Our Mission Statement
Our goal is to provide exceptional dental care to every child in a fun and loving environment.
Dr. J Diane Colter
Dr. Diane Colter grew up in Athens, Texas. After High school, she attended The University of Texas at Austin, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Microbiology, and in June 2000, she completed her dental education receiving a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry, where she graduated in the top of her class. Following her graduation from Dental School, she relocated to Seattle, Washington with her husband, Shandon, where she joined a Family Dental practice. Dr. Colter had a wonderful opportunity to care for the needs of patients of all ages. After practicing General Dentistry for three years, Dr. Colter realized that her time spent caring for the needs of her pediatric patients was more fulfilling and rewarding. Therefore, she decided to follow her heart and headed back to school for pediatric training. She completed a Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at The University of California Medical Center in Los Angeles, serving as Chief resident. Dr. Colter had the opportunity to treat the needs of a variety of pediatric patients at UCLA Dental School, UCLA Medical Center, and community clinics in the Los Angeles area. After completing her residency, she and her husband relocated back to Dallas to be close to their families.
Dr. Colter loves working with children and has a very caring and compassionate personality. She is excited about providing a great atmosphere where your child will feel welcome and have a positive experience. Dr. Colter enjoys teaching children in every aspect of good oral health.
Dr. Colter is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She also holds a staff appointment at Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Colter is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Dental Association, and Dallas County Dental Society. She has also published an article in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Journal, Pediatric Dentistry.
Away from the office, Dr. Colter enjoys spending time with her husband, Shandon, their beautiful daughter, Sydney, and her baby brother, Landon, born February 6, 2012. Dr. Colter also enjoys traveling, and time spent with friends and family.