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Rick Young DDS

Meet Rick Young DDS


Rick Young, DDS, is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in Cleveland, Ohio, where he was elected to the Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He received recognition for his academics and research including an award from The Pierre Fauchard Academy and the Predoctoral Achievement Award from The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Young created a manual on dental materials in 2000, and in 2001, he attended The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Hospital Residency Program where he obtained advance training for medically compromised patients. Today, Dr. Young lectures locally on diabetes, periodontal disease, childhood caries, and oral concerns of the aging population. He is currently a member of the ADA, the TDA, RGV District Dental Society, The AGD, the TAGD, The RGV Academy of General Dentistry (served two terms as president), and Dentists Who Care. At home, Dr. Young enjoys cooking and spending time with his wife.

Meet Tim W. Brann DDS


Tim W. Brann, DDS, is a graduate of The University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio. He completed a general practice residency while in the U.S. Army where he served for five years obtaining the rank of Major. He returned to the valley in 1982 and along with his wife, Betty, established Sharyland Dental Care. Dr. Brann has hundreds of hours in continuing education in his pursuit of providing exceptional care. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society, Dentists Who Care, Academy of Laser Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists where he has obtained fellowship status. Dr. Brann enjoys spending time with his wife and grandchildren.
Tim W. Brann DDS
Dr Felkner

Meet Justin Felkner, DDS


Justin Felkner, DDS, is a graduate of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School with High Honors. In 2017, Dr. Felkner attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine Hospital Residency Program where he obtained advanced training in treating medically complex and special needs patients and dental-related trauma. His paper, “Periodontal Therapy Does Not Improve A1c Levels in Diabetic Patients with Periodontal Disease,” was published in the International Journal on Evidence-Based Practice for the Dental Hygienist in 2015. He is a member of the American Dental Association, TDA, Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society, and currently serves on a committee that welcomes new dentists into organized dentistry. Dr. Felkner enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and two young sons.
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