About Red Bud Dental
We are a small family owned neighborhood dental practice servicing our local communities of Round Rock, Hutto, Pflugerville and Austin. With a background in dental surgery & orthodontics, our awesome team of dentists & specialists provide treatment for everything from cleanings, implants, fillings, exams, wisdom teeth extraction, gum health, and cosmetic services like teeth whitening, veneers, and Invisalign.
Our practice philosophy focuses on excellence in treating patients with care and compassion. Our awesome team of doctors, nurses and coordinators will take the time to explain what is happening with your mouth, why certain treatments are recommended and what may happen if you delay or put off certain procedures. We will never try to convince you of treatment you don’t need and will teach you how to understand your records so you will be better informed.
We welcome patients of all ages to our family group practice. We accept nearly all forms of PPO dental insurance plans and will help to check and verify your plans for you. If you need special assistance or extra time feel free to let us know. We treat everyone like you’re our neighbors.
Dr. Ryan (Coon)
Dr. Ryan, was born and raised in Clive, Iowa, where he grew up playing basketball. The oldest of three, Dr. Ryan attended Loras College before attending the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He chose to study dentistry because he loves working in a team environment, lifelong learning, and establishing and maintaining relationships with patients!
After Dr. Ryan graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, he decided to move to the Lonestar State. He picked Austin for the abundance of outdoor activities, fantastic weather, great restaurants, and wonderful rivers and lakes! His hobbies include hiking, playing basketball, being outdoors, golfing, and cycling. Although he loves being outside, he also loves working with patients. His favorite part of dentistry is meeting people every day and helping treat their dental concerns.
Dr. Peter Sutton completed his studies at the University of Kentucky where he earned his degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He continued his studies at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where he achieved his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree. Dr. Sutton further pushed himself by going on to earn his Master of Science in Dentistry degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Dr. Sutton chose to study dentistry for a number of reasons. He is passionate about his work and genuinely enjoys interacting with his patients. He also loves being able to address any orthodontic issue a patient deals with and giving said patient a beautiful smile, they are confident and proud of. Alongside those things, Dr. Sutton continues to be driven by the interactions he has with his patients. He sees them a handful of times over their treatment process and enjoys developing relationships with each of them. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Sutton enjoys being in nature, playing sports, reading, horticulture, socializing with friends and traveling.
Dr. Bri (Hernandez)
Dr. Bri was raised in Deep South Texas, or as people refer to it as “The Valley”. She had the great opportunity to graduate from the Science Academy of South Texas in 2005 followed by completing her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Texas Pan American in 2008. Moving to Dallas, Texas proved to be one of the best decisions of her life as she entered into a beautiful and service oriented career that is general dentistry. After she graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2013 with her doctorate of dental surgery degree, she has been performing advanced dental treatments by utilizing innovative techniques and technology to ensure exceptional results for all of her patients. She enjoys being able to improve her patients’ quality of life by enhancing the aesthetic appearance and functionality of their smiles. To stay on track with modern dental techniques, Dr. Bri takes several hours of CE courses each year in cosmetic dentistry, imaging/current technologies, restorative dentistry, and pathology.
When Dr. Bri is not at the office, she truly enjoys being present in every moment of her life with her amazing fiancée Maurice, her daughter/GSP dog Chelsea, and her son, Billy the kitty. She practices meditation, journaling, jewelry making, hiking, yoga, and loves being with her family. She also loves anything Disney, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Marvel!
Dr. J (McKinney)
Dr. McKinney grew up in the Memphis, Tennessee area and upon high school graduation moved to Chattanooga to complete his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Genetics at the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga. After his undergraduate studies, Dr. McKinney moved back to his hometown of Memphis to study at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the College of Dentistry. Upon graduating with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UTHSC he moved to Austin, TX to pursue his dream of helping others achieve their optimal health.
Dr. McKinney enjoys the deep connection he makes with his patients and their families. Recently Dr. McKinney has taken many continuing education hours dedicated to the oral-systemic connection and the significant role that sleep disordered breathing plays in the life of a patient daily. He is a member of the Capital Area Dental Society, Capital Area Dental Foundation, Texas Dental Society, American Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry, and the Institute of Craniofacial Sleep Medicine. Dr. McKinney moved to Austin because of the phenomenal food, outdoors, and fantastic music scene; the weather isn’t half bad either. He enjoys cooking, reading, exercising, camping, and practicing the guitar when he can.
Meet the Team
Susan, Red Bud Dental’s Practice Manager, moved to central Texas in 2008 and resides in Round Rock with her family. Susan has worked in dentistry for over 20 years and has learned the ins and outs of handling insurance.
She is determined to make sure all of our patients receive the adequate benefits and is able to do so with little or no assistance from patients. Susan is looking forward to meeting you and the Round Rock community. On her off time you can find Susan shopping, working out or spending time with her family.
Bivi, a registered dental assistant (RDA) was born and raised in Georgetown, TX! Bivi is a Registered Dental Assistant and is Radiology, Jurisprudence, Infection Control, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and CPR Certified.
She enjoys meeting new faces every day and making everyone feel welcomed. In her spare time Bivi enjoys shopping, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Maria Aquino is originally from Rio Grande Valley and has been RDA for over 8 years. She loves getting to know all of her patients and helping them feel at ease for each visit. Maria lives in Pflugerville with her 2 daughters and son. She enjoys movie night with her family, dining out at new local restaurants, thrift shopping, and traveling back on some weekends to RGV (Rio Grande Valley) to see her siblings and extended family.
Hailey, Red Bud Dental’s Billing Manager was born and raised in TEXAS, Hailey’s laugh can brighten anyone’s day – great for anyone coming to “the dentist.” She is here to help verify your insurance information and will be one of the last people you see smiling and taking care of your appointment. Hailey is a Registered Dental Assistant and is Radiology, Jurisprudence, Infection Control, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and CPR Certified. She enjoys meeting new faces every day and making everyone feel welcomed. In her spare time you can find her enjoying the outdoors of Texas hunting, fishing, riding horses, or just enjoying family by the lake.
Hope Mojica has been in dentistry for 17 years. She started assisting the doctors first, and even worked in the front office before becoming a hygienist. She resides in Hutto with her husband and 2 sons. They love staying active and being outdoors. Hope prides herself in being gentle and helping patients with their oral wellness visits and overall health goals.