In addition to her leading role at her private practice located in Suntree/ Viera called Valderrama Orthodontics, Dr. Natalia Valderrama Dougherty provides orthodontic services with three other Brevard County practices, Christie Dental of Titusville, Merritt Island and Palm Bay. Dr. Natalia Valderrama Dougherty previously served as an orthodontist at Coast Dental & Orthodontics of Suntree, Merritt Island and Palm Bay offices, also at Affordable Braces/The Dental Specialists of Titusville, Merritt Island and Viera and in Jacksonville, Florida as a General Dentist with Bahri Dental Group.

Dr. Natalia Valderrama Dougherty began her dental career in Colombia, South America, serving approximately 5,000 patients at San Roque Hospital- Encino Health Center and coordinating dental clinics for the general public through the Colombian Society of Pediatric Surgery. While working toward her doctor of dental surgery at Saint Thomas Aquino's University in Bucaramanga, she served two years as class president and held memberships in both the Saint Thomas Dental Student Society and the Colombia Dental Society. She also served as a teaching assistant for multiple Saint Thomas classes, worked part-time as a dental assistant, and volunteered to assist homeless children in the local community.