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YOU CAN TRUST US WITH YOUR CHILD

Take a big sigh of relief because you’ve found the most competent, experienced, and compassionate pediatric dentists around. Best of all, the Texas Tiny Teeth doctors love kids! Their priority is to make your child feel special, comfortable, and happy. Dr. James and his team of dentists will become your kid’s new friends that they can’t wait to see again. Expect lots of laughter from Dr. James’ silly jokes!

Dr. James Slaughter III

DDS, MSD
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

“I believe children deserve the best possible dental experience, and their first impression of the dental office is critical for how they view good dental habits for the rest of their lives.”

Dr. James has been treating children in Dallas since 2011 and has extensive training in pediatric dentistry, including oral surgery, trauma management, interceptive orthodontics, restorative care, behavior management, and treatment for patients with special needs. He is one of the best in children’s dentistry due to his commitment to staying up-to-date and his passion for educating kids about the value of healthy dietary and oral hygiene habits.

Dr. Sandy Barnes

DDS

Dr. Barnes completed her undergraduate studies at Xavier University of Louisiana, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry, and completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center.

Dr. Barnes enjoys daily interactions with every patient and her dental team. Every day is a new adventure where she embarks on educating patients on oral health topics and being attentive to their needs. Her most rewarding experience as a pediatric dentist is providing a fun and relaxing environment for her patients.

Dr. Connie Vu

“It brings me great joy to help kids and work with my hands. Luckily, dentistry allows me to do both!”

Dr. Vu graduated with a Bachelor’s in Microbiology/Cell Science from the University of Florida. There, she became a recipient of the Bright Futures Scholarship and Early Admission to Dentistry Program. She went on to gain her dental degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and is now a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, and North Texas Dental Society. Dr. Vu promotes a culture of compassion, community, and care. She strives to make sure each and every patient’s needs are identified and met while keeping patients as comfortable as possible. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two dogs, hiking, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

Dr. Ratrice Jackson

DDS, MHS

Dr. Jackson is an accomplished Pediatric Dentist who possesses a steadfast desire for providing passionate, altruistic, and quality care to children. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and her Masters of Health Sciences from Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Meharry Medical College in Nashville. Following dental school, Dr. Jackson completed her Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program through NYU Langone Hospitals: Tampa, Florida Site.

Dr. Jackson’s patience, compassion, and sincere character are her strongest attributes. She unceasingly delivers a welcoming, trustworthy, positive environment that allows each patient to feel at home. Outside of the office, Dr. Jackson enjoys quality time with family and friends, watching/playing basketball, traveling, and making others around her smile. In addition, she enjoys reading inspirational books as she yearns to continuously encourage others across the world through motivational speaking.

Dr. Philip Pan

DDS, MS

“It is truly a blessing that I could be an orthodontist. I am often reminded that the heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. Therefore, I believe that with these God-given opportunities, whatever we do, we work at it with all our hearts, as working for the Lord.”

Dr. Pan grew up in Richardson, Texas and attended Baylor University for his Bachelor of Science degree. He then received his dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, followed by his certificate in orthodontics from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and the Texas Dental Association. One of his greatest appreciations of this profession is to walk alongside a patient through their orthodontic journey and witness the transformation of a smile. Dr. Pan cherishes spending time with family and being involved with church activities.

Dr. Grace Lee

DDS

Dr. Grace Lee grew up along the East Coast and attended the University of Maryland where she received her Bachelor of Science in Physiology and Neurobiology. She then graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2011 where she obtained her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Upon graduation she moved to sunny California where she pursued her specialty training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Loma Linda University.

Dr. Lee enjoys working with patients of all ages and does her best to attend educational courses to stay current with new technologies that may be beneficial to treatment. She loves to educate patients and help improve their functional as well as esthetic concerns. It brings her great joy to see the functional and physical improvements orthodontic treatment can bring into patients’ lives as well as their smiles. She is a very patient, genuine and positive person with a strong work ethic and excellent people skills. She loves the orthodontic profession and the relationships that she has formed with her patients and their families. Her genuine happiness shows in her own smile and gentle personality. You’ll love meeting Dr. Grace Lee!

Dr. Meagan Steward

DDS

Dr. Meagan Steward is a native of Louisiana. She attended McNeese State University where is majored in Biology, a minor in Chemistry, and a concentration in Pre-Dental studies. She received her DDS degree from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in May of 2017. In June 2018, she completed her dental anesthesia fellowship through the medical anesthesiology program of Indiana University School of Medicine at Eskenazi County Hospital. She then began her pediatric dental residency program immediately after attending the Center for Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University where she also received her Master’s in Dental Sciences. Dr. Steward is an active member in the community through various organizations. In her free time, she loves to travel, listen to podcasts, and spend time with family and friends.

Dr. Pritchett

DDS, MS

Dr. Pritchett was born in Germany and spent much of her childhood in Fairbanks, Alaska. She attended the University of Texas at Austin for her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Ecology. She then received her dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry, followed by her certificate in Pediatrics and Master’s in Dental Sciences from the Center for Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University.

Dr. Pritchett has a deep passion for working with children and loves the lightness they bring to her days. As a mother of three and her years of experience as a practitioner, Dr. Pritchett provides a calm, positive, and nurturing environment for treatment. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, meditation, and creating memories with her husband, Christian, and their three young, energetic children, Arianna, Zion, and Elijah.

Dr. Abi

DDS

Dr. Abi was born in Nigeria and moved to the United States when he was 13. He attended the University of Houston for his Bachelor of Science degree. He then received his dental degree from the Baylor College of Dentistry, followed by the completion of his pediatric residency at Saint Louis University. Dr. Abi is passionate about developing strong bonds with his patients to ensure they have a great time during their appointment.

Outside of his work at Texas Tiny Teeth, Dr. Abi enjoys a variety of hobbies, such as reading, sleeping, and traveling. To foster his love for reading, he actively participates in a book club where he discovers new and exciting books. He also has a Shiba Inu named Samurai but calls him Sam for short. When Dr. Abi is not in the office, he dedicates his time to his six-month-old daughter, who is currently erupting her first set of teeth!

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