About Your Dentist
"Your smile can light up a room or heal someone’s day. Use it, as it just may change a stranger’s life.”
Dr. Leiva believes that he can make a difference in patients’ lives by treating every patient as family. His philosophy is to ensure patients are active participants in their treatment decisions and educate them as to how they can maintain a healthy smile and lifestyle.
Education & Continuing Education
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Dentistry - Kansas City, Missouri
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry
University of Missouri - Kansas City - Kansas City, Missouri
While completing his dental degree, Dr. Leiva was awarded honors in Predoctoral Advance Studies in Endodontics and American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for Excellence in Esthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Leiva has great respect for his profession, therefore placing value in continuing education, technological advances, and personal development.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Edgardo Leiva, a Honduras native, is excited to join the Christie Dental family and to be a resident of the beautiful Brevard County. Dr. Leiva is the oldest of seven and a dedicated husband and father.
Dr. Leiva enjoys working and serving people of all ages and backgrounds. He played collegiate soccer at Lewis and Clark Community College, McKendree University, and University of Missouri - Kansas City. Such collegiate experience helps him value his dental team as they practice patient centered care.
As a way to give back to the community, he founded Soccer Roots, an organization that aims to contribute to the development of the youth through soccer. Dr. Leiva enjoys painting, traveling, and outdoor sports. The majority of his spare time is dedicated to his lovely wife, Mayne Chiaparro, and their baby boy, Kai.