Meet Dr. Natalia Tomona
Education and Experience
Dr. Natalia Tomona is a board certified orthodontist.
She graduated with honors from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Dental School in Lima, Peru 1994. After that she completed a 3 year Residency Program in Orthodontics in the same University. She worked in private practice and as a Faculty of her alma mater for 5 years.
Then she moved to the USA to complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Maryland BCDS, where she received the Harry W.F. Dressel, Jr. Award of Clinical Excellece in General Dentistry. She obtained her DDS degree from University of Maryland after completing an Advanced Standing Program, where she obtained The Harry E. Kelsey Memorial Award for Professional Demeanor in the Area of Orthodontics, The Academy of Operative Dentistry Award, Best Senior Dental Student Poster and she was invited to the Omicrom Kappa Upsilon and Gorgas Honorary Dental Society. She also completed a Research Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) publishing an article about Smith-Magenis Syndrome and 3D Imaging in the Am J of Med Genetics.
Her interest in the area of Orthodontics moved her to pursue a second residency at New York University in that specialty. After that she came back and establish her private practice limited to Orthodontics in Germantown, MD in 2008.
Outside the office, Dr. Tomona enjoys spending time with her husband Luis and her two daughters Amy and Andrea. She likes to run outdoors, traveling, reading and watching movies.