Dr. Maritza Morell
Dr. Maritza Morell is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and part of the Executive Board for the Massachusetts and National Hispanic Dental Association. Dr. Morell went to college at Loyola University in New Orleans. She completed her specialized dental training at the University of Michigan Dental School and the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine. In addition, she has earned two additional Degrees in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Puerto Rico School of Public Health. Besides maintaining her pediatric dentistry private practice, Dr Morell is an active teacher, researcher, lecturer and public health advocate for children’s dental access issues. Academically, Dr Morell has held the position of Director of Pre-Doctoral Pediatric Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, she is part of the faculty for Pediatric Dentistry at the department of Developmental Biology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and a Junior Associate at the Children’s Hospital Boston. She received numerous leadership, academic and faculty awards at the different institutions she has been involved with.
Dr Morell’s major academic interest are in access to dental care issues and hospital dentistry. Her expertise in sedation, general anesthesia and hospital dentistry, facilitates to offer dental care to extremely anxious children, children with disabilities, and children with acute/chronic special care needs.