About Us

Uniting all El Paso and Borderland community dentists. We are committed to providing education, advocacy, and excellence to all its members and the public which it serves. 


To unite all ethical, licensed dentists within its boundaries, to promote the Art and Science of Dentistry, to encourage the improvement of the health of the public and to represent the interest of its members and the public which it serves. This society is comprised of the following Texas counties: Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Presidio and Terrell.

EPDDS was established October 4th 1921. It is the Sixteenth District Texas Dental Society.

2022-2023 Board of Directors

President: Greg Caldwell
Past-President: David Holden
President Elect: Hans Brockhoff
1st VP: Edgar Perales
2nd VP: Iven Gonzalez
Secretary: Natasha Furchtgott
Treasurer: Eric Gutierrez
Director 1 year: Jake Williams
Director 1 year: Tony Kasallis
Director 2 year: Andrew Loiselle
Director 2 year: Naser Rezaei
Delegate: Mark DuVernois (1 year)
Delegate: John Purdy (4 year)
Delegate: Sam Angulo (2 year)
Alternate Delegate: Wilma Luquis-Aponte (1 year)
Alternate Delegate: Tom Marino (4 year)
Newsletter/Social Media/Website Editor: Tanya Sue Maestas / Natasha Furchtgott
Peer Review: Mark DuVernois (chair) 1 year, David Wilbanks (2 years), Silvia Menendez (3 years), Vernon Burke (5 years), Wilma Luquis-Aponte (1 year, past president), Krystelle Anaya (2 years, past president), David Holden (3 years, past president)
Judicial Committee: Tom Marino (chair, 4 year), Rodney Mollere (1 year), David Holden (2 years), Sam Angulo (3 years), Wilma Luquis-Aponte (5 years)