Meet Your Richardson Dentist and Periodontal Expert
Dr. Yaritza Vazquez
Dr. Vazquez obtained a certificate in advanced graduate studies in General Practice Residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2006 where she concentrated her training in special needs and medically compromised patients. In June 2009, she completed her residency in Periodontics at Boston University and her Master’s Degree in oral biology, which was focused in inflammatory processes. During her periodontology residency, she refined her skills in periodontal procedures including cosmetic surgeries and implant placements.
Dr. Vazquez-Ortiz is an active member of The American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and Texas Dental Association, among others. In 2010, the American Board of Periodontology bestowed on Dr. Vazquez the title of diplomate of this prestigious organization.
On a personal note, Dr. Vazquez enjoys spending time with her daughter, Zoe, her son, Noah, and her husband, Dr. Jan Ortiz, traveling and learning about different cultures.