Dr. Ramirez graduated in 1983 from the Javeriana University in Colombia, obtaining his DDS degree. He completed the Pediatric Dentistry Diploma in Mexico. He holds a diploma in Orthodontics from Brazil and a Master of Dental Sciences and a Doctoral degree (PhD) in Oral Biology in Australia. He also holds a Master degree in Craniofacial Pain and Sleep disorders from Tufts University in Boston, USA.
Beside his extensive experience in treating children, Dr. Ramirez has been an academic in USA and Canada. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Dentist of Canada in 2012 becoming a certified Pediatric Dentist. He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Ramirez is the author of the book “Early Treatment of Malocclusions: Prevention and Interception in Primary Dentition”, as well as the co-author of the book “Guiding Craniofacial Growth and Development with The Myobrace System”. Dr. Ramirez is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Dentistry and Oral Health and the Journal of Orthodontic Science and Practice.
Dr. Ramirez interests include guiding craniofacial growth and development in children. He investigates on Craniofacial Growth and Development, the Patho-Physiology of Functional Disorders in the Cranio-Cervico-Mandibular system and how the craniofacial structures are modified by functional appliances
Dr. Ramirez is married and has two grown sons. He enjoys tennis and scuba diving with his family!