Dr. Carreon received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL) in Monterrey, Mexico. He also received additional training in restorative dentistry at Loma Linda University (LLU) in Loma Linda, California. After graduation, Dr. Carreon worked and established his own practice. In 2002, Dr. Carreon formed “Dr. Carreon & Associates” as a way of improving the oral health among the varied communities of the Rio Grande Valley. In his 36 years in the field of dentistry, Dr. Carreon has come to focus on Restorative Dentistry and advanced dental procedures, including full-mouth reconstruction.
In regards to his patients, Dr. Carreon values their loyalty and appreciation of service the most. Dr. Carreon keeps up with advances in the field through monthly educational seminars, and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, and the Association Dental Mexicana. When it comes to his profession, Dr. Carreon finds that the most rewarding aspects of being a dentist include having a positive impact on the oral health and overall well being of his patients, and being able to improve their lives through a few changes in their smiles. In his own words, “I enjoy practicing good dentistry that is backed up by good experience; I live loving what I do so it doesn’t become a job.”
Dr. Soto received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL) in Monterrey, Mexico. She obtained further education at the IPEO (Insituto de Posgrados en Odontologia ) from Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla in juntion wit Loma Linda University (LLU), before completing a diploma in Implantology. Dr. Soto has practiced dentistry for 30 years, and counting. Dr. Soto has worked at “Dr. Carreon & Associates” since February of 2005, and her current focus is on dental implants, but she also does advanced restorative dentistry. Dr. Soto is committed to providing her patients with a comprehensive exam so that they may receive the best treatment possible based on their specific needs.
Dr. Soto’s main goal is to restore patient’s ability to smile confidently – in her words, “a good smile gives you confidence, it allows you to be yourself, and it lets you laugh without any kind of embarrassment or reservation. I want my patients to lead confident, happy lives.” Dr. Soto enjoys dentistry very much, as it gives her an opportunity to serve a diverse population within a multicultural setting. She maintains her focus on fulfilling the needs of each patient. Dr. Soto keeps up with the latest technology in her field, and continues her education by attending dental conferences, reading journals, and maintaining correspondence with others in her field. She is a member of the American Academy Of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, The Chicago Dental Society, and the Asociación Dental Mexicana.
Dr. Lucas received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (UAT) in Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He has over 13 years of experience, and has worked with “Dr. Carreon & Associates” for 8 years. As a general dentist, Dr. Lucas’ main focus is to meet all of his patients’ needs, to improve any preexisting dental conditions, and to bring his patients’ oral health to its very best. Dr. Lucas values his patients’ trust in him, their satisfaction with their results, and their continued trust which many display when they refer their friends and loved ones.
He enjoys his ability to help his patients to resolve any dental problems, and is most rewarded when he sees their happiness and satisfaction. Dr. Lucas stays up to date in his field by attending dental conferences on a yearly basis, as well as attending lectures on relevant topics. He is a member of the Colegio Dental de Nuevo Progreso (Dental College of Nuevo Progreso), the Colegio Dental de Tamaulipas (Dental College of Tamaulipas), and the Asociación Dental Mexicana (Mexican Dental Association).