Dr. Alvaro Rodriguez obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the IOM Institute in Mexico in 1998. He later completed a postgraduate endodontics specialty program from the UAT University and obtained a Certificate in Endodontics in 2001. He then practiced for 16 years as an endodontist before completing a second postgraduate endodontics specialty program at Case Western Reserve University. In 2019 he earned a Certificate in Endodontics and a Masters of Science in Dentistry degree. The endodontic residency at Case Western allowed Dr. Rodriguez to receive additional training and focus on non-surgical retreatments and endodontic periapical surgery. Learn More
Dr. Chris Yelton grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. While in dental school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, he participated in endodontic research and gave presentations at numerous professional meetings all over the United States. Dr. Yelton graduated Summa Cum Laude and was accepted straight out of dental school into the Stowers Johnson Postgraduate Endodontic Program at the University of Missouri Kansas City. While in his residency Dr. Yelton served as Chief Resident, gave endodontic lectures and provided clinical assistance and supervision to dental students, and published articles in the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Yelton has published articles on obturation, 3D imaging with CBCT, and the use of ultrasonics. Learn More
Janet is the Office Manager of the Fort Worth Location at Essential Endodontics since September 2018. She began her career in dental administration in January 2008, as a front office specialist and worked her way up to multiple positions and managed multiple offices, and eventually became the Northern Regional Manager of Essential Endodontics in September 2019. Throughout her career, she has performed every detail of administrative and operational functions in a variety of dental practices. Janet’s passion is to help teams maximize growth and productivity. She strives to empower her teams to be the best version of themselves, which directly results in exceptional dental care to all of EE’s patients. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a dual degree in Biology and Chemistry. In her spare time, Janet enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.