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.

Amanda Ward, DMD

Dr. Amanda Ward’s enthusiasm and dedication to patient care and well being has followed her throughout her education and experience. For her pre-dental studies, Dr. Ward earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree from the University of Florida before she attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry and earned her Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree. While attending the UAB School of Dentistry, she provided dental treatment to residents of the Birmingham retirement community. She also held several leadership positions while completing her education, including Vice President of the Alabama Student Chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry. She also assisted with several annual community service projects throughout her dental education in Birmingham, such as providing free dental screenings and resources to undeserved children as well as participating in the UAB School of Dentistry’s Community Cares Day, which provides free dental treatment to over 500 low-income patients. Dr. Ward then returned to Florida and completed her General Practice Residency program at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, where she spent the year providing comprehensive dental care to the area’s veteran population. During her residency, she attended post-doctoral courses at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Political Action Committee, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Student Dental Association and the American Association of Women Dentists. In her spare time, you can find Dr. Ward traveling, cooking and hiking with her husband. They also enjoy going to concerts and music festivals and spending time with their dog, Pepper.
Amanda Ward
Northwest Family Dental
3731 NW 40th Terrace #A
Gainesville, FL 32606
8:00am - 5:00pm
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