She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UT, Houston School of Dentistry . Dr. Velasquez completed her pediatric dental training as well as her Master in Science from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Pediatric Dentistry certificate from Universidad de Chile and her DDS from Universidad Autonoma de Honduras. Aside from teaching the specialty to the dental students and residents she practices at the UT-Dentists pediatric dental faculty practice at the Houston Medical Center. She is also a member of the AAPD, IADT and HAPD. A member of the Cleft and Craniofacial team where she is involved with pre-surgical molding of infants with cleft lip and palate. Her main interest is the prevention of dental trauma in children.