS.
Dr. Caballero was born and raised in Cienaga, Magdalena, a small town on the coast of Colombia, South America. He studied dentistry at the Universidad Metropolitana in nearby Barranquilla, and graduated in 1988 at 21 years old as the youngest graduate of the dental program in its history. Upon graduation, Dr. Caballero completed a year of social service providing dental services to remote indigenous communities in Aracataca, the birthplace of the best-selling Colombian author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. After working as an associate dentist for two years after returning to Barranquilla, Dr. Caballero moved to the capital city of Bogota to open his own private dental practice, where he practiced for 9 years.
In 1998, Dr. Caballero came to the U.S. to further develop his dental education. After years of extensive study and rigorous exam processes, Dr. Caballero began a post-graduate specialty program at cutting edge Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There he completed two years of study in Nova’s Prosthodontics program, focusing on aesthetic restoration of teeth using bridges, crowns, implants and dentures, as well as other cosmetic procedures.
In July of 2004, Dr. Caballero moved to Seattle and worked as an associate dentist before joining Accent Dental Center in the summer of 2005. In his free time he enjoys traveling, painting, the Burke-Gilman trail and spending time with family and friends.