Pediatric Dentist Dr. Jeffrey Heilig About Us title

Jeffrey P. Heilig, D.M.D.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Jeffrey HeiligDr. Jeffrey Heilig grew up in South Florida. He attended college at the University of Florida and after three years he received an early acceptance to the University of Florida College of Dentistry. In 1981, he graduated with his degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine and was also the recipient of the award presented by the American Society of Dentistry for Children. Following dental school, Dr. Heilig began his specialty program in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Tennessee. In 1983, he completed his residency and received a Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry. Based upon his research on Pulp Therapy in Primary Teeth, he had an article published in the May 1984 Journal of the American Dental Association. Dr. Heilig has been providing specialized care as a Pediatric Dentist since 1986 and in 1989 he opened the first Pediatric Dental office in Weston.

Dr. Heilig is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the South Florida District Dental Association and the South Broward Dental Society.

Dr. Heilig and his wife have 2 children that grew up in Weston, but they now live in Los Angeles. He enjoys playing the piano, swimming, relaxing at the beach and going on cruises with his family.

Our Staff

Staff member - CatherineCatherine

Dental Assistant

Born in New York, Catherine grew up in Cali, Colombia and returned to the United States at the age of sixteen. Deciding to pursue a career in the dental field, she enrolled in the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant program at the Concorde Career Institute. Following her graduation in 2005, she began working with Dr. Heilig. Catherine has become a valuable member of the practice team, not only providing clinical assistance but also helping young patients enjoy their visits to the office.

“I’m glad to be working in a dental office,” she says, “especially one where we get to see so many beautiful little children every day.”

Catherine relaxes by spending time with her family, going to the beach with her husband and friends, seeing movies, shopping and traveling.

Staff member - NatalieNatalie

Dental Hygienist,
Professional Relations Coordinator

Natalie began her career in dentistry in 1997 working with Dr. Heilig as a scheduling coordinator. Enjoying the involvement with children and parents and wanting to play a greater role in promoting oral health, Natalie enrolled in dental hygiene school. In 2006, she received her Dental Hygiene Associate in Science degree from Miami-Dade College and returned to Dr. Heilig’s practice as a hygienist. Natalie is also the practice’s Professional Relations Coordinator.

“I really love working with children,” she says. “As a hygienist, I can not only provide clinical care but also help parents teach their children good habits that can last a lifetime.”

Away from the office, Natalie loves being mom to her two daughters, reading, cooking, shopping and traveling.

Staff member - JenniferJennifer

Scheduling Coordinator

Originally from Michigan, Jennifer Frasher has been a Floridian since the 1970’s. She began working in the dental field in 1987, and has been at the front desk of Dr. Heilig’s practice, welcoming patients with a smile since 2006. In addition to her role as greeter, Jennifer is also the practice’s Scheduling Coordinator, responsible for making sure everyone—patients and their parents, dentist, hygienist, assistant—is in the right place at the right time.

“To me, dentistry is all about smiles,” Jennifer says. “That’s what our clinical people are working to create every day. And I am, too, when our little patients come in the front door.”

A wife and mother of three, Jennifer enjoys being a soccer Mom, spending time with family and friends, exercising and shopping.

Staff member - TrianaTriana

Financial Coordinator

A native of the Dominican Republic, Triana grew up in Queens, New York. She has lived and worked in the Weston community since 1994. Triana began working in the dental field in 1987 and she has been with Dr. Heilig’s practice since 1997. In her capacity as Financial Coordinator for the practice, she provides parents with information regarding fees for treatment, insurance coverage and financial arrangements. Usually at the front desk, she also enjoys welcoming patients and parents.

“I’m proud to work with such a wonderful staff,” Triana says, “and with such a caring, professional and ethical doctor.”

She enjoys attending concerts, photography and updating her Facebook status. Triana is also a die-hard Yankees fan.

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