At Tongue Tie Institute, we take pride in our team’s expertise in diagnosing and treating tongue tie effectively. Our founder and leading doctor is Dr. Vanessa Freitas, a highly skilled and passionate Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist with extensive experience in pediatric dentistry and laser frenectomy. Let’s delve into Dr. Freitas’s background and how her specialized training and dedication contribute to our clinic’s commitment to excellence.

Dr. Vanessa Freitas: A Brief Overview of Expertise and Experience

Dr. Vanessa Freitas embodies a deep commitment to her profession, marked by a passion for pediatric dentistry and a dedication to providing exceptional care to her patients. Fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, Dr. Freitas ensures effective communication and comfort for children and special needs patients under her care.

Early Career Exploration and Specialization in Laser in Dentistry

Dr. Freitas’s journey into the realm of laser in dentistry began early in her career. Selected for a prestigious exchange program as a researcher in Laser in Dentistry at Aachen University, Germany, she developed a profound interest in the transformative potential of laser technology in dental care.

Advanced Training and Education in Pediatric Dentistry

Building upon her foundational experiences, Dr. Freitas pursued advanced postgraduate education at the University of Connecticut, where she earned a Certificate of Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2011. Subsequently, she completed a rigorous Pediatric Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Children’s Hospital of Alabama in 2013, where her exemplary performance earned her the role of Chief Resident.

Comprehensive Expertise in Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Freitas’s expertise spans all facets of pediatric dentistry, including preventive treatment, dental emergencies, dental trauma, conscious sedation, hospital dentistry, and, notably, laser dentistry. Her comprehensive training equips her to provide specialized care tailored to the unique needs of children, adolescents, and special needs patients.

Contributions as an Educator and Mentor

Dr. Freitas’s commitment to advancing the field of pediatric dentistry extends beyond clinical practice. As a former faculty member of the Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, she shared her knowledge and expertise in laser dentistry with the next generation of dental professionals, further solidifying her impact on the field.

Dr. Vanessa Freitas’s exceptional expertise and dedication to pediatric dentistry make her an invaluable asset to the Tongue Tie Institute team. Her specialized training, coupled with a genuine passion for patient care, ensures that each individual receives the highest standard of treatment for tongue tie and related concerns. With Dr. Freitas at the forefront of our efforts, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing exceptional care and improving the lives of our patients.