Gabriela Lagreca

Personal Information

Name : Gabriela Lagreca

Country: USA

Phone: 001 781 558 3350 


Education and training

2009 D.D.S. Central University of Venezuela. Caracas 

2012 Implant Fellowship TUSDM. 

2015 Prosthodontics Residency TUSDM 

2023 D.M.D Candidate TUSDM 

2022 EMBA Candidate Quantic University 


2009 – 2011 Private Practice- Limited to Prosthodontics. 

2009 – 2011 Teacher Assistant- Central University of Venezuela. 

2015 – 2017 Instructor- Department of Prosthodontics TUSDM 

2018 – PRESENT Assistant Professor- Postgraduate of Prosthodontics TUSDM 

2018 – PRESENT Assistant Professor- Postgraduate of Prosthodontics TUSDM 

Professional Qualification

Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. 

Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics-ACP 

Teaching and Educational Leadership


2012 – 2015 TUSDM 

Course: Fixed Prosthodontics- Faculty/ Instructor 

2016 – 2019 TUSDM 

Course: Cranio-Facial Function 1 (Occlusion) Course Director 


2016– present TUSDM 

Advanced Literature Review – Faculty 

Advanced Tooth Preparation – Faculty 

Introduction to Clinic – Faculty 

Complete Denture course – Faculty 

Clinical Instruction 



CE Course series to Pre-doctoral TUSDM Faculty on Prosthodontic Updates 

2020- present 

Dental Education Learning and Teaching Academy (DELTA) Mini Residency 

Faculty and lecturer. This is a 6-month program with synchronous and asynchronous components, designed to help and support faculty members on the best educational practices and guide trough the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

2021- present 

Funder Program Director of The International Dentist Bootcamp 

Program designed with the goal of supporting internationally trained dentists in the application process to postgraduates and advanced standing programs in the United States. This program is a collaborative effort with 12 dental schools in the US, the American Dental Education Association and the European Dental Student Association. Dr. Lagreca was recently awarded a Mini Grant from Tufts University Provost office for this program as an initiative that supports Tufts Global Engagements. 

  • Mentorship lectures on ADEA events 
  • Support Pre-dental day 


2015- 2017 ADEA Faculty Collaborator

2018 – present ADEA Tufts Chapter Faculty Advisor

  • Monthly meetings with student members to help, mentors and develop their leadership activities and events for the year.
  • Represent TUSDM at national meetings

2018 – present ADEA ADCFP Director

  • Director for the Academic Dental Career Fellowship Program. Responsibilities include student fellows and faculty mentors recruiting, selection and management of activities during the 1-year program. Upon completion of the program, educational research project and year experiences are presented at ADEA Annual Conference.

2019 – present ACP MA section Board of Directors Secretary

  • Bi-Monthly meetings with the ACP MA Section Board, to help coordinate the seasonal events involving residents, program directors and private practice practitioners.

2021 – present ADEA SIG Learning and Teaching with Technology

  • Monthly meetings with Chair and President, to help coordinate the seasonal events involving member’s learning experience with technology in education.

Scholarship, Investigation and Discovery


  • “Staged transition from failing dentition to full mouth implant rehabilitation: A clinical report”. Northeastern Implant Symposium, New York. October 2014. 
  • “Open Vs Close” Implant Impression Techniques. Yankee Meeting 2014. 
  • “Tooth Vs Implant” Prosthetic complications. Yankee Meeting 2015. 
  • “Ceramic Vs Composite”. Yankee Meeting 2016 
  • Poster: “The use of tridimensional imaging to evaluate volumetric changes in maxillofacial patients, a case report”. American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. Annual Meeting. October 2014. 
  • Poster: “A Clinical Tridimensional Facial Evaluation of a Patient with Plexiform Neurofibroma” American Colleague of Prosthodontics. Annual Meeting. November 2014 
  • Poster: “Staged Transition from Failing Dentition To Full Mouth Implant Rehabilitation. A Clinical Report” Academy of Osseointegration. Annual Meeting. March 2015. 
  • National Prosthodontics Awareness Week- Webinar 2020 
  • Several webinars conducted in 2020 in the topic of designing and transitioning in person courses to online, in collaboration with: University of Szeged, Tehran University, IMFAHE Foundation and others. 


  • Lagreca, GF, Kang, K. Meaningful integration of educational technology in postgraduate programs: Problem, solution, and results. J Dent Educ. 2020; 1– 4. 
  • Morgan, S, Lagreca, GL. Mindful Transition of In-Person Anatomy Education to a Virtual Education Environment. J Dent Educ. 2021. Pending for publication 
  • Cleary, T, Lagreca, GL. Drawing as a learning tool to enhance a dental anatomy curriculum for remote learners. J Dent Educ. 2021. Manuscript approved 

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics-ACP. 
  • American Academy of Osteointegration-AO. 
  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics- AAMP. 
  • American Dental Education Association ADEA.