Meet Dr. Hernandez
Dr. Brianda Hernandez grew up in McAllen, TX and has always had a passion for dentistry. Her main goal at Stone Lake Dental is to help patients remain as comfortable and as relaxed as possible while providing the best treatment and bedside manner. Dr. Hernandez’s experience and special methods of dentistry allow her to offer personalized procedure plans, helping patients return to enjoying a life of improved dental health and aesthetic results.
Skills and Specialties
With a commitment to providing quality patient care, Dr. Hernandez performs a wide array of dental procedures to restore the appearance and functionality of her patients’ smiles. Through general dentistry procedures, she is able to properly diagnose any underlying oral conditions that may be affecting her patients’ overall health by conducting comprehensive dental examinations. Dr. Hernandez also provides optimal outcomes through restorative and cosmetic procedures with specialties in dental crowns, bridges, and veneers.
Education and Training
Dr. Hernandez attended The University of Texas-Pan American on an academic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a double minor in Spanish and chemistry. After graduating from college a semester early, Dr. Hernandez was accepted into the research summer program at Baylor College of Dentistry, where she assisted in genetic dental research. She proudly presented her results in Washington, D.C. at the American Association for Dental Research meeting. After four years, Dr. Hernandez graduated from the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in 2013. She keeps herself up-to-date with continuing education courses. For the past year and a half, Dr. Hernandez has been taking a Tip-Edge Orthodontics course every 6 – 8 weeks to become Tip-Edge certified. She enjoys the lectures and the clinical setting very much. Dr. Hernandez also enjoys taking continuing education at Baylor College of Dentistry to expand her knowledge in cosmetic dentistry, specifically in crown and bridge dentistry, as well as dental veneers.
Dr. Hernandez is a member of several highly regarded dental organizations, such as:
- The Academy of GP Orthodontics
- The North Texas Dental Society
- The Texas Dental Association
- The American Dental Association
When she is not at the office, Dr. Hernandez enjoys spending time with her loved ones, biking on the trail, watching movies (especially the animated ones), as well as making jewelry and playing racquetball.