Meet Dr. Mendez
Dr. Paula Mendez earned her D.D.S degree from Universidad Javeriana, School of Dentistry, Colombia. From the same institution she completed her first Postgraduate Program in Endodontics in 1995. For 12 years in her native country, Dr. Mendez maintained her private practice; she was a clinical associate professor and president of her regional Endodontic Association.
In 2010, she pursued specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania Dental School, where she earned her Certificate of Specialist in Endodontics receiving the highest recognition, the Grossman Award. She has also taught at the Penn Dental Microscope Training Center where dentists from around the world come to train in microendodontics and microsurgery. She has been member of the Distance Learning Committee of the American Association of Endodontists and is currently serving as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She lectures National and Internationally.
Dr. Mendez is board certified and is a specialist member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Greater Houston Dental Society, the American Association of Endodontists, and the Houston Academy of Endodontists.
In her free time, Dr. Mendez enjoys traveling and the outdoors with her husband Jorge and her sons Jose and Felipe. She is fluent in both English and Spanish