Dr. Lyons was born in Mexico City. She received her Dental degree in 1993 and a specialist certificate in Endodontics and Periodontics from the National University Autonomous of Mexico (UNAM) in 1997. In 2005 she obtained a Specialty Certificate in Periodontics and also a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch.
She taught Periodontics at the University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch for the department of Periodontics. She is a member of several renowned dental and periodontal organizations and has been a board member of The Hispanic Dental Association and Houston Hispanic Dental Association.
Currently, she is the President of The Greater Houston Society of Periodontists. Her private practice includes all the aspects of dental implantology, oral medicine and periodontics. Some of her achievements include being re-certified by the American Board of Periodontology, being published in the Journal of Periodontics and being a grant recipient from the American Board of Forensic Odontology for her research in forensics in relationship to dental implants.
Dr. Lyons joined our office in 2009 and focuses on the improvement of the periodontal health of our patients by providing conservative non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Periodontal treatment includes crown lengthening, reduction of periodontal pockets, plastic surgery of the gums, bone regeneration and bone engineering techniques, sinus elevation and augmentation of the jaw bone in preparation for the placement of dental implants.