Meet Dr. Baker

Craig Baker, DMD, PL

Dentist in Clearwater, Florida.

Dr. Craig Baker and his staff are here to take care of all your oral health needs.

Part of the quality service we provide is the friendly and good-natured team we have assembled. They are competent and also very caring. We want you to be happy with the services they provide, and we know you will appreciate their help in every treatment you may need.

Skilled, Experienced Dentist

Dr. Craig Baker is pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to his neighbors in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Largo & Pinellas Park.

Clearwater dentist, Dr. Craig Baker, is committed to providing you with excellent dentistry in a comfortable environment. You deserve a skilled, experienced dental team that can help you ensure great oral health. Experience what patient-centered care can do for you. At Baker Cosmetic & Family Dentistry we welcome new patients of all ages.


Dr. Craig Baker earned his dental degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, after earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Baker has taken numerous postgraduate education courses, with specific training in advanced dental implants and mini implants, occlusion, and endodontics (root canal therapy), aesthetic dentistry. His most recent training in smile makeovers gives him the ability to improve anyone’s smile with a wide variety of options. His commitment to lifelong education means he is constantly evaluating emerging dental methods and technologies in order to provide his patients with the best results in the least invasive manner with a high emphasis on comfort. This commitment ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow.

16+ Years Practicing Cosmetic, Family & Implant Dentistry in Clearwater

Dr. Baker is a skilled dentist in all aspects of cosmetic & family dentistry.

Dr. Cecilia Perera, DDS

Dentist in Clearwater, Florida.
Dr. Cecilia Perera is a seasoned and board-certified periodontist who brings a wealth of expertise to Creating Smiles Dental. Graduating from Santa Maria University in Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Perera pursued advanced studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, earning a Master’s in Science of Dentistry.
With a passion for periodontics, Dr. Perera is a diplomate in Periodontics, showcasing proficiency in implant placement, bone grafting, and comprehensive treatment of periodontal diseases. Her commitment extends to addressing issues like recession, sinus augmentation, extractions, and soft tissue grafting with precision. Additionally, Dr. Perera is skilled in performing crown lengthening, pocket reduction surgery, and guided tissue regeneration, ensuring the highest standard of periodontal care for her patients.
Beyond the dental realm, Dr. Perera is a devoted family person, finding joy in spending time with her husband and young son, who is currently in kindergarten. Born in the city of New Orleans and raised in Venezuela, Dr. Perera effortlessly transitions between English and Spanish. Avid travelers, Dr. Perera’s family frequently explores new destinations, gravitating towards the serenity of music, an integral part of her life.
Dr. Perera’s dedication to her patients and her field is evident in her continuous pursuit of excellence and her compassionate approach to care. 

Modern Dentistry in a Calm and Relaxed Environment

Our team will make you feel at home as soon as you arrive at our office. Feel free to come to them at any moment with enquiries or requests. They will be happy to take care of your needs as quickly as possible.

Dr. Craig Baker is a warm and caring man and will listen to your goals and concerns. He will make sure you understand everything about procedures. You will be able to relax and feel comfortable regarding your treatment.

Amenities to Help You Relax

We want patients to enjoy their time at our office. We are proud of our clean and beautiful practice, with comfortable furnishings and open areas. You will feel stress-free and content during your visits, helped by our home-like appearance.

Aiming for further satisfaction in the dental chair, we will provide pillows, blankets and headphones if needed.

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We Will Keep You Comfortable

Patients’ comfort is our highest priority. We will do our best to make your visit as pleasant and stress-free as possible. Dr. Baker only uses advanced technology and minimally invasive procedures that make procedures more efficient and gentle.

To help those with anxiety and make it easier for them to undergo prolonged procedures, Dr. Baker has various sedation options, with both inhaled and oral administration.

comfortable patient of dr. baker dentist in clearwater

Gentle Injections Using Special Anesthetics

Dr. Baker always gives gentle injections to their patients by first applying a topical anesthetic that will effectively desensitize the soft tissues. The feedback from our patients is that they felt very little or nothing at all.

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