Meet Dr Silvia Menendez

Dr. Silvia Menendez has been practicing orthodontics for over a decade. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Texas Dental Association, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Menendez was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She graduated from dental school in 1997 from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and pursued a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Master’s degree from the same institution graduating in 2002.. Dr. Menendez came to the United States and earned both a Master’s degree and a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Oklahoma in 2004. She then completed a fellowship program in Surgical and Craniofacial Orthodontics at Indiana University in 2005.

In 2005, Dr. Menendez moved to El Paso, Texas to practice orthodontics privately. Dedicated to creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Menendez opened Smiles Orthodontics in 2012.

Dr. Menendez loves the outdoors, dancing, traveling, and spending time with her son, Rafael. You might see her and Rafa out and about walking their dogs, Fluffy and Penny, or soaking up some sun on the hiking trails.

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Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics

Bilingual Specialist, fluent in both English and Spanish

Smiles Orthodontics is locally owned


To provide you with an exceptional orthodontic experience from the first consultation throughout the entire length of your treatment.


To provide outstanding dental care with a commitment of honesty integrity & quality.

Why Choose Us

Advantages & Technologies

Your teeth play an important part in your daily life. It not only helps you to chew and eat your food, but frames your face. Having straight teeth makes it easier to brush and floss and keep them clean. Orthodontic treatment is a great investment on your overall health.

Digital Office

Caring and Highly Qualified Doctor and Team

3D Scanner: No More Messy Impressions

Excellent Customer Service