Dr. Jorge C. Coro
Dr. Jorge C. Coro was born in Havana, Cuba.
Both his parents were highly regarded orthodontists in Havana. His
father, Dr. Carlos Coro, was the Dean of the University of Havana School
of Dentistry and Chairman of the Department of Orthodontics. In 1956, Dr. Carlos Coro served as president of the
Tweed Foundation for Orthodontic Research (which is based in Tucson,
Arizona and was the most prestigious and influential orthodontic
organization in the world at that time). After Dr. Carlos Coro's passing, Dr.
Jorge Coro's mother, Dr. Margarita A. Coro, was able to leave Cuba. After years of study, she obtained her Florida dental license and
opened an office at the age of 62.
Dr. Coro came to Miami in 1961 where he grew up. He
graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of
Science in Chemistry and obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of
Florida, College of Dentistry. He completed
his specialty training at the University of Tennessee where he earned a
Master's of Science in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
In 1981 he joined his mother's practice and in 1987, he opened the Coral Gables office where he is currently located. He
has been involved in organized dentistry, serving as President and Founding Member of the
West Dade Dental Society (1990-1991), the South Florida Academy of
Orthodontists (1993-1994) and the Florida Association of Orthodontists
(2006-2007). He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Coro has been utilizing the MEAW technique as taught
by Dr. Young H. Kim and Dr. Sadao Sato to successfully treat severe
skeletal malocclusions since 1995. He is
currently teaching the MEAW Course at the University of Florida and Nova
Southeastern University's Orthodontic Departments, where the residents
treat cases under his supervision.
Dr. Coro and his wife, Marisa, have two wonderful
daughters, Ivette and Nicole, both graduates of the University of
Florida. Ivette recently graduated from her orthodontic training and
joined the practice as a partner. In addition to his family and
orthodontics, Dr. Coro's other passion is freediving and spearfishing,
which he pursues as frequently as the weather permits.
Dr. Ivette M. Coro
Dr. Ivette Coro was born and raised in Coral Gables, Florida. While
growing up, she loved visiting her father's office and was always
interested in orthodontics. She graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes
Academy High School in 2002 and then proceeded on to the University of Florida where she studied Food Science and Human Nutrition and
received a Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Coro then received
her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida's
College of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Coro went on to
Nova Southeastern University where she received a Master's of Dental
Science Degree and a certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial
Dr. Coro remains active in local and national dental organizations, serving as a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, the Florida Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. She is also actively pursuing board certification in orthodontics, having successfully attained the status of Board Eligible Orthodontist to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists.