Dr. Mario Silva is a graduate of the University of Colorado, in Denver, USA and the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil, where he obtained his first DDS degree in 1995. He decided to leave Brazil after working as a dentist for 6 years, looking for a better quality of life abroad. He moved to the USA where he worked as an extended duties dental assistant, while waiting to continue his studies and validate his DDS degree to be able to work as a dentist in North America. In 2011 after obtaining his Doctor degree in Colorado, USA, he successfully completed the boards of the Canadian Dental Association and Immigrated to Canada in 2012 where he has been working as a dentist since. Dr. Silva has over 15 years experience as a general dentist and presents more than 500 hours of continuing education courses since his graduation in 2011. Besides Dentistry, he enjoys tennis, swimming and foreign languages, being fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.