Dr. Ronald Garza has practiced for more than 25 years in the Dallas area. He provides a comprehensive and compassionate approach in his pediatric treatment philosophy. Working closely with patients and their parents, he takes into consideration the sensory issues and emotional needs of each of his patients. Dr. Garza has completed his hospital residency in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Medical Center and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He holds staff appointments at Children’s Medical Center and Park Central Surgical Center, where he provides dentistry to patients through hospital sedation. Dr. Garza was named a Best Dentist in Dallas specializing in Pediatric Dentistry in 2007, 2010, and 2013, and was chosen as a “Mom Approved” Dentist by Dallas Child Magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Dr. Garza volunteers his time in dental education for primary schools and at health fairs and is very involved in his church. He and his wife Evelyn have been married for more than 25 years and are the proud parents of John and Juliana. In his spare time, Dr. Garza enjoys playing the guitar.
Education: D.D.S., Baylor College of Dentistry; M.S., Baylor University; B.A., University of Texas
Dr. Joe Parker has been a life-long resident of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, having grown up in Forney, TX and getting his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Dr. Parker was always into science, art, and health care, so naturally he decided to pursue dentistry as his chosen profession. After graduating from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2007 and practicing general dentistry, Dr. Parker realized how amazing and rewarding it was to work with children of all ages. He then pursued this dream by completing a pediatric dental residency at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver, which is consistently ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country. While there, Dr. Parker received extensive training with special healthcare needs children and comprehensive dental care under both general anesthesia and oral sedation. As any native Texan would, he moved back to the Dallas area and found a home with Just For Kids. He was fortunate enough to practice in his hometown and loves being a part of the community.
Dr. Parker’s favorite aspect of being a pediatric dentist is getting kids a great start with their oral health by having good experiences at the dental office. Dr. Parker is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and maintains memberships with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Greater Dallas Pediatric Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and its state/local chapters. When not at the office, Dr. Parker likes to spend time with his wife, Jennifer, and their two sons, Braeden and Logan. He is an avid sports fan, following the Mavericks, Rangers, and Cowboys. From his experience in Colorado, Dr. Parker loves to ski and hike.