Dr Diana established her own dental practice upon obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry (University CES, Colombia) in 2000. As the dental practice took on a successful path, Dr Diana continued her professional development obtaining Diplomas on Restorations over Implants and Advanced Oral Surgery.
Dr Diana’s passion for greater understanding and exploring of periodontal diseases and oral surgeries inspired her to achieve specialisation in Periodontics and Osseous Integration (Universidad Cooperativa, Colombia) and Implantology Oral Rehabilitation (New York University, USA) in 2007, with more than 1,800 implants successfully placed as of today. Dr Diana’s thorough knowledge and expertise in Periodontology was quickly recognized by Universidad Cooperativa in Colombia where she was invited to join their team of Lecturers in 2007.
Dr Diana has also traveled around the world attending conferences, workshops and symposiums to gain up-to-date knowledge on the latest developments, innovations and technology in the dentistry field. These countries include Brasil, Italy, India, USA, Spain and Argentina among others.Dr Diana’s most recent achievement includes qualifications on Dento-Facial Aesthetic including the application of Botox, Dermal Filler and Skincare treatments as part of smile designs.
But Dr Daina’s professional development has not stopped there. In 2012 Dr Diana obtained a Master Degree in Health Leadership and Management (University of Wollongong, Australia) and completed an Eight-Week Internship at the Royal Hospital of Melbourne in 2014.
Dr Diana is an active member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID), the Australasian Osseo-integration Society (AOS), the International Congress of Oral Implantologist (ICOI) and the Australian Dental Sleep Medicine Group (ADSMG).
Dr Diana was also the representative for Colombia of the Brasilian Institution, Turma do Bem, coordinating and providing volunteer preventive and restorative dental care to children up to 17 years old from financially disadvantaged families throughout the entire Country. Dr Diana is currently an active Reserve Officer of the Colombian Government Army since 2007 providing volunteer dental care to communities living in remote areas of the Country.
We recognise Dr Diana’s passion for her career, outstanding achievements and desire to help the community with her outstanding knowledge and expertise in dentistry. My St Leonards Dentist is very proud to have a Principal Dentist of Dr Diana’s caliber with such exceptional skills, proficiency and leadership.