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Jeffrey H. Ludlow, D.D.S.

Dr. Jeffery Ludlow, DDS

Dr. Jeffrey H. Ludlow was born in Utah, but came to Texas as quickly as he could!  He graduated from Plano East High School before attending Texas A&M University.  He continued his education at Baylor College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  Dr. Ludlow has practiced in Garland, Plano, and Farmersville, and he is now grateful to be here in Anna.Dr. Ludlow enjoys all aspects of dentistry.  He believes a general dental office should take care of all its patients’ needs.  He particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry and strives to make his work look as natural as possible.  Dr. Ludlow also loves working with kids.

Dr. Ludlow feels fortunate to have a beautiful wife and four children.  He enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in his children’s activities.  His hobbies include playing basketball and baseball, reading, and spending time at the lake.

 Ryan B. Sharp, D.D.S.

Ryan B. Sharp, D.D.S.Dr. Ryan Burr Sharp was born in Utah and raised in New Mexico. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah were he received his degree in both Biology and Spanish. Dr. Sharp was able to spend two years serving in Guatemala as a missionary for his church during his time at BYU. This experience gave Dr. Sharp the added benefit of being fluent in the Spanish language. He then attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas and fell in love with Texas and all it has to offer.

Dr. Sharp loves everything about dentistry and truly wants his patients to feel better and be happy. He understands how important it is to really listen to his patients and create a plan that fits each patient individually. Dr. Sharp also understands the convenience and importance of treating families and
welcomes patients of all ages.

Dr. Sharp has been happily married to his wife for 12 years. They feel extremely blessed to have two healthy and handsome young boys and an energetic and loving little girl. He enjoys being outdoors, playing sports and spending as much time with family as possible. Dr. Sharp is also proud to be a member of the Texas Army National Guard,  here he serves in a dental role ensuring our soldiers receive the best dental care.

Rachel Anderson, D.M.D.

Dr. Rachel Anderson was born and raised in Missouri. She attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL where she earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Anderson practiced in rural Wisconsin before deciding to move closer to friends and family in Texas.

Dr. Anderson is grateful to have joined the Anna Dental team where patient comfort and quality care are the top priorities. She embraces the opportunity to provide personable care for her patients and build long-lasting relationships. Dr. Anderson enjoys all aspects of dentistry and loves to educate her patients and community about dental health and preventative care.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Anderson reading, outdoor adventure sports, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Doug. She enjoys volunteering and looks forward to becoming an active member in the Anna community.

Mark A. De Simone, D.D.S., P.C.

After attending the Greenhill preparatory school in Addison, Dr. Mark A. De Simone left Texas to attend college in southern California.  He then completed his dental education at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  Dr. Mark promptly returned to Texas, entering general practice in Rockwall and gaining quick recognition for his comforting chair-side manner.  Dr. Mark is grateful to have been so warmly embraced by the Anna community since joining the team in early 2009. He has discovered that his passion in dentistry is in oral surgery and sedation services.  He then decided to focus his career on providing these in-house surgery services for other practitioners.

Dr. Mark loves what he does.  He knows that your dentist should be someone you can trust, depend upon, and turn to for not only your routine dental care, but also for your difficult dental problems.  He believes that a physician who knows you and your family when you are well will be much more capable of caring for you and your family when you are ill.  Dr. Mark’s philosophy is simple: “We treat your family like you are family.”

Dr. Mark is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the North Texas Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Implant Association.  He currently resides in north Dallas with his active twin boys.  During his free time, Dr. Mark enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and keeping current on his favorite sport – soccer.