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Three Office Locations

For your convenience, we have three state-of-the-art practice locations throughout greater Jacksonville. 

The Center for Dental Excellence provides first-class dental care to the friendly communities of St. Augustine, Orange Park, and Fleming Island, FL. We offer a range of services, including several cosmetic dentistry treatments, dental implant-supported restorations, same-day crowns, and pinhole tissue grafting. Regardless of your unique needs, we strive to exceed expectations, support your health, and ensure beautiful, long-lasting results.

Whether you need a simple dental filling or a complete smile makeover, you will receive the most up-to-date procedures in modern dentistry. Call our practice at (904) 794-1824 or contact us online to book an appointment today.

Over a Decade of Superior Dental Care 

Stephen Strout, DMD, MS and our team of trusted dental professionals lead the dental industry with expertise in an array of periodontal and dental implant solutions. Our dentists provide high-quality service and complete, compassionate dental care. The Center for Dental Excellence has been professionally serving patients with a solution and a smile since 2006. Diagnosing, treating, and preventing gum disease is our mission. Our team is dedicated to more than just serving patients, we strive to provide an exceptional experience.

In our quest of providing the best dental care, our dental office is equipped with the latest innovations in dental technology, allowing us to perform high-tech dental treatments like laser gum contouring. These procedures are minimally invasive, quick to perform, and offer lasting results. Regardless of your dental needs, we can craft a custom treatment plan so that you can achieve your optimum oral health.

What Our Patients Have to Say

"I was referred to Dr. Strout by Dr. Diaz.  I had an abscessed tooth which needed to come out.  Dr. Strout is very professional, showed empathy, very reassuring and put me at ease.  One day later and I am feeling great.  Oh and his staff are very personable.  Thank you very much." Edward G.
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Why Choose Us?

The search for a new dentist in the St. Augustine area can be difficult. At the Center for Dental Excellence, we can attend to all of your oral health needs. Our team leader, Dr. Stephen Strout, is a board-certified periodontist. Regardless of whether you are a new patient or have already had the pleasure of visiting our one of our dental offices, our team will provide you with a personalized treatment plan to address your individual needs. We enjoy establishing meaningful relationships with each patient so that we can offer the finest dental experience.

Board-Certified Periodontist Dr. Stephen Strout

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Dr. Stephen Strout

Stephen Strout graduated from the University of Florida's College of Dentistry in 2001. While in dental school, he developed a passion for periodontics and implant dentistry. He continued his education by completing a three-year surgical residency at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital with a major focus on periodontal plastic surgery, guided tissue regeneration, and implant surgery. While in his residency, he acquired a masters degree in oral biology with his master thesis, “The Relationship Between Systemic Lupus Erythematous and Periodontal Disease.” He completed an externship in anesthesiology at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Strout completed a two-part rigorous examination process in 2008 to become a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and continues his search for knowledge by participating in over 30 hours of continuing education yearly. His goal is to continually current with the latest knowledge and technology related to his profession.

General Dentist Dr. Gabriela Marquez

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Dr. Gabriela Marquez

Dr. Gabriela Marquez has been a dentist since 1998. She graduated from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. After several years of practicing and teaching dentistry at the prestigious UCV, Dr. Marquez decided to specialize in orthodontics. The orthodontic residency lasted three years and she graduated in 2004. She moved with her husband to the United States in 2007. Continuing her pursuit to practice dentistry in the United States, Dr. Marquez did a two-year advanced education program in general dentistry at the University of Florida. She has been practicing dentistry in the United States since 2010.

Exceptional Dental Care in St. Augustine, FL

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Our St. Augustine Office

At the Center for Dental Excellence, all of our dental offices are equipped with the latest innovations in dental technology. These tools allow our dentists to perform a range of state-of-the-art treatments with a reduced timeline and a virtually painless experience. We customize our dental services to your needs so that you can achieve optimal oral health.

When it comes to the care of your gums and teeth, you will receive the latest procedures in modern dentistry performed with cutting-edge technology. Call us at our St. Augustine, FL, office at (904) 794-1824 or contact us online to book an appointment today.

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Everyone there was very personable, professional, helpful. Couldn't ask for better service. Highly recommend it to everyone. View On Google +

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Darlene L.

The staff is always very nice and help calm you before you have any work done. While having work done they are also are super caring on how you're doing and that you are comfortable the whole time. View On Google +

Comprehensive Care at a Single Practice

A Positive Dental Experience

Excellent staff. Very friendly and accommodating. The hygienist was thorough and made my cleaning as painless as possible. I am always pleased with my experience at this practice. Anita H.
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Cutting-Edge Dental Technology

The Center for Dental Excellence uses the latest innovations in dental technology to provide comfortable and convenient treatments benefitting your smile and overall health. Utilizing cutting-edge specialty equipment and treatment techniques, many procedures that may have taken multiple office visits in the past can now be completed by our dentists in a much shorter amount of time.

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St. Augustine Office

1301 Plantation Island Drive South
Ste 204
St. Augustine, FL 32080

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Orange Park Office

1542 Kingsley Ave
Ste 135
Orange Park, FL 32073

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Fleming Island Office

1845 E West Pkwy
Ste 3
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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