North Texas Dentistry Volume 9 Issue 3 2019 ISSUE 3 DE - Page 10

Stephanie R. Briggs, DDS, MS At the dental clinic in San Raimundo, the 43-member volunteer team treated about 800 patients. Dr. Stephanie R. Briggs is a recent graduate and board eligible candidate from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry Periodontics Program. She is a new member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Dallas County Dental Society, along with the Texas Society of Periodontology, Southwest Society of Periodontology and American Academy of Periodontology. She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Sup- port, and Basic Life Support. Dr. Briggs has received advanced training in oral plastic surgery and digitally guided implant placement techniques. As a resi- dent, Dr. Briggs lectured on a variety of surgical topics including fully guided implant placement with digital guide fabrication and guided bone regeneration. A Dallas, TX native, Dr. Briggs attended private school at St. Pius X Catholic School. In high school, she played on the varsity soccer team and ran cross- country competitively earning a scholarship to run cross country and track at Stephen F. Austin State University. While at SFA, Dr. Briggs met her husband, Jeffrey Briggs. Together they reside in Dallas, frequently taking trips to Lake Ray Hubbard in the summer months to go wake boarding and water skiing with friends and family. “Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” Dr. McNeill and Dr. T. Bob Davis on the 43rd annual trip to provide dental services to the residents in and around San Raimundo, Guatemala. courtesy of – Mother Theresa The mission trip to San Raimundo is a great way to reset and to reaffirm your professional values and mission. 10 NORTH TEXAS DENTISTRY | Dr. McNeill has experienced a zest and passion for life from being a part of his men’s group of fellow dentists.