YELENA PRATO, DMD
Dr. Yelena Prato was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. From a young age, she developed a passion for health science and dentistry. This happened while she was undergoing orthodontic treatment, as she saw her dentist work with enthusiasm.
Her passion for dentistry continued to grow. After graduating from high school, she could finally move forward with her dream of becoming a dentist. She worked hard and got admitted to the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV) Dental School, the top and most prestigious dental school in Venezuela.
After receiving her bachelor's degree, Dr. Yelena Prato continued her studies at the Dade County Dental Research Clinic in Florida. There, she completed two years of postgraduate studies while being appointed chief resident for the program.
Dr. Prato's goal is to improve people's lives by helping them solve their dental issues. For her, no problem is too complex, she does everything possible to solve all dental conditions. By relying on her knowledge, expertise, and the latest technology, she has been able to help thousands of patients smile once again.
Dr. Prato has been practicing General/Family Dentistry since 2001. However, her constant search for improvement has motivated her to take numerous courses and keep herself updated with the latest dentistry trends. Furthermore, she is a member of local professional groups for dentists that share their experiences and knowledge to help improve their techniques and practices.
Dr. Prato joined Advantage Dental Weston back in 2018 as a part-time associate. However, her expertise, the high quality of her treatments, the meticulous care with her patients, and the strong bond that grew with everyone at the clinic allowed her to achieve a full-time role. Currently, she is working as the primary provider for the group.
Thanks to her Latin origin and roots, she is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. This has allowed her to take care of multiple patients that came to the office from different countries..
Dr. Prato strives to provide her patients with the best care possible and state-of-the-art dentistry. She learned how to use the latest dental technologies to improve her patient's experience and the desired results. Her passion for cosmetic dentistry helped her become highly skilled in procedures such as crowns, veneers, and complete smile designs.
On a more personal aspect, Dr. Prato has been a Weston resident since 2006. She enjoys spending time with her husband and her daughter and doing family activities.
She likes to do arts & crafts, bake and decorate cakes, and travel with her family in her spare time. They are passionate about visiting new places and meeting friendly people during their trips.