Dr. Navarro was born in Managua, Nicaragua. He moved to South Florida at a young age to start a new life full of dreams and hope. He played baseball at Nova high school where he won the Florida state championship. It was baseball that opened the doors to a college education. He played collegiate baseball at Lagrange College in Georgia where he earned a degree in biochemistry. During his college years he shadowed a local dentist where he fell in love with dentistry.
He earned his DMD degree from the Medical College of Georgia (now Augusta University) and practiced as a general dentist in Warner Robins, Georgia. It was during his training in pediatric dentistry in Brooklyn, New York when Dr. Navarro was exposed to Orthodontics and realized that creating beautiful smiles gave him great satisfaction and Orthodontics could greatly impact a patient’s life. He finished pediatric dentistry at NYU Lutheran Medical Center and practiced as a pediatric dentist in Queens, NY. He earned his certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at NYU Hospital Centers earning the Theodore L. Jerrold award in recognition for outstanding achievement.