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About Our Dental Practice

Richard D. Byler, DDS, is a trusted dental practice located in Lufkin, TX. With a focus on exceptional patient care, Dr. Richard Byler and his experienced staff are committed to helping patients achieve the smiles they deserve. Offering a wide range of services, our practice specializes in preventative care, including dental cleanings, and restorative treatments, such as endodontic treatment and implant restoration. Dr. Byler and his team utilize their expertise and knowledge to ensure patients receive the most effective and personalized care.

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Dental Care You Can be Confident About

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Advanced Dental Technology

Incorporating advanced dental technology is key to providing our patients with the highest level of care. Our practice utilizes digital X-rays, ensuring precise diagnoses and reduced radiation exposure. Additionally, we collaborate with skilled oral surgeons and dental laboratories, allowing us to seamlessly integrate the latest advancements into our dental treatments, resulting in exceptional outcomes for our valued patients.

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An Experienced Care Team

We take immense pride in our extraordinary care team who bring decades of experience to the table. With an impressive dedication to their craft, our staff demonstrates a level of expertise and longevity in the field that sets us apart. Rest assured that when you entrust your dental health to us, you are in the capable hands of a team that combines their wealth of knowledge with a genuine commitment to your well-being.

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Proven Results

At Richard D. Byler, DDS, we pride ourselves on delivering proven results that speak for themselves. Our experience, combined with our state-of-the-art technology, allows us to achieve remarkable transformations for our patients consistently. Visit our remarkable before and after gallery and witness the extraordinary outcomes we have achieved for our valued patients

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Meet Dr. Richard Byler

Dr. Byler grew up in Sherman, Texas. He graduated from Austin College in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1988. While attending Baylor he was a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and was selected to the Odontological Honor Society. Since establishing his private practice in Lufkin in 1990, Dr. Byler has provided quality dental care to his patients. He was awarded his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2006. Dr. Byler is a member of the Texas Dental Association, Pineywoods Dental Study Club, and East Texas Dental Society.

Dr. Byler remains focused on delivering compassionate care and building relationships with his patients. His dedication to their oral health and well-being has earned him the esteemed title of Texas Super Dentist by Texas Monthly Magazine every year since 2008.

Dr. Byler has been involved in the Lufkin community in various organizations throughout his 34 years in Lufkin. His hobbies include upland game and waterfowl hunting. Dr. Byler and his wife Liz are active members of First Baptist Church Lufkin. They have three sons, and two wonderful daughter-in-laws, and are also blessed with four grandchildren.

Awards & Associations

  • Fellowship in Academy General Dentistry, 2006
  • Active Member of East Texas Dentist Society
  • Awarded Super Dentist by Texas Monthly Magazine each year since 2008
  • Active Member of Pineywoods Dental Study Club

Meet The Team

Cindy

Front Desk Coordinator

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With 28 years of dedicated service, Cindy is an integral part of Dr. Byler’s staff. She brings warmth and efficiency to her job. Known for her friendly and welcoming demeanor, Cindy’s genuine care for patients has made her an invaluable asset to the practice. In addition to her responsibilities in handling insurance and scheduling, she will also go over your treatment options concerning your dental care. Celebrating 41 years of marriage, she is also a proud parent to two children. Cindy adores her grandson and is known as Grammy. Outside of her professional and family commitments, Cindy likes to paint, read, and restore old furniture. She enjoys giving something old a new chance to shine!

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Sarah

Front Desk Coordinator

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Sarah is our front desk coordinator. She has recently joined Dr. Byler’s staff. She brings with her 20 years of experience managing small businesses ranging from photography, retail, and a software development company. She will greet you with a smile and a friendly hello and help you schedule your appointments, handle your payment information, and answer questions about your treatment. Sarah is the mother of three children, whom she homeschooled. In her free time, Sarah is an avid reader, likes to bullet journal, and is learning Italian. She also enjoys playing video games with her friends and her children. She is a big animal lover and advocate and has quite a collection of stray cats.

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Joyce

Dental Hygienist

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Joyce is our dental hygienist with an impressive 34 years of practice at Dr. Byler’s office. Known for her compassionate and gentle approach, Joyce has earned the trust and gratitude of her patients, who value her caring attitude toward their dental health. Her work philosophy is to strive for excellence. Joyce considers the high point of her hygiene career as being fortunate to get to know each patient. She treasures time spent with her family. Her life has also been blessed with three grandchildren who know her as Gigi.

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Tamesha

Dental Hygienist

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Tamesha brings over three decades of experience as a dedicated dental hygienist, having graduated from hygiene school in 1992. With a passion for educating patients on the importance of dental health, Tamesha strives to make each dental experience comfortable and informative. Beyond her professional endeavors, Tamesha finds joy in her roles as a wife of 35 years and a proud mother of three wonderful children, as well as a grandmother to two adorable grandchildren. In her leisure time, she indulges her love for travel and gardening, nurturing both her curiosity about the world and her green thumb.

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Rhonda

Dental Hygienist

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With four decades of experience, Rhonda is a dental hygienist who has a love and passion for promoting dental health. Throughout her extensive career, she has dedicated herself to educating patients at every stage of life on the importance of maintaining optimal oral hygiene practices. Rhonda is also passionate about health, fitness, and nutrition. In her personal life, Rhonda is married with children and a grandparent to wonderful grandkids that she adores.

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Joyce

Dental Assistant

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Joyce has worked as Dr. Byler’s dental assistant and supply coordinator for 23 years. She is an experienced and valuable dental assistant and member of the team. Joyce’s dedication to dentistry spans over 50 years, reflecting her unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care to patients. Beyond her professional achievements, she celebrates 50 years of marriage. She is also blessed with two sons. Her warmth and genuine interest in others shine through in her interactions with patients. In her leisure time, Joyce finds joy in working in her yard, which is her “happy place” and exploring new destinations while traveling. Her friendly personality and ability to connect with people ensure that she never meets a stranger. Joyce treats each patient like they are life-long friends.

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Katy

Dental Assistant

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Katy is one of Dr. Byler’s dental assistants. She graduated from Hudson High School and Nacogdoches Dental Assistant School. Katy brings a passion for working with patients and prioritizing their comfort and dental health. Outside of work, Katy loves spending time with family and friends, volunteering at the Angelina County Senior Center, and being an aunt to the most outgoing niece and nephew. She enjoys spending the summertime at the beach and the lake.

Experience exceptional dental care with a personal touch – call 936- 634-3431 to schedule your appointment with Richard D. Byler, DDS, today!