Meet the Doctors
Dr. Steve Edwards
Dr. Steve M. Edwards is a graduate of Baylor University and the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. Dr. Edwards has been in private practice for 28 years. He also has been recognized by his peers as one of the top dentists in San Antonio for the second time as featured in S.A. Scene Magazine 2014. He is skilled in all phases of General Dentistry, including cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Our practice has been established in this area for over 30 years. One of the cornerstones of Advanced Dental Associates is our exceptionally high level of service and our ongoing commitment to building long term relationships with each of our patients and their family members. We focus on ensuring that the patient's needs always come first.
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Dr. Craig Long
Dr. Long received his degree in Zoology and Biochemistry from the University of Missouri in 1975. He graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1979. He has been in private general practice in Vandalia, MO for over 30 years. He now practices and lives in San Antonio, Tx. Dr. Long is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cranio Facial Pain, American Orthodontic Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and Fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has published articles on LANAP in Dentistry Today and the Missouri Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Long has lectured and taught laser dentistry in the U.S. and abroad. He has been an Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry certified instructor for 15 years.
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Dr. Robert Villarreal
Dr. Villarreal is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He attended Tom C. Clark High School then went on to receive a Bachelors of Art from St. Mary's University and a Masters in Molecular Biology from the University of the Incarnate Word, both in San Antonio. Dr. Villarreal then received a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the prestigious University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Following his passion for dentistry, he completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, also at UTHSCSA. During this residency, he focused in Oral Surgery and spent most of his training with the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. Furthermore, he received extensive training in methods of Intravenous (IV) Conscious Sedation, dental rehabilitation and hospital-based dentistry, implant placement and restoration, and many other advanced techniques and procedures.
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Dr. Aimee Garcia
Dr. Garcia is a native of San Antonio. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and continued on to the University of Texas at San Antonio, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Garcia moved next to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received several awards while attending dental school, including the Dean's List Award for Excellence in Clinical Dentistry and a scholarship in Basic Science.
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Dr. Amanda Castillo
Dr.Castillo was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Alamo Heights High School and completed her undergraduate studies at Angelo State University in Biology. Dr. Castillo continued her undergraduate education at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where she received her degree in Dental Laboratory Sciences. After this, she entered her Master's degree in Public Health at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. During her graduate externship, she worked directly with the Health Department on public health programs focused on improving access to dental care within the community. Dr.Castillo's philosophy is to treat patients as her own family members and provide them with a positive dental experience. She emphasizes oral health instruction and the ability to allow her patients to take an active role in their oral health.
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