Echeto Earns Prosthodontic Board Certification

Congratulations to Luisa F. Echeto, D.D.S., M.S., FACP, a clinical associate professor in the UF Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics, who recently earned board certification from the American Board of Prosthodontics and became fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.

Echeto earned her doctorate of dental surgery at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1997 and master’s in prosthodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002. She joined the UF College of Dentistry in 2003 and is currently the director of the Division of Prosthodontics and for the predoctoral prosthodontics program.

The mission of the American Board of Prosthodontics is to certify individuals who have demonstrated special knowledge and skills in prosthodontics. The board also seeks to certify those who are committed to life-long learning and a lifetime of ethical practices, who value the doctor/patient relationship, who respect those with philosophical, cultural or physical differences and who are committed to the advancement of prosthodontics.