Board Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Luz Maria Barrera Alviar

Dr. Barrera, better known as Dr. Luzma, grew up in Colombia, South America and she moved to New York in 2009. Dr. Luzma completed her dental school education and specialty training in orthodontics at CES University, one of the most prestigious Universities in the country. During the last year of her orthodontics training, she had the opportunity to participate in clinical and research rotation at the prestigious Baylor College of Dentistry (Texas) in their orthodontics department.

Later, when she moved to New York, she joined New York University College of Dentistry as a research fellow in Orthodontics, and in order to obtain her dental license and practice in New York, she had to undergo dental school for the second time and completed her specialty training in orthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry. Soon after graduation, she became a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Her professional resume is quite impressive and runs several pages, describing publications, abstracts and honors both in the US and Colombia.

Later, when she moved to New York, she joined New York University College of Dentistry as a research fellow in Orthodontics, and in order to obtain her dental license and practice in New York, she had to undergo dental school for the second time and completed her specialty training in orthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry. Soon after graduation, she became a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Her professional resume is quite impressive and runs several pages, describing publications, abstracts and honors both in the US and Colombia.

As an orthodontist, Dr. Luzma provides not only beautiful but also functional and healthy smiles for both children and younger adults alike.

During her free time, Dr. Luzma enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and going out to try different types of cuisines of the world.

Dr. Luzma is a member of the following associations:

Dr. Luz Maria Barrera Alviar

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