Dr. Alejandra Polanco, Dr. Ale was born and raised in New York City. She began her educational journey at the City University of New York Queens College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2008, with a major in Psychology and minor in Chemistry. Dr. Polanco then furthered her education by earning a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2015 from Columbia University in New York City. She realized in dental school that her pediatric patients tell the best stories and they need the most advocates for oral health. She went on to complete her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2017. After residency training, Dr. Polanco served underserved patients in community health centers in Green Bay, WI and Winter Haven, FL. In her spare time, Dr. Polanco enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband Anthony, her two crazy pups (Moo & Twinkie), traveling and exploring new restaurants in the Tampa Bay Area. Dr. Polanco and her husband just welcomed their first baby boy in November 2021!
After receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, he obtained a certificate in orthodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry in Oral Biology at Temple University Dental School at Philadelphia in 1989.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Association of Orthodontists, Hillsborough County Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Southern Association of Orthodontists and American Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Galeano is involved in the community by supporting sports programs and speaking to children about the benefits of orthodontics and dental home care in local school programs. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching recreational soccer, playing rackettball and spending quality time with his family.