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Dentist – Prosper, TX

Get to Know Andrew Arango, MD, DDS

Dr. Arango

Dr. Arango comes from a family of dentists – in fact, his mother is a pediatric dentist and his father is an orthodontist! He is no stranger to the oral healthcare field and always takes the time to deeply understand the unique needs of his patients here at Texas Dental Surgery so that he can reliably exceed their expectations. To learn more about him, just keep reading below.

EDUCATION

  • Saint Louis University

ORAL SURGERY/MEDICAL SPECIALTY

  • UT-Health Science Center, Houston
  • UT-Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

A Dallas native, Dr. Arango attended Christ the King Catholic School and the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. After graduating from high school, he received his Bachelor of Biology from Saint Louis University, followed by his dental degree from the University of Texas-Health Science Center in Houston, where he graduated at the top of his class. Subsequently, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society for excellence in academics while demonstrating exemplary traits of character. He became drawn to surgery while in dental school and went on to attend medical school at the UT-Health Science Center in San Antonio. After graduating, he completed an internship in general surgery and then a residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the UT-Health Science Center in San Antonio.

What Are You Highly Trained In?

As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is both a licensed physician and a licensed dentist, Dr. Arango practices the full scope of oral surgical services with an emphasis in orthognathic/reconstructive jaw surgery, sleep apnea, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstructive surgery. He also has special interests in dental implants, wisdom teeth, bone grafting, and the treatment of facial trauma.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

When he isn’t busy at the practice, Dr. Arango loves playing soccer, fishing, and cheering on all of the professional sports teams here in Dallas.