Meet the Doctors – Accent Dental Center
Dr. Isabel Perez, DDS, PS
Dr. Perez was born in Medellin, the birthplace of world-renowned Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero. Dr. Perez grew up in Cali and studied dentistry at the Universidad Autonoma in scenic Manizales. After graduating, she completed a year of social service providing oral health education and dental services to low-income people in rural and urban underserved areas. After that, she worked as an associate dentist in Cali, and later made the move to Miami, Florida in early 2001 to begin General Practice Residency in dentistry. Dr. Perez served as Chief Resident of Jackson Memorial Hospital in affiliation with the historic University of Miami, and studied with special emphasis on implants, oral surgery and treatment of disabled children, as well as medically compromised patients.
Upon moving to Seattle in the summer of 2003, Dr. Perez worked as an associate dentist. After delivering her twin girls in August of 2005, she returned from maternity leave and joined the Accent Dental family. Dr. Perez has an extra-special touch with her patients, especially when treating children. She also brings the Differential Straight-Arch Technique (or the Tip-Edge System) to our practice, which is a fixed orthodontic technique.
In her free time, Dr. Perez enjoys taking care of her two little angels and spending time exploring the great outdoors.
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.