Meet the Doctors of Creekside Family Dental
Bret Sanders, DDS
Dr. Sanders was raised in Arlington, Texas. He graduated from Bowie High School before going on to complete his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. He graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1989.Dr. Sanders has been practicing in the Arlington, Mansfield, & Kennedale area since 1989. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education in the field of cosmetic & implant dentistry, including training with G. Christiansen.
Dr. Sanders & his wife Christie are the proud parents of three daughters & they have one grandbaby boy! He enjoys travel, boating & horses! The family has been active in horse showing for 15 years. Dr Sanders is active in the political side of horse showing & is currently the President of the Texas Paint Horse Club.
Dr. Dipesh Patel
Dr. Dipesh Patel obtained his DMD degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he attended the Advanced Standing Program. Dr. Dipesh Patel has been practicing General Dentistry since 2010. He relocated to Dallas, Tx in 2018.
Dr. Patel’s motto is “One Smile at a Time”. He says “Creating beautiful smiles & restoring function is an art & it is my duty to provide the required professional care ethically, & to the best of my technical abilities & knowledge. I believe every patient deserves quality comprehensive care & I devote my undivided time & attention to each patient, addressing their Oral Health Care needs & following up with treatments.” His attention to detail & enthusiasm to maintain high & current standards in the profession are truly appreciated by his patients & dental team. Dr. Patel enjoys treating his patients & his professionalism & commitment is noticeably reflected in his positive attitude & delivery of care. Dr. Patel has received advanced training in advanced Cosmetic procedures, Oral surgery, Endodontics & Implantology. Dr. Patel is an active member of ADA, CDS, ASDA, AGD, TDA.
Outside his professional activities, he enjoys outdoor pursuits such as hiking, biking & traveling. His favorite vacation destination is Puerto Rico. He loves dogs & is looking to adopt one soon . Dr. Patel is against animal cruelty & he volunteers with various organizations to spread the message.
Dr. Dipesh Patel is excited to be a part of our team. He looks forward to meeting you & providing your family with the best of dental care in a friendly environment.
Dr. Britany Jenkins
Dr. Britany Jenkins was born & raised in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Baylor University & earned her doctorate of dental surgery degree from the Texas A&M HSC Baylor College of Dentistry.
Dr. Jenkins is dedicated to continuing her education & utilizing the latest techniques & technologies in the field so that she can serve a diverse group of patients with the best oral health care available today. She is also passionate about educating her patients so that they are able to make well-informed decisions about regaining &/or maintaining their oral health. Dr. Jenkins is committed to treating each patient with care, compassion & respect. She participates in many dental service outreach events that help her give back to the community. In recognition of her devotion to the Dallas-Fort Worth communities, she received both the Star Provider Award & the Warren A. Parker Award.
Outside of work, Dr. Jenkins enjoys competitive team sports (including co-ed softball, sand volleyball & axe throwing), playing the electric guitar & piano, dancing bachata & cruising!
Dr. Ana Gonzalez
Dr. Gonzalez was raised in a small town north of Dallas, Texas. After graduating from The Colony High School, she graduated from Rutgers University in New Jersey with a double major in Biology & Psychology. She continued her education at UT Health School of Dentistry in San Antonio, Texas & graduated Cum Laude honors with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While attending dental school, she received many awards including the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award for Outstanding Achievement in Service. This award recognizes an undergraduate dental student who shows great character & potential for future advancement of the profession & service to humanity.
After graduating dental school, her educational journey continued back in her hometown, Dallas, Texas. She became chief resident of her residency program & earned a degree in Advanced Education General Dentistry from Texas A&M College of Dentistry.
As a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, Dallas County Dental Society, North Texas Hispanic Dental Association, & American Academy of Facial Esthetics, Dr. Gonzalez prioritizes continuing education & providing the best, state-of-the-art treatment options for her patients. Dr. Gonzalez maintains her passion in dentistry by creating beautiful healthy smiles & building meaningful relationships with her patients with an emphasis in preventive, restorative & cosmetic dentistry.
Outside the office, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys spending time with family & friends, traveling, exercising (yoga & dance) spending time outdoors, & of course…eating!
Creekside Family Dental Staff
Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants & hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on their current dental techniques & outstanding patient communication. With unmatched quality & integrity, they are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for you & your family.
Since your comfort & health are our top priorities, Creekside Family Dental’s staff is glad to assist you in any way. If you have any questions at all, from treatment options & sterilization to insurance concerns & paperwork, we’re here for you! We can assure you that you’ll enjoy your dental visit!
Beverly – RDH
Beverly graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a BS degree in 1989. She joined Dr. Sanders’ office in the summer of 2005 & currently lives in Mansfield. Beverly is married & has two children. Her son graduated from UTI in Irving & currently works at CarMax in Arlington as an auto-tech. Her daughter attends TCC & hopes to transfer to the University of Arkansas. She is also active in Black Gold, which is a local Independent Color Guard. Beverly enjoys spending time with her children & helping her husband’s remodeling business in her spare time.
Tamara – Hygienist, RDH
Tamara graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor of Science for Dental Hygiene in 1986. She has enjoyed working for Dr. Sanders since 2002. Tamara is married with three children. Her daughter is married & living in Maryland with her husband & two sons. Her son-in-law is active duty with the Air Force, & her daughter served five years in the Marine Corp. Her oldest son recently graduated from SFA University & is now student teaching with Mansfield ISD. Her youngest son is a sophomore at Legacy High School & plays on the football team. Tamara enjoys spending time with her family & attending the many activities her kids are involved in.