• Graduate in Medicine. Faculty of Medicine. University of Santiago de Compostela, 1983. Graduate in Dental Medicine (Stomatology), University of Oviedo (Spain), 1985.
  • PhD in Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, 1985, Degree of Master in Orthodontics from University of Valencia, Spain. Chairman of Orthodontics, Department of Stomatology since 1994 and Director of the Masters Programme of Orthodontics since 1996 at the University of Santiago de Compostela.
  • Grants: 12 awards and professional honours.
  • Awards: ‘Rodriguez Abaitua’ of the Royal Medicine Academy of Spain. Research award of the Spanish Dental Council (Consejo General de Odontólogos y Estomatólogos de España). Scientific and/or clinical adviser of the: Spain and Galicia Government, Spanish Dental Council, Spanish Dental Foundation, etc.
  • Member of the EOS, SEDO, WFO, International College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and founding Member of different Spanish orthodontic societies (ONO, AESOR, etc) and on the editorial board of five dental/orthodontic journals.
  • Author or co-author of 14 dental and orthodontic textbooks, 110 orthodontic articles and 145 Congress papers and posters.