Gloria Lopez Franco DDS
Dr. Gloria Franco received her Masters of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Franco has completed a residency for advanced education in General Dentistry from Marquette University. Other advanced training includes Adult Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Implants, Oral Surgery, and Endodontics. Besides postgraduate accomplishments, she has published numerous articles in dental journals. In 2014 Dr. Franco joined the teaching staff at the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry.
Dr. Franco is passionate about learning about cutting edge knowledge and techniques to better serve her patients. She takes numerous Continuing Education courses at prestigious institutions like the University of Minnesota and Spear Education Institute. She meets monthly with a group of dentist specialists to discuss cases and exchange experiences and skills. Dr. Franco is a life long learner to pleasurably do the best she can do for every patient that comes under her care.
Dr. Franco grew up in Colombia, South America. She received her dental degree from the University of Antioquia in 1996. She is bilingual and enjoys treating patients of Hispanic origins. Dr. Franco volunteers for various family and women’s charities. Dr. Franco also enjoys painting, you may find some of her pieces in the office when you visit for your next appointment! You can see a couple of examples below!
American Dental Association
Saint Paul District Society
American academy of General Dentistry
The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society