Dr. Marvin Abarca Is Now a Fellow of the American Laser Study Club

We are delighted to recognize the achievements of Marvin A. Abarca, DDS, who has earned the Fellow title from the American Laser Study Club (ALSC). This Fellow status is awarded to individuals who showcase a deep knowledge of laser surgery basics and safety measures, as confirmed by passing the ALSC and LIA (Laser Institute of America) tests. Click on this link to learn more about the ALSC Fellow designation and see the full roster of ALSC fellows.

About Dr. Abarca

Dr. Abarca is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist with over ten years of exceptional experience in pediatric dentistry.

He is the youngest of three and the first in his family to be a dentist. His hobbies include watching futbol, especially the Champions League or the English Premier, and his teams are Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur. He also loves cooking and going to local gyms in Miami, including Legacy Fitness in Wynwood and Barry’s Bootcamp. 

“Growing up in Hialeah, I remember going to the dentist when I was ten-years-old and remember feeling well cared for at the dental clinic. At Little Champions, we created a safe, kid-friendly dental experience. We work with kids during their dental visits and listen to the patient and do our best to avoid any negative dental experience. We are at your children’s dentist that you’ve been searching for. We have the best-trained professionals to deliver the dental care your kids deserve.”

Dr. Abarca was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and when he was three years old, his family immigrated to the US and settled in Miami. He graduated with a degree in Biological Sciences and minored in Chemistry from Florida International University (FIU). His efforts at FIU earned him acceptance to the prestigious Ivy League Institution of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. At his dental school, Dr. Abarca balanced a rigorous curriculum that earned him multiple scholarships for outstanding scholastics and community involvement. Dr. Abarca obtained his certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at Howard University School in Washington DC, finishing Top of his Class.

He participates locally and globally on mission trips with Mission of Mercy, and Somos Amigos in the Dominican Republic, respectively. As an active Diplomate of The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, he stays current with the newest medicines and dental treatments available for his patients. He has hospital privileges with the world-renowned Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital, and most recently, in February 2022, he was granted hospital privileges with Holtz Children’s Hospital, located in Miami, FL, affiliated with Jackson Health.

Learn more about Dr. Abarca at littlechampionsdental.com.

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