Dr. J. Roberto Pereira founded Ortho Place in November of 2016 when he took over the practice of his retiring colleague Dr. Youil, in Barrhead. A year after, he joined Dr. Haberstock and expanded Ortho Place to Edmonton.
Dr. Pereira received his degree from the University of Brasília, Brazil, in 1994. He received his degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2003. More recently, he pursued the residency program at the University of Alberta and received his Certification in Orthodontics in 2014. He is now a clinical instructor in the Orthodontic Graduate Program of the UofA where he teaches two days a month. He is fully licensed to practice as a specialist in Canada.
Dr. Pereira is fluent in English, French, and Portuguese. He is married to Dr. Camila Pacheco-Pereira, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta, and they have two children. He enjoys riding his bike in the River Valley bike trails in summer times and skiing and flying south with his family to catch some sun in winter times.