Ravi Doctor, DDS Meet Your Southlake & Arlington Dentist
You may have run across one of his featured cover stories in one of the area's beloved magazines such as Panache, Living, or Society Life. You may have heard that he is the dentist to Miss Southlake, Miss Arlington, Miss Teen Southlake, and Miss Teen Arlington, helping these lovely ladies look their very best! You may know someone who is suddenly showing off a gorgeous grin only to find out that expert cosmetic dentistry has given them a new reason to smile--you found your way to Ravi Doctor, DDS. You have now officially begun the exciting and incredible journey to turn that smile of your dreams into a reality! Are you ready?
Your beautiful smile is waiting...
Dr. Ravi Doctor has been practicing dentistry in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex for over three decades and is an implant instructor for the California Implant Institute, the Implant-Know-How Course and Dental XP Live Surgical Courses. His second location in Southlake, Texas has been open since 2007. Dr. Doctor enhances and carefully hones his advanced preventive, cosmetic and surgical skills through time-intensive programs, accomplishing more than two-hundred hours of continuing education each year. A visual testimony to his significant academic achievements can be seen on display with over fifty-five honorary awards adorning the main walkway of his Southlake and Arlington location. At the center of one collection can be seen the prestigious Award of Merit from President Bill Clinton honoring his commitment to volunteer dentistry.
After quickly completing his undergraduate studies early at Texas A&M University, Dr. Ravi Doctor went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is an Accredited Diplomate with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Diplomate with the American Dental Implant Association.
Dr. Ravi Doctor began in the dental implant field at the Dental Implant Institute, studying innovative surgical and implant procedures. He also achieved a certification of dental implant studies with Myron Nevins with the University of Pennsylvania. He has completed computer-guided surgery training at the Ilapeo Center in Curitiba, Brazil, trained in occlusion with the likes of Dr. William C. Strupp, Dr. Frank Spears, and Dr. John Kois, and received a two-and-a-half year, post-graduate degree in advanced gnathological occlusion principles and technique with Dr. Thomas Basta. In addition, he has trained with Dr. Stephen Buchanan and Dr. Clifford Ruddle in endodontics, and Dr. Jimmy Eubanks in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Ravi Doctor's main interest is to learn all aspects of dentistry. He has attended live seminar trainings in the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and multiple times in Brazil. During his routine trips to Brazil, he has had the chance to work with Dr. Maurice Salama, a world-renown periodontist and implant surgeon, and his team providing much needed dental care to the people in Santos, Brazil. Dr. Doctor is now helping train other dentists during these visits to Brazil. He is also a certified Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique clinician, offering the latest in gum rejuvenation. Dr. Doctor is additionally currently pursuing his board certification in oral implantology with the American Board of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Doctor sincerely believes in giving back. He has participated in numerous volunteer dentistry programs over the years. He volunteers at a local charity, Mission Arlington, and has helped since the inception of the program in 1993 at their Dental Health for Arlington Clinic, which assists the economically disadvantaged. He actively participates in the Save-A-Smile program since 2004 through Cooks Children’s Hospital, which focuses on assisting underprivileged children. He has provided free smile makeovers to battered women being sponsored through Grapevine GRACE since 2008 and often travels abroad on mission trips like his recent ones to Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, and Brazil, to provide dental care to people in dire need of a reason to smile!