Dental Providers

Below is a listing of CommuniCare Dental Providers.

San Antonio - West Campus

Chris Carabin, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1993;
BS in Biology, St. Mary's University, 1989
Special Interest: Professional interests include being a firm believer in preventive and conservative dentistry by working closely with patients to promote daily attention to dental health and healthy teeth and gums. This largely includes, but is not limited to, restorative dentistry with a focus on the overall effects of dental health on the whole person.
From: San Antonio, TX
Lourdes E. Comas, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of dental surgery, School of dentistry, University of Puerto Rico, 1994
B.S. in Biology, Catholic University of Puerto Rico, 1989
Hobbies: Traveling and reading
From: Ponce, Puerto Rico
John C. Guidry, DDS, MS
Specialty: General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, 1987;
MS Dental Diagnostic Science, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2004;
BS Biology, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1985
Certification: Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
Special Interest: Comprehensive dental care for Adults
Hobby: Photography
From: Lafayette, LA
Angelica M. Lozano, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Dental Branch-Houston, 2006;
BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University, 1994
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, baking, photography, traveling, and CrossFit!
From: Brownsville, TX
Violetta M. Roller, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio 2004;
BS in Biology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2000
Certification: Level I Sedation, Nitrous Oxide
Hobbies: having fun with my kids
From: Carrizo Springs, TX
Mercedes A. Mendoza, RDH, BA
Specialty: Dental Hygiene
Degree and College: Bachelor's Degree in English and Communication Arts, St. Mary's University, 2009. Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, Concorde Career College, 2013.
Certification: Sealants, CPR
Hobbies: Going to Spurs games with my mom, painting, running, and reading.
From: Born in Jacksonville, NC and raised in Hondo, TX.
Sandra Salazar-Mendoza, RDH, BS
Specialty: Dental Hygiene
Degree and College: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio - Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene 2004
Certification: Sealant, Nitrous Oxide monitoring, CPR
Special Interest: Providing dental cleanings for the patient and educating them in the importance of oral health and it's relation to our overall health.

Hobbies: Cheering with the Baseline Bums for our World Famous Five Time Champions San Antonio SPURS, hitting some golf balls, dancing to some good Tejano music and watching football on TV.
From: Born in San Antonio and raised in Hondo.
Hilda Garcia, RDH
Specialty: Dental Hygienist
Degree and College: Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, Coastal Bend College in Beeville, 2012
Certification: Sealant, CPR
Special Interest: Counseling and motivating patients to achieve optimal oral health
From: San Antonio, TX

San Antonio - East Campus

Birgit L. Carlson, D.D.S.
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry, 1984;
B.S. Biology, Trinity University, 1977
Special Interest: Removable Prosthetics (Geriatrics)
Hobbies: Spending time with my four children and gardening
From: Born in Bremen, Germany; spend most of my life in San Antonio
Lourdes E. Comas, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of dental surgery, School of dentistry, University of Puerto Rico, 1994
B.S. in Biology, Catholic University of Puerto Rico, 1989
Hobbies: Traveling and reading
From: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Angelica M. Lozano, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Dental Branch-Houston, 2006;
BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University, 1994
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, baking, photography, traveling, and CrossFit!
From: Brownsville, TX
Heather Williamson, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Texas
Health Science Center San Antonio, 2009;
Bachelor's Degree from University of Texas - Pan American, 2006
Hobby: Music
From: Edinburg, TX
Carly M. Tovar, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: St Mary's University BS Biochemistry 2002; Baylor College of Dentistry DDS 2011
Certification: Level 1 sedation and nitrous oxide
Special Interest: Education
Hobbies: Exercising, running, doing outdoor activities, cooking, volunteering and spending time with family and friends
From: San Antonio, TX
Christina Meiners, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, D.D.S., 2010
University of Texas at San Antonio, Bacherlor of Science in Biology, 2006
Certification: Nitrous Certified, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified, Oral Conscious Sedation
Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, and I love to travel :)
From: Weslaco, TX
Violetta M. Roller, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio 2004;
BS in Biology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2000
Certification: Level I Sedation, Nitrous Oxide
Hobbies: having fun with my kids
From: Carrizo Springs, TX
Christine Z. Morin, RDH
Specialty: Dental Hygienist
Degree and College: Associate of Applied Science,
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1992
Certification: Sealant, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, CPR
Hobbies: Reading, going to the beach.
From: San Antonio, TX

Kyle Campus

Manuel Martinez, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Creighton University, 2009;
Bachelor of Science, University of Dallas, 1999
Certification: Nitrous Sedation and Level 1 sedation, Mini Dental Implants
Hobbies: Gardening, woodworking and spending time with family.
From: Owasso, OK
Siva Sethuraman, DMD
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
Bachelor of Science Degree, University of Michigan, 2003
Certification: ADA Certified of National Board Dental Examinations
Special interest: Comprehensive Dentistry
From: Troy, Michigan
Parisah Troy, RDH
Specialty: Dental Hygienist
Degree and College: Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2012
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
Certification: Sealant, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, CPR
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities
From: San Antonio, TX
John Ha, DDS
Specialty: General Dentistry
Degree and College: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Creighton University - 2010 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Creighton University - 2005
Certification: Nitrous Oxide Certified
Special Interest: Listening and working with patients in order to provide comprehensive care to children and adults.
Hobbies: Traveling, Running, Cycling and spending time with family and dog.
From: Honolulu, HI