• Our Partners

    Dr. Andrew Forrest



    Dr. Forrest is a third-generation dentist and completed his clinical research at the University of Miami on the interdisciplinary management of cancer treatment, irradiation therapy, and implantology.

    This earned him the prestigious Straumann ITI Implant Dentistry Scholarship Award. While attending Dental School, Dr. Forrest completed two Periodontics externships at New York University and Harvard University. Dr. Forrest completed his three-year specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, earning his master’s degree focusing on oral immunology.

    Additionally, he is a faculty reviewer for the Periodontics Chapter in the McGraw Hill Clinical Dentistry textbook. He retains a teaching appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Florida. To date, Dr. Forrest has placed more than 20,000 dental implants while serving as the Clinical Director of Orange Park Dental Partners. Dr. Forrest is also a part of the Clear Choice Dental Implant Team. Since 2016, he has lectured nationwide to practitioners on behalf of Envista, Nobel Biocare, and Implant Direct. He shares his methodology, teaching others how to attain the highest possible results in implant dentistry.

    Dr. Sam Kleitches: Sam J. Kleitches DDS | Charlotte, NC
    I’ve been practicing since ‘89, and my top priority has always been the care of my patients. The Guardian partnership allows me to focus on my patient care, maintain the highest standards of dentistry, and do the work that I love without the stresses that come with running a business.– Dr. Kleitches
    Dr. Jake Moon: Savannah Dental Care| Aubrey, TX.
    I can keep doing what I’m doing while working toward partnership.– Dr. Jake Moon
    Dr. Yu: Carp Dental | Philadelphia, PA
    Guardian is different. They recognize potential and award partnership benefits right away.– Dr. Yu
    Drs. Hisham Barakat, Sanae Berrada, Uzma Ansari | Virginia
    Our initial and continued partnership with GDP has exceeded our expectations. We used to dream about the success we’re having as a group now. This has truly been a transformational experience in so many ways for everyone on our team.– Hisham Barakat
    Drs. Amit Ganglani, Joti Johal, Thayer Bouali, and Richard Dunning: Fresh Dental | Charlotte Metro
    We’ve always had a clear vision of what our Fresh Dental brand could become. Guardian has helped us focus on bringing that vision to life. We’ll be building new practices, adding great partner practices to our team across our region, and continuing to grow our legacy business. We’re so excited for what’s to come.– Dr. Joti Johal