About Us

Message from the CEO

Thank you for visiting Livebetterhc.com, our online home for Live Better Health Center.

At Live Better we inspire our patients. We are passionate about our patients and the quality of service we provide. We connect with them and uplift their lives. Our work goes beyond our services. It’s really about the HUMAN CONNECTION we establish with one patient at a time.

We believe in bringing people together, inspiring change and making a difference in people’s lives.

I am pleased to introduce you to the many services we provide for helping you and your loved ones live longer, healthier lives.

Make the change to Live Better!


Esther Santana, DMD, President & CEO

Mission Statement

Live Better Health Center’s mission is to RE-ENERGIZE YOUR HEALTH. Not just treat disease, but to live better, healthier lives through prevention, exercise and nutrition.”

Our Vision

Where our company wants to go and how we are going to get there:

  • Our Team works to create a better future for all our patients and their families.
  • Our Team helps all our patients feel good and look good by improving their health and well being.
  • We will energize and motivate our communities to take actions that can make a difference in their lives.
  • We will establish clinical pathways to grow our company while maintaining quality close relationships with our patients and their families.

Our Doctors & Staff

Lorenzo Munoz, MD, Chief Medical Officer

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Doctor Munoz was born in Mexico and earned his medical degree at the University of Veracruz and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).   He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine from Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He was on the faculty at UNAM in Mexico City, Malcolm X College in Chicago and the University of California in Los Angeles. Dr. Munoz has been practicing Internal Medicine for more than 20 years, specializing in the management of chronic diseases.

Osvanny Nodal, MD

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Dr. Nodal acquired his medical training in Cuba and earned his medical degree at Central America Health Science University, School of Medicine, Belize, in 2008. He then completed a residency training in General Medicine in Puerto Rico in 2014. He loves to read, play tennis and racquetball.

Marie Nancy C. Barroso, NP-C

Nancy earned her medical degree in Mexico, at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico City. Upon moving to the US, she completed a Bachelors Degree in Nursing at FIU in Miami and then went on to complete her Masters as a Family Nurse Practioner. Nancy comes from a family of doctors and has acquired most of her experience working in various local hospitals and nursing homes. She loves the movies and spending time with her family.

Esther Santana, DMD

Dr. Esther Santana graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1986 and has been in private practice emphasizing Facial, Cosmetic, Invisalign and Implant Dentistry ever since. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is the founder of Live Better Health Center.

Maydelin Martinez-Blanco, DDS

Dr. Martinez attended New York University College of Dentistry and obtained her degree in 2012. She completed an Advanced Education Residency in General Dentistry at Bay Pines VA, Florida in 2013. The additional training received at the VA was a life changing opportunity. She is a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Martinez loves to spend time cooking and reading.

Hector Rodriguez, DDS

Dr. Rodriguez earned his dental degree with Magna Cum Laude Honors at Higher Institute of Medicine of Camaguey, Cuba in 1996. He moved to the US and completed a Residency in General Dentistry at the University of Rochester, NY in 2013. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association.

Aray Lopez, RDH

Aray earned her dental degree with Magna Cum Laude Honors in Cuba in 1994. She moved to the US and once she was established in St. Petersburg, obtained her License as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She loves to travel and spend time with her family.

Livan Mollinedo, LMT

Livan Mollinedo earned his certification at Lorraine’s Academy, Saint Petersburg , Florida in 2012. His concentration is in Sports and Therapeutic massage through manual and manipulative therapy on the neuromusculoskeletal system to treat pain and disability.

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