Patrick C. Makins, DDS, Inc.
Periodontics & Dental Implants
San Angelo, TX
325-949-9505

Meet Us

Meet Dr. Makins

Periodontist Patrick C. Makins DDSSan Angelo’s first and only Board Certified Periodontist, Patrick C. Makins, DDS was born in Lubbock, Texas.  He earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, TX and completed his graduate studies in Periodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas while obtaining a Master of Science in Dentistry from Baylor University.  In addition to the full time practice of periodontics in San Angelo, Dr. Makins has given numerous lectures and presentations before local, regional and national dental associations, as well as teaching part time at Howard College School of Dental Hygiene.  He has had articles published in the Texas Dental Journal and the Canadian Dental Journal Oral Health.

Recognized by his peers as a leader in Dentistry, Dr. Makins has served as President of the Southwest Society of Periodontists, the Texas Society of Periodontists and the San Angelo District Dental Society.  He was nominated for Texas Dentist of the Year in 1987 and honored as a Fellow of the American College of Dentists in 1991.  He was selected as a “Super Dentist” by his dental colleagues according to Texas Monthly Magazine’s Best Dentists in Texas in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Dr. Makins is an active member of Sierra Vista United Methodist Church and has served his community on the board of directors of West Texas Boys Ranch, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, and the San Angelo West Rotary Club.  He was chosen Rotarian of the Year in 1984 and again in 2004 for his coordination of Rotary’s support for Fort Concho’s Living History Stables  and the Fort Concho Cavalry of which he is a member.

Dr. Makins is married, has two children and four grandchildren.  He enjoys playing the guitar and singing with his wife Suzy, horseback riding and team roping. 

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Meet the Staff

Sylvia Smith, RN, RDA

Sylvia Smith, RN, RDASylvia Smith is the office manager for the periodontal practice of Dr. Patrick Makins. She graduated from Angelo State University with an Associate in Applied Science Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree. Sylvia is currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Sylvia has worked with Dr. Makins for a total of 22 years. She started with his practice as a periodontal assistant and has worked at several positions in the office. She is knowledgeable in dental, periodontal, and implant treatment. Sylvia is available to help with any insurance questions or treatment concerns that you may have.

Jennifer Pape, RDH

Jennifer Pape, RDHA native of San Angelo, Jennifer is a dental hygienist with a gentle touch. Her hometown girl charm can make the most anxious patient feel comfortable and relaxed. Jennifer has been in the field of dentistry since 1999, beginning as a dental assistant, then graduated in 2003 as a registered dental hygienist. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree in the state of Colorado, where she still maintains a license to practice. After practicing in Colorado and briefly in Switzerland, Jennifer returned to San Angelo and received her license to practice in Texas in 2005. She joined Dr. Patrick Makins’ practice in 2006. She now has experience in both general dentistry and periodontal practice. She strives to share all her dental knowledge with the patients in a professional, thorough, and compassionate manner.

Stephanie Lewis, RDH

Stephanie Lewis, RDHStephanie was born and raised in Big Spring, Texas. She graduated Suma cum Laude from Howard College in May 2005 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene Degree. After graduation, she moved to San Angelo and began working for Dr. Makins in July 2005. Stephanie is a member of her professional organization, The Texas Dental Hygienist’s Association, and is active on the state and local level. Stephanie believes in delivering the highest quality of care to all her patients. She also loves the personal relationships she has been able to develop with her patients.

Susie White, RDA

Susie White, RDASusie White started working in oral surgery 22 years ago as an assistant in the office and in the operating room. Susie also worked as an office manager in a general dentistry practice until coming to work for Dr. Makins in 2007 in periodontics. Susie’s husband has been active duty Air Force for 19 years and Susie, her husband, and two children are happy to be retiring in San Angelo. Susie’s training has included Certified Oral Surgical Assistant, Radiology Certified, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Nitrous Oxide Certification, CPR Certified, and now a Registered Dental Assistant in the State of Texas. Susie enjoys patient interaction and is happy to answer any questions patients may have.

Rosie Flores, RDA

Rosie Flores, RDAA native of San Angelo, Rosie is a proud mother of three children and a grandmother of six. Prior to joining Dr. Makins in 2004 as an assistant, she had the pleasure of working for and learning from some of the top general dentists in this area. Rosie’s thirty years of experience included employment by the State of Texas on a mobile dental unit and at Goodfellow Airforce Base on the Onsite Dental unit. Rosie is trained and certified in all required areas and although she finds the periodontal aspect of dentistry fascinating, she finds at the end of the day that comforting her patients is the most rewarding.

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