At Village Square Dental, we always put our patients first. Our commitment is to provide you with high-quality dentistry you won’t find anywhere else. We are proud to have the latest in dental technology so we can detect, diagnose and develop a customized treatment plan. We strive to make you feel comfortable and safe with each and every appointment. Crafting brand-new smiles is what we love to do.
At Village Square Dental, we have all of the dentists, specialists, and laboratory all in one center providing quality and personalized oral health care while keeping your individuality in mind. Our goal is to improve and maintain your oral health so you can smile with confidence. We hope to become your one dental home!
Dr. Fischzang has been an active member of the local community for 17 years. He received his doctorate in Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in 2002. He graduate from the University of Buenos Aires in 1994. Our doctor founded, began and grew Village Square Dental and in Pembroke Pines for the past 16 years. He has cultivated lasting relationships with his patients and watched many local families grow up in his practice during that time. Dr. Fischzang is an expert in full-mouth rehabilitation, dental implants and cosmetic procedures that enhance long-term function & esthetics, while embodying a compassionate & caring attitude. His patients all know him as their dentist with the “magic touch.”
Dr. Fischzang received his training and mentoring from some of the best professors and dentists in the world which helped distinguish him in his profession. With over 2000 hours completed, he has exceeded the requirements for continuing education in the State of Florida. While in University, he led as a clinical instructor in Dental Restorations. Throughout his years as an esteemed dentists, he published research articles in distinguished local and international dental journals. Dr. Fischzang enjoys fishing and racquetball but mostly, spending lots of time with his children. He, his wife and two kids are also active volunteers in their Weston community, helping in any way they can where needed, such as those like the firefighters, pantries, & schools.
Dr. Zachary Danowit went into dentistry because he has always loved building and creating things with his hands. Dr. Danowit went to college at Marquette University. He attended Temple University’s School of dentistry. He then continued his education and training with a Prosthodontics residency in Chicago at the University of Illinois. Dr. Danowit has been trained in advanced prosthetics. He enjoys the surgical aspects of dentistry along with full mouth reconstruction cases. Dr. Danowit moved to the South Florida area to be closer to his family. Recently, Dr. Danowit and his wife welcomed a beautiful baby girl. He enjoys swimming, biking, running, and competing in triathlons. He is an active member of the ADA.
As a third generation dentist, creating a beautiful smile is quite literally part of Dr. Forrest’s DNA. Dr. Forrest has time and again distinguished himself as an industry leader in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Throughout his 17 years of experience, Dr. Forrest discovered that the ultimate patient experience necessitates employing a “team approach” to dental care, utilizing the expertise of a team of varying dental specialists instead of just one.
Dr. Forrest completed his clinical research at the University of Miami on the interdisciplinary management of Cancer Treatment, Irradiation Therapy, and Implantology. This earned him the prestigious Straumann ITI Implant Dentistry Scholarship Award. While attending Dental School, Dr. Forrest completed two Periodontics externships, at New York University and Harvard University. Dr. Forrest’s completed his three year specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, earning his Masters Degree with a focus on Oral Immunology. He is a faculty reviewer for the Periodontics Chapter in the McGraw Hill Clinical Dentistry textbook and retains a teaching appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Florida.
To date, Dr. Forrest has placed more than 10,000 dental implants. Presently, Dr. Forrest serves as the Clinical Director of Park Plaza Dental, an elite multi-specialist dental center based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Forrest is also a part of the Clear Choice Dental Implant Team. Dr. Forrest lectures nationwide to practitioners on his methodology, teaching others how to attain the highest possible results in Implant Dentistry. He maintains a reputation for achieving excellent results by consistently following the basic principles of proper treatment planning and team synergy.
With a passion for dentistry and an artistic flair for creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Forrest serves patients from the South Florida community and nationwide. He continues to treat many of the most complex and challenging cases in an effort to improve the quality of life of others and, most importantly, to make people smile.
Dr. David Mantel was born and raised in South Florida. He spent four years in Michigan attending the University of Detroit where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. After graduating, Dr. Mantel moved to Philadelphia to complete an internship, where he was trained in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Temple University Hospital.
Additionally, Dr. Mantel keeps up to date with the latest dentistry trends and is a regular attendee at local dental meetings. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Hispanic Dental Association and the Broward County Dental Association. He is also fluent in English and Spanish.
When he is away from the office, Dr. Mantel enjoys spending time outdoors, staying fit, and cooking. He also enjoys playing and watching various sports and rooting for his favorite teams, especially the Florida State Seminoles and the Miami Heat.
Born in Nicaragua, Jorge is the 8th of 10 brothers. He obtained with D.D.S degree in 1985 in his home country. Due to political reason, Jorge left Nicaragua and came to the U.S. where he first graduated as a dental laboratory technologist from Lindsay Hopkins Technical School. He then furthered his dental education and became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2005. Jorge loves his job. It gives him great satisfaction when he applies his knowledge and experience to improve patient’s oral health. He believes that the key to having earned so many patients trust throughout the years is by being kind and compassionate. He feels rewarded when his patients see in him, not only a health care provider, but also a friend. Jorge likes to spend his leisure time restoring classic cars, giving some TLC to his plants, solving jigsaw puzzles and having a nice BBQ with his family.
Born and raised in New York, Lizbeth received dental hygiene degree from New York City Technical College in 1991. She Moved to the sunshine state in 2001. Lizbeth has practiced in hospitals, schools, community clinics and private practices. The best part of job is educating patients on importance of oral health. She is compassionate and committed to making her patients appointment a comfortable and positive experience. Over the years she has formed bonds with patients and really appreciates being recognized as a caregiver they can trust. Lizbeth also enjoys volunteering her time and services to those in need. She is also bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish. Spending time with her family is Lizbeth’s favorite thing in the world.
Joanna was born and raised in La Habana, Cuba where she graduated from Raul Gonzales Sanches, Dental School. Upon completed her studies there, she worked as a dentist in Cuba for over 10 years. During this time, she spent 4 of these years working as a pediatric dentist. This experience was what really developed and solidified her deep love and patience for her patients. Joanna moved to Miami in July of 2016. She immediately ceased the opportunity to continue her dental career working as a dental assistant. During the summer of 2019, Joanna received her degree as a registered dental hygienist. Joanna has been providing patient care for Village Square Dental and delivering the best care to our patients with a lot of kindness and compassion. She has a strong belief that education is essential for exceptional dental and overall health. Joanna has a deep love for plants and enjoys spending time with family and friends.