Dr. John DeStefon is proud to be serving the residents of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County with thoughtful, personalized general and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. John combines the latest technology with compassionate dental care to help patients of all ages achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.
After earning a bachelor’s degree with honors at the University of Florida in Gainesville he earned his doctorate in dental medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. Prior to joining private practice he gained clinical experience treating those in need in public health.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Broward County Dental Association. With the goal of providing comprehensive dentistry in the most effective, efficient, and comfortable manner, Dr. John has committed 100s of hours of continuing education in many areas of dentistry including, cosmetics, endodontics, orthodontics, and oral surgery.
Dr. Cook was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. After high school he attended Florida State University where he graduated with honors with a degree in Biological Sciences. Upon graduation he moved to south Florida and attended Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry during which he was invited in consecutive years to attend a dental mission trip to Jamaica to help treat those with no access to dental care.
At graduation, Dr. Cook was awarded The Southern Academy of Prosthodontics Award, The American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Since graduation Dr. Cook has worked throughout south Florida expanding his skills and knowledge working with some of Florida’s top dentists.