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Juliana Branco da Costa DDS, MS

  • (503) 494-8943

    Portland Campus

    • Professor of Restorative Dentistry School of Dentistry
    • Preclinical Director Restorative Dentistry School of Dentistry

Dr. da Costa received her D.D.S. from the Universidade Paulista School of Dentistry in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2001 and certificate and M.S. degree in Operative Dentistry from the University of Iowa in 2004. She joined the Restorative Dentistry Department faculty at Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 2004, was promoted Associate Professor with tenure in 2010, was appointed Preclinical Director in 2011, and promoted to Professor in 2017.

Areas of interest

  • adhesives, tooth whitening, composites
  • minimally invasive dentistry
  • management of high caries risk patients
  • esthetic dentistry


  • D.D.S., Universidade Paulista Brazil 2001
  • M.S., University of Iowa Iowa 2004
  • Certifications:

    • Certificate of Operative Dentistry, University of Iowa

Honors and awards

  • OKU Honor Dental Society faculty member in 2012
  • OHSU Student Council Faculty Award in 2015
  • ADEA/ADEAGies Foundation Dr. Anthony R. Volpe Scholar in the ADEA Leadership Institute in 2018

Memberships and associations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Operative Dentistry (AOD), served as Councilor, as Assistant Secretary, and serves as VP-elect
  • International Association for Dental Research, served as Dental Materials Group Chair and Treasurer
  • American Dental Education Association, served as Chair of Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials section
  • CAMBRA-Caries Management by Risk Assessment
  • Society of Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD), served as Councilor, serves as Secretary

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