Your Family's Dentists in Gainesville, Florida - Cruz Davis Dental


Our Practice

Cruz Davis Family & Cosmetic Dentistry provides general, cosmetic, and emergency dental services for all ages in our Gainesville, Florida, office. We also offer specialized services like Dental Implants, Invisalign®, and BOTOX®.

Many of our patients are from in and around Alachua County, home of the University of Florida Gators, and we treat a great number of University of Florida and Santa Fe College students, athletes, and faculty, as well as UF Health Shands Hospital and NFRMC employees. We also have quite a few international patients who hail from distant locations as UF is a center for research and cultural exchange. We welcome patients from all walks of life, and we look forward to meeting and treating you.

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We make every effort to communicate effectively with all of our patients.

 Thanks to our area's diversity, we treat families from around the world in our Gainesville FL dental office.

Thanks to our area's diversity, we treat families from around the world in our Gainesville FL dental office.

We value individuality and diversity and pledge to provide the same pleasant atmosphere and top-quality dental care for patients of all backgrounds. We are a holistic healthcare provider in that our treatment philosophy recognizes the interconnected nature of Oral Health with all other aspects of your body and general well-being. We do not just treat your teeth - we treat You. We also respect the individuality of each dental patient and his or her personal healthcare philosophies. Our mutual goal is pride in your healthy, beautiful, and natural-looking teeth.

We respect your opinion as well as your budget. You and the doctor will create a customized treatment plan that suits your needs and budget. Your readiness to proceed will dictate our movement through the plan.


We specialize in treating patients who have dental anxiety, are phobic, or have been traumatized by past experiences. We understand your fears and promise to be patient and gentle. Why suffer when you don’t have to? We do offer anti-anxiety medications and conscious sedation services to help ‘take the edge off’.

Our family-run business depends on making you smile brightly, and at
Cruz Davis Dental, we aim to surpass and redefine your expectations of
dental care and customer service.

Phone: 352-384-0050

Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm, 7am hygiene appointments available

Off-hours Emergency visits available.

Yulien Cruz-Davis, DMD


Dr. Cruz-Davis is proud to call North Florida and Gainesville his home.

Dr. Cruz-Davis began his dental education in 1998 at the University of Havana where he apprenticed in Maxillofacial Surgery. Later he graduated from the University of Florida - Phi Beta Kappa.

He studied dentistry at UF and graduated with his DMD and the Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award, the Endodontics Molar Award, and the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award.

Dr. Cruz-Davis received his Dental Implants Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologist (ICOI). He is excited to offer dental implant services to patients in the Gainesville FL area.

Dr. Cruz-Davis' approach to dentistry is conservative in that his priorities in treatment are to protect the organic tooth structure while maintaining the natural look of the teeth and smile.


Beside directing and working at CDD, Dr. Cruz-Davis is a faculty member at UF's College of Dentistry where he teaches and assesses students as they work on some of their first patients. The dental school environment allows Dr. Cruz-Davis to keep apprised of the latest research and technological advancements in medicine and dentistry.

Dr. Cruz-Davis is honest, hard-working, punctual, and he respects your time and your budget. He specializes in giving gentle and compassionate treatment to patients, quickly gaining the trust of those with extreme cases of dental anxiety. He is also active in community service through volunteer dentistry and oral hygiene education to low-income populations and schoolchildren.

Our Office


Our office is nestled in the natural greenery of the Thornebrook area of Gainesville, Florida, with patient rooms bathed in light entering through large windows. A bright comfortable lobby with a Keurig coffee machine reflect our desire to provide a professional, yet informal and relaxing atmosphere.

Click here for a virtual tour of our office (not available on most cell phones).

The Staff of Cruz Davis Family & Cosmetic Dentistry


Our staff, many of whom have worked in the field of dentistry for decades, consists of educated, considerate, and compassionate professionals. We are constantly updating our procedures, techniques, and protocol in order to stay current with the latest research and recommendations. Any member of our experienced staff would be happy to assist you in any way possible, so please do not hesitate to ask.

Gainesville FL dentist Yulien Cruz-Davis enjoys a variety of activities outside of his professional interests

Dr. Cruz-Davis

•International Congress of Oral Implantologists Fellow (ICOI) 2018

•University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) 2007 – 2011

•University of Havana College of Dentistry 1998 – 2001

•Clinical Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences at UFCD (Presently)

•Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

•Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

•Ritz-Carlton Hotels Quality Leader, 2002 - 2005

•Dental Health Community Outreach Work Includes: Alachua Multi-County Migrant Fairs, Alachua County Public and Private Schools, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Santa Fe College ‘We Care’ Program