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Adriana "Dr D" C. Da Silveira, DDS, MS, PhD

Chief of Orthodontics

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Adriana "Dr D" C. Da Silveira, DDS, MS, PhD

Chief of Orthodontics

I strive to treat my patients as my own kids and will go the extra mile to help them secure a beautiful smile. Originally from Brazil, I am fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Outside work, I am busy with my husband managing the activities of our two elementary school-aged kids.

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  • Pediatric Orthodontics

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
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Provides Care Through

  • Children's Craniofacial & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Center
  • Pediatric Specialty Services

Additional Language Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

My Passion for Healthcare

I have extensive experience in craniofacial orthodontics, and prior to joining Dell Children’s, I worked in two different hospitals in Chicago. I was also an assistant professor at University of Illinois at Chicago. One of my missions is to advocate for coverage for orthodontic treatment for children born with cleft and craniofacial conditions. I have met with Texas legislators and Medicaid administrators in the past years in an effort to improve orthodontic coverage and have co-written a new Medicaid policy that is waiting for legislative approval.

Services I Provide

  1. Orthodontics
  2. Craniofacial Orthodontics
  3. Braces
  4. Orthontics for Jaw surgery

My Clinical Focus

I am one of a few craniofacial orthodontists in the U.S. who specializes in the treatment of cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial syndromes along with surgical orthodontic treatment of dental facial abnormalities. Oftentimes, newborn babies first see me and my team for nasal alveolar molding before the initial cleft surgery. Working closely with the craniofacial team and surgeons to ensure the best outcome possible for our patients is our main goal. I also provide orthodontic treatment to patients with special needs, those who have complex medical problems or have complex jaw problems.


  1. American Association of Orthodontists
  2. American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  3. Texas Association of Orthodontists
  4. Texas Dental Association

Why Choose Seton

Seton offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it Humancare. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible. Humancare is an essential part of our mission to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services.

You'll find Seton doctors, nurses and associates delivering care throughout Central Texas Communities. We operate more than 100 clinical locations, including three teaching hospitals and another opening in 2017 that will be the training site for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

When you choose care from us, you are choosing care that is at the forefront of medical innovation. Seton conducts research and provides advanced treatments for conditions including stroke, traumatic injury, epilepsy, cardiovascular disease and many of today's most difficult illnesses to treat.

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