Dr. Diego Dalla Bona received his Dental Degree in 2001 from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), in Brazil. After practicing general dentistry for 2 years, Dr. Dalla Bona traveled to Japan, where he received his Philosophy Doctorate (PhD) Certificate in 2007. During his four years in Japan, Dr. Dalla Bona also received research and clinical training in Orthodontics at Hiroshima University. Since graduating from Hiroshima University, he has been very involved in academics. For several years, Dr. Dalla Bona was the Director of Clinical Orthodontics for a private clinic located in Brazil. Before moving to United States, Dr. Dalla Bona earned a 2 year specialty certificate in Prosthodontics from SL Mandic, Brazil. Once in America, Dr. Dalla Bona completed a 2 year AEGD residency in Orofacial Pain at the University of Southern California in 2015. His major areas of scientific research include Dental Ceramics, Occlusion, Bonding and Temporomandibular Disorders. Dr. Dalla Bona is an internationally recognized lecturer; he is the author of several scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Dalla Bona is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association. Dr. Dalla Bona is a licensed dentist in Washington and Florida. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cariology and Restorative Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.