Dr. Silvia Menendez has been practicing orthodontics for over a decade. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Texas Dental Association, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Menendez was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She graduated from dental school in 1997 from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and pursued a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Master’s degree from the same institution graduating in 2002.. Dr. Menendez came to the United States and earned both a Master’s degree and a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Oklahoma in 2004. She then completed a fellowship program in Surgical and Craniofacial Orthodontics at Indiana University in 2005.
In 2005, Dr. Menendez moved to El Paso, Texas to practice orthodontics privately. Dedicated to creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Menendez opened Smiles Orthodontics in 2012.
Dr. Menendez loves the outdoors, dancing, traveling, and spending time with her son, Rafael. You might see her and Rafa out and about walking their dogs, Fluffy and Penny, or soaking up some sun on the hiking trails.