Dr. Shawn Tran, DDS

Dr. Shawn Tran received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Central Michigan University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in Michigan.

During the past years, Dr. Tran has worked at several dental practices in Michigan and Houston while earning further certifications in implant, laser, and cosmetic dentistry. He continues to keep abreast of new dental technologies by attending fellowships, externships, continuing education courses, seminars, and conferences within the state of Texas, the USA, and abroad. Dr. Tran also holds professional memberships with the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, International Congress of Oral Implantalogists, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Dr. Shawn Tran is a dedicated and gentle dentist who treats his patients with great care. His goal is to build a trusting and long-lasting relationship with patients. Dr. Tran directs much of his attention to the comfort levels of his patients. Similarly, he is interested in creating a positive work environment for employees that will nurture their career development and help to establish a reputation for excellence within the practice and the community.

​In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, practicing martial arts, coaching soccer, and performing ballroom dancing.

Meet Our Team

Amber Barker, RDH
Office Manager

Mrs. Amber Barker serves as the Office Manager for the practice as well as our Dental Hygienist.

She has been a Dental Hygienist for 11 years and during that time Amber has continually enhanced her education and training by attending countless seminars and completing continuing education certifications including nitrous oxide monitoring, practice management training, and soft tissue laser training. Amber strives to build relationships with her patients in a relaxed and comfortable environment and takes pride in helping patients overcome their dental fears. She enjoys educating her patients about dentistry and the importance of maintaining oral health.

As the Office Manager, Amber enjoys training and implementing new systems for the practice to continually improve the visit patients experience in our office. She also takes care of marketing and community relations and loves when she gets to hear how much patients enjoy seeing Dr. Tran and his wonderful team!

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is a proud Aggie mom (whoop!), soccer mom, and golf mom of three very smart and active kids!

Marissa Carrillo
Office Professional

Ms. Marissa Carrillo is our friendly Dental Office Professional.

Courtesy, dedication, and many more of Marissa’s great qualities are an asset to our office. She is also bilingual, which is a major plus with our Spanish community. She likes to help her co-workers in any way possible to make their workload a little easier.

Greeting and accommodating our patients since March of 2016, Marissa enjoys meeting new people and helping those around her. Marissa loves to spend her free time traveling abroad and spending time with her family, boyfriend, and her Yorkie, Louie.

She is excited to meet you and your family at Eco Dental Care, answer any of your questions, and make sure you have the best experience!

Yaritza Garcia, RDA
Lead Dental Assistant

Yaritza is the Lead Dental Assistant at Eco Dental Care. She has worked in the dental field for over 5 years. Yaritza experience is shined through her success in assisting Dr. Tran in a variety of dental procedures from simple to the most complex procedures.

She always makes sure that all patients feel welcome and comfortable when they are in our office. You can expect to see her smile from the beginning to the end of your appointment. Yaritza’s favorite part of dentistry is to see patients with their beautiful smiles when they leave our office. Yaritza speaks fluent both English and Spanish.

When not working with patients in our office, Yaritza enjoys spending time with her fur-babies, Luke and Casper. She is currently a part-time student working towards her dream of becoming a dentist.

Catalina Hinojosa, RDA

Ms. Catalina Hinojosa is a Registered Dental Assistant who graduated from Brazosport College.

In the past three years she worked in the customer service field, providing utmost care and service. At first, Catalina joined Eco Dental Care Team as an intern, and now she is a permanent part of our team.

Catalina is very ecstatic to be a part of the Eco Dental Care, to grow in the field, and to provide the best care for our patients.

In her free time, she enjoys reading history books, going out to dances, spending free time with family and friends.