Family Focused Weslaco Dentists

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About Us

De La Garza Family Dental is a state of the art dental practice in Weslaco, Texas providing advanced care for you and your families individual smile needs. Combining state of the art digital technology with our doctor’s artistic eye, our team helps patients to transform not only their smiles, but their lives.We provide an exceptional dental care experience based on compassion and experience helping patients achieve their oral health goals.

Our Dentists and our friendly, knowledgeable staff are dedicated to making every visit to our office a great experience. Expert dental care is provided with a warm, personal touch in a comfortable, relaxed setting.

Our practice offers patients a full-range of general and cosmetic dental services, from routine check-ups to complete smile makeovers. We practice conservative, proactive dentistry utilizing the latest in dental technology. Your comfort is always a primary concern.Our office has a soothing, serene atmosphere to ensure that each visit, regardless of the procedure, is free of stress and anxiety. And since we NEVER double book you can expect ample time to make informed and confident decisions regarding your treatment options.

The state-of-the-art technology in our office makes each visit as pain-free and efficient as possible. The revolutionary CEREC® 3D machine with CAD-CAM technology, for example, drastically shortens the procedure time required for several cosmetic dentistry procedures. Rather than making several visits to our office for treatment, the CEREC® 3D technology allows us to fabricate and deliver your tooth-colored inlays, onlays, or crowns in just one convenient visit.

The first step towards a beautiful smile and a lifetime of good oral health is to schedule an appointment. Our office works with numerous Insurance Carriers. For your convenience, we offer a variety of payment options. Call or email De La Garza Family Dental today to schedule your appointment. We look forward to being your lifelong Weslaco dentist office.

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De La Garza
De La Garza

Dr. Javier Omar De La Garza

Dr. De La Garza was born and reared in the Rio Grande Valley. One thing he is most proud of, after making beautiful smiles, is graduating with the Mighty Donna Redskins  Class of 1995. He was selected by Marquette Dental School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after only attending UT-RGV for three years. A very rare and prestigious accomplishment. He graduated dental school in 2003.

He returned to the Valley where he has been practicing for over 20 years. Dr. De La Garza and his staff attend continuing education every year and stay on top of the latest advancements in dentistry. He is well regarded by his colleagues and works with multiple specialists to provide excellence for his patients. His office has been voted Best Dental Clinic by the community year after year.

He married his college sweetheart Vicky Padilla (Weslaco Panther Class of 1994) in 1999. They have two children Ben and Gaby, both are studying at the University of Texas in Austin. In his spare time Dr. De La Garza enjoys following all things UT Austin! He tries to attend every home game. He is an active member at Calvary Church in McAllen. In his 20 years back in the Valley he has served countless roles in different community organizations and boards, including Scout Master in Boy Scouts of America Troop 2022, Presidential Volunteer Service Award Certifying Organization under President Trump and President Biden, and most recently appointed by the City of McAllen to an advisory role.



Dr. Rachel Favela

Dr. Rachel Favela grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico until the age of 9. Later moving to McAllen in 2004 and graduating from McAllen High School in 2013. Dr. Favela received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health and Science Center School of Dentistry in Houston.

When shes not practicing dentistry, she enjoys  spending time with family, traveling , and taking her dog Lucas for walks. 



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De La Garza

Dr. Adriana Riojas

Dr. Adriana L. Riojas Soto was born and raised in Weslaco, Texas. Where she graduated from weslaco high school in 2009. She was a member of the Weslaco High School Panther Crop for four years and played the alto saxophone. She received her Bachelors in Biology from St Mary’s University in San Antonio and was a founder of the Pre-Dental Society. She received a certificate of completion for Texas A&M School of Dentistry’s Post-Baccalaureate Program (PBP). Dr. Riojas attended Texas A&M College of Dentistry where she graduated in May 2020.

Shortly after graduation, Dr. Riojas began working at Dr. De La Garza Family Dentistry in August of 2020. She married her husband, Raul Soto, in 2018, and they had their baby girl, Sofia Soto, in March 2019. They have two dogs who they love very much, Bear a yellow lab and a Husky named Max. Dr. Riojas is a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Dr. Riojas is a firm believer in Gods love and guidance and is glad God guided her back to her home town to help be of service to her community. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her little one Sofia, coloring, doing puzzles, reading, and enjoys having movie nights or game nights with her family and close friends.



Our Services


Cleanings & Oral Exams

To keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease

Crowns & Bridgework

To replace lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth

Dental Implants

For replacement teeth


To remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved



To restore decayed teeth

Inlays and onlays

Oral Cancer Screenings

To detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early



To give you the straight teeth you’ve always wanted

Removable Dentures

To help you smile again

Preventative Dentisry

Porcelain Veneers


To help prevent cavities

Ultrasonic Cleanings if needed

TMD Treatment

For pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing

Tooth Decay Prevention

So you keep your natural teeth as long as possible

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