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Our Team

Dr. Praveen Varkey - DeSoto Dentist

Dr. Praveen Varkey is a graduate of New York University, College of Dentistry,2008. He has extensive training performing esthetic, complex restorations and comprehensive family dentistry including oral surgery and implant placement. Dr. Varkey also has a Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry from the College of Dental Surgery, Manipal, India 2002.

Dr. Varkey has a vision and passion for dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Dental County Dental Society, Oakliff Dental Study Club and American Dental Student Association. He volunteered in the rural areas of India to provide dental care to local children. During his spare time Dr. Varkey plays cricket and spending time with his wife, Smitha and children, Emily, Evelyn and Elijah.


Our Staff

To assist the doctors in providing excellent care is a team of fully qualified front office personnel as well as trained, Registered Dental Assistants. The first face you see and the first voice you hear belongs to Karla. She is our Front Desk/Hygiene Coordinator, call and ask for her to schedule your next cleaning.

Laci is our Financial Coordinator and she is always ready to assist you in getting your treatment needs appointed. With over several years of experience in the dental profession, she is also the expert in helping you find a convenient method of payment to make any dental treatment affordable.

Working closely with the doctor is Dani and Priscilla. They are Registered Dental Assistants who strive very hard to make sure your dental experience is a pleasant one. They are trained in the latest techniques and sterilization standards.

Nikki is our Dental Hygienist/Insurance Coordinator/Office Lead, she is genuinely concerned with your dental health and will work with you to build and maintain a "healthy & confident smile". Working close with Nikki is Korri, she is our Lead Sterile Technician and also our Registered Hygiene Assistant. She will be able to help you with any questions or concerns regarding your cleaning.