Fernanda Bulhões Fagundes was born in 1997 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. In 2019, she graduated in General Dentistry at the Federal University of Bahia in Salvador. Subsequently (2022), she completed her Master's degree in Oral Radiology at the Piracicaba Dental School - University of Campinas (FOP-UNICAMP) in Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil. She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies in the same programme and University (FOP-UNICAMP) under the supervision of Dr. Frederico Sampaio Neves.

Currently, Fernanda is actively involved in the OMFS-IMPATH research group at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in Leuven, Belgium, under the supervision of Professor Reinhilde Jacobs. Her research focuses is intraoral imaging and endodontic diagnostic tasks, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and artefact expression in CBCT.