Dr. Christina Makram is a Board Certified pediatric dentist who earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Stony Brook University in New York. While in dental school, she developed her love for pediatric dentistry and received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry pre-doctoral Student Award, and the Specialty Care Dentistry Association pre-doctorate Award for High Achievement in Dental Care for Persons with Disabilities. After continuing two additional years of residency training, Dr. Christina then received her Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. While completing her pediatric residency training, she shared the position of Chief Resident and served as a clinical instructor for the pre-doctorate pediatric program. Dr. Christina is excited to be a part of the Busciglio Smiles team and to call Tampa her home. She is committed to providing high-quality, compassionate dental care for her patients with a strong focus on prevention. Dr. Christina treats every child as if they were her own family member, and strives to make each child’s visit a fun, positive, educational and safe experience.  

Educational Degrees

  • Monticello High School (NY) – Valedictorian
  • Stony Brook University – Honors College Program – BA in Economics
  • Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine – DDS
  • Stony Brook University Hospital and School of Dental Medicine – Advanced Specialty Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry

Professional Organizations

  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • West Coast District Dental Association