Dr. JR Gonzalez graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas as well as Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Gonzalez completed a General Practice Residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Dallas, Texas. It was during his time here that Dr. Gonzalez received more comprehensive training in the esthetic and restorative aspects of dentistry. After completion of his residency, Dr. Gonzalez was asked to join the General Dentistry faculty at Baylor College of Dentistry where he taught part time as an Assistant Clinical Professor until 2011. Dr. Gonzalez established his private practice, Defining Smiles, in 2001 and today continues to serve the Las Colinas and surrounding areas.

Recognizing the importance of being involved in organized dentistry, Dr, Gonzalez is a member of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Dallas County Dental Society
  • Irving Dental Study Club
  • Spear Study Club


Bachelor of Science-Biology, Baylor University, Waco, TX.
Master of Science-Gerontology, Baylor University, Waco, TX.
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry Dallas, TX.
General Practice Residency, V.A. Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

A Trusted Dentist on Your Side

Whether you are in need of a restorative tooth filling or a dental bridge, or you are seeking a cosmetic touch up to your smile, JR Gonzalez DDS is ready to ensure you are knowledgeable about your options. To schedule an appointment with our trusted Irving dentist, call our office at (972) 717-0660.