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SAN ANTONIO

210-944-8111

17026 Bulverde Rd. #102
San Antonio, TX 78247

SAN MARCOS

512-353-5500

1320 Wonder World Dr. #103
San Marcos, TX 78666

SAN ANTONIO | 210-944-8111
SAN MARCOS | 512-353-5500

SAN ANTONIO | 210-944-8111       
SAN MARCOS |
512-353-5500

We are more
than just a team

We are more
than just a team

Get to Know Our Group

With different backgrounds and skills, we come together to be one well-rounded and inclusive family. We are all on one team with the mission to serve our community and our patients each and every day. With a goal to provide exceptional service, everyone on our team has advanced training and the certifications necessary to deliver expert dental and orthodontic care for your family. Learn more about our extended family below! We can’t wait for you to become a member, as well.

Our Doctors

Dr. Roel Gonzalez

PEDIATRIC DENTIST

Dr. Gonzalez, or “Dr. G,” is a native Texan, who returned to The Lone Star after completing an educational and military tour of the world.  He received his dental degree from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania which included overseas externships in Thailand. After dental school, he was commissioned as a U.S. Air Force Captain and completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center in Ohio. He then served our military members and their families in multiple Air Force hospitals in Japan as a general dentist.
After completing an honorable military career, he continued onto pediatric specialty education at Children’s Hospital Colorado, one of the world’s top-ranked pediatric hospitals.

He is a member of:

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association

Dr. G considers himself very blessed to be able to serve his community alongside his wife Dr. A. He enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures. He loves eating and his favorite food is anything Dr. Ana puts together in the kitchen. He really enjoys dates with his wife, spending time with their sons and running with his dog Lola.

Dr. Ana Lavermicocca-Gonzalez

PEDIATRIC DENTIST

Dr. Ana or “ Dr. A” finished at the top of her class when she received her Dental Degree in 2004 from the University Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho in Venezuela.  Immediately after graduation, she moved to the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil, where she completed in 2007 her Orthodontic Residency at the Gamma- Filho University. In 2012, she relocated to the US to pursue her love for pediatrics and completed her second specialty residency in pediatric dentistry at the prestigious UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.

She is a member of:

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • San Antonio Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Orthodontic Society
  • World Federation of Orthodontics

Dr. Ana is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, English, and Italian. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband (Dr. Gonzalez), their sons Thomas, Lucas, and their dog Lola. She is passionate about traveling, experiencing new cultures and foods.

Dr. A considers herself very blessed and fortunate to be able to practice in a family-owned and operated kids dental office alongside her husband.

 

Dr. Maria Jose Cervantes

PEDIATRIC DENTIST

Dr. Maria Jose Cervantes or “DR C” earned her dental degree at the Intercontinental University at Mexico City (UIC). After working as a general practitioner, she completed her pediatric dental residency at UT Health San Antonio and earned a master’s degree in orthodontics at UIC.

Currently, she serves as the Postdoctoral Program Director in Pediatric Dentistry. As a full-time faculty, she provides didactic and clinical teaching for both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students. Her research interests include human growth and development, cleft lip and palate, restorative materials, and caries prevention.

She is a member of: 

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
  • San Antonio Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Association of Orthodontist

Dr. C Loves to spend time with her family, experiencing new cultures, and enjoying her favorite food Italian and Japanese.

Dr. Emanuel Alfonso

ORTHODONTIST

Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Alfonso obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, DDS in 2003 (UGMA). His interest in orthodontics turned into a passion for providing stunning smiles and watching the impact of such changes in patient’s confidence and self-esteem. He then received his Diploma in the Specialty of Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Orthopedics in 2006 from the Technological University of Mexico, (UNITEC). Dr. Alfonso then returned to his home country, Venezuela to devote himself to private practice and in 2014 Dr. Alfonso and his family decided to relocate to the US to start a Fellowship in Orthodontics at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he got the chance to update his knowledge and experience in new techniques and technologies like the use of Clear Aligner Therapy and the use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in surgical planning of patients needing Orthognathic surgeries.
In 2016 Dr. Alfonso was accepted into the Orthodontic Residency Program at UF and in 2018 obtained his second Certificate in Orthodontics.

The journey continued to San Antonio where along with his wife, Angie, and their sons Juan Pablo and Mateo, they found an amazing city that provides countless opportunities to explore and enjoy a family-friendly environment with great people waiting to welcome them. When Dr. Alfonzo. has some free time outside of the office, he and his wife are finding outdoor activities to drain JP’s and Mateo’s endless energy.

He is a member of: 

  • Texas Association of Orthodontist
  • American Association of Orthodontist

Dr. Patricia Lopez

Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Lopez was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, where she achieved her Dental Degree with honors at the Central University of Venezuela in 1996.

In 1999, she moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to complete her Post-doctoral Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. After graduation, she went back to Venezuela in 2003 and actively worked in private practice at the Santa Rosa Maxillofacial Surgery Center for eight years. Also, she was a Consultant Professor in the OMS Department at the Central University of Venezuela since 2004 and a Board Member of the Venezuelan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for four years.

In 2011, she relocated to the wonderful city of San Antonio, Texas- and became a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio until December 2014. Dr. Lopez is dedicated to the private practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and maintaining an academic affiliation as an Adjunct Professor at the Dental School, UTHSCSA. Her major areas of interest include dento-alveolar surgery, osseointegrated implants, alveolar reconstruction, maxillofacial trauma, and pathology among others.

She is a member of:

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Our Team

Claudia

Office Manager

Lola

Therapy Dog

Merari

Specialty Care Coordinator

Marie

Front Office Assistant

Maria

Patient Care Coordinator

Jennifer

Patient Care Coordinator

Miranda

Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Registered Dental Assistant

Krystalina

Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Registered Dental Assistant

Celeste

Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Registered Dental Assistant

Jessica

Registered Dental Assistant

Kellie

Registered Dental Assistant

Selena

Registered Dental Assistant

Angel

Registered Dental Assistant

Jessica

Registered Dental Assistant

Kind Words from Our Community

Every person on the team is super friendly and patient. My little guy had to have quite a bit of work done but they made him feel so comfortable and celebrated his bravery afterward. He went home telling everyone he wanted to go back to the dentist every day after school. You can tell they love what they do and they genuinely care, most importantly the kiddos can feel it!

Jolynne

My daughter and I love Dr. A. She is so kind and funny we would recommend this Ortho Office any day - it's the best hand down, and we can't forget about Dr. G he's also amazing!

Jennifer