Healthy Dentistry in San Antonio, TX
Meet Your San Antonio Dentist & Dental Team
When you and your family need a San Antonio dentist, you deserve more than a cold, clinical doctor who just hands off treatment orders. You deserve someone who treats you like they would their family — someone who cares about your total health. At South Texas Smiles, we are committed to providing quality, patient-centered, comprehensive dentistry to all of our patients. Dr. Maldonado and Dr. Furman always take the time to get to know you on an individual level to create a meaningful relationship and better serve you. We’re also proud to have a great dental team that’s truly dedicated to your wellbeing. We all look forward to meeting you!Contact Us
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Ana Maldonado
Dr. Ana Maldonado has over 25 years of experience practicing general and cosmetic dentistry, and she has practiced in San Antonio since 2007. Before moving to Texas, she earned her dental degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry in 1985 and practiced dentistry in Puerto Rico. She has completed advanced training in orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, biological dentistry, and mercury-safe (and mercury-free) dentistry.
Dr. Maldonado is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. She continues to keep current on new technology as a teaching faculty member of the prestigious Center for Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in Dallas. She also attends ongoing continuing education courses in all aspects of dentistry, including Invisalign, sleep apnea treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and periodontics.
In her free time, Dr. Maldonado enjoys cooking, painting, and spending time with her husband, Paul, and two beautiful daughters.
Dr. Adam Furman
Dr. Adam Furman joined Dr. Maldonado at South Texas Smiles in the summer of 2016. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the San Antonio District Dental Society. Dr. Furman serves on the board of directors for the San Antonio chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has received additional education and certification in Invisalign treatment, nitrous oxide sedation, and minimal enteral sedation.
Dr. Furman grew up in El Paso, TX. He discovered his passion for dentistry prior to beginning high school with help from close family friends, and mentors, Dr. Ross Fruithandler and Dr. Scott Stein. While in high school, he earned numerous accolades and awards as the starting quarterback of the Coronado High School football team.
After graduating from high school, Dr. Furman attended Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth Texas, where he graduated with a B.S. in biology and minors in business, psychology, and chemistry. He was a member of the Pre-Dental Society and conducted research for Dr. Michael Chumley, focusing on Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Furman participated in numerous competitive-level intramural sports while at TCU and dental school and remains passionate in his support of TCU athletics. He is a proud alumnus of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Outside of work, Dr. Furman enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, and being an avid fan and supporter of TCU Horned Frogs athletics.