“My goal is to help individuals improve their dental health, self-esteem and confidence with healthier, more beautiful smiles.”
— Violet Barbosa, M.D.S., D.D.S.
Specialist in braces for children, teenagers & adults
Dr. Violet comes from a long lineage of doctors who are serving people around the world. She continues that strong family mission of helping people through the art and science of orthodontics. She practiced and taught orthodontics in Goa, India before moving to the U.S. Because of her passion for orthodontics, she went back to dental school at New York University College of Dentistry and earned her DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery). She then went on to do the Advance Placement program in orthodontics at Montefiore Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and get certified as an orthodontist in the US.
Today she continues to be actively involved in local dental and orthodontic study clubs, attends numerous continuing education courses and stays abreast of how knowledge and new techniques are advancing. The beneficiaries of her skills and additional training are her patients. She and her staff come to work excited to help you achieve your goal of a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime. This is why we can confidently say that exceptional orthodontic care is the hallmark of Violet Orthodontics.
Her interests include music, animals, birds, gardening and nature. She likes being involved in community activities and is passionate about preserving the environment for future generations. She is a member of the following professional associations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists
- Cleveland Society of Orthodontists (President 2015/16, current Board Member)
- American Dental Association
- Ohio Dental Association