Pediatric Dental Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Mark S. Webman, DDS, FAAPD, FICD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

South Miami Pediatric Dental Associates
 

Dr. Webman - Pediatric Dentist in South MiamiMark S. Webman is a graduate of the University of Miami (BBA, Finance).  He received his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University (DDS) where he was the 1976 American Society of Dentistry for Children’s Most Outstanding Student in Pediatric Dentistry.  After graduation, he completed a two year fellowship in pediatric dentistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Eastman Dental Center. 

Dr. Webman is Board Certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  Board Certification is a very rigorous process which involves a written examination and an oral examination by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  He has been honored as a fellow of the International College of Dentistry.  He has been very active in organized dentistry and has served in many state and local positions including the President of the South Dade Dental Society and the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  He was previously the Chief of Dentistry at Miami Children’s Hospital and has served on the hospital’s Medical Executive Committee. 

Dr. Webman is the author of several publications on pediatric dentistry and has been a speaker at numerous dental and medical meetings.  He splits his time between private practice and as an instructor at the residency program in pediatric dentistry at Miami Children’s Hospital.  He and his wife, Bonnie, have three adult children and three grandchildren.  He is a native Floridian and enjoys traveling the world.  Closer to home, he enjoys fishing and exploring the Everglades.

Mario J. Martinez, DDS, FAAPD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

South Miami Pediatric Dental Associates
 

Dr. Martinez - Pediatric Dentist in South MiamiDr. Mario J. Martinez was raised in Miami, FL  and attended Christopher Columbus High School, class of 1988.  He graduated from the University of Florida (Bachelor’s of Science in Advertising) in 1993 and the University of Iowa (Doctor of Dental Surgery) in 1998.  While at the University of Iowa, he was presented with the “Dean’s Leadership Award” his senior year.

After graduation he completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) in New York City where he served as Chief Resident his second year and taught at NYU’s College of Dentistry.  While at LMC he published an article in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry titled “The New Era of Pretracheal/Precordial Stethoscopes.”  Dr. Martinez is involved in many local dental study clubs and has served as President of the Rivera Dental Study Club and South Dade Dental Study Club.  He has lectured locally and internationally on Pediatric Dentistry.   In 2009, he presented a lecture in Barbados to the Caribbean Dental Conference titled, “Nitrous Oxide and Pediatric Dentistry.”

Dr. Martinez has been on staff at Miami Children’s Hospital for over 10 years and is former Chief of the Dental Department at Miami Children’s Hospital.  He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association and the Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Martinez is board certified in Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  Board Certification is a very rigorous process which involves a written examination and an oral examination by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  Dr. Martinez is married to his wife, Arlene, and has two daughters and one son.

Rebecca Lenard, DMD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

South Miami Pediatric Dental Associates

Dr. Lenard - Pediatric Dentist in South Miami

Dr. Rebecca Lenard was born and raised in Miami, Florida and was Dr. Webman’s patient growing up. She graduated from Ransom Everglades School and then received her BA in Neuroscience and Behavior from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City, Class of 2008. She returned to Florida to get her doctorate of dental medicine  (DMD) from University of Florida College of Dentistry, Class of 2012, and received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Predoctoral Student Award. In 2014, she completed a two-year pediatric dental residency at the University of Florida in Naples where, in her second year, she held the position of Chief Resident.

Dr. Lenard is board certified in Pediatric Dentistry and currently serves as a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Lenard is on staff at Miami Children’s Hospital in addition to providing comprehensive care in the office, including oral and IV sedation. 

Coming full circle, Dr. Lenard is thrilled to be working in the office where she first learned about being a pediatric dentist.

 
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