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Dr. Stephanie Vera is a proud Dallas native who has the biggest heart for her community. She is always looking for ways to give back with her three-year-old son, Colin, and her husband, Kevin. Dr. Vera graduated from Plano West Senior high school before attending the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. There, she spent a summer abroad in Greece and Italy, studying Greco-Roman History. Her favorite part, “other than gelato,” was “just being in Rome. It was amazing walking to the grocery store past the Colosseum!”

Dr. Vera graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biological Sciences following the defense of an undergraduate thesis on The Relationship Between Oral Bacteria and Heart Health. She then returned home to Dallas and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. At Dr. Vera’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony, her husband, Kevin, whom she had met in college (and lived on the same dorm floor as), proposed to her! The two have been together for 12 years strong.

Dr. Vera is a talented dentist who enjoys doing anterior cosmetic work, creating beautiful smiles that bring her patients joy and confidence.

I have a heart for animals and serving my community. I’m always looking for new ways our family could help our community through volunteering, donating, and providing dental services to those in need. My son, Colin, loves to come along and help. Our beloved rescue dog, Rosalind, came from my four years of volunteering at SPCA during dental school. Now, my family fosters kittens from the Wylie animal shelter

Spending time with my husband Kevin, our son Colin, and our dog Rosalind and watching a great film (I'm an avid movie buff). You can find me in my kitchen baking gluten-free treats with Colin or writing in my blog of seven years, titled Life, Love, & LaRosa, where I chronicle my family’s travel and life adventures, from our wedding day to our trips to Europe.

"I am a proud Dallas native…." 

happy soul, mama to Colin, lover of animals,
movies and my husband Kevin.

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After finishing his Orthodontic studies, Dr. Nathan continued rigorous training to become a Diplomate of Orthodontics, an honor obtained by only a few select Orthodontists in the country. His tenacious work ethic allows him to deliver amazing results for his patients and his joy and enthusiasm is contagious to his team and his patients alike.

During his free time, Dr. Nathan enjoys learning and discovering new interests, having great conversation over a delicious meal, and he never misses an opportunity to visit his dear family and hometown friends in Canada.

From childhood, Dr. Nathan was a gifted scholar, a talented athlete, and a strong leader. He was MVP and captain of the Men’s Basketball Team at the University of Alberta and Grant MacEwan College, and was named Two-time Academic All-Canadian, one of the highest awards a university athlete can receive.

After graduating with honors, he went on to the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where he met his wife, Christine. There, he continued to achieve academic success and scored in the top four percent in the nation on the Dental Board Exam, making him a top candidate for Orthodontic Speciality.

During his time at USC, Dr. Nathan served in third world countries like Honduras, where he and his dental team provided dental care to underprivileged communities. He also co-founded the Student Professionalism and Ethics Club at USC, where students are provided a platform to discuss ways to improve the ethics and professionalism in Dentistry. 

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... his joy and enthusiasm is contagious to his team and his patients alike...

background & EDUCATION

But he would never trade in the gift of growing up with lifelong friends in a close community of genuine, good people...

Dr. Nathan is from a small town in Alberta, Canada, where it snows almost half of the year, and the remaining months are taken over by mosquitoes.

Dr. Nathan graduated from USC Dental School with honors and was presented the Outstanding Orthodontic Achievement Award and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award for outstanding academic achievement. He then married Christine, the love of his life. 

Dr. Nathan then continued at USC to pursue his dream of becoming an Orthodontic Specliast. There, he also obtained his Masters in Science through conducting research on the latest Orthodontic innovations. Dr. Nathan was chosen by his Orthodontic program to represent USC Orthodontics and travel to Japan and Brazil to connect with and share ideas with his international peers. 


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