Dr. Rachel Trueblood is a board certified pediatric dentist who has been practicing in the Austin area since 2008. She is dedicated to providing compassionate and excellent comprehensive dental care for children ages 0-18.
After graduating with honors from Purdue University with her BS in biology/neurobiology, she went on to pursue her DDS at Indiana University School of Dentistry , where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. She completed her pediatric residency at the prestigious Baylor College of Dentistry in 2006, where she gained extensive experience in treating children with special needs, sedation and general anesthesia cases for children requiring more extensive dental treatment. Dr. T was in the top 2% of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry qualifying examination and is currently a diplomate of the ABPD. Dr. Trueblood has participated in the Texas Mission of Mercy to provide dental care for underprivileged children, as well as several other charity organizations.
Dr. Yoon (Liz) Chung graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine with a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery. After graduating dental school, she completed her pediatric dental specialty training at New York University College of Dentistry. Before moving to Austin, Dr. Chung had been practicing as an Associate in private offices in both New York and New Jersey. She also pursued her passion in teaching at NYU College of Dentistry as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
Dr. Chung is a pediatric dentist who truly believes in the prevention of dental problems and in educating families about healthy smiles for life. In treating patients, her philosophy is based on respecting children yet caring for them using age-appropriate techniques and loving attention. Understanding the uniqueness of each child and identifying each family's individual needs is how Dr. Chung delivers gentle dentistry and creates positive dental experiences to her patients. She hopes that her interactions with her patients will help them develop a healthy attitude toward dentistry.
Dr. Nisha Mehta was born and raised in the Windy city of Chicago, Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Spanish and graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She followed her passion for dentistry and earned her dental degree from UIC. While in dental school she earned numerous honors including the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award, American Academy of Orofacial Pain Award and Isaac Schour Research Scholarship. Dr. Mehta was also inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honors Society. Dr. Mehta continued her education at UIC where she completed her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry and Master of Science in Oral Sciences.
Dr. Mehta strives to provide every patient with a positive and comfortable dental visit. She believes that children develop their perceptions of dental care early in life and Dr. Mehta ensures that they find going to the dentist to be fun and enjoyable! When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Mehta enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with her husband.