Meet Dr. Arauz

Our Mission

Bauer Dentistry takes pride in treating their patients with impeccable service and quality, as well as providing them with a first-class education. Dr Bauer feels if the patients have the right tools for decision making regarding their dental health, they will be on their way to a bright, healthy smile that will last a lifetime.

Dr Alfredo Arauz - South Tampa General & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr Alfredo Arauz – South Tampa General & Cosmetic Dentist

Alfredo Arauz, D.M.D

Dr. Arauz is a general and cosmetic dentist who believes “Life is too short not to smile“. His passion for dentistry started in high school after shadowing a dentist in his hometown of Miami. After graduating high school with an International Baccalaureate diploma from Coral Reef Senior High, he attended the University of Florida and graduated with a degree in Human Nutrition with Dean’s List honors. While at the University of Florida, Dr. Arauz was published in the Journal of the American Society for Microbiology for his research of the correlation between cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease under Dr. Ann Progulske-Fox. Dr. Arauz, then obtained his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

After graduation Dr. Arauz has been taking countless hours of continuing education in all aspects of dentistry with a focus in the Spear Academy in Scottsdale, Arizona to further his education in the most current and new cosmetic techniques. He is also an Invisalign certified provider. Dr. Arauz takes pride not only in creating a coveted beautiful smile but in giving his patients the best dental experience possible while increasing their overall dental health education and awareness.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. Arauz enjoys weightlifting, running, fishing, and traveling.

Associations & Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • South Florida District Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Hispanic Dental Association
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry


Bauer Dentistry loves to give back to the community commencing their third year of service: Bauer Dentistry Gives Back. They open up their office and treat up to 100 people per year.