Little Smiles Dentistry
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Our Team

Little Smiles Dentistry

At Little Smiles Dentistry, we take great pride in seeing our patients in a high-tech, high-quality environment that makes families feel comfortable. We are happy to offer the dental services your child needs, including pediatric, preventive, and emergency services. We also offer oral conscious sedation and general anesthesia. We do this in an atmosphere designed to make children feel relaxed and happy.

Our entire team of professionals loves what they do, and they are committed to providing comfortable, compassionate, and consistent care for your children. We know your child is the most important person in your life—and we will treat your child as our own.

Both Dr. Stefan Ionescu and his competent, warm, and friendly staff are well trained in communicating with families. Everyone on our team has the ability to put every patient and their parents at ease. Whatever the age of your child, our team will communicate with him or her so your child not frightened by the unfamiliar sights and sounds of the dental office.

Trained in all aspects of pediatric dentistry, we work to ensure the comfort of every child we see. Our number one goal is to provide exceptional dental care that sets your child on the path for lifelong oral health.

Visiting the dentist should be a fun and enjoyable experience for children. We work hard to make sure it is!

Meet Our Team

Stefan Ionescu

Dr. Stefan Ionescu enjoys creating a fun and comfortable experience for children at each and every dental visit.  He attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  He taught high school in Europe prior to returning to Texas and obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry.  He then went on to complete an additional two years of specialized pediatric training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Ionescu is a board certified pediatric dentist and Diplomate of the American Board of Dentistry, the Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Texas Dental Association and the American Dental Association.  In his spare time Dr. Ionescu and his wife, Dr. Brittany Jones Ionescu, enjoy hiking with their dogs, kayaking and traveling.

Brittany Jones

Dr. Jones Ionescu loves working with children and educating them and their families about their oral health.  She obtained her undergraduate degree and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree for Louisiana State University.  Following Dental School, she worked in the New Orleans area before moving to San Antonio to complete her pediatric training at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. Jones is a Board Certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.  In her free time Dr. Jones Ionescu enjoys trying new restaurants with her husband Dr. Stefan Ionescu, traveling, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

JoAnn Registered Dental Hygienist/Practice Director

JoAnn has an associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Howard College in Big Spring, Texas. She has been calling Little Smiles Dentistry her second family since 2003 and feels blessed to do so. Most of her dental experience has been in pediatric dentistry, where she focuses on providing the best care possible while having fun and making children feel comfortable. JoAnn also oversees the daily activities of the entire office.

In her spare time, she stays busy with her husband, their two children, and two dogs and two cats. 

Faviola Nuñez Registered Dental Assistant

Faviola, (Favi) is originally from El Paso and has been a dental assistant since 2004.  She is married with two children, Jacob and Isabella.  Favi is fluent in Spanish and enjoys spending her free time with her family and shopping for antiques.

Kessia Front Desk Specialist

Kessia is our front desk specialist, who is fluent in Spanish!  She is currently studying and training to be a Registered Dental Assistant.  Kessia is married and likes so spend her free time with family and enjoying outdoor activities.

Jessenia Barber Front Desk Specialist

Jessenia has been married for 12 years and has 2 kids, Emma who is10, and Austin who is 7.  She grew up in California but got to Texas as fast as she could!!  Jessenia enjoys spending time with her family and her two dogs Dakota and Reese when she is not working.  

Lauren Clemons Registered Dental Assistant

Lauren has recently relocated here from California with her husband and two children, TJ who is 7 and Blake who is 3.  In her downtime Lauren enjoys being outside, working out and cooking for her family.

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