BayView Dental

Bradenton Cortez

Welcoming. Reliable. Respected.

Your Bradenton neighborhood dentists. Our team is committed to providing the community with compassionate dental care from the comfort of our modern offices.

Your Smile is the Sunshine Within

We all understand that visits to the dentist are necessary. From emergency care to scheduled maintenance, your oral health is an intimate and immediate situation. At BayView Dental Associates, our goal is to help you achieve your best smile. By providing friendly, affordable, and comfortable dental care, visits to our offices are inviting. Your smile is the sunshine within—we want to help you beam after an experience at our office. If you’re hesitant about the dentist, rest assured knowing that we offer many sedation options, numerous payment methods, and complete care in one location… plus the entire family is welcome! Don’t let dental doubts from the past get in the way of the beautiful smile of your future. Schedule your appointment with our dentist in Bradenton, FL, and commit to a healthier smile!

Our Top Treatments

General Dentistry

We provide care for patients with a focus on preventative services to protect your oral health. We’ll help you maintain healthy, proud smiles for years to come!

Cosmetic Dentistry

Unhappy with your imperfect smile? Achieve the transformation of your dreams with cosmetic dentistry solutions personalized to you!

Dental Implants

End the embarrassment of tooth loss for good! Dental implants permanently replace failing or missing teeth, providing natural function and esthetics. You will see a transformation of health, function, and self-worth with our dental implant solutions.

Our Doctors

Dr. De Freitas, DMD


Dr. De Freitas was born and raised in Venezuela. She graduated from Santa Maria University in 2015. She received her Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate from Nova Southeastern University in Miami, where she earned the Clinical Excellence award for two consecutive years.

Dr. De Freitass passion is oral surgery combined with dental aesthetics as a way to impact patient’s life through their smile, bringing back their confidence and self-esteem. She enjoys dentistry from the simplest procedures to the most challenging ones; combining the best dental materials and technologies in order to achieve great results.  In addition, she is a certified Invisalign™ provider.

She is is married, mother of two beautiful daughters and speaks 3 languages (Spanish, English and Portuguese). She loves to make memories; “small moments last forever” is something you will often hear from her. She loves animals and appreciates glorious sunsets. That’s one of the reasons she moved with her family to the west coast of Florida.

Dr. De Freitas’ goal is to give all of her patients the beautiful and healthy smile they dream of and to provide them with the knowledge necessary to maintain that smile for a lifetime. Her meticulous attention to detail and artistic approach allows her to thrive in providing beautiful and esthetic dentistry.

Dr. Froug, DMD

Dr. Jay Froug is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Aesthetic Dentistry. His studies at LVI have included: Advanced Functional Aesthetic Dentistry, Practical Occlusion Mastery, and Mastering Neuromuscular Occlusion.

He has been practicing dentistry in Florida since 1985. Due to staining from tetracycline, Dr. Froug has had his own smile restored with 26 veneers. He has taken continuing education courses on dental implants and is able to place dental implants as well as restore them.

His caring nature and dedication to gentle dentistry are a hallmark of his practice. Dr. Froug has four children.

Professional Memberships: American Dental Association Florida Dental Association West Coast Dental Association Charter Member Esthetic Study Club Manatee Dental Society Charter Member Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.


Douglas Selleck, DMD, PA

Dr. Selleck completed his undergraduate as well as his professional degrees at the University of Florida, in Gainsville, Florida.  In 1984 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, in Microbiology.  In 1989, Dr. Selleck earned a Doctorate Degree in Dentistry, also at the University of Florida.  

Dr. Selleck was born in Buffalo, New York in 1962.  His parents moved he and his five siblings to Sarasota, Florida in 1979.  He graduated from Sarasota High School in 1980, second is his class.  After that move from Buffalo, Dr Selleck realized how valuable a good education is.  

He then was an associate dentist for Dr. Jay Froug in Bradenton, for thirty-one years.  Dr. Selleck is a skilled dentist as well as a caring person.  His patients leave his chair with a beautiful smile and refer many of their friends and family to his care.  He has many pleasant encounters with his patients’ outside of his practice, many becoming lifelong friends.  

During his free time, Dr. Selleck enjoys spending time with his daughter Lexi, and with his pets which include two dogs and a cat.  His hobbies include fitness, running, biking, and swimming.  His passions are dentistry and making people happy.  

Professional Affiliations:

American Dental Association
Florida Dental Association
West Coast Dental Association


Our Patients tell the story best

Contact Us

Bradenton Cortez

4868 Cortez Road West
Bradenton, FL 34210

(941) 795-0293

Office Hours:
Monday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm