Effective July 1, Renata Camino Navarro, DDS, MS, began her appointment as an assistant professor of prosthodontics in the Division of Comprehensive Oral Health.
“Dr. Camino Navarro has completed her prosthodontics residency and oral implantology fellowship at Carolina, and we are very excited to be able to retain her. She is a very talented clinician and she will be a wonderful addition to our predoctoral and residency programs” said Division of Comprehensive Oral Health chair, Cristiano Susin, DDS, MSD, PhD.
Camino Navarro’s responsibilities include teaching, covering predoctoral clinics and seeing Carolina Dentistry patients. She will continue to implement digital workflows that simplify treatment as well as enhance provider communication skills and facilitate interdisciplinary care. She is passionate about adopting innovative technology that also follows traditional values to better educate and motivate students.
“I am looking forward to hopefully inspire our students as someone once inspired me,” said Camino Navarro. “I want to continue to contribute to our wonderful profession and most importantly transmit the importance of the impact we can provide to our patients with high quality care. I am grateful to be able to continue to share this work space with wonderful faculty and staff. Carolina has definitely stolen my heart.”
Camino Navarro earned her bachelor’s degree in dentistry from the Universidad Intercontinental in México, and her Master of Science and certificate in prosthodontics from the UNC Adams School of Dentistry.
Following her graduation from dental school, Camino Navarro served as the Straumann Implant Fellow with the Adams School of Dentistry’s prosthodontics program. She also worked in private practice at a pediatric dental office, a general dental office and in the emergency room at the Universidad Intercontinental in Mexico prior to starting her advanced education studies.