Dr. Gabriela Restuccia is originally from Venezuela. After graduating from High School in Caracas she came to Norman, OK, for the first time and enrolled for a year at the Center for English as a Second Language at OU to study English. She went back home and attended the Central University of Venezuela School of Dentistry. Since her Freshman year of Dental School, she discovered her passion for teaching and became a Teaching Assistant for three years with the Department of Human Anatomy.
She graduated from Dental School in 2011 with magna cum laude honors. After graduation, she became a professor in the Department of Human Anatomy and worked in private practice as a general dentist for two years.
In 2013 she came back to Oklahoma to start her residency in Orthodontics at the University of Oklahoma-School of Dentistry where Dr. Shannon was one of her part-time instructors. The Department of Orthodontics only accepts one international student every three years.
During her time in residency, she took all the National Board Dental Examinations and the written examination with the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Restuccia received her certificate of specialty in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in May of 2016.
She is very excited to have joined Dr. Shannon and Dr. Revels at Orthodontics Exclusively and has also accepted a position as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Oklahoma.