When people have special problems involving their gums, they often require intensive treatment provided by a periodontist. Periodontics is the specialty which deals with disease of the gums and the supportive tissues around the teeth. Dr. Aixa Guzmán has extensive training and knowledge which allows her to detect and treat all types of gum conditions.
Dr. Guzmán was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She graduated from the Medical Science Campus of the University of Puerto Rico as a Medical Technologist and worked for many years. She returned to the University School of Dentistry, studied during the day and continued working as a medical technologist at night until she finished her Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 1991.
Dr. Guzmán did a post doctorate advanced education in general dentistry, general practice residency at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Dr. Guzmán participated as an associate clinical professor at the undergraduate department during her residency and worked as general dentist. Dr. Guzmán did her post doctorate periodontal training at Temple University School of Dentistry, in Philadelphia. She was clinical assistant professor at the AEGD department at Temple University School of Dentistry.