Our Team

Dr. Hema Kishore. Chapala, DDS

Dr. Hema Kishore. Chapala, DDS, MA.

  • DDS: University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA.
  • M.A in Gerontology: Ball State University, Muncia, Indiana.

Dr. Chapala was the recipient of Jack Sunbye Memorial Scholarship (given for leadership role, academic excellence and volunteering) at University Of Southern California School of Dentistry given by The Members of Zeta Chapter, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, honorary dental fraternity, 2011. His name also appeared in Dean’s list several times at USC Ostrow School of Dentistry.

After graduation he started working in few private offices in DFW area, before deciding to start his own dental practice. Dr Chapala is well known amongst his colleagues as a man of character and standing. Dr Chapala’s patients know him as a man of knowledge and care. Dr. Chapala also serves as a Captain in the US ARMY RESERVES.

When not working, Dr. Chapala loves to travel and spend time with his wife and 2 kids.

Dr. Deepti. Namineni, DDS

Dr. Namineni graduated from Manipal University School of Dentistry in India. After moving to the US, she did her Master's (MS) in Public Health from University of Illinois at Springfield. She graduated from the prestigious New York University School of Dentistry in 2012.

After graduation she started working in few private offices in DFW area, observing specialists and gaining experience across multiple fields of dentistry. Afterwards, she  began life in private practice.

While she enjoys most aspects of dentistry, Dr.Namineni has particular interests in Invisalign (Clear Braces) and Cosmetic Dentistry. It never ceases to amaze her when tweaking small things in a person’s smile can boost their confidence, or how adjusting the position of the jaw can vastly improve the quality of sleep.

Outside of work, Dr. N enjoys all food related adventures and looks forward to cooking for family and friends. She also enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her 2 kids.

Dr. Namineni speaks fluent Telugu.

 

 

 

Joy Chu D.D.S, Ph.D.

Dr. Joy Chu, DDS, PhD - Orthodontist

Dr. Joy Chu, a native of Beijing China, graduated from Beijing University, College of Dentistry.  After practicing in Beijing as a general dentist for several years, she attended Ohio State University, where she studied the relationship between stress and immune system functions and obtained her Ph.D degree from the Department of Oral Biology.  She was a winner of the OSU Alumni Graduate Research Award.  Her post-doctoral training at Baylor College of Dentistry was focused on wound healing in diabetic condition.  She then moved back to Columbus, Ohio, to study in the Department of Orthodontics at Ohio State University, where she had three years extensive training in orthodontics and did molecular biology research on periodontal pathogens for her Master’s degree in Dentistry.  Since she graduated in summer of 2001, Dr. Chu has been practicing Orthodontics in Dallas area.

Dr. Chu is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, and the American Dental Association。