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Dental Assistant Recognition Week 2021 Aqua Springs Blog Post It’s Dental Assistant Recognition Week March 7-13 is National Dental Assistant Recognition Week. Because of that, we want to take the time to recognize our dental assistants here at Aqua Springs Dental in san marcos, tx Aquaspringsdental12-1

Dr. Alexandra Aponte

Dr. Alexandra Aponte completed her early years of training in Austin, Texas where she graduated with a B.S. in Biology. She then went on to graduate from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. After receiving her doctoral degree, Dr. Aponte was accepted into the competitive General Practice Residency at the Washington, D.C. Veteran’s Affairs Hospital. Her time in this program allowed her to complete extensive training in advanced practices of dentistry such as implant therapysurgical techniques, and modern day restorative procedures. However, her most important 

experiences were gained in  being able to provide quality care to our nation’s veterans. Dr. Aponte’s patients appreciate that she places emphasis on honest education and preventative dental care. Her friendly demeanor puts patients at ease during treatment. She truly cares for each patient and treats them as if they were a member of the family. Dr. Aponte is committed to continuing education and takes many advanced courses each year to enhance her skills to better serve the dental care needs of her patients and provide them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Aponte values time with her family, close friends, and husband, Landis. In 2020, Dr. Aponte and Landis welcomed a baby boy named Leandro or “Leo” for short. They reside in Austin, Texas along with their energetic german shorthaired pointer, Remi.

Dr. Cohl Brazil


Dr. Brazil was raised in Katy, Texas. Growing up, he was actively involved in organized sports, and had a passion for the outdoors. Dr. Brazil attended Texas State University, and was accepted into the Dental Early Admissions Program while earning his bachelor degree in Biology. Following his studies at Texas State, Dr. Brazil attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS). Upon completion of dental school, he completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program at the UT 

Health Science Center in San Antonio. During his residency, he received extensive training in comprehensive dentistry, and focused his efforts on learning conscious sedation techniques and surgical procedures such as removal of wisdom teeth and implant placement. In addition to his residency training, Dr. Brazil has completed the Preceptorship in Dental Implantology at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio.In his spare time, Dr. Brazil spends time with his wife London. He also enjoys playing the guitar, running, biking, backpacking, and spending time in the outdoors.

Dr. Maaheen Khalid

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She is joining us all the way from Toronto, CA. and recently relocated to warm & sunny, Austin, Texas to enjoy the friendly people and beautiful scenery. Dr. Khalid loves spending time with family and friends as well as staying active along all the hiking and biking trails around Austin, which remind her so much of her hometown. She also enjoys reading, drawing and traveling. Clear communication and patient education is a top priority for Dr. Khalid. She’s always willing to take time to answer any questions or concerns to put her patients at ease.

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