My practice philosophy emphasizes teamwork. As your provider, it is my job to facilitate your education and acknowledge your needs to ensure a successful surgical intervention and outcome.
As a kid, you would always find me with a well-worn copy of Where the Red Fern Grows. Now, I enjoy satirical humor like Catch-22. I also spend perhaps too much time diving into the Star Wars universe.
Dental Mission Trip to Honduras, Give Kids A Smile, Volunteer at Community Dental Center
I was born in Brazil and grew up in Guam. On the island, my parents owned a chocolate shop, so naturally I developed a phobia of dentistry. I have since overcome my fear and have worked in dentistry since 2013.
American Academy of Periodontology, Massachusetts Dental Society, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
AAP Dental Student Award, International Association for Dental Research Bernard G. Sarnat Award in Craniofacial Biology
First Place at Interdepartmental Research Day, American Dental Partners Foundation Scholar, Dr. Hyman Donnenfeld Scholarship, Curriculum Steering Committee, Chief Resident at Tufts, Class President at UCSF