Meet The Team

Welcome To Our Gainesville, FL Dental Office

At Northwest Family Dental, we are proud to offer convenient services to meet all of your dental needs. Our team of professionals offer dynamic dental care to patients in Gainesville, Florida, and the surrounding areas. Using advanced dental technologies and quality materials, we will provide you with the support you need to maintain a happy, healthy smile. Call us today to schedule an appointment with our experienced Gainesville dentist!

Alberto Lopez de Castro, DDS

Experienced General Dentist

"Awesome team. The dentist is super friendly and takes his time to help me understand my needs in words that I can understand. Low pressure, friendly team. Super comfortable with all of the staff I interacted with. Five stars!" Casey S. Read more Dental Reviews

Alberto Lopez de Castro, DDS a native Cuban, graduated from the Medical Sciences University College of Dentistry in Santa Clara, Cuba in 2012. He later earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Lopez de Castro is a member of the American Dental Association and has several years of experience in general dentistry, with a special interest in cosmetic procedures. He now resides in Gainesville, FL with his fiancée where he enjoys reading, spending time with his family, and playing sports.

Christina Bukata, DMD

Christina Bukata, DMD grew up in Parkland, Florida and knew she wanted to be a dentist by the time she was in the 4th grade. She attended Harriet L Wilkes Honors College of FAU and then continued on to the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Graduating from UFCD allowed her exposure to many specialty dental programs, including an implant center. Dr. Bukata is a member of many dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Bukata loves doing volunteer work. She has been involved in local initiatives to provide dental care to underserved populations through FreeDOM Clinic and Gainesville Ministry Clinic. She has also been overseas in Quito and Ambato, Ecuador serving the community with much needed dental care. She is also an active Children’s Miracle Network Ambassador.

Dr. Bukata enjoys collaborating with patients to create and maintain healthy and happy smiles. She finds it rewarding to witness a patient with dental anxiety become comfortable and excited about dental care. Some of her favorite procedures to perform are restorative, prosthodontic and cosmetic dentistry. She loves photography, videography, and graphic design art. She also enjoys being outdoors, playing chess, local thrift store shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dr. Christina Bukata
Northwest Family Dental
3731 NW 40th Terrace #A
Gainesville, FL 32606
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