Dr. Marta Puentes' journey in dentistry began at a young age in Cuba, where she grew up. Her curiosity and love for the field blossomed while helping her grandparents at their dental clinic and lab, which felt like a second home to her.
Dr. Puentes obtained her Dental degree from Universidad Europea de Madrid in Spain. She further honed her skills through clinical internships in Oral Prosthetics at UIC (Universidad International de Catalunya) in Barcelona and a Certificate in Restorative Dental at Eastman Dental Institute in London. She later earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in New Jersey.
Committed to excellence, Dr. Puentes actively pursues continuing education to provide evidence-based dentistry, focusing on minimally invasive and comprehensive care. Known for her empathy, she prioritizes listening to patients' concerns and making them feel at ease.
Dr. Puentes is currently working towards graduating from Kois, a well-known Evidence-Based Dental Teaching Center in Seattle, and advancing her skills in Biomimetic dentistry through Dr. Pascal Magne's Continuum at the Center for Education and Research in Biomimetic Restorative Dentistry (CER BRD) in Los Angeles.
Dr. Puentes is a proud member of several professional organizations, and regularly volunteers at Community Smile Dental Clinic. Outside of dentistry, she prioritizes self-care and spending time with her family . She enjoys activities such as pilates, yoga, hiking, and spending time at the beach, particularly at sunset or sunrise. She is an avid traveler, always planning the next adventure with her family. She is fluent in English and Spanish.