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A doctor-owned and doctor-led multi-location practice, Dental Care of Texas offers a full and tightly integrated menu of family, pediatric, and orthodontic services all under one roof serving Allen, Roanoke, Flower Mound, Watauga, Southlake and surrounding areas.

It’s Dental Care of Texas’s goal to ensure every patient receives exceptional patient care, in a relaxed and stress-free environment. Our dedicated staff is here to serve all your dental and orthodontic needs. We strive to deliver the best dental and orthodontic experience for every patient, every time.

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    Dr. David Shim , DMD

    David Y. Shim, DMD, received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, and his Master of Science degree from John Hopkins University.  

    “As the Dental Director at Dental Care of Texas, I will ensure that your visit is enjoyable and a best-in-class experience. My team and I use only the most advanced equipment and gentle dentistry techniques for your ultimate comfort and convenience. Our flexible office and emergency hours are tailored to your busy schedule. Rest assured that Dental Care of Texas is your family’s one-stop dental office.

    At Dental Care of Texas, we believe that every person deserves a beautiful and healthy smile. With innovative treatment techniques such as whitening, cosmetic veneers and implants, you’ll have the opportunity to achieve that radiant, perfect smile you’ve always dreamed of.”

    Languages Spoken: English and Korean

    Additional Training and Credentials: Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Shim likes catch up with his family and friends and enjoy the great outdoors while eating southern cuisine. 

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    Dr. Benjamin Martin , DMD, MS

    Benjamin J. Martin, DMD, MS, graduated in 2011 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and then in 2014 pursued his Certificate for Oral Biology and Specialty in Orthodontics from the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry.

    “A straight, beautiful smile is universally sought after. While it is an aesthetically pleasing feature, it enhances a person’s overall health in many ways. When a person’s teeth are not in alignment, the function of the teeth and jaw are not optimal; therefore, food may not be digested properly, excellent oral hygiene is difficult, wear and tear on the teeth is advanced, and the pressure from the misalignment may cause headaches and facial pain.

    Seeing these transformations in my patients, along with a renewed self-esteem and a new desire to smile, is by far the greatest reward of my profession as an orthodontist.

    As a young grade school student, I always knew that I wanted to pursue a career in healthcare. It wasn’t until I attended a dental mission trip to Honduras that I knew that I wanted to be a dentist. While in dental school, my passion and interest in orthodontics grew. I learned and was inspired by some of the best orthodontists at Baylor. I feel very blessed to be able to use my skills, education, and the latest orthodontic advancements to perfect smiles.”

    Languages Spoken: English

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certificate in Orthodontics

    Professional Memberships: Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Dallas County Dental Society

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Martin likes downhill skiing, cycling, mountain biking, and participating in triathlons.  In addition, Dr. Martin enjoys staying active in the community and volunteering every opportunity he gets.

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    Dr. Asra Al-Bayatti , DMD

    Dr. Asra Al-Bayatti was born in the USA and raised in Iraq. She received her Bachelor's degree in Dental Surgery from the University of Baghdad College of Dentistry in 2001. She moved back to the United States and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 2015. She has been practicing as a General Dentist for 20 years.

    Dr. Al-Bayatti aims to create a partnership with her patients. She always takes the time to chat and answer questions to make sure that her patients are fully aware of their options, and to create the most comfortable dental experience possible.

    Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants, and Oral Surgery are Dr. Al-Bayatti’s primary interests; however, she enjoys all areas of General Dentistry as well. She strives to keep up with the latest techniques and materials to provide state of the art services for her patients.

    Dr. Al-Bayatti lives in Frisco,TX . When not working, she enjoys her life with her husband, two teenagers , and three parrots. She loves cooking, gardening, cake decorating, traveling, and exploring the wonders of the natural world.

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    Dr. Ram Miyapuram , BDS, DMD

    Ram Miyapuram, BDS, DMD, graduated in 2008 from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.

    “Being able to combine two of my greatest interests, the art of dentistry and healthcare is truly a blessing. I’m very lucky that my job doesn’t feel like work.

    As a licensed general dentist, I provide compassionate and comprehensive dental care to families of all ages, however, over the years I have found that I have a special connection with pediatric patients. I enjoy seeing young smiles transform into big, healthy smiles. I have a special interest in conservative restorative treatments, smile transformations, pediatric dentistry, dental implants, and sleep medicine.

