Dr. Mauricio C. Tijerino attended The University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville, FL where he obtained his D.M.D. degree. He graduated with honors in the top 10 percent of his class. He then completed a General Practice and Hospital Dentistry Residency at The University of Alabama, Birmingham. He has continued his education by attending the world renowned Pankey Institute for advanced dental education in Key Biscayne, FL., as well as completing a two year hands-on continuing education course on dental implants. He is also an Invisalign Certified Provider.
Dr. Tijerino's yearly continuing education credits far exceeds the minimun state requirements. He focuses his continuing education on aesthetics, full mouth rehabilitation, and dental implant reconstructions.
Dr. Tijerino has now been practicing dentistry full time for eleven years. He also has two faculty teaching positions: 1) Courtesy Faculty at the University of Florida College of Dentistry Hialeah Clinic, where he supervises clinic and lectures on dental implants to dental residents, and 2) Co-chair of aesthetics at Community Smiles-Lindsay Hopkins Institute where he supervises clinic and lectures to dental residents on aesthetic dentistry.
Dr. Tijerino is involved in several dental associations including, the Academy of General Dentistry, The Spear Study Club, and The Triple Win Study Club, which is part of the National Seattle Study Club. This is an organization focused on continuing education and excellence in dentistry.
Dr. Tijerino plans to stay and practice in South Florida where he can establish relationships with his patients, the community, and professional colleagues.