Melissa Alfonso Sedeño is a practicing orthodontist in Miami, Florida. Dr. Alfonso completed her orthodontic training at the University of Florida, receiving an orthodontic certificate and a Master’s in Dental Sciences degree. Her thesis focused on the use of vibration to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement. During her residency, she served as Chief Resident and received the 2016 Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award from the American Association of Orthodontists. She also presented her research at the 2015 OrthoVoice meeting. Dr. Alfonso also attended the University of Florida for her Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees.