Meet The Dental Experts: Dr. Antonio Solis & Dr. Shelly Gallegos
Meet Dr. Antonio Solis
Born and raised in El Paso, TX, Dr. Solis has built his thriving practice where he can remain close to home and his family. His commitment and dedication to providing exceptional dental care to the community is unmatched. Dr. Solis’ passion and love for dentistry came at a young age. With family being involved in the profession, he gained knowledge from all aspects of the field from his work in a dental office, starting as a front office receptionist to becoming an assistant working on patients. He is able to apply what he has learned to make your experience a much more enjoyable one at Southwest Celebrity Smiles.
Dr. Solis is a graduate of Riverside High School in the lower valley, and attended El Paso Community College where he received his Associates of Science Degree. He moved on to study at the University Of Texas at El Paso before being accepted to and receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch.
Dr. Solis continues to be a proud supporter of UTEP, and is also a member of the American Dental Association, the El Paso District Dental Society, the American Orthodontic Society, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Solis has furthered his education by attending numerous continuing educational courses in cosmetic dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute, and restoring implants at the Misch International Implant Institute, both world-renowned facilities. He is also certified in orthodontics and Invisalign®, being one of a few Preferred Providers of Invisalign in the El Paso area.
Dr. Solis' dedication to his patients is only preceded by his devotion to his three young girls, Kayla, Jordan, and Mia, and his family.
Meet Dr. Shelly Gallegos
Dr. Shelly Gallegos graduated Lake Fenton High School in Fenton, MI, in 1981. While at the University of Michigan for her undergraduate degree, she majored in biology and minored in chemistry. Dr. Gallegos worked as a dental assistant for 15 years before deciding to attend dental school at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where she ultimately graduated with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2007.
While her formal education provided her with an important foundation to begin her work as a dentist, Dr. Gallegos is able to stay on the cutting-edge of current dental treatments and always offer her patients the most sophisticated treatment options through continuing education.
After completing her dental training, Dr. Gallegos left Michigan, seeking the mountains and sunshine of Sun City, TX.