About Us Meet Dr. Oliver

Dr. Oliver Favalli, or “Dr. Oliver,” as his patients call him, established Lakes Park Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics in Fort Myers fourteen years ago. He has dedicated his professional life to treating children in dentistry and orthodontics. His practice is centered on children, from toddler through to adolescent and young adult. The office has all the amenities that make children feel comfortable, and every staff member has extraordinary skills in working with children. They do everything possible to make every appointment a positive experience!

Education

Dr. Oliver earned his Dental Doctorate at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He then pursued a higher level of professional skill by gaining a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from one of the top dental programs offered at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. He then took on two additional years of schooling at the University of Toronto to become a Certified Orthodontist. He continues to advance his training through continuing education, keeping fully up-to-date with the latest technological advancements in both orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. His one-of-a-kind practice was created to treat children with the most effective, comfortable and effective dental and orthodontic treatments.

Professional Memberships:

Dr. Oliver is the member of many professional associations, including:

  • ADA (American Dental Association)
  • AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry)
  • ABPD (American Board of Pediatric Dentistry)
  • SSPD (Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry)
  • SWSPD (Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry)
  • LCDS (Lee County Dental Association)
  • FDA (Florida Dental Association)
  • Paul P. Taylor Association of Pediatric Dentistry
  • University of Florida Dental Alumni Association

Dr. Oliver Favalli is the past president of the Lee County Dental Society, and has been involved in treating children at the HealthPark Medical Center from 2001 to the present. He is also the author of a professional article published in the ASDC Journal of Pedodontics.

Personal Note

Dr. Oliver lives in Fort Myers with his wife Monica (who is also an orthodontist) and their two children, Luca and Sofia.  His personal interests include cooking, travel, college football, fine dining, good wine, skiing, boating, reading and windsurfing. He is currently the County Director of “Give Kids a Smile,” and he spent nine years serving on the Cleft Lip and Palate Team.

Many parents turn to Dr. Oliver to treat their children, as they understand the advantages of getting care from a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontist. Dr. Oliver is personally committed to giving his young patients the best possible treatment and making every visit a positive experience.  Make your child’s first appointment to experience the difference at Lakes Park Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics!