Dr. Ivan O. Parra, DDS, Director of Education, Chief Academic Officer.

 Dr. Ivan O Parra graduated from New York University School of Dentistry in 1996.  He obtained his bachelor’s degree and Doctor in Dental Surgery Degree from Universidad Javeriana in Colombia in 1976.  Dr. Parra is a well recognized Dentist in his community; he has owed multiple practices throughout his career in Colombia, New York and Florida.  Currently, Dr. Parra is the Owner/CEO of Dolphin Dental Care in Plantation and Hallandale Florida and Director of Education at Dolphin Dental Career Institute in Plantation, Florida.  He is an active member of the American Dental Association and Florida Dental Association.

With over 30 years of experience in the field of dentistry, Dr. Parra’s passion for the field of dentistry still remains the thriving force of his life. Being able to build personal relationships with each of his patients is one of the most important and rewarding aspects of being a Dentist. Other than family, his practice and helping his community will always be the main priority in my life.


Dental Assistant, Dental Front Office Management, Dental Radiology, Dental Expanded Functions


ID Event Name Duration Start Date
EV15Workshop: GCSE Japanese Culture14 daysJanuary 1, 2017
EV142015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture3 daysJanuary 3, 2017