Experienced Dentist - Vero Beach, FL
Get to Know Dr. Courtney Lombardo
Dr. Lombardo was born in New York, but she considers herself a Floridian. She grew up in Jupiter, Florida with her family and played club lacrosse and volleyball in high school. Today, she is happy to call Vero Beach her home and loves serving the community by helping people protect and improve their smiles. To start getting to know her ahead of your first visit, read on below.
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
Dr. Lombardo has always loved the arts. In high school and college, she took various art classes where she was able to pursue and grow her passion. Growing up, she spent a lot of her summers in her father’s plastic surgery office working with patients and shadowing him on surgeries. She knew she wanted a career that merged both medicine and art, and dentistry was able to fulfill her dream. Now, she is able to help people while expressing her artistic side designing and developing her patients’ smiles.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Lombardo earned her bachelor’s degree at Emory University in Atlanta and later moved to Boston, where she researched bone regeneration techniques at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Lombardo graduated cum laude from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and went on to complete her Advanced Education in General Dentistry through the University of Florida in St. Petersburg, specializing in implant dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, and advanced prosthodontics.
Since leaving school, she has taken several hours of continuing education, studying full mouth rehabilitation at The Dawson Academy and with Drs. Strupp and Brumm. She has completed the entire curriculum of Implant Educators, an implantology continuum focused on guided implant surgery. She is also an active member of the Seattle Study Club, where she continues to learn from dental colleagues/specialists here along the Treasure Coast. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Treasure Coast Dental Society.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Lombardo lives in Vero Beach with her fiancé, and they enjoy spending time outdoors with family and friends. She loves scuba diving (she has been certified since she was 10 years old), boating, fishing, hiking, and traveling to experience different cultures and cuisines.