Our Team

The entire staff at the Center for Specialized Dentistry is of the highest caliber.  Two of our doctors possess dual specialty certification. Our doctors have a total of over 120 years of dental experience that encompasses three different areas of dental specialties.


Our assistants are an integral part of delivering health care.  You will find them caring and helpful.  They are the best!


The entire secretarial staff provides courteous and friendly service.  No matter how confusing dental insurance can be, our staff will help you through it.


“I can say, without hesitation, our team is the best I have seen in my 35 years of experience.  We all work as a team to provide the best care we can”.” - Dr. D.S. Most



Douglas S. Most, D.D.S.

Dr. Most is one of only a few dentists in the country that has dual specialty certification in oral & maxillofacial surgery and endodontics.  This gives him a perspective that can be beneficial to patients in many clinical situations.


Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry class of 1974

General Practice Internship completed 1975

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency 1976 - 1979

Private Practice 1979 - 1993 Brunswick, Maine

Endodontic Fellowship, New York University, 1997- 1999

Private Practice 1999 to present

Published Articles:

Journal of the American Dental Association

Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery



Federico Grande, D.D.S., M.D.

University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital 

One year fellowship in Anesthesiology 2004

Certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2003

University of Miami School of Medicine 

Medical Doctor 2001

Northwestern University Dental School 

Doctor of Dental Surgery 1998

University of Miami 

Bachelor of Science in Biology 1994

Minor in Chemistry and Psychology 

Professional Associations 

Fellow of America Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons 

Fellow of American Dental Society of Anesthesiology 

Academy of Osseointegration

American Dental Association 

Florida Dental Association




Elizabeth Valme, D.D.S.

University of Southern California School of Dentistry 2007

University Florida College of Dentistry

Advanced Education of Dentistry 2008

Certificate of Endodontic Surgery at NYU Hospitals Center 2017




Diane Shepherd

Diane has been with our practice since its inception in 2002








Shellie Nemitz

talk about high energy! 









Patricia Sims



Patti Portali


Patti is our insurance and billing guru.


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