Meet Dr. Hèctor Peña

“My mission is to change lives with orthodontic treatment by giving people a million-dollar smile and the confidence that comes with it. My goal is to excel at providing lasting results using the most efficient and high-tech methods in orthodontics. The best part of working as an orthodontist is being able to change lives and give confidence to the patients with their new smiles!”

Born and raised in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and having lived in New York for the past two decades, Dr. Hector E. Peña has been practicing in the dental field for a quarter century.

Excellence in Education

Dr. Peña has an extensive education:

  • Bachelor’s in science – University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
  • Doctorate in Dental Medicine – School of Dental Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico
  • Certificate in general practice – Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics – Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Department of Orthodontics
  • Certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, chief resident – Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Department of Orthodontics
  • American Board Orthodontics
  • College of Diplomates of The American Board of Orthodontics

Continued education courses keep Dr. Peña updated with the current trends in literature and clinical work, in order to provide the best standard of care to patients. Because of this, Dr. Peña is involved in study groups, associations, and societies for his continued education.

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
  • Queens County Dental Society
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • Northeastern Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Puerto Rico Dental Association

Outside the Office

Dr. Peña is married to Dr. Nina. They met in dental school and have been happily married for two decades! They love doing everything outdoors with their two children, Millo and Penny, and their dog Stella. When Dr. Peña is not working, he is outdoors with his family, golfing when he can, and attending baseball games.