Jenny Abanto

Assistant Professor in Pediatric Dentistry Postgraduate course at the International University of Catalunya - UIC, Spain. Chair Professor in Pediatric Dentistry for Babies Postgraduate course at FAOA Dental School, Brazil

Jenny Abanto is a paediatric dentistry specialist and has obtained her MSc, PhD and
Post-PhD in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Later, she
obtained her Post-PhD in the field of Epidemiology for Mother and Child Health and
Nutrition at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She has been conducting clinical
research in the field of Paediatric Dentistry for infants and preschoolers the past 15
years publishing 70 scholarly articles in professional peer-reviewed journals. The
research is focused on epidemiology, early childhood caries, oral health-related
quality of life, behaviour management techniques, risk assessment and caries
prevention in infants and preschoolers. She wrote 46 chapters in books and edited
04 books in Paediatric Dentistry. She is currently Chair Professor in Pediatric
Dentistry for Babies Postgraduate course at FAOA Dental School in Brazil and
Assistant Professor in Pediatric Dentistry Postgraduate course at the International
University of Catalunya in Spain. She is the Clinical and Scientific Coordinator of the
Oral Health Area of the Study of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MINA) in
the first 1,000 days of life at the Public Health School of University of Sao Paulo in
Brazil. She has extensively been lecturing in Latin America.