Dr. Leda Mugayar
(312) 996-7532
College of
801 S. Paulina
  • Leda
  • Mugayar
  • DDS, MS
  • Clinical Associate Professor

Education & Career

  • Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Piracicaba Brazil
  • Universidade Camilo Castelo Branco, Sao Paulo Brazil
  • Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program
  • Showa University, Tokyo, Japan Pediatric Dentistry Post- Graduation Program
  • University of California at San Francisco, USA & Universidade Paulista, Sao Paulo Brazil
  • Master in Preventive Dentistry and Community Health
  • Universidade Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo Brazil
  • Master in Radiology and Oral Diagnosis
  • Specialist in Dentistry for Patients with Special Health Care Needs Granted by the Brazilian Federal Dental Council
  • Editor, British Journal for Disability and Oral Health
  • Editor, International Journal of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reviewer, Journal of Dentistry for Children, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Clinical Activities and Specialties

Dr. Mugayar has extensive clinical experience in dental care for patients with special health care needs children and adolescents, particularly autism spectrum disorders. Her research interests include oral health promotion and prevention, early childhood caries and infant oral health.

She has spent most of his career in academic pediatric dentistry and dentistry for children with special needs. She has published several articles and book chapters and is the author of a textbook for Patients with Special Health Care Needs. She is also a co-author for a textbook of Intrauterine Dentistry and Optimal Prevention.