Dr. Mendez graduated in 2002 from the Universidad AutÃ³noma de San Luis PotosÃ – Faculty of Stomatology as a Doctor in Dental Surgery in Mexico. In 2003, she started working at the University of Illinois in Chicago – College of Dentistry as Extra Help Semi – Professional. Due to her knowledge, dedication and clinical skills, she was soon promoted to Postdoctoral Research Associate. While working at the Ryan White Dental Clinic – Department of Periodontics, she participated at the yearly Clinic and Research Day with a Poster Presentation. Also, participated a the “Women’s Interagency HIV Study” in 2005. Dr. Mendez moved to San Antonio, Texas to finish her studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – Dental School graduating in May 2010 as a Doctor in Dental Surgery. Since then, she has been working in different private dental clinics and keeping up to date through Continuing Education Courses. Dr. Mendez is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and Hispanic Dental Association. Her professionalism, personal ethics, dedication and high-quality dental treatments make her a valuable member to our office. Her expertise includes extractions, root canal therapy, crowns (same day crowns – CEREC), and implants to mention a few. Dr. Mendez is devoted to her profession and loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.