Claudia Cruz, DDS, MPH, MSc, FICD, received her first orthodontics certificate as a specialist from the Argentinean Society of Orthodontics in Buenos Aires. She then completed a 3-year postdoctoral specialty program at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York, New York, where she received her master of science degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. She is a former full-time faculty in the Orthodontic Department at New York University, and she is an ad-hoc consultant at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She is exceptionally trained in conventional orthodontics and clear aligners therapy for teens, children, and adults. Dr Cruz is also a scientific and clinical advisor for SoftSmile, a technology company focused on delivering best-in-class software to the dental and orthodontic industry.