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Juliana A. Barros, DDS, MS

 Juliana A. Barros, DDS, MS
  • Title: Professor; Vice Chair, Department of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics
  • Office: SOD-5441
  • Phone: 713-486-4564
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  • Department: UT Dentists
  • Administrative Area(s): Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics
  • Education:

    DDS | University of Uberaba School of Dentistry, Brazil
    MS, Laser Dentistry | Nuclear and Energy Research Institute and University of São Paulo, Brazil
    Advanced Clinical Education in Restorative Dentistry | University of Michigan

Dr. Juliana Barros earned her DDS from the University of Uberaba, Brazil in 1995. She has postgraduate training in restorative dentistry from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. In addition, she earned a master's degree in laser dentistry from the Nuclear and Energy Research Institute and University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Dr. Barros lectures and conducts research in the fields of restorative dentistry, biomaterials, and hard/soft tissue laser applications. Recognizing great opportunities to advance knowledge and treatment in laser dentistry, she developed the laser dentistry curriculum at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston and is the acting director of the laser clinic.

She is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, Academy of Operative Dentistry, International Association for Dental Research, and Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators.  

Clinical Interests

General practice and laser dentistry

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese, Spanish