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As a mom of young children, I know how complex and fascinating children are. I love being around them, teaching, guiding, and helping them grow into remarkable young adults. As a pediatric dentist, I’ve devoted my professional life to helping children develop beautiful, healthy and confident smiles. One of my goals is to educate and inspire them to maintain good oral health.
I promise to care for your child with the same gentleness and compassion I offer my own. I only recommend and use techniques that I would use with my own family and always do what is right for each child’s unique condition.
Because I understand it is crucial to be patient with children, I take the time to explain things which are unfamiliar, and even a little scary, until your child feels comfortable and safe. I’ve hand-selected a team who understand how to connect and form bonds with children. At our Dental Studio 4 Kids, we all want your child to have a lifetime of healthy smiles!
Education and Experience
I was born in a small town in Puerto Rico and grew up in Sebring, Florida. I attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors in 2009 with my Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD).
Next, I completed a two-year pediatric dental residency with University Pediatric Hospital Puerto Rico Medical Center and the San Juan Municipal Hospital. Both of these institutions are highly regarded for delivering exceptional children’s medical care across Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. I was honored to be chosen as Chief Resident, awarded Outstanding Resident and graduated in 2011 with a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.
I’m currently a professor in a Pediatric Dentistry Residency program for a community health center in Tampa Bay. There, I train general dentists working toward their Certification in Pediatric Dentistry with the NYU Langone Dental Medicine (Florida site).
- Board certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
- Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Certified in Laser with the Academy of Laser Dentistry
- Certified in Orthodontics with the American Orthodontic Society
Pediatric Dentist North Tampa, South Lutz
I know you want your child to grow up with a great smile: I want the same and would love to be your pediatric dental care partner. Together at Dental Studio 4 Kids, we’ll ensure your child develops and maintains a beautifully healthy and confident smile, one they’ll treasure for life!