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About Your Dentists in Austin TX

About Your Dentists in Austin TX

Lori Byers Babineau, DMD

Dr. Lori Babineau is very passionate about dentistry and is dedicated to insuring that every patient has a comfortable and relaxing experience. She believes in fully educating her patients about their conditions, and she designs treatment plans to meet each individual’s needs.

Dr. Lori is a mother of three, and brings that nurturing, caring spirit to her dental work. She is known for her warmth, friendliness and the personalized, professional care she gives each and every patient.

Education & Advanced Training

A native Texan, Dr. Lori was born and raised in Amarillo. She attended the University of Texas in Austin, where she was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. After graduating from UT with her BA in Biology, Dr. Lori had the opportunity to move to Boston to attend dental school, and there she met her future husband, Dr. John Babineau.

She graduated with her DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and while the experience of living in Boston was exhilarating both academically and culturally, Dr. Lori was anxious to get back to her sunny home of Texas. She and Dr. John established their practice in Austin in the early nineties and have been practicing together ever since.

After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Lori has continued to hone her dental and communication skills through advanced coursework at the prestigious Hornbrook Group and Dental Boot Kamp Masters program. She has had extensive and varied continued education in Cosmetic Dentistry procedures, with an emphasis on porcelain restorations, veneers and implants. 

Dr. Lori  especially enjoys doing more conservative, bonded porcelain restorations, as well as cosmetic full coverage porcelain restorations that are fabricated in their office with an E4D CAD/CAM scanning and milling machine. She considers every restoration to be a tiny work of art.

Dr. Lori has received certification from Invisalign® for straightening teeth with clear aligners and from Lumineers for no preparation veneers

Professional Memberships

Texas Dental Association
American Dental Association
American Association of Women Dentists
Capital Area Dental Society

Outside the Office

When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Lori is busy with her three very active children – Johnathan, Carlyn Claire and Sommerlyn. They enjoy dance, gymnastics, Scouts and soccer. Together with her daughters, Dr. Lori participates in the National Charity League and the many varied philanthropies that they support. She and Dr. John enjoy snow skiing, biking and hiking. They especially enjoy traveling to exciting new places with their family.

Shria Dhaon, DDS

"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to a person, a beautiful thing." – Mother Teresa

My Mission

"Dentistry is a dynamic profession, driven by advancements in diverse fields, such as materials, diagnostics, genetics, and informatics. I look forward to mastering all advancements in dentistry to provide a complete and confident smile to patients. I am committed to continuing education in order to remain knowledgeable with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry."

Education

Bachelor of Dental Surgery – Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

Residency in Prosthodontics – Santosh Dental College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, India

Doctorate of Dental Surgery – University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Memberships

  • Texas Dental Association
  • American Dental Association

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Dhaon is originally from New Delhi, India. She obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in Los Angeles, California. Prior to coming to the United States, Dr. Dhaon successfully completed her residency in prosthodontics from India. At USC, she excelled in oral surgery, cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

After graduation, Dr. Dhaon moved to Austin, Texas, to join her husband and their dog, Rupert. Dentistry is her passion, and she's excited to work and apply all of her past experiences to bringing perfect smiles to her patients. When Dr. Dhaon is not working, she keeps her adrenalin going by hiking, traveling around the world, enjoying different cuisines, and scuba diving. Yes, she gets a kick out of immersing herself in the mysteries and adventures of the deep sea with her husband!

Coming from a family with three generations of doctors, Dr. Dhaon has grown up seeing her father and grandfather work to improve community health. She keeps her family legacy going by volunteering in dental clinics around the Austin community.