Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Claudia E. Rodriguez
    Certified, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

    Dr. Claudia E. Rodriguez

    Brownsville, TX Dentist

    Lower Valley Dental Associates

    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

    Brownsville, TX Dentist

    Lower Valley Dental Associates

    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 the treatment needed, and cater to the patient’s specific concerns and anxieties. He has received special training in adult comprehensive care, including veneers, 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.

  • Dr.
    M. Raquel Muniz
    Certified, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

    Dr. M. Raquel Muniz

    Brownsville, TX Dentist

    Dr. Muniz is a pediatric dentist who graduated from UT Health, San Antonio (University of Texas Health Science Center). Before graduating from this residency program, she worked as a general dentist in San Antonio, Texas. It was during this time that she discovered her true passion for working with kids. It is her belief that quality treatment can go hand in hand with comfort. Her main goal is to serve the dental needs of the child in the most efficient and child friendly manner. She has received special training in treating kids 6 months and older utilizing nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral conscious sedation and general anesthesia.

    She is extremely excited to be able to serve the community of Brownsville and is looking forward to joining the Lower Valley Dental Associates’ family.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "They are very nice and friendly. The one who took care of my son was very thorough and explained everything that was going to be done and use. while making it all fun and comfortable for him. He had a fun experience there. Highly recommend this place."
    Diana G.
  • "Great experience, excellent staff, amazing service... top of care! Highly recommended 👌😉☺️"
    Nova B.
  • "I am in awe of this place. I have not gone into a dentist office this welcoming and understanding especially with this covid going on taking me in as a new patient with my pain. The staff and PA and Dr were very friendly. If anyone needs any work doe. I highly recommend this place beyond 5 star!"
    Jessica V.
  • "This was the best care for my child. They took her in as a new patient immediately. My daughter felt at ease and comfortable with Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Pirtle. Best experience by far! Great rates even as a new patient. I would recommend this place to everyone. Sofia says, “thank you” ☺️☺️"
    Mayra LM