Dr. Polo was born and raised in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He was originally trained at University Francisco Marroquin School of Dentistry in Guatemala City, where he received his Bachelor in Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree with Cum Laude Honors in 2003. He moved to the United States in 2004 and completed an additional three and a half years of Residency in Advanced Prosthodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry, and the Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, in Birmingham, Alabama. At that time Dr. Polo also obtained his Master of Science Degree in Clinical Dentistry in 2007.