Meet Dr. Rafael Morales DDS
Rafael Morales, DDS
Cosmetic & Restorative Dentist
Dr. Rafael Morales, DDS, is an accomplished cosmetic, implant and restorative dentist in Boca Raton, FL where he has been practicing for the last 15 years. Dr. Morales’ practice philosophy is to treat his patients as he would treat his own family, and that’s how Smiles of Boca was born. He set out to create a comfortable and intimate experience in which patients can feel like part of the Smiles of Boca family.
With his keen eye for aesthetics, an artist’s touch and attention to detail, Dr. Morales has developed a reputation as a talented, highly meticulous cosmetic dentist and is rated as one of the top dentists in South Florida.
Education & Experience
Dr. Morales holds two degrees in dentistry, having earned a dentist degree at the Javeriana University School of Dentistry in his native Bogota, Colombia in 1997, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Advanced Standing Program at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in Los Angeles, California in 2005.
Having trained with some of the best and most prominent cosmetic dentists in the world, Dr. Morales has specialized in cosmetic procedures, delivering world class cosmetic dentistry right here in Boca Raton, FL. With over 20 years experience, Dr. Rafael Morales DDS has performed thousands of cosmetic, implant and restorative procedures, with a minimally-invasive, conservative approach and state-of-the-art technology.
Certifications & Affiliations
Dr. Morales has completed extensive continued education in the areas of cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, full-mouth rehabilitation, orthodontics and clear aligners. He regularly attends world renowned institutions and events in advanced dental studies like the Spear Institute, E4D University, Hiossen Implant Training, Invisalign, Progressive Orthodontics, among others.
Dr. Rafael Morales DDS holds certifications from Invisalign as a Preferred Provider, Lumineer by Cerinate, Snap On Smile by Denmat and DSD Digital Smile Design.
Dr. Morales is an active member of the dental profession and belongs to numerous dental associations including the American Dental Association, the Academey of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Florida Dental Association and Spear Study Club.
Dr. Morales was born in Medellin, Colombia, growing up in a military family that took him around the world from an early age. After moving to the US and completing studies in California, he moved to Boca Raton, FL, where he’s made a home with his wife Elvia and their two boys, Lucas and Mateo. Dr. Morales is an avid soccer fan, he likes to travel and mountain biking. His hobbies include photography, painting, sculpting and woodworking, through which he has acquired skills that he applies in his daily dental practice.