Maria Jose Cervantes M., D.D.S., M.S., earned her dental degree at the Intercontinental University at Mexico City (UIC). After working as a general practitioner, she completed her pediatric dental residency at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and earned a master’s degree in orthodontics at UIC.
Currently she serves as the Postdoctoral Program Director in Pediatric Dentistry. As a full time faculty, she provides didactic and clinical teaching for both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students. Her research interests include human growth and development, cleft lip and palate, restorative materials, and caries prevention. She also maintains an intramural faculty practice oriented towards comprehensive dental care for pediatric patients.
She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, American association of Orthodontists, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and San Antonio Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.