Meet Alicia Casarez-Quintana D.D.S, M.S
Dr. Alicia Casarez-Quintana was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Upon graduating from high school, she moved to Waco, Texas where she attended Baylor University and received a Division I Athletic Scholarship to play for the Women’s Soccer team. She was awarded the Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the highest academic award for a collegiate student-athlete. She received her B.S in Education with a focus in Pre-Dentistry and graduated with summa cum laude honors. Dr. Casarez-Quintana completed dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She graduated with a distinction in dental education and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society upon graduation.
Dr. Casarez-Quintana then completed a two-year Advanced General Dentistry residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She then moved back to Albuquerque where she worked as a general dentist in her father’s private practice for two years. While working in private practice she realized her passion for surgery and Periodontics and chose to return to San Antonio to obtain her residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center. While in residency, she completed her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences for her research in the histological comparison of two different bone grafts following tooth extraction. She received the GSBS Outstanding MS Student Research Award for her extensive research. She received advanced training in various sedation techniques including nitrous oxide, oral and IV conscious sedation.
Dr. Casarez-Quintana recently moved to Boston and will be serving at our Reading and Boston locations. When not working, she enjoys running, spending time with her two dogs, trying new restaurants and coffee shops, and attending music festivals and concerts.