Dr. Alma is originally from Rhode Island, but has been practicing in Central Florida for almost 8 years. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University, in Medford Massachusetts, where she double majored in Child Development and Community Health. She completed her dental education at New York University. Her most memorable experience at NYU was when she traveled to Grenada and Mexico to provide dental care to underserved children. As a dental student, she was the recipient of the Presidential Service award for her dedication to community service and outreach. She was also awarded the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Predoctoral Student Award and was acknowledged by the American Association of Women Dentists for her academic excellence and outstanding leadership.
Dr. Alma completed her pediatric dental training at North Shore LIJ Hospital, in Long Island, NY. During this time, she was named Chief Resident and was recognized as resident of the year in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. She is currently a board certified pediatric dentist and a member of The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
When she is not in the office caring for children, Dr. Alma loves spending time with her husband, Dennis and their two girls, Madison and Melody. Dr. Alma also enjoys kayaking, exercising, and she is very involved with her church community.