Dr. Luiz Alex Barbosa was born and raised in Brasilia, Brazil, and came to the US in 2009 for his Orthodontic residency. In 2012, he earned his Master's degree and specialty certification from the renowned Center for Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Barbosa is passionate about changing smiles and uses the latest technology allied with decades of experience to treat with greater efficiency even the most challenging cases. Besides being an accomplished clinician, he is also an educator and devotes time to teaching Orthodontics to the University of Florida residents at the UF Hialeah Dental Center.
Dr. Barbosa is highly skilled in various orthodontic treatments, including traditional braces, clear aligners, and other state-of-the-art techniques. He is dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest advances in orthodontics and regularly attends continuing education courses to ensure that he provides his patients with the best possible care.
Dr. Barbosa loves spending time with his family. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Liliane, and they have two beautiful daughters, Isabela and Giovana. His other passions include the piano, soccer, hiking, running, traveling, and being involved in his church and charity work. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists.