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4920 N. Expressway, Ste E, Brownsville, TX 78526
PH: 956-350-0059

Welcome to Lower Valley Dental Associates.

Our office provides specialized dentistry for children and adolescents in a warm and caring environment. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Rodriguez's 2-3 years of additional training after dental school has prepared her for the unique dental needs of each child she serves. Dr. Pirtle's additional year of dental training in the field of Prosthodontics has prepared him for crowns, bridges, esthetics, and removable appliances. We focus on preventive care to help grow a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. Our office serves children, teens, and children with special health care needs in Brownsville, TX.

About Us


Our Doctors

Dr. Claudia E. Rodriguez

Certified, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Claudia Rodriguez - Pediatric Dentist in Brownsville, TX

Dr. Rodriguez is a children's dental specialist treating kids 6 months and older. Overall oral health, caries prevention and education is her primary goal. However, if treatment is required we can provide treatment using nitrous oxide (laughing gas), in-office conscious sedation or output hospital treatment for general anesthesia.

Dr. Rodriguez grew up in Brownsville, TX. She received her Pediatric Dentistry specialty through the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. J. Patrick Pirtle

General Dentistry

Dr. J. Patrick Pirtle - Pediatric Dentist in Brownsville, TX

Dr. J. P. Pirtle believes in patient-doctor personal attention. His goal is to make the patient feel comfortable by taking the time to educate, fully explain treatment needed and cater to the patient's specific concerns and anxieties. He has received special training in adult comprehensive care, including vaneers, crown, bridge, and denture restorations and professional "Zoom" whitening. He also sees special-needs patients and is trained for in-office conscious sedation and provides out-patient hospital services in conjunction with Dr. Rodriguez.

Dr. Pirtle grew up in Amarillo, TX. He received his Prosthodontics specialty through The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Hygiene

Erika

Erika is a staff member at Pediatric Dentist in Brownsville, TX

Melissa

Melissa is a staff member at Pediatric Dentist in Brownsville, TX

Clinical Team

Dina

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Assistant Director

Irma

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Mary Lou

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Martha

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Melinda

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Tania

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Berenice

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Mandy

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Marcella

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Business Team

Viviana

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Belen

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Miriam

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Jay

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Norma

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Kayla

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