About Us

My Dentist for Life, P.A. is located just outside of Fort Lauderdale. We are minutes away from the Sawgrass Mills Mall. Our office specializes in all aspects of general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, emergency dental needs and dental implants.

Our Values:

We believe in outstanding dentistry, exceptional care and the best experience for all our patients. Our goal is to provide personalized dental care, dental prevention and dental education for the whole family.

Meet Dr. Saba Rizvi

Dr. Saba Rizvi has been practicing dentistry for over 18 years. She has maintained a private practice for 12 years in Southeast Florida. Dr. Rizvi received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Rutgers University in 1998 and completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey in 1998. She furthered her training by completing a General Practice Residency at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York City, an affiliate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in 1999.

Dr. Rizvi focuses her attention on general health and wellness for her patients. She and her team enjoy educating their patients on their dental disease and multiple options for treatment. Our office has committed to becoming gatekeepers for your total health, wellness and soul.

Dr. Rizvi has a passion for technology so she maintains the state-of-the-art dental office and the highest quality materials along with the best staff training and support. Her commitment to excellence shows in her passion to stay abreast of new techniques, materials, and technology in dentistry. To maintain the highest quality of care Dr. Rizvi attends over 100 hours of continuing education each year. Some of the highly prestigious programs includes Center for Advanced Dental Studies with Dr. Pete Dawson, Implant Dentistry Continuum with Dr. Arun Garg, Invisalign Certification, 6 Month Smiles certification, Clear Correct (invisible aligner therapy), Dr. Gorgon Christensen Foundation, at the well renowned Spear Education Center in Scottsdale, AZ and Broward Dental Research Clinic and multiple CEREC training courses.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, The Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, the International Congress Organization for Implants, Spear Study Club, and the CEREC Study Club.

Saba is equally passionate about her family and enjoys spending time with them. She is married to John Rizvi, a well-known Florida patent attorney and Adjunct Professor at Nova Law School, and is a proud mother of five children. She enjoys spending quality time with them. She also enjoys reading, cooking, photography, traveling and exercising.

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Avlyne Edwards Front Desk, Affordable Dental Center, Broward

Avlyne Edwards
Front Desk Coordinator

Avlyne is our lovely front desk coordinator. She handles all aspects of our front desk and is usually the smiling voice you hear when you call our office. She coordinates treatment plans and appointments and assists with financial arrangements and verifying your dental insurance.
Avlyne graduated from Charlotte Amalie High School in St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands in 1996 with honors. In 2004, she completed an Associate Degree in Business Management from Broward College. Avlyne has worked in the dental field for over 14 years in general and pediatric dentistry and really enjoys working with patients.
Her hobbies and interests include horses, going to the beach, watching movies, and spending time with her family. Avlyne and her husband, Michael, have been married 9 years and they enjoy spending time with their beautiful daughter.


Luz Arenas Head Dental Assistant

Luz Arenas
Dental Assistant & Clinic Coordinator

She has been with our practice since 2007 and is a Registered Dental Assistant. Luz completed her dental education at the Concorde Institute in 1999 and has over 15 years of experience working in periodontal, endodontic, and oral surgery. Luz also graduated with a degree in social work in 1997 and loves helping people.
She is an effective advocate for our patients’ dental health and welcomes our patients into the Affordable Dental Center family.
Luz is always available to answer any of your questions or concerns about your dental health.
When not working, Luz enjoys shopping and travelling and has a passion for learning about other cultures. She and her husband, Erik, enjoy spending time with their friends and family.


Giselle Fermin
Dental Hygienist

Giselle is our dental hygienist here at the Affordable Dental Center. She has always had a passion for dental hygiene. She was born in New York and graduated from the Dominican Republic as a dentist in 2006. Giselle has made South Florida her home since 2008.
Giselle’s first priority at the practice is in educating our patients on their dental health. She is truly a superstar dental hygienist!
While away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She loves travelling, trying new foods, and going shopping.


img1Talk of the Town: Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Award

With Dr. Rizvi and our outstanding team, it’s no surprise that My Dentist for Life was awarded the 2011 Talk of the Town: Customer Satisfaction Award.

We would like to thank our loyal patients and friends for giving us a 5 star rating in customer service. Patient satisfaction really is our top priority!