Dr. Ofilio J. Morales was born in Managua, Nicaragua, Central America, graduating in 1977 at La Salle High School. He received a Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Biochemistry from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His Dental Degree was completed at the Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Central America, with Cum Laude Honors. He is fully licensed by the Florida Dental Board to practice dentistry since 1991.
Dr. Morales spent four years at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where he did his training as an oral and maxillofacial Surgeon. He continued his studies with a one year fellowship in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and arthroscopic corrections in Miami, Florida under a world renowned individual, Dr. Joseph P. McCain. He has contributed various chapters in textbooks and updates for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and he is Board Certified. Dr. Morales keeps up with modern technology by attending several continuing education courses throughout the year.
Dr. Morales is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Oralfacial Pain, The American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Central Florida District Dental Association, Dental Society of Greater Orlando, Guatemala Dental Society, American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and subscribes to their codes of ethics. Dr. Morales is a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is affiliated with area Hospitals including Orlando Regional Medical Center, Florida Hospital, Arnold Palmer Hospital and Dr. P. Phillips Hospital.
Dr. Morales and his wife Gloria, a General Dentist, live along with their sons, Carlos and Nicolas in Orlando. Dr. Morales enjoys the outdoors and is an avid basketball and lacrosse fan.