About Our Periodontal Practice

At our periodontal practice, we are proud to deliver comprehensive services to our patients. Our staff is committed to providing exceptional care and takes the time to explain all aspects of treatment to our patients. We genuinely care about your health and wellbeing, which is why we work together to design the most effective treatment plan for your needs.

Derrick Garrett
Steve Janececk
Kristin Lambright
Surgical Assistant
Lisha Edwards
Dental Hygienist
Kendra Strauss
Charla Ybarra
Dental Hygienist
Lacy Welch
April Goldman
Professional Relations Coordinator
Dr. Rick Heard

Dr. Rick Heard

Dr. Heard is board-certified in periodontology and dental implant surgery with over 15 years of experience in the field. He is also a member of multiple prestigious organizations, including:

  • The American Academy of Periodontology
  • The American Dental Association
  • The McGuire Institute

Find out if you are a candidate for dental implants by requesting an appointment online or calling (361) 573-1014 today.

Message Our Staff

After multiple years of avoiding a dental issue, I visited Dr. Heard. In a short period of time, I went from what I thought was a hopeless dental problem, to a complete solution. I now have a full understanding of my procedure, the timeline, and even exact costs.

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