Dr. Lawrence Lesperance was born and raised in Coral Gables, Florida. He graduated from Columbus High School, earned his B.A. in Biology from Brown University, in the Ivy League, where he also played football and rugby. He earned his dental degree from Emory University. He completed a one year General Practice Residency in Advanced Dentistry at Mount Sinai Medical Center on Miami Beach, Florida. He also completed an Advanced Dentistry program at the prestigious Pankey Institute on Key Biscayne, Florida, and completed training program from the renowned dentist Dr. Peter Dawson on TMD and occlusion. He is certified in CPR, Nitrous oxide sedation and restoration of the following dental implant systems: Nobel Biocare, Straumann, Ha-Ti, IMZ, Frialit-2, Astra, Biomet 3-I, BioHorizons and Thommen.

Dr. Lesperance is a proud member of the American Academy of Clear Aligners (AACA). The AACA is comprised of dentists across North America who embrace the use of Clear Aligner Orthodontic Therapy in their Dental Offices.


He takes pride in staying current with cutting-edge dentistry by attending numerous hours of continuing education courses all over the country every year and has acquired the latest technologically advanced dental equipment. He is one of the few CEREC dentists in the area.

Dr. Lesperance has enjoyed practicing dentistry since 1986. In November 2006, after practicing for 18 years in South Miami, Florida, he purchased the dental practice of Dr. Norman Zarr and Dr. Jack Power and relocated his dental office in Coral Gables, Florida. Renovations of the beautiful Mediterranean 1962-built office are now complete. Dr. Lesperance is fluent in English and Spanish.

Dr. Lesperance has three daughters, Kaley, Kristine and Kourtney, and lives in Coral Gables, Florida. Dr. Lesperance enjoys traveling, running, biking, roller blading, ocean kayaking, swimming and occasionally competing in a local 5K or sprint triathalon race.


Bachelors Degree
B.A. in Biology
Brown University

Doctoral Degree
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Emory University

General Practice Residency
Advanced Dentistry
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Advanced Dentistry Program
Pankey Institute

TMD and Occlusion Training
Trained by Dr. Peter Dawson


Menegay and Sims DDS PA – 1997 to 2004
South Miami, FL

South Gables Dental – 2004 to Present
Coral Gables, FL


American Dental Association

Florida Dental Association

South Florida District Dental Association

Riviera Dental Study Club

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