Dr. Edgardo “Gordy” Gonzalez, a native of Laredo, Texas, earned his under-graduate degree at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, before completing dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dental Branch. Dr. Gonzalez has been providing dental care for more than 35 years.
After graduating from dental school and working at a private practice in Houston for three years, he moved to San Antonio in 1980. The following year Dr. Gonzalez helped open the first satellite office of Press Family Dental on the city’s south side. Press Family Dental was acquired by Monarch Dental Corp. in 1997 and in turn Smile Brands Inc. acquired Monarch Dental Corp. in 2003, which is when Dr. Gonzalez began his affiliation with SBI.
Known for wearing a smile to work every day, Dr. Gonzalez especially enjoys mentoring young dentists as a Market Dental Director and contributing to the profession as a member of the Smile Brands Clinical Board of Directors. Dr. Gonzalez was honored with the 2011 President’s Award from Smile Brands’ President & CEO Steve Bilt. Dr. Gonzalez was a member of SEAL Team 1’s International Smile Project to Paraguay in December 2011.