Dr Soares was born in Brazil and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Pontifical Catholic University in Belo Horizonte, MG Brazil in 1998. He received his certificate of Pediatric Dentistry in 2003 from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA. He Became a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist in 2007. He joined the practice in 2008. He is affiliated with University of Florida CMS Cleft Palate Clinic. He is active with multiple local, state and national dental organizations.