Dr. Oscar Valle-Cintrón chose to become a dentist because he loves being able to improve both a person’s health and appearance at the same time. He believes that a meticulous but gentle approach to dentistry is the best way to make sure his patients always get their desired results and have a positive experience while they are under his care.Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Valle received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus in 2005. He then went on to get his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry. After receiving his doctorate, he completed post-doctoral training right here in Washington, DC at Howard University (where he also served as chief resident). Over the course of his career, he has received multiple awards and honors, including The American Academy of Oral Medicine Award and the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Award. He has also participated in several medical mission trips both locally and abroad, including trips to the Caribbean and the Middle East.Dr. Valle is fluent in English and Spanish, a certified Invisalign provider, and he is trained in using computer-aided design/manufacturing technology. He is proud to be a part of the team at Dlight Dental because it allows him to focus all of his attention on what truly matters, and that’s his patients. Dr. Valle is married with a beautiful baby boy and two dogs. Outside of dentistry, his hobbies include drumming, paddle boarding, snowboarding, cooking, and traveling.