North Texas Hispanic Dental Association


Dallas   HDA
President Angela J. Hernandez AAS, BS, RDh
Vice-President Irelia Machado DOS, MSC
Treasurer Juan Rendon DDS, MSD
Secretary Kathia Steel-banks DDS, MS
Membership Paul Esteso DDS
Additional Officers Past Presidents
 2014: Pilar Valderrama,   DDS2013: Antonio Berto, DDS
 2013: Antonio Berto, DDS
2012: Edith Cortes-Rosene, DDS
 2011: Eduardo Tanur, DDS
 2010: Carlos Nurko, DDS –   Sponsor Committee

2009: Erick Menegazzo, DDS – Honorary Advisor


Faculty Relations

 Helena Tapias, DDS


Honorary Advisor

 Francisco Rivera-Hidalgo, DDS


Communications Committee

Angela Hernandez, RDH, BS


Financial Committee

Jorge Marin


Legal Advisor Chair

 David Trossman


Recruitment Chair

 Irelia M. Machado, DDS


Social Committee

 Margarita M. Correa, DDS


Student Liaison

 Marianela Gonzalez, DDS

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To improve the quality of oral health among Hispanics.

Our Vision

To develop a ratio of Hispanic Dental Professionals to the Hispanic population that is equal to the ratio of dental professionals to the total population of the country.

2015 Events

March 2015

Saturday, March 28

Caring for Parents and Kids Smiles Screening & Varnishing Event

Saturday, March 28

Give Kids a Smile

Monday, March 30

HSDA Scholarship Application Due

April 2015

Saturday, April 18

Dance for a Kids’ Smile Fund Raising Event Hosted by Dr. Carlos Nurko

Sunday, April 26

HSDA Student Scholarship Award Spring Banquet – Mentorship Event Hosted by Dr. Irelia Machado

May 2015

Friday, May 15

III Geriatric Symposium- Continuing Education Event Hosted by Dr. Helena Tapias

June 2015

Monday, June 1

Co-Joined Continuing Education Event with NTDS

July 2015

Thursday, July 30

2015 Gala Kick-Off Party

August 2015

Wednesday, August 12

HSDA Dental and Dental Hygiene Student Welcome Luncheon

Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16

25th HDA Anniversary Conference in San Antonio

Friday, August 28

Soccer Smiles Tournament Hosted by Dr. Margarita Correa

September 2015

Tuesday, September

Continuing Education Event Hosted by Dr. Kathia Steel

October 2015

Friday, October 2

NTHDA Annual Gala

November 2015

Saturday, November 7

Share a Meal and Smile Senior Luncheon Event Hosted by Dr. Elena Tapias

December 2015

Friday, December 4

Share a Meal and Smile Senior Luncheon Event Hosted by Dr. Elena Tapias