Dr. Aura Manfio
Dr. Aura Manfio is originally from Brazil. She graduated dental school at Federal University of Santa Maria in 2010 and completed the Orthodontic Residency Program at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in 2014. In 2017 Dr. Manfio received a Master of Sciences Degree in Orthodontics and Craniofacial Rehabilitation at the University of Sao Paulo where she obtained a scholarship for her academic achievements.
Dr. Manfio completed the Craniofacial Fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in 2020. Next, she pursued the Dental Specialty Assessment and Training Program at the University of British Columbia. She is board certified in Orthodontics in Canada and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists. Dr. Manfio is a member of both the Canadian and American Association of Orthodontics.
As a certified specialist, Dr. Manfio finds it personally rewarding to improve a patient's quality of life and self-esteem while creating beautiful smiles. Dr. Manfio enjoys staying updated with the newest technologies in Orthodontics and she has also conducted research that led to scientific publications.
She speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. In her spare time, Dr. Manfio enjoys spending time with family and friends, being active by doing yoga or horseback riding. She also loves traveling and exploring new places and cultures.