Mario is a graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at the
University of Lisbon and obtained a Bachelor of Science in
Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Washington.
Also as a Master Degree in Health Psychology at the
University Institute of Lisbon ISPA. Currently, Mario is an
Adjunct Professor at Portalegre Health School and a PhD
student at the University of Lisbon. He is conducting a
research in effects of technologies on patient’s self-
regulation oral hygiene behaviours and gingival health. He
is also a sought after International speaker in behavior
modification and communication skills, having delivered
numerous guest lectures in various countries all over the