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Dr. Carrie Pisklak

DrCarriePisklak.jpgA lifelong Texan, Dr. Carrie Pisklak was raised in Dallas. She attended Texas A&M University in College Station where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and graduated with the honor of Magna Cum Laude.

Dr. Pisklak received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where she earned numerous scholastic awards and graduated with the honor of Summa Cum Laude. Upon completing her dental training, she was accepted into residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where she received a Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics.

Dr. Pisklak is Board Certified who takes an active role in exceeding the standards of her profession. She is an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Dental Society. She has been in private practice since 2002.

In February 2006, Dr. Pisklak became one of the youngest orthodontists in the country to become board-certified. This prestigious certification is given by the American Board of Orthodontics to those orthodontists who undergo intense examination and presentation of treated orthodontic cases.

Dr. Pisklak and her husband, Ben, are blessed with three beautiful children, Katie, Abby and Connor. Dr. Pisklak provides volunteer services at her church, Chapelwood United Methodist, Boys & Girls Country and the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance. Away from the office, she enjoys saltwater fishing, snow skiing and traveling.

As a specialist in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Pisklak is committed to providing high-quality patient care in a friendly and caring environment. She utilizes the most cutting-edge orthodontic technologies available to provide patients with the lifelong gift of a beautiful and functional smile.

Dr. Katie Smith

Dr. Smith_resizedDr. Smith was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana but was raised predominantly in El Paso, Texas. Upon graduating Valedictorian of Andress High School, she went on to complete her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences. Dr. Smith then studied at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to earn her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. She graduated as Valedictorian and earned numerous honors including the prestigious Kramer Award and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.

Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Smith pursued further training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where she earned her Master of Science degree and specialty Certificate in Orthodontics.  Immediately following residency, Dr. Smith gained board certification and became a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Smith’s passion is in helping others and truly caring about the patients that she is blessed to treat. Dr. Smith is also passionate about teaching and maintaining the standards of her profession. She currently is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UT Health Science Center in Houston and maintains an active role in many professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Greater Houston Dental Society, The American Board of Orthodontics, and the American Association of Orthodontics.

Dr. Smith is married to her better half, Scott, who is currently a resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Together they have a rambunctious fur baby named Bosley. Outside of the office, she also enjoys being outdoors, running, traveling, cheering on the Longhorns, and spending quality time with her family and friends.