Dr. O.Crystal has a DDS degree from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico
(UNITEC), a DMD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
(UMDNJ), Pediatric Dental specialty training from Eastman Dental Center, University of
Rochester and a MSc in Clinical and Translational Research from CTSI, NYU School of
Dr. O.Crystal is a Diplomate and an Examiner for the American Board of Pediatric
Dentistry. She is active in scientific, awards and research groups of AAPD, IAPD and
IADR, manuscript reviewer for several major scientific journals, and has participated in
the writing of national guidelines to improve the practice of Pediatric Dentistry. She has
presented lectures to varied health care audiences across the world and has published
numerous research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals on topics of Caries
Management, Risk Assessment and Minimal Intervention Approaches including SDF
therapy, and the Role of Conscious Sedation for delivery of care in Pediatric Dentistry.
As a researcher, educator and with over 30 years’ experience as a private primary
care provider, her presentations blend evidence-based recommendations with down to
earth approaches for the provision of pediatric dental care in public and private settings.