In 1988, Dr. Madhav left her home in Zambia to pursue her dental education in Oklahoma. She completed her undergraduate degree at South Western Oklahoma State University, and then enrolled at the Oklahoma University College of Dentistry.
She completed her studies in 1994 and was then accepted into the highly selective Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. In the course of one demanding year she had the opportunity to treat patients with diverse needs, gaining valuable clinical experience that would otherwise have taken many years to accomplish.
Following the completion of her AEGD residency, Dr. Madhav joined a private practice in Oklahoma. In May of 2000, she finally opened her Plano practice, where she has since offered state-of-the-art care with a growing patient base.
Dr. Terrel R Myers graduated from the University of Mo-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He has had extensive training in Full Mouth Rehabilitation from the Pankey Institute of Advanced Dental Education in Miami, FL, and extensive training in Occlusion from Dr. Peter Dawson in St. Petersburg, FL. His practice has been limited to Cosmetic, Restorative, and Implant Dentistry for more than 30 years. He is a member of the ADA, Dallas County Dental Society, Dallas Study Club, which has its emphasis on advanced dentistry and inter-disciplinary treatment planning, and Dallas Implant Guild, which involves study & placement of dental implants on live patients. He has been listed in DMag for Best Cosmetic Dentist and Best General Dentist for the past several years.
Dr. Myers and his wife Arlene enjoy family get-togethers with their children and grandchildren, Bible Study with their church small groups and travel.
Zara-Leigh was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand; a place where her love of education and nature first developed. She graduated college in 1987 with a Business Degree and then backpacked through Europe to take in as many new experiences as possible. She finally settled in a place closer to here, but with many similarities to Europe: Alberta, Canada. She left Canada to attend dental hygiene school in Amarillo, Texas, where she met her wonderful husband, Dan.
Upon arriving in Dallas, she worked in dental hygiene but her passion to learn forced her to seek additional training to become an expert in periodontal therapy. She balances her career with being a mom to four amazing children. Zara-Leigh and Dan enjoy spending time with their children and activities including camping, bicycling, swimming, movies, crafts and eating out.
Jennifer has been a dental hygienist for more than 30 years. At age 11, she was inspired by her orthodontist and decided to become a dental hygienist. She is pleased she pursued this career as it has been very rewarding helping patients improve their oral and overall health.
Originally from Ohio, she attended West Virginia University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. In addition to teaching dental hygiene for eight years, she helped coordinate a research study on dental implants at The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jennifer and her husband moved to Texas in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, attending concerts and live theater shows. She is an avid sports fan and a member of The Junior League of Collin County.
Lora grew up in the beautiful Hill Country of Boerne, TX with five siblings. In 1982, she graduated from the dental hygiene program at the University Health Science Center in San Antonio. She joined our team as a dental hygienist in 2009 but has more than 39 years of experience in dentistry. When she’s not helping patients create healthier smiles she enjoys walking, hiking, and biking with her husband. She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.
Geri Deaton is graduate from Texas Woman's University with a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene, minor in Psychology.
She practiced dental hygiene at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in the Oral & Maxillo facial department including Parkland Oral Surgery and Periodontal department. Her experience was very rewarding with the opportunity to be part of a team to prepare all organ transplant recipients to be healed of any existing oral periodontal disease or tooth infections. She also has enjoyed over 20 years in General Family Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry in several private practices.
She is honored to have been an Adjunct Faculty member at Texas A & M University Dental College in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Department. She has volunteered her dental hygiene services for several years at the North Dallas Shared Ministries Family health, dental and vision clinic for the underserved population.
In her free time, she enjoys time with my grandchildren. She loves nature hikes with her dog, cooking, and singing in the church choir at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in McKinney.
"Geri Deaton - I feel blessed to be working for Dr. Madhav and her awesome staff at Preston Bend Dental."
Debbie was born in Zimbabwe and has been in the US for 17 years. She has always had a love for dentistry and pursued her dental career when she moved to Dallas in 2012. She has two children, Chloe and Ethan, and a loving husband. She loves to watch movies and travel. She enjoys being a part of the PBD team and helping patients smile.
Gina is a registered dental assistant who has been in dentistry since 2003 and with the practice for 9 years. One of her many responsibilities is to ensure that our office has the supplies we need to care for our patients in the best way possible. We depend on her to keep our office organized to allow us to care for our patients quickly and efficiently. Gina is also responsible for the custom staining and shading of our CEREC crowns — carefully matching color to meet the needs of our patients. She helps to relax our patients and ease anxiety with her refreshing sense of humor. Her husband is a firefighter and together they have two wonderful daughters.
Carla is our Treatment Coordinator and Accounts Manager. She has been in the dental field since 1991; married for 25 years with two children, she lives in Garland. Carla loves to travel with her family and has visited several exotic destinations as well as many US cities. She is the number 1 fan at her kid’s soccer and volleyball games and your number 1 advocate in helping patients get the dentistry they deserve. She has many certifications to aid the flow of the office including: OSHA certification, HIPPA certification, X-ray certification, continuing education on Communications Mastery, Insurance Adjustments, and Leadership in Dentistry.
Deepak is both our office’s business manager and Dr. Madhav’s husband. Every day, he works toward creating a professional atmosphere where we can all deliver exceptional care. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, he came to the states in 1993 to attend grad school at Syracuse University. After completing his studies, he fell in love with Plano, settling here in 1995. He spends most of his time researching new developments in customer service so we can bring them into our office. Away from the office, he enjoys reading.
Jasmine was born and raised here in Dallas, Tx. She has been in the dental field for 8 years and has built a career on helping patients become educated about their overall oral health. She is a Patient Care Coordinator, as well as, a Registered Dental Assistant. She was a Treatment Coordinator in periodontics for 4 years where her greatest joy was seeing how thrilled patients were after their smile transformations.
On her free time, she loves to attend sports events/games with her husband. She is a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys! The rest of her time, she is either reading a good hardcover book, traveling, participating in outdoor activities with her dogs, swimming, and being a devoted baseball Aunt!