Dr. Sandra Hernandez knew she wanted to be a dentist at a young age. She grew up working for her mother’s dental office during the summers and became fascinated with dentistry. Dr. Hernandez attended undergrad at the University of the Philippines where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. She then went on to University of Minnesota where she earned her Master of Science in Orthodontics. Dr. Hernandez has loved practicing orthodontics for the past 25 years because she enjoys seeing the transformation of her patients and is especially happy when the braces come off and she gets to see the patient’s smile light up!
Dr. Hernandez is excited to move to the Lufkin area! She is looking forward to making new friends and creating a memorable and pleasant experience for her patients and team members. Dr. Hernandez is happily married, has 4 children, 1 son-in-law and 2 dogs. In her free time, she loves to travel, eat out, and watch movies.