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ABOUT US

Your smile makes us smile.

When it comes to giving everyone in Pembroke Pines and Plantation, Florida a great smile – we’re your go-to practice. We offer comprehensive pediatric dental and orthodontic care for kids as young as 2 and as old as 18 in a caring, clean, and safe environment. We also see adult patients for their orthodontic needs, too. At Jacaranda Smiles, we’re on a mission to make you smile which is why we use the most advanced technology to care for our patients.

Meet the Doctors

Meet our smile dream team.

Dr. Milan Khakhria orthodontist

Dr. Milan Khakhria was born and raised in Kenya. Dr. Khakhria enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where upon graduation he was awarded the International Dentist of the Year Award and ranked first in his class. Dr. Milan Khakhria continued his education in the Master’s program at the University of Oklahoma Orthodontics Residency. When he is not busy creating beautiful smiles, he loves spending time with his lovely wife Priti, their two sons, and their doodle dog, Zeus.

Dr. Pamela Ortiz orthodontist

Dr. Pamela Ortiz was born in Puerto Rico. Dr. Ortiz obtained her dental degree from Howard University College of Dentistry where she consistently ranked among the top of her class and was awarded the Department of Orthodontics Award. Upon graduation, she attended the orthodontics residency program at The State University of New York at Buffalo where she obtained her master’s degree and specialty training. Dr. Ortiz loves creating beautiful smiles for all of her patients. And believe it or not, she also loves salsa dancing, traveling, and a game of paddle ball at the beach.

Dr. Rene Landapediatric dentist

Dr. Rene Landa was born and raised right here in South Florida as the only child of Cuban/Puerto Rican parents. After graduating from the University of Florida for dental school, he went to Boston University where he received his specialty training in pediatrics. For Dr. Landa, making kids smile is the best part of his day. He loves to challenge himself daily by competing in triathlons, marathons, and adventure races. He has two beautiful kids and is married to his best friend, Andraisa.

Dr. Izzypediatric dentist

Dr. Izzy is from New York and finally moved away when he went to dental school at Nova Southeastern University. While there, he met his wife Brittany, and together they raised their doodle dog, a.k.a their furbaby, Jackson. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Izzy completed a post-graduate Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. His favorite things to do when he’s not making kids laugh is to spend time with his wife at the beach, camping, and hanging out with their big Florida family.

Meet the Staff

Meet our smile go-to team.

Why Jacaranda Smiles

We believe every family is special just like every smile is special. That’s why everything we do for our patients is tailormade with the patient’s specific needs, goals, and budget in mind.

High Standards & High-Tech

Our expert team combines the highest standards of care using the latest in orthodontic technology. We truly feel honored and privileged to care for our patients and their families with love, compassion, and respect.

Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

We offer the convenience of pediatric dentistry and orthodontics throughout our three locations. Dr. Rene and Dr. Izzy care for all of our child patients’ dental health needs ranging in age from 1 to 18. And Dr. Khakhria and Dr. Ortiz care for the orthodontic needs of our patients ranging in age from 7 to 77+.

See The Same Doctor At Every Visit

Whether you’re at our office for pediatric dentistry or orthodontics, you’ll see Dr. Rene, Dr. Izzy, Dr. Ortiz, or Dr. Khakhria every time! We believe in consistency which is why when you visit us you’ll be treated by the same doctor every time you come to our office.

Our Team Loves Our Community

The Jacaranda Smiles team is proud of our community and participates in several events that support it. You will see our smiling faces outside our office.

We Are Your Neighbors

It is important to us that we make you feel at home when you visit us. We are conveniently located in Plantation, East Pembroke Pines, and West Pembroke Pines.

Open Line of Communication

Our doctors believe in an open line of communication to ensure that our patients are in the finest dental care.

High-quality Care in Multiple Languages

We are proud of our highly accomplished and diverse team members. With a combined experience of over 100+ years, you are in good hands. A member of our staff is available to speak with you in the following languages to ensure your treatment is efficient and comfortable:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Swahili
  • Portuguese

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West Pembroke Pines

18503 Pines Blvd., Ste. 209

Pembroke Pines, FL 33029

Plantation

104 NW 100th Avenue

Plantation, FL 33324

East Pembroke Pines

10051 Pines Blvd., Ste. D

Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

Office hours

Monday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday By Appointment Only