Dr. Samuel A. Escarsega, DDS
Dr Samuel A. Escarsega, DDS, (better known at the office as Dr. E) wasn't born in Texas but got here as fast as he could. In 2001, Dr E moved here to beautiful San Antonio from Tucson AZ. Having worked for Office Depot since 1990 Dr. E decided to leave the office supply retail business and return to college to pursue dentistry. He completed his undergraduate education in 2005 at the University of Texas at San Antonio graduating Magna Cum Laude with a degree in biology. He then completed his dental education at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, the number one ranked dental school in the nation. During dental school Dr. E felt a calling to serve his country and joined the US Navy. At graduation Dr. E was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Naval Dental Corps and was assigned to 32nd Street Naval base and Balboa Hospital in San Diego for additional post graduate training and subsequently received a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. E was fortunate enough to be able to return to beautiful San Antonio and fulfill his commitment to the US Navy at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston. In addition to being a bit of a dental nerd, he is a huge Spurs fan, Dallas Cowboys fan, UTSA Roadrunner fan and UA Wildcat fan. More importantly, Dr. E has three beautiful daughters who fill his world with love and remind him to make every day count.
Dr. Rachel Ward DMD
Dr. Ward grew up in Geneva IL with an interest in the science and medical field. In high school she began working as a dental assistant, and fell in love with dentistry! Dr. Ward and her husband moved to San Antonio in 2013. He is a dentist in the Air Force and is stationed at Lackland Air Force Base. She stays active outside the office with her involvement in organized dentistry, chasing her kids around, and running.
Dr. Ward has a passion for helping people improve their smile. She has spent time at the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida expanding her knowledge on the TMJ and cosmetic dentistry. She also has completed over 500 hours of continuing education and plans on matriculating to the distinction of a Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry this summer.
American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry: Board member for the San Antonio component
"I am committed to providing my patients with compassionate and complete dental care. I understand that all of my patients are individuals with their own needs and concerns. By creating an atmosphere of trust and respect, I hope to build long-lasting relationships and help patients achieve complete oral health"
Rachel Ward D.M.D.