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Miyapuram likes to play racquetball and travel all around the globe exploring the beautiful wonders of the world.

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    Dr. David Shim , DMD

    David Y. Shim, DMD, received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, and his Master of Science degree from John Hopkins University.  

    “As the Dental Director at Dental Care of Texas, I will ensure that your visit is enjoyable and a best-in-class experience. My team and I use only the most advanced equipment and gentle dentistry techniques for your ultimate comfort and convenience. Our flexible office and emergency hours are tailored to your busy schedule. Rest assured that Dental Care of Texas is your family’s one-stop dental office.

    At Dental Care of Texas, we believe that every person deserves a beautiful and healthy smile. With innovative treatment techniques such as whitening, cosmetic veneers and implants, you’ll have the opportunity to achieve that radiant, perfect smile you’ve always dreamed of.”

    Languages Spoken: English and Korean

    Additional Training and Credentials: Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Shim likes catch up with his family and friends and enjoy the great outdoors while eating southern cuisine. 

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    Dr. Benjamin Martin , DMD, MS

    Benjamin J. Martin, DMD, MS, graduated in 2011 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and then in 2014 pursued his Certificate for Oral Biology and Specialty in Orthodontics from the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry.

    “A straight, beautiful smile is universally sought after. While it is an aesthetically pleasing feature, it enhances a person’s overall health in many ways. When a person’s teeth are not in alignment, the function of the teeth and jaw are not optimal; therefore, food may not be digested properly, excellent oral hygiene is difficult, wear and tear on the teeth is advanced, and the pressure from the misalignment may cause headaches and facial pain.

    Seeing these transformations in my patients, along with a renewed self-esteem and a new desire to smile, is by far the greatest reward of my profession as an orthodontist.

    As a young grade school student, I always knew that I wanted to pursue a career in healthcare. It wasn’t until I attended a dental mission trip to Honduras that I knew that I wanted to be a dentist. While in dental school, my passion and interest in orthodontics grew. I learned and was inspired by some of the best orthodontists at Baylor. I feel very blessed to be able to use my skills, education, and the latest orthodontic advancements to perfect smiles.”

    Languages Spoken: English

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certificate in Orthodontics

    Professional Memberships: Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Dallas County Dental Society

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Martin likes downhill skiing, cycling, mountain biking, and participating in triathlons.  In addition, Dr. Martin enjoys staying active in the community and volunteering every opportunity he gets.

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    Dr. David Shim , DMD

    David Y. Shim, DMD, received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, and his Master of Science degree from John Hopkins University.  

    “As the Dental Director at Dental Care of Texas, I will ensure that your visit is enjoyable and a best-in-class experience. My team and I use only the most advanced equipment and gentle dentistry techniques for your ultimate comfort and convenience. Our flexible office and emergency hours are tailored to your busy schedule. Rest assured that Dental Care of Texas is your family’s one-stop dental office.

    At Dental Care of Texas, we believe that every person deserves a beautiful and healthy smile. With innovative treatment techniques such as whitening, cosmetic veneers and implants, you’ll have the opportunity to achieve that radiant, perfect smile you’ve always dreamed of.”

    Languages Spoken: English and Korean

    Additional Training and Credentials: Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Shim likes catch up with his family and friends and enjoy the great outdoors while eating southern cuisine. 

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    Dr. Benjamin Martin , DMD, MS

    Benjamin J. Martin, DMD, MS, graduated in 2011 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and then in 2014 pursued his Certificate for Oral Biology and Specialty in Orthodontics from the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry.

    “A straight, beautiful smile is universally sought after. While it is an aesthetically pleasing feature, it enhances a person’s overall health in many ways. When a person’s teeth are not in alignment, the function of the teeth and jaw are not optimal; therefore, food may not be digested properly, excellent oral hygiene is difficult, wear and tear on the teeth is advanced, and the pressure from the misalignment may cause headaches and facial pain.

    Seeing these transformations in my patients, along with a renewed self-esteem and a new desire to smile, is by far the greatest reward of my profession as an orthodontist.

    As a young grade school student, I always knew that I wanted to pursue a career in healthcare. It wasn’t until I attended a dental mission trip to Honduras that I knew that I wanted to be a dentist. While in dental school, my passion and interest in orthodontics grew. I learned and was inspired by some of the best orthodontists at Baylor. I feel very blessed to be able to use my skills, education, and the latest orthodontic advancements to perfect smiles.”

