Dr. Maria began her endeavor at Martires de Humboltd 7, located in San Antonio de los Baños, Habana , Cuba. She attended a high school specialized in advanced science curriculum from 1988-1991. After graduating, she was admitted to the School of Dentistry at the Universidad de la Habana. She was a member of the Achievement Club named Plan Talento. She was expected to graduate on August of 1996 however she decided to migrate to the United States before finishing dental school in June of 1995.
Arriving to the U.S., she then attended Miami Dade Community College and pursued her Associates Degree in Arts. She then obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from The State University of New York at Albany and was accepted into dental school at The University of Florida. She graduated from The University of Florida in 2005 and completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Hospital in Gainesville in 2006. She has been working in private practice since then.
After being in the Orlando for 2 years in active Private Practice, Dr Maria decided to open her private practice in the area. She started working in this location in March of 2010. Two years after having her private practice, she decided to go back to school and pursue a Master certification from the Academy of General Dentistry. It did require going back to school and collecting more than 1100 hours of Continuing Education in all areas of dentistry. There are over 15 000 fellows of the Academy and only less than 4000 Masters of the Academy in the entire United States. In June 20th, 2015 Dr Maria received her Masters by the Academy of General Dentistry in San Francisco. After this educational campaign was finished , Dr. Maria attended the Executive Business Management program from the College of Dentistry from the University of Florida to expand on her business knowledge and received her certification on October of 2015. Dr. Maria is also an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Dental Women.
Dr. Maria is also an active member of her community and her church helping other. She has been in mission trips to other places of the world to help with dental needs to those less fortunate. Dr. Maria has been married since August of 1995 and has three handsome sons named Leonardo, Edgar, and Alexandro.
Dr. Maria also enjoys photography, the beach and the sun and her latest hobby is jogging. Training is hard but the finish line is always exiting.