Dr. Buitrago, DDS, first received his dental degree from Fundacion Universitaria San Martin in Bogota, Colombia.He finished his dental studies at University of Florida College of Dentistry, Foreign Trained Dental Program, Doctor in Dental Surgery. Then he completed a fellowship in Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Buitrago served as a clinical instructor at The University of Florida in Hialeah, Fl. He is an expert consultant in the area of Implants, a former consultant and guest speaker at Miami Larkin Hospital, in the area of Implants. Dr. Buitrago is also involved in academics with different universities in South America.
He is President and Founder of Dental Training Center of Miami.
He has been Speaker for INTRA-LOCK Dental Implant company and its different implants systems, including its unique restorative implant system “FLAT ONE ABUTMENT’. This is the only equipment approved by the FDA for L-PRF Intraspin. He has a great clinical experience using both systems.
After working as a General Dentist, which he still practices, his expertise centers in Sinus Lifting, lateral window and membrane elevation, Bone Grafting and soft tissue grafting. Implant placement. He also has experience with full arch restorations. As academic director od the Center he lectures in basic and advanced implantology, soft and hard tissue grafting, alveolar socket preservation plus vertical and horizontal mandible / maxilla.
Dr. Buitrago has ample clinical experience on different implant systems placement, including 3i, Astra, Klogner, Biolock, Nobelbiocare, Biohorizons, Mis, e Intra-lock. His experience includes the placement of more than 5000 implants in cases that range from simple to advanced cases.
He has been involved in the development of multiple clinical techniques and instruments available in the market.
He is a recognized national and international speaker in the area of Implant Dentistry.
He is a consultant for Latin America and is a member of several Dental Implant Study Clubs and Associations in South and Central America. His lectures Bone Augmentation and Barrier Implementation of all type from “L-PRF” to “Titanium Mesh.”
His skills also include Full endodontic therapy including molars.
He spent his early years as a dentist being a Faculty Member at the University of Florida School of Dentistry in Hialeah Dental Clinic.
At present he is Director of Center to prepare Dental Assistants plus Expanded Duties for Dental Assistants. Both programs have been authorized and certified by the Florida Board of Dentistry.
Dr. Buitrago attended and completed different course levels in Implantology given by Dr.Garber, Maurice and Henry Salama “Team Atlanta” in Atlanta Georgia Teaching Center.
Attended and complete all courses on Implants and Bone Grafting at Pikos Institute by Dr Michael Pikos in Tampa Florida.