About us

Welcome to Green Apple Pediatric and Family Dentistry!

From the moment you walk through the entry doors of our office, you will discover an inviting, kid-friendly atmosphere. You will be greeted by our practice associates who are dedicated to providing exceptional care services.

Green Apple Staff

We are pleased to promote a positive environment to help children develop a positive experience as they begin their lifetime journey to maintain a healthy smile as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. We are a mercury safe office and use fluoride-free dental materials. We are committed to using the most biocompatible materials for your individual needs through biocompatibility testing. We look forward to a partnership with you to help your child sustain daily oral healing and repair as well as thrive in today’s environment for a healthy happy life.

Our philosophy

We believe in providing the most advanced care for you in a family-friendly environment with a holistic touch that leads to better long-term health of the mouth and the body as a whole.

Mission statement

To provide comprehensive, compassionate, & gentle pediatric dental services through advanced technology in a hospitable environment that is comfortable, inviting, and attractive to your child. Most importantly, our mission is to promote healthy living through a healthy mouth since the mouth is the portal to a healthy body.

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About the doctors

Dr. Maria Evelina Guerrero

Dr. Evy, is a Board Certified pediatric dentist who graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio in 2008 and received her certificate in pediatric dentistry in 2010 from the same institution. She is fully dedicated to her practice furthering her education in holistic dentistry, braces (orthodontics), and airway problems exacerbated by dental malocclusions and underdevelopment.

Dr. Evy has extensive experience with laser frenectomy procedures for newborn babies, children & adolescents. Dr. Evy is excited to introduce holistic dental procedures for her little patients to help their bodies achieve overall health throughout their childhood, adolescence, and ultimately into adulthood. She believes that exposing patients to the most biocompatible materials available is essential during the years of greatest growth and development.

She believes in truthful medically needed dentistry and is committed to providing your child with oral care that is necessary for the appropriate age, stage of development, and extent of decay present. Fluent in English and Spanish, Dr. Evy is able to communicate with an extended range of patients and has participated in numerous dental mission trips to Mexico, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and within Texas.

Outside of work, Dr. Evy loves spending time with her husband and two children. She is a runner and triathlete. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her baby, flying, discovering new healthy restaurants and food trucks, hiking, gardening, caring for her chickens, traveling,
remodeling/construction projects, and spending time with family and friends.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
  • Texas Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Gp Orthodontics

Dr. James AdjanDr. James Adjan

Dr. Jim graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2006 and went on to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry, completing a residency at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, New York in 2010. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a life-long learner, continuing his research and training in the areas of minimally-invasive dentistry, interceptive orthodontics, and addressing the root causes of dental problems through prevention.

Outside of the office, Dr. Jim enjoys spending time with his family and friends, exploring new ideas through reading, listening to stimulating podcasts, learning about body-mind-spirit wellness, practicing meditation, and being outdoors – especially rowing, biking, golfing, and basketball.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Capital Area Dental Society
  • American Laser Study Club
  • Academy of Gp Orthodontics
  • American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry

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About the staff

Mitzy BMitzy B.

Our Green Apple family is pleased to have Mitzy as the lead dental assistant. Children, parents and staff enjoy having Mitzy around due to her spontaneity, cheerfulness, enthusiasm and positivity. Mitzy was raised in the gorgeous city of Austin but was originally born in Mexico. Her determination for improvement helped her graduate as a dental assistant from The Austin Dental Assisting School. She continues her education in striving to be a Dental Hygienist while working at Green Apple. When Mitzy is not working, she enjoys going to concerts, doing outdoor activities, and spending time with her fiancé and chihuahua, Avery. From a young age, she has had a passion for traveling the world. When it comes to sports, Mitzy is a New England Patriots fan.

“It’s greatly satisfying knowing that I can come to work and not just help kids achieve great oral hygiene but also help educate parents to strive for the same goal.”

— Mitzy B.

Lily A.Lily A.

Lily became part of the Green Apple family in January 2021 as part of the administrative/front office team. With 4 years of experience as a front desk receptionist, she is passionate about helping and talking with people. She was born and raised in Austin, TX; a city she enjoys. Outside of work, she spends time with her family and her Rottweiler Diesel. She enjoys spoiling her dog, shopping in stores on congress, swimming, and binge-watching her favorite shows on Netflix.

“I love working with children and building long-lasting relationships with our patients. It’s been a wonderful experience to join this team.”

— Lily A.

Isabel G.Isabel G.

Green Apple Pediatric Dentistry welcomed Isabel as part of the team in November 2019. Her experience in different fields, leadership, discipline, and passion to help others was a good addition to the Green Apple family. Isabel was born and raised in Mexico and later moved to the US to pursue a career in business. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her two daughters and husband, as well as reading, solving puzzles, and traveling. On the job, ‘improvement’ is her motto.

“Green Apple is a great place to continuously become the best version of myself.”

— Isabel G.

Emma C.Emma C.

Emma returned as a Dental Assistant to Green Apple in April 2021, after a three-year break to take care of her daughters. She was born in Mexico and raised in Austin, TX. After graduating from Del Valle High School in 2016, she pursued and obtained her RDA diploma from a dental assistant program. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her two daughters, husband, and other family members.

“I love pursuing my professional dreams through Green Apple, a place where I am also able to help kids and babies.”

— Emma C.

Alexia R.Alexia R.

Alexia joined the Green Apple family in June 2021 as a sterilization technician, but she is looking forward to furthering her career in dentistry as a dental assistant. She was born and raised in the lovely city of Austin, TX. When she is not working, she enjoys taking road trips with her family and listening to music.

“It is an honor to work at Green Apple, where the team is great at what they do. I am ecstatic to further pursue my career while working at a great place.”

— Alexia R.