Daniela Rodrigues Silva
Dr. Daniela Rodrigues Silva is originally from Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil. Earned her D.D.S. degree at the Federal University of Goiás in 1986. She completed her first residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Castelo Branco, São Paulo, Brazil in 1989. Dr. Silva owned a pediatric dentistry private practice in Goiânia, Brazil, from 1987 to 2000 and had a part-time faculty position in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the School of Dentistry of Anápolis, Goiás, Brazil from 1990-2000, where she was awarded the “Teacher of the Year” for 3 consecutive years. In 2000 she moved to US and completed a Certificate and Master Degree in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Michigan. Dr. Silva joined the University of Florida College of Dentistry in August 2004 and was the Residency Program Director of the Gainesville and the Naples programs until July 2011; when she joined the UCLA School of Dentistry as an Associate Clinical Professor, Chair and Residency Program Director in the Section of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Silva is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and serve as Consultant for the ABPD Oral Clinical Examination. Dr. Silva is also a Board Member of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry.