Meet Our Dentists
Award winning Dental Practioners
Janice M. Brand, DDS
Dr. Janice Brand recently celebrated her 25th year in her Oldsmar office, 3144-3 Tampa Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677. She is a 1990 graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry and has practiced dentistry in Pinellas County for 30 years. She is a member of the American Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, and is a Past President of the Upper Pinellas County Dental Association. She has been involved in leadership for many years, has served as a delegate to the Florida Dental Association, was a Legislative Contact Dentist, and currently (since 2006) serves as a dental board examiner for the State of Florida.
Dr. Brand keeps current with state-of-the-art dentistry and regularly attends many CE courses in cosmetic, implant, and general dentistry, including LSU’s Cosmetic Continuum. Dr. Brand enjoys all types of dentistry, from simple fillings to complex restorative cases. She has had several articles published in dental journals, and enjoys dental office design and decorating. Dr. Brand recently designed her current location, as well as decorated the interior.
Dr. Brand has been fortunate to have long-term staff members who share her passion for dentistry and regularly update with CE courses. Dr. Brand and her staff welcome new patients into the practice and assures all patients of a welcoming, caring environment.
Jesús L. Sojo, DMD Colonel (RET), USAF
Dr. Jesús L. Sojo grew up in Puerto Rico, where he attended the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras for his undergraduate studies. He was commissioned as an officer in the US Army and left in 1986 to complete a tour in Germany. After his military service, he pursued a new course and began studies at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, from which he obtained his dental degree in 1996. Dr. Sojo received a scholarship and commission with the US Air Force, where he completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. He also completed advanced courses in Pathology, Oral Surgery, Forensics, and Orofacial Pain.
Dr. Sojo served overseas in the Pacific and Europe for 12 consecutive years, maintaining a comprehensive general dentistry practice in addition to many senior-level duties including director of 2 dental facilities, leading mass disaster contingency response teams, and staffing new dentists in a residency program. He routinely provided leadership, mentoring, and lectures for the dentists and staff.
After 23 years of active duty military service, Dr. Sojo retired from the Air Force as a Colonel in 2015. He moved to Tampa, FL to continue practicing dentistry in the private sector. Dr. Sojo is fluent in Spanish and enjoys providing top-quality care and the best customer service experience. Dr. Sojo has received numerous awards as an outstanding dentist, including the coveted (TOPDOC) award in 2020, as well as the Tampa Style magazine Dentists Of The Year 2019 and was recently inducted into Continental Who’s Who as a professional pinnacle member in 2020.