Dr. AnaMaria Muñoz, DDS, MS grew up in Latin America and Europe. She completed her academic training in Colombia, France and the United States. Dr. Muñoz is a graduate of Boston University, Javeriana University of Bogotá, and New York University School of Dentistry with honors. Dr. Muñoz, who is Board Certified in Orthodontics, is currently on the faculty of NYU School of Dentistry as a Clinical Assistant Professor. She Achieved the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics culminating nine years of study and patient care with the presentation of some of his most difficult cases to the American Board Examiners. Dr. Muñoz did the Boards the “hard way” with the most stringent requirements. Dr. Muñoz speaks fluent Spanish and French. She stays on the cutting edge of technology by attending seminars and conferences throughout the United States. She is an accomplished author and has had many of her scientific findings published in various orthodontic journals. Also, Doctor Munoz enjoys international outreach in remote area in the world. She has done medical mission in Colombia, Peru and the Amazones Brazil.
Papers Dr. Muñoz has published:
May 2009 - Munoz AnaMaria DDS, MS, Giuliano Maino MD, DDS, Jeffrey Lemler DDS, David Kornbluth, DMD., : Skeletal Anchorage for Class II Correction in a Growing Patient. J. Clin. Ortho.XLIII, 5:325,2009.
August 2006 - Weinstein, R.J.; Dietz, V.S.; Munoz AM.: Acrylic Occlusal Rim. J. Clin. Ortho.XL:418,2006.
May 2005 - American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial orthopedics: Correction of a Class II deep overbite skeletal and dental asymmetric malocclusion in an adult patient.
April 2004 - Omicron Kappa Upsilon Omega Chapter Presentation: "Orthodontic Perspectives: What to do and when to do it?"
December 1999-2000 - Committee Member, Projected Clinics at the Greater New York Dental Meeting
December 1997 - Projected Clinic: Scientific Program of the seventy-third Annual Session Greater New York Dental Meeting
April 1997 - Publication: New York State Dental Journal: "Essix Appliances for Pre and Post Implant Patients"
January 1997 - Publication JCO/January 1997 "Clinical Aid: Smoothing Rough Edges of Removable Appliances"
September 1996 - Scientific lecture at the II International Meeting Dental association of Puebla, Mexico
Publication JCO/October 1996: "Light Cementation with a No-Mix Light-Cured Glass Ionomer Cement"
1989 - 1992 - Thesis: "Endotoxin determinations in Gingivitis before and after wearing fixed orthodontic appliances"
Thesis: "Practical Manual of Traumatic Emergencies in dentistry"
Diego Guerrero was born in Colombia. Since he was a child, he has been fascinated with dentistry. Cross-trained as a dental assistant in many fields in New York City’s Mandl School, Diego graduated in 2001 and became a New York Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). He passed the Board Examinations with outstanding scores. After 7 years of being the clinical assistant and expanding his knowledge of the logistics of running the office, Diego started focusing on Orthodontics, which is where he started utilizing his management skills. In this period of time he also completed an Associates in Science at Hostos Community College in 2006 and a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences at Hunter College in 2010. He is a hard worker, neat, very organized, and always is willing to help patients with a smile and professionalism.
Elizabeth Robledo was born in Colombia. She has always loved dentistry. Trained as a Dental Assistant in New York City College of Technology, Elizabeth graduated in 2008 and became a Dental Assistant. She also is Basic Life Support certified (BLS), and also Child Care assistant certified, which she still practices on her days off. Since she has an interest in working with children, it is very natural for her to perform her job at the office. She is very organized, responsible, neat, clean and enjoys motivating the kids and adult patients throughout their treatment. Currently, Elizabeth is thinking about going back to school and continue her education on the dental field, while she's performing her Dental Assistant career.