Mariana Haughey, DDS, MS, was born and raised in Vitoria, Brazil. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from one of the most prestigious dental schools in the country, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo. She continued her education at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she received her Certificate in Orthodontics and Master in Science.Dr. Haughey is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. She is also the course director of the Orthodontics course for dental hygienists and of the Clinical Orthodontics for dental students, co-director of Preclinical Orthodontics and of Fundamentals of Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment for dental students.Dr. Haughey has presented in conferences nationally and internationally and has been published in the Angle Orthodontist. She is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontics. Dr. Haughey lives with her husband in Canton, MI.