OUR Faculty

Dr. Gabriela Herrera

Assistant Professor, Online Fellowship Program Director, Diplomate of the ABO

Dr. Gabriela Herrera joined Georgia School of Orthodontics (GSO) with an extensive international background in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr. Herrera began her dental education in Venezuela, where she graduated Universidad Santa Maria (USM) in 2004. She then completed her fellowship in endodontics through USM in 2005 and became a specialist in dentofacial functional orthopedics through the Venezuelan Society of Functional Orthopedics in 2006.

In 2008, Dr. Herrera continued her specialist education in orthodontics in the United States, where she attended New York University to become a specialist in orthodontics. She completed cleft lip and palate advanced training at New York University Medical Center in 2008.

After obtaining her masters in orthodontics with a three-year post-graduate program at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, she went on to open a private practice in orthodontics and craniofacial orthopedics in Caracas, Venezuela in 2011. Dr. Herrera also served as a faculty member at USM from 2011-2014 for their pre-doctoral pediatric/orthodontic dentistry program.

Dr. Herrera continued her education at the Georgia School of Orthodontics where she received a Specialist in Orthodontics certificate in 2021. In the same year, she achieved the prestigious designation of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

A leader at GSO, she is Director of the Online Fellowship Program and an Assistant Professor where she continues to teach and is a clinical instructor. She directs two advanced technology programs for the school, Dental Monitoring and Invisalign®.

Dr. Herrera is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), currently serves in the Special Committee for Inclusion and Engagement in the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association (ADA), the Southern Association of Orthodontics (SAO) and the Sociedad Colombiana de Ortodoncia (SCO).