Meet the Doctors

I have been practicing orthodontics for over 30 years. Before becoming an orthodontist I worked hard throughout college and dental school making sure that I received the highest quality education and training. In my free time I enjoy studying astronomy, flying, hiking, organic gardening, looking for fossils and arrowheads, and creating exhibits for education purposes.Read More
During high school, I had braces with Dr. John A. Gerling who inspired me to be an orthodontist. During high school, I made myself a timeline outlining the steps needed to become an orthodontist with the ages that I would accomplish each step. I taped this timeline beside my bedroom light switch so I would see it every night and morning. After graduating high school, I left McAllen to attend Dental School and then my Orthodontic Residency. I returned to McAllen in early 2017.Read More