About Your Dentist

Joseph Rodriguez, DMD

"Life is too short not to smile."

My Mission

"My mission in dentistry is to provide my patients with the highest quality of care possible. I want to assist my patients with having superior oral health care, while also staying up-to-date with the latest philosophies in dentistry. It is important that every patient feels educated and comfortable with all of the procedures."


Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Erie, PA

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Florida Gulf Coast University – Fort Myers, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Rodriguez is currently an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Dental Association and American Dental Association. He is committed to taking advantage of every opportunity for expanding his knowledge and skill through continuing education and advanced training. 

Life & Hobbies

When he isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. Rodriguez spends his free time with his wife and two dogs. He enjoys working out, playing and watching sports, and most importantly, enjoying life. Dr. Rodriguez is passionate about giving back to his community, especially through events like the Florida Mission of Mercy.

Emma Hughes, DMD

“Oral health is an essential quality of overall health. Achieving good oral health is one of the most important steps a person can take toward enjoying a healthier, happier lifestyle.”

My Mission

“My mission is to create a welcoming environment for every patient where they can feel comfortable and confident that they are receiving high-quality, consistent dental care.”


Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry 
LECOM School of Dental Medicine – Bradenton, FL

Bachelor of Science in Biology & Bachelor of Arts in Spanish 
Wofford College – Spartanburg, SC

Professional Memberships

Dr. Hughes is a member of the American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Hughes moved to Florida for Dental School (where she met her husband, Michael, who is also a dentist). Away from the office she loves baking, fishing with her husband, and spending time with her dogs, Sutton and Stella.