    Languages Spoken: English

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certificate in Orthodontics

    Professional Memberships: Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Dallas County Dental Society

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Martin likes downhill skiing, cycling, mountain biking, and participating in triathlons.  In addition, Dr. Martin enjoys staying active in the community and volunteering every opportunity he gets.

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    Dr. Jonathan Song , BS, DMD

    Jonathan Song, BS, DMD, graduated in 2015 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

    “My practice philosophy is to earn my patients’ trust and create a long-lasting patient relationship. As your dentist, I’m committed to providing you with quality dental care so that you can live a worry-free life and smile for decades to come.

    I look forward to serving you with all your oral health care needs. Your input and questions regarding treatment options and recommendations are always welcome. With proper oral health information, you will be more equipped to make informed treatment decisions and get excited about the results.

    I chose Dental Care of Texas because they offer patients a wide range of dental services and specialists all located under one roof. This patient-centric philosophy allows us to collaborate as a team to help the patient achieve their desired goal. In addition, Dental Care of Texas is proud to serve their community, which aligns with my personal experience and values. While living in Boston some of my most favorite memories were volunteering at a local hospital to educate patients about the importance of oral health and the right way to brush and floss.”

    Languages Spoken: English and Korean

    Outside of the dental office Dr. Song likes to play tennis and explore new local restaurants.

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    Dr. Mahendra D. Mavalli , DDS, MS, PhD

    Mahendra D. Mavalli, DDS, MS, PhD, graduated in 2000 from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

    “I truly enjoy making kids of all ages smile. I strive to make every child’s dental visit a positive one. My number one goal as a pediatric dentist is to make appointments fun while educating on the importance of healthy habits for a life-long healthy smile.

    I’m extremely honored to be able to care for the dental needs of children, especially those with special healthcare needs and abilities. I’m committed to providing your child with the highest level of dental care tailored to their individual, unique needs.”

    Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, and Kannada

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certified Pediatric Dentistry

    Special Interests: Advanced training beyond dental school in treating children with special healthcare needs

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Mavalli is an active volunteer with the Boys Scouts of America. As a Scoutmaster, Dr. Mavalli mentors young children while instilling the importance of good dental hygiene. Dr. Mavalli also enjoys the great outdoors. He loves camping and rock climbing with his family.

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    Dr. Rashmi Hedge , BDS, MS, Periodontist

    Rashmi Hegde, BDS, MS, graduated in 1999 from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

    "The art of dentistry is a very rewarding field. It is much more than just treating teeth; it's giving a person a renewed sense of self-worth and confidence.

    I am fluent in three languages: English, Hindi, and Kannada. I've been very fortunate to travel all over the world. In fact, it gives me a unique ability to understand and communicate with patients at a much deeper level. While some aspects of treatment are universal, others are more personal. My treatment plan reflects the unique wants and needs of every person and every background."

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certificate in Periodontics

    Professional Memberships: Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Hegde likes to read, travel, and spend quality time with her family and friends.

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    Dr. Kumar Hiremath , DDS, Orthodontist

    Kumar Hiremath, DDS, graduated in 1988 from the College of Dentistry at Howard University.

    "Orthodontics is not just about straightening teeth; it’s about creating relationships and providing confidence and self-esteem. For more than 30 years, I’ve provided the highest level of orthodontic care and have helped my patients achieve a beautiful and healthy smile that will last them a lifetime.

    Over the years, I have treated adults and children using traditional, cosmetic, and clear aligner orthodontics. My level of training and experience has allowed me to provide my patients with optimal function and aesthetics. I will customize your treatment plan to help you achieve great oral health results.”

    Languages Spoken: English

    Additional Training and Credentials: Orthodontics 

    Professional Memberships: American Association of Orthodontics, Southwest Orthodontic Society, and Fort Worth Dental Society

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Hiremath likes to travel on his motorcycle, play golf and tennis. On a hot summer day, you will find him down by the lake enjoying the water on his boat. 

