Dr. Raymond Santa-Cruz
Dr. Raymond Santa-Cruz is a native Floridian, born and raised in South Florida. He received his undergraduate education at the United States Naval Academy, earning a BS in Systems Engineering. Upon graduation from Annapolis, Dr. Santa-Cruz completed flight school and earned his wings as a Naval Flight Officer. After almost a decade of honorable military service and several overseas deployments, he resigned his active duty commission and enrolled at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry. In dental school, Dr. Santa-Cruz won several academic awards, was elected an Ethics Committee member by his peers, and served as president of a Student Dental Association. Upon graduation, he moved back to his home state and began his practice of General Dentistry in Southwest Florida. Dr. Santa-Cruz continues to serve his nation as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserves Dental Corps, while continually seeking to improve himself by taking as much Continuing Dental Education as possible. Whenever possible, Dr. Santa-Cruz tries to give back to the community by volunteering with organizations such as Projects Dentists Care, Meals on Wheels, Toys for Tots and is also a member of St. Francis Xavier Church. He enjoys being in and around the water, and above all else Dr. Santa-Cruz treasures the time he spends with his beautiful wife Christina and their sons Reeves and Rowan.