Meet Dr. Heath

Your fun and caring pediatric dentist in Melissa, TX.

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Andrew Heath, DDS

Father, dentist, and friend!

A fun singing dentist that makes you forget you’re at the dentist? That’s Dr. Heath.

After years of moving around for training and education, Dr. Heath and his family settled down in McKinney, TX where he opened Melissa Pediatric DentistryGo to Home page. He’s a father of two rambunctiously wonderful girls, Caroline and Kate, a husband to Elizabeth (an orthodontist), and a dog dad to Molly and Scotch.

Dr. Heath’s career path has been anything but conventional. He evolved from an aspiring professor, barista, and cardiac support specialist to a dentist for children and patients with medically complex conditions and special needs.

Dr. Heath, is a Pediatric Dentist proudly certified by the American Board of Pediatric DentistryThis link opens a new tab to the ABPD website — an achievement attained by only 38% of pediatric dentists. His passion lies in creating a positive dental journey for kids and their families, blending top-notch dentistry with a sprinkle of fun. Dr. Heath is on a mission to make dental visits enjoyable and stress-free. While he is board-certified Opens a new window to the ABPD website, the highest distinction among children’s dentists, his focus remains on delivering exceptional care to young smiles.

  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Arkansas School of Medicine, General Practice Residency
  • Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry Certificate
  • Texas Heart Institute, sought out to learn how to provide the best possible dental care for medically complex patients
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital, associate professor, treated pediatric and adult special needs patients and worked with cleft lip/palate team
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital, John Wilkins resident of the year award
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‘‘You know what? I’ve got two little kiddos at home. I’ll take care of your child as if they were my own.’’

- Dr. Andrew Heath

Let’s Have a Little Fun

Get to know Dr. Heath better.

  • Interesting Fact

    Dr. Heath doesn’t forget song lyrics! For this reason, he spends the day singing songs while kicking it with kiddos and checking out their chompers.

    Our McKinney, TX children’s dentist loves what he does, and it’s evident in our fun, light-hearted office atmosphereGo to Our Difference page.

  • Hobbies

    In his spare time, Dr. Heath enjoys playing golf and tennis. In addition, he uses any chance to get outside with his family – walking, hiking, swimming, etc.

    When inspiration strikes, he also loves creating splatter paintings. (They’re on display in the office.)

  • His Hero

    It might be cliche, but Dr. Heath’s heroes are his parents. Our dentist grew up watching them sacrifice so that they could provide and care for the family.

    His parents showed what hard work and dedication can achieve. His parents also showed him what a successful marriage looks like and how to care for others.

    Dr. Heath remembers the saying, “It’s okay if you try and fail, but you’ll never know unless you try.”

  • Best Day Ever

    Our dentist’s best day ever is a combination of two days:

    1. When his first daughter was born. Dr. Heath became a father and discovered a new depth of love and connection for his wife and new child.

    2. When his second daughter was born. The same day, Dr. Heath also found out he matched for the Texas A&M Baylor Pediatric Dentistry Residency.

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