Dr. Sonia is a board-certified pediatric dentist and has been practicing for ten years. She received her doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine and completed two years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center in New York. She also has experience in teaching at the New York University College of Dentistry and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. As a military wife, she has moved and worked in 5 different states, gaining a wide range of experience in behavioral management and guidance, as well as oral and IV sedation and general anesthesia. She held privileges and worked at 3 hospitals in the East Coast and Washington State and has also treated Native Indian children for 3 years, on a reservation as treating children has always been her passion. Dr. Sonia is a mother of 2 beautiful children and can relate to and understand how parents feel when their children experience dental treatments.