Dr. Moura is an internationally trained dentist from Brazil with specialty training in both Orthodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. Dr. Moura obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from a Federal University in Brazil in 2000. After the completion of Master’s Degree in Science, in the field of Radiology, Dr. Moura was granted a scholarship from the main Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education in 2012 to pursue a doctorate at UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX. The results of Dr. Moura’s Master’s and PhD dissertations were published in journals: Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (2010) and Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology (2016) respectively. Dr. Moura completed 2 years of clinical post-doctoral training at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. She has joined the APSO team to follow her passion and provide the highest quality orthodontic treatment to our community in the Rio Grande Valley.