Yaritza Vazquez

Periodontist


Personal Biography

Dr. Vazquez obtained her GPR in 2006, having concentrated her training in special needs and medically compromised patients, and completed her residency in periodontics and her master’s in oral biology, with a focus in inflammatory processes, in 2009. During her periodontology residency, she refined her skills in periodontal procedures, including cosmetic surgeries and implant placements. Dr. Vazquez enjoys spending her spare time with her daughter, Zoe, her son, Noah, and her husband, Dr. Jan Ortiz, traveling and learning about different cultures.

DMD

University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine; San Juan, Puerto Rico

Residency

GPR, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Boston, MA

Specialty Certificate

Periodontology, Boston University; Boston, MA

Quotes

“As my patient, you can expect a very thorough exam and a very honest consult on how we can work together to improve your smile and oral health."

Personal Favorites

Dr. Vazquez’s favorite book is The Notebook, her favorite TV shows are Survivor and Game of Thrones, and her favorite vacation spots are Napa, the British Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

Professional Association

American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, American Board of Periodontology diplomate, Southwest Society of Periodontists

Achievements

Graduated magna cum laude from dental school