Meet Our Doctors

Converse, TX Dentist

Dr. Dhaval Thakkar

Dr. Thakkar received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Chicago, Illinois in 2005. He then moved to Boston to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. During his senior year of dental school, he was honored to serve the veterans at the VA hospital in Togus, Maine. He graduated from dental school in 2009 and had an opportunity to help the underserved population in the south of Chicago for two years. He finally deiced to move to Texas in 2011 because he fell in love with the warm weather and warm-hearted people of Texas.

Dr. Thakkar has been practicing dentistry for over seven years and is committed to keeping up with the latest advances in modern dentistry. He completes many times the required number of continuing education hours every year. He genuinely believes every patient should be treated as one of his family members. He is passionate about dentistry and loves helping his patients improve their smiles and quality of life. Dr. Thakkar is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Texas Dental Association. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and son, Yash when he is away from doing dentistry.

Aaron Barnes, DDS

 “Your smile is a part of what makes you, you!” My Mission: My goal is to help my patients reach their optimal dental health, and learn how to maintain it for a lifetime. I find it gratifying to see patients leave the office smiling with a newfound self-confidence. I have taken interest in the restorative possibilities of Implant Dentistry and Prosthodontics, to help me reach those goals for my patients. 

Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – San Antonio, TX Bachelor of Science in Biology St. Edward’s University – Austin, TX Continuing Education: Dr. Barnes is committed to furthering his knowledge base in all aspects of dentistry. He is Invisalign certified. He has completed two Live Training Hands-On courses in the diagnosis and placement of implants on patients. Shortly after, completed a Hands-On course in Prosthodontics (restoring implants, including Over-dentures). Life & Hobbies Dr. Barnes is a devout Christian. He is an audiophile and enjoys listening to music on his 2 channel Ho-fi system. He enjoys attending live concerts, race car events, and spending time with his family.

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