When you visit Tots to Teens Pediatric Dentistry in Kerrville for the first time, we hope you will find that all of our team members are just as compassionate and caring as they are knowledgeable. Our team loves working with kids, and they are trained to care for the unique needs of toddlers, children, and teens. Pediatric dentistry is not just a job for us — it’s our passion! We can’t wait to meet you and your child at your next appointment, and we hope you are looking forward to it too!
Vishal Panchmatia, D.D.S.
Dr. Vishal Panchmatia has lived everywhere in the country, but only considers Texas to be home! Dr. Panchmatia attended Rice University in Houston prior to graduating from the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry in 2011. Upon graduating, he worked for 5 years as a general dentist in Bryan, San Antonio, and Dallas. However, his heart was always set on specializing in treating children, and he completed his pediatric dental residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
After spending two years missing Texas sunsets, bluebonnets, and breakfast tacos, Dr. Panchmatia moved right back to continue his career in Kerrville. Dr. Panchmatia is knowledgable in all aspects of pediatric dental care, including the use of inhalation mild conscious sedation (laughing gas) and oral conscious sedation. Dr. Panchmatia is also an attending at the Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville, providing extensive rehabilitation services for patients under general anesthesia.
Dr. Panchmatia is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association and is a Board Eligible Pediatric Dentist with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Panchmatia is proudly married to his wife of two years, Maya. In his spare time, Dr. Panchmatia likes to play tennis, read, and explore the thriving Central Texas food scene!
Kara Whittington, D.D.S.
Dr. Kara Whittington was born and raised in nearby Castroville, Texas. She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology at Texas A&M University, class of 2008. Gig ‘Em Aggies! She then moved back to San Antonio and completed her DDS at UTHSCSA. She practiced in San Antonio for the next 6 years where her passion for treating children grew until she decided to return to school to specialize in pediatrics, completing her residency at UT Health San Antonio-Laredo.
Dr. Kara resides in the San Antonio area with her husband who is a firefighter for the city of Austin and their daughter, Reed.
She looks forward to meeting your children and their families to provide child-friendly dental care in a positive and welcoming environment.