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    Dr. Christopher Tiu , DMD

    Christopher Tiu, DMD, graduated in 2006 from the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

    "Dentistry is in my blood and written in my DNA. My grandfather was a dentist and his love for the field was so infectious that my uncle decided to follow in his footsteps. As a third generation dentist I could not be any prouder; I pray that maybe one day I will infect the love of dentistry to my own children and the passion that our family has for the art of making people smile will live on."

    Languages Spoken: English, Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese

    Additional Training and Credentials: IV Conscience Sedation

    Special Interests: CERAC CAD/CAM, Piezoelectric Surgery, Cone-beam Computed Tomography Systems (CBCT), IV Sedation, and Dental Implants

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Tiu likes to garden, travel, and take professional photos. Dr. Tiu loves music and has an extensive vinyl record collection. 

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    Dr. Mahendra D. Mavalli , DDS, MS, PhD

    Mahendra D. Mavalli, DDS, MS, PhD, graduated in 2000 from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

    “I truly enjoy making kids of all ages smile. I strive to make every child’s dental visit a positive one. My number one goal as a pediatric dentist is to make appointments fun while educating on the importance of healthy habits for a life-long healthy smile.

    I’m extremely honored to be able to care for the dental needs of children, especially those with special healthcare needs and abilities. I’m committed to providing your child with the highest level of dental care tailored to their individual, unique needs.”

    Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, and Kannada

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certified Pediatric Dentistry

    Special Interests: Advanced training beyond dental school in treating children with special healthcare needs

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Mavalli is an active volunteer with the Boys Scouts of America. As a Scoutmaster, Dr. Mavalli mentors young children while instilling the importance of good dental hygiene. Dr. Mavalli also enjoys the great outdoors. He loves camping and rock climbing with his family.

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    Dr. Rashmi Hedge , BDS, MS, Periodontist

    Rashmi Hegde, BDS, MS, graduated in 1999 from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

    "The art of dentistry is a very rewarding field. It is much more than just treating teeth; it's giving a person a renewed sense of self-worth and confidence.

    I am fluent in three languages: English, Hindi, and Kannada. I've been very fortunate to travel all over the world. In fact, it gives me a unique ability to understand and communicate with patients at a much deeper level. While some aspects of treatment are universal, others are more personal. My treatment plan reflects the unique wants and needs of every person and every background."

    Additional Training and Credentials: Certificate in Periodontics

    Professional Memberships: Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Hegde likes to read, travel, and spend quality time with her family and friends.

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    Dr. Kumar Hiremath , DDS, Orthodontist

    Kumar Hiremath, DDS, graduated in 1988 from the College of Dentistry at Howard University.

    "Orthodontics is not just about straightening teeth; it’s about creating relationships and providing confidence and self-esteem. For more than 30 years, I’ve provided the highest level of orthodontic care and have helped my patients achieve a beautiful and healthy smile that will last them a lifetime.

    Over the years, I have treated adults and children using traditional, cosmetic, and clear aligner orthodontics. My level of training and experience has allowed me to provide my patients with optimal function and aesthetics. I will customize your treatment plan to help you achieve great oral health results.”

    Languages Spoken: English

    Additional Training and Credentials: Orthodontics 

    Professional Memberships: American Association of Orthodontics, Southwest Orthodontic Society, and Fort Worth Dental Society

    Outside of the dental office, Dr. Hiremath likes to travel on his motorcycle, play golf and tennis. On a hot summer day, you will find him down by the lake enjoying the water on his boat. 

    What Our Patients Say

    I have been going to Dental Care of Texas for a little over a year now, and I love it. They get you back and all fixed up in a jiffy. I am currently in ortho too and they are getting my teeth exactly where I want them to be. The prices are great and the staff are the best. I would and do recommend Dental Care of Texas to everyone I know.

    Patient of Dental Care of Texas, Google Review

    I have nothing but great things to say about Dental Care of Texas. Definitely most affordable around the area, and also have payment plans that help single moms like myself. Staff is always nice and very helpful. I have another kid that's going to need braces soon and I will be returning to Dental Care of Texas, without a doubt.

    Patient of Dental Care of Texas, Facebook

    Been with this dentist office for 18 years! This office has not much of a turnover, and that says a lot; mostly same staff for years. The front office staff has been very helpful and knowledgeable when it comes to scheduling my appointments or working with my insurance, and I know I can trust the care I receive from their hygienists and dentists. All of that is really just a bonus to the awesome convenience of being able to go in on a Saturday!

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