Dr. Krystal Baldwin

Education

  • Pediatric Dental Residency – Oishei Children’s Hospital
  • DDS – University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
  • BS, Biology – University College at Buffalo

Professional/Awards

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Future Dental Mentorship Committee
  • American Academy for Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
  • Special Olympics
  • Student National Dental Association

Personal

Dr. Krystal Baldwin became a dentist because it brought together her love of art and science. She enjoys making patients feel comfortable, valued, and supported. Dr. Baldwin has won the Women Making History Outstanding Achievement Award and the Pediatric and Community Dentistry Award. She also volunteers with Say YES Saturday Academy, Team Smiles, Head Start Advisory Committee, and Medical Step Elite. She loves to read, sketch, cook, and go horseback riding in her free time!

Dr. Robby George

Education

  • Pediatric Residency – Rutgers University – Newark, NJ
  • MDS – Saveetha University – India
  • BDS – Saveetha University – India

Professional/Awards

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Rochester
  • Fellowship in Orofacial Pain
  • Fellowship in Infectious Disease
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Personal

Dr. George became a dentist because he wanted to help young children laugh and enjoy their time at the dentist. In his free time, he enjoys listening to his daughter sing and play piano, traveling, trying new foods, and riding motorcycles! Dr. George has spoken at an international conference in India on orofacial pain and volunteered with the Special Olympics to provide dental screenings.

Dr. Mohamed El Naga

Board Eligible Orthodontist

Education

  • Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics – Georgia School of Orthodontics
  • MS – Operative Dentistry
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, Advanced Education General Dentistry Program
  • Bachelor’s in Dental Sciences – Cairo University

Professional/Awards

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontics
  • Georgia Dental Association
  • Invisalign Fellowship Certification

Personal

Dr. Mohamed El Naga’s passion for orthodontics began when he was young. His older sister, an orthodontist in Egypt, inspired him to follow in her footsteps. He received his Bachelor’s in Dental Sciences from Cairo University and completed his residency in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the Georgia School of Orthodontics. He believes that the most rewarding part of being an orthodontist is leaving a lasting impact on his patients, giving them confidence and adding happiness to their lives. Outside of work, Dr. El Naga and his wife enjoy discovering new restaurants, watching movies and sports, and spending time with family and friends. He is also an extreme sports enthusiast, so you might find him bungee jumping, skydiving, or paragliding for fun.

Dr. Nicholas Tai

Board Eligible Pediatric Dentist

Education

  • Chief Resident – Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry – New York University
  • DDS – New York University
  • BA, Biology – Binghamton University

Professional/Awards

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Personal

Dr. Nicholas Tai became a dentist because he gets to work with his hands, encounter unique challenges, and positively impact each patient’s life. He loves to work with kids because he gets to show off his silly side and tell bad jokes to see them laugh. Dr. Tai volunteers with Give Kids a Smile and the Special Olympics and coaches and referees in youth sports programs. Outside of the office, he enjoys going to local coffee shops and new restaurants with his wife, Maribeth.

Dr. Alexander Dao

Board Certified Orthodontist

Education

  • Orthodontic Certificate – University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • MS – Oral Biology – University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • DMD – Kornberg School of Dentistry – Temple University
  • BS, Economics and Biology, Minor in Psychology – Rutgers University

Professional/Awards

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists

Personal

Dr. Alexander Dao became an orthodontist to create beautiful, healthy smiles and raise his patients’ self-esteem and confidence. His favorite part about working with children is watching them grow up and seeing how happy they are with their smiles after braces. In his free time, Dr. Dao enjoys spending time with his family and fiancé, working out, hiking, traveling, and golfing. His favorite place to vacation is Hawaii, and his favorite food is steak!

Dr. Hina Khan

Pediatric Dentist-Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry 

Education

  • Pediatric Dental Residency – LSU School of Dentistry- New Orleans, LA 
  • DDS- Texas A&M College of Dentistry– Dallas, TX
  • BA – Washington University –  St. Louis, MO

Professional Organizations/Awards

  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Southwest Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Greater Dallas Pediatric Dental Society

Personal

Dr. Khan is a native Texan. She grew up in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex and graduated from the Hockaday School in Dallas. She went on to receive her BA degree from Washington University in St. Louis.  Dr. Khan returned to Dallas to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Texas A&M College of Dentistry Being a kid at heart, she then pursued her true passion of pediatric dentistry with her residency in LSU-New Orleans. Dr. Khan loves spending time with her patients, telling silly stories about superheroes and princesses as she helps keep their teeth cavity-free and sparkling bright! 

When Dr. Khan is not in the office, she is an avid globetrotter! She travels the globe, listening to her favorite 80’s music, to new and exciting places! Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show!

Dr. Cheryl Johnson

Education

  • Specialty program – Advanced Education in General Dentistry – Air Force Medical Service – Travis Air Force Base
  • DDS- University of the Pacific – Stockton, CA
  • Undergrad – University of Nevada – Las Vegas, NV

Professional Associations/Awards

  • American Dental Association

Personal

Dr. Cheryl was drawn to the dental profession after working in a dental office as a dental assistant right after attending college. She and her husband, Dr. Ryan Max Johnson, who is also a dentist, met in dental school. They also went through the Air Force together. She and her husband, Ryan, have three kids. When Dr. Cheryl is not at the office. She and her husband love taking the kids outdoors; hiking, camping, and fishing. They love animals and, in fact, have a few in their home!

Dr. Suzzane Horani

Bio coming soon!

Dr. Shreya Lettre

Education

  • Pediatric Dental Residency- Children’s Hospital Colorado – Aurora, CO
  • DDS- University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – San Antonio, TX
  • BS in Psychology University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX

Professional/Awards

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award – Qualifying Exam for Pediatric Dentistry (Top 3%)

Personal

The first thing Dr. Shreya has always noticed about someone is their smile. This inspired her to pursue a career in dentistry! Now she has the privilege of helping children develop healthy, beautiful smiles. The highlight of her day as a pediatric dentist is helping nervous children feel comfortable in the dental chair. Outside of work, Dr. Shreya loves exploring DFW with her husband, taking long walks with their two dogs, and is an active member of the Fort Worth Junior League. When the opportunity arises, she loves to vacation in Mexico and is working on checking off more countries on her bucket list!

Dr. Mark Walsh

Education

  • Pediatric Dental Residency – Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, Magna Cum Laude – Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science with Highest Honors – University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign

Professional Associations/Awards

  • Nomination for “Best in Care Award” (Boston Children’s Hospital – 2019)
  • Chief Resident (Boston Children’s Hospital – 2018-2019)
  • Community Outreach & Volunteer Award (Delta Dental – 2017)
  • Odontographic Society Irwin B. Robinson Award, Chicago, IL (2015)
  • SIU-SDM Dean’s Research Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • Dental/Medical Mission Trip Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Texas Dental Association

Personal

Dr. Mark has family roots here in Texas, and while initially born in Illinois, he has always considered Texas his home and could not be more excited to be back in the Lone Star State.

With a longstanding commitment to pediatric and special needs dental care and his unique combination of professional and academic experiences, Dr. Mark has committed himself to providing the highest level of care in pediatric dentistry, while also maintaining a fun and supportive atmosphere that the entire family can enjoy. 

Dr. Walsh loves making others smile and values a good sense of humor during the dental visit. While he may have been a professional candy taste tester as a child, he has been trying to redeem himself ever since! Other than battling sugar bugs, his favorite pastimes are centered around health and wellness. In his free time, he enjoys exploring his home here in Tyler alongside outdoor adventures, whether it be through hiking, biking, or visiting National Parks.