Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
Francis Roque, DMD
Dr. Francis A. Roque graduated from the University of Florida for both her undergraduate degree in 2007, where she commenced with honors, as well as her dental degree in 2011. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program at the University of the Pacific in 2012, where she also served as a Part-time Faculty Member in Fixed Prosthodontics which entails restoring implants, crown and bridge work, and esthetic procedures. In her continued pursuit to broaden her dental practice hand-in-hand with her team to serve her patients’ best interests in all facets of dentistry and keep herself abreast of cutting-edge technologies, she regularly participates in seminars and other educational courses. It is her utmost goal to utilize her academic background along with her work experience skills and acquired ethics in providing the local community exceptional dental services for long-term maintenance and necessary treatment to establish optimum oral health.
Dr. Roque comes from a family of professionals in medical as well as in biomedical research fields that has served around the country yet particularly notable in the Central Florida area.
During her spare time, she enjoys fitness classes, watching sporting events, dancing, traveling and cheering on the Florida Gators.
Kevin A. Franklin, DMD
Dr. Kevin A. Franklin, DMD has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for over 25 years.
Dr.Franklin received his Dental Degree at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.
Dr. Karl Lewis, DMD
Dr. Lewis received his undergraduate degree in Anthropology at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL where he was one of two students honored with the prestigious Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. He then went on to the University of Louisville School Of Dentistry and served as the president of his class. Dr. Lewis then completed a one year General Practice Residency at the University of Louisville Hospital. In this intense year of training Dr. Lewis developed his philosophy and skill set centered on providing high quality comprehensive dental care with whole-body and systemic health of his patients being the priority.
Dr. Lewis devotes much of his time to continuing education in the areas of Implant Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Root Canal Therapy, Dentures, Partials, Oral Surgery, and modalities of relaxation for the anxious or fearful dental patient. Consequently, the team at Comfort Dental is committed to high standards, prevention through education and treatment, safety, life-long training, and assuring you a positive experience.