Meet The Doctor
Dr. Hughes & Dr. Anderson
Dr. David Hughes grew up in Oregon and completed his dental education in 1969 at the University of Oregon Dental School. He raised his family with three children on a small rural farm in Sherwood, Oregon. He met his wife, Linda, at Abilene Christian College while working on a research project in the Summer of 1968. He has practiced dentistry for 46 years in Tigard, Oregon; Vernon, Texas; and now in Dallas, Texas with Merit Dental Care. His new interests includes treating Myofacial pain, TMJ dysfunction with associated headaches, and sleep apnea. He has special training in cosmetic dentistry. He is presently building a team of 5 dentists and specialists to treat all dental needs in his newly expanded office. Dr. Hughes has been involved in the American Dental Association and was editor of Washington County Dental Society. He is a Paul Harris Fellow with Rotary International and was Vice President and President Elect for the Tigard Chamber of Commerce. His service awards include: Cambridge Who’s Who Lifetime Membership; Consumer Research Council Of America, Top Dentist Awards for several years, and was the 1999 Oregon Businessman of the Year. His love of dentistry is shown in his passion to help people. Dr. Hughes' interest with his wife of 47 years is travelling with his family and friends, collecting American Indian artifacts, autographs and fossils. His personal library includes about 3,000 books with heavy interest in History. He teaches a class on History of the English Bible. He and Linda love the special times now with their 8 grand kids in Dallas Metroplex. This is what brought them to Texas.