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University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, Nebraska; Certificate in Orthodontics
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland; DDS, Magna Cum Laude Graduate
University of Maryland, School of Engineering, College Park, Maryland; BS in Chemical Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; BS in Biochemistry
Dr. Frank Portell is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry in San Juan, PR, Dr. Portell received his certificate in endodontics from the prestigious United States Army Institute of Dental Research, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Portell proudly served the United States Army as Assistant Director of the U.S. Army Endodontic Advanced Training Program for 20 years. He currently holds the position of part time Clinical Instructor at the University of Virginia Endodontic Residency Program in Richmond, Virginia.
Ariyana was a recipient of the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition award. She belongs to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, and is a lifetime member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She has volunteered with the Medical Reserve Corps in Norfolk, VA, the Chesapeake Cares Clinic in Chesapeake,VA, the Ambulatory Care Clinic in Norfolk, VA, and the Smile Parlor in Locust Grove, GA.