Welcome to Dr. Beatriz Bezerra

Posted on: Tuesday, 08/28/2018

Beatriz BezerraWelcome to Dr. Beatriz Bezerra, health sciences assistant clinical professor in the section of restorative dentistry and new program director of Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Westwood. Dr. Bezerra received her dental degree from the Federal University of Ceara in Brazil in 2004. She went on to receive a Master of Science (MSc) degree in 2007 and a PhD degree in 2010 from the Piracicaba Dental School, also in Brazil, where she focused on the impact of diabetes in periodontal disease.

Following her training in Brazil, Dr. Bezerra attended the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center and completed a certificate in AEGD in 2015 and a certificate in periodontics and implant dentistry in 2018. Concurrent with the residency program in periodontics, she completed a Master’s degree in medical management at the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester.

Dr. Bezerra is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the International Association for Dental Research, and the American Association for Dental Research.