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Dr. Follweiler

Dr_Robert_Follweiler_DDS_PA_ProfileDr. Follweiler was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from North Carolina State University with honors. He was a varsity football player and during his junior and senior year he was selected to the All Academic Atlantic Coast Conference Team. He continued his education at Temple University Dental School in Philadelphia where he graduated second in his class and was inducted into the OKU honors fraternity.

Dr. Follweiler practiced in the Philadelphia area before he began his periodontal residency at Temple University. has been practicing Periodontal Medicine on the Treasure Coast for 30 years. Periodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. Dr. Follweiler graduated from the periodontal program in 1976. He was involved with several clinical research programs while he was pursuing his degree.

Robert Follweiler DDS PA Specializing in Periodontology and Laser Technology Throughout his 30-year practice in Stuart Dr. Follweiler has been a member of The American Dental Association, The American Academy of Periodontology, The Florida Dental Association, and The Florida Periodontal Association. He is also a member of the Treasure Coast Chapter of the Seattle Study Club and has served as an advisor during his membership. Dr. Follweiler is an avid fly fisherman, sports enthusiast, conservationist and gardener. Dr. Follweiler with his wife Paula and their two children have lived in the Stuart area for thirty years.

Dr. Follweiler, along with his staff attends many postgraduate courses throughout the year to stay current on all the innovations in the health care field. Dr.Follweiler believes that your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, and they can with proper care.

Safety, prevention, state of the art technology and gentle care are the cornerstone’s of the practice. Periodontal health and total body wellness are now scientifically linked.

In the early stages periodontal disease is often symptom free. In Dr. Follweiler’s office they stress, “Don’t wait until It hurts!” Dr. Follweiler specializes in laser treatment, Periodontal Plastic surgery and smile enhancement as well as complete treatment planning.

Dr. DeTure

dr-detureBorn in Gainesville, Florida
Graduated Winter Park High School, Florida Academic Scholar
Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tulane University, Biology Honor Society
Doctor of Dental Medicine University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dean’s List
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in the Specialty of Periodontology,
University of Tennessee at Memphis in conjunction with the Memphis Veterans Administration Medical Corps

Dr. DeTure’s training was in Evidence Based Periodontics, including regenerative, pocket reduction, antimicrobial, and implant therapy. Special emphasis was placed on root coverage procedures, esthetic periodontal plastic surgery, bone regeneration, implant and laser therapy.

When not working, Dr. DeTure enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies are traveling, exercise, skiing, fishing and football.

  • Diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology
  • Chief Resident of UT Memphis
  • Private Practice in General Dentistry, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Clinical Adjunctive Professor of Periodontics, NOVA Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine
  • Clinical Adjunctive Professor of UF Center for Implant Dentistry, Department of OMFS at University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Co-Chairman of the Clinical Periodontics Department at the Broward Dental Research Clinic Visiting Lecturer
  • Graduate Periodontics & OMFS University of Florida, College of Dentistry on Periodontal Plastic Surgery
  • Graduate Periodontics University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry on Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Implants, Ridge Augmentation and Practice Management
  • Broward County Community College Dental Hygiene program on Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment
  • National Lecturer for OraPharma on Locally Delivered Antimicrobials and Astra Tech on Treatment Planning Dental Implants
  • Founder of AskADentist.com and Co-Founder of Smile Club Foundation
  • Member of the following Professional Organizations:
    • American Academy of Periodontology, Diplomat 2004
    • Southern Academy of Periodontology
    • Florida Society of Periodontology
    • International Congress of Oral Implantology
    • Western Society of Periodontology
    • American Dental Association (ADA)
    • Florida Dental Association (FDA)
    • Atlantic Coast District Dental Association-Vice President
    • Broward County Dental Association-Past President
    • Broward Dental Research Clinic-President

We at the Stuart Center for Laser Periodontics and Implants, welcome you to our practice. We are proud to serve the periodontal needs of people from Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Indian River, Vero Beach, Palm City, Port Salerno, Hobe Sound, Fort Pierce, Jensen Beach, West Palm, Gardens, Palm Beach, and Jupiter, FL. Dr. Nick DeTure and Dr. Robert Follweiler are your Stuart periodontists, specializing in the treatment of gum disease. The Stuart Center for Laser Periodontics and Implants is a “state of the art” practice using the latest digital radiology, micro-surgery techniques and alternative treatments that are available. We pride ourselves in providing excellent, innovative and comprehensive care with compassion and understanding.


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