About Our Doctors

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Dr. Leslie A. Carroll

Education and training:

Dr. Carroll graduated from St. John Fisher College in New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She completed her dental training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. After completion of her dental training, Dr. Carroll completed her specialty training in Periodontics at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and also earned her Master’s degree in Oral Sciences.

Board Certification:

Dr. Carroll is a Board Certified Periodontist with the American Board of Periodontology.

Professional contributions:

Dr. Carroll has written and published several articles in relation to her thesis research. She has received many awards and honors including the Max Smith Oral Presentation Graduate Competition Award and the Dr. C. Mahlon Fraleigh Graduate Periodontics Award. Dr. Carroll leads a dental implant study club, comprised of general dentists in the Carrollton area, and lectures to the local dental community regularly.

Professional memberships:

Dr. Carroll holds memberships in the American Academy of Periodontology, The American Dental Association, The Texas Dental Association, The North Texas Dental Society and the Southwest Society of Periodontists.

Community involvement:

Dr. Carroll and her husband, Dr. Brandon Carroll live in Highland Village, Texas with their two sons. They attend The Village Church in Flower Mound.

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Dr. Matthew K. Saxon

Education and training: 

Dr. Saxon graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in chemistry.  He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. After completion of his dental training, Dr. Saxon completed his specialty training in Periodontics, and earned a Masters Degree in Oral Biology at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry. He is certified to provide IV conscious sedation by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and is trained in advanced cardiac life support.

Board Certification:

Dr. Saxon is a Board Certified Periodontist with the American Board of Periodontology.

Professional contributions: 

Dr. Saxon’s awards and honors include being the Champion of the John F. Prichard Graduate Research Competition for his research on novel bone grafting techniques, and he has contributed to published research in international journals. Additionally, he earned the UMKC School of Dentistry Award for Excellence in Prosthodontics and Periodontics while in dental school.

Professional memberships:

Dr. Saxon holds memberships in the American Academy of Periodontology, The Southwest Society of Periodontists, Texas Dental Association, The American Dental Association and Dallas County Dental Society and the Academy of Osseointegration.

Dr. Saxon enjoys playing soccer, exercising, and spending time with his fiancé, Cameron.

Dr.Saxon Award 195x1921Dr. Matthew Saxon, then a third-year periodontics resident at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry – and now practicing at NTPI – shared the moment with Dr. Jeffrey Rossman, his former instructor, after receiving the 2020 Prichard Award. Dr. Saxon was recognized for his research on novel bone grafting techniques. The prestigious award was established by the Southwest Society of Periodontists and honors the memory of Dr. John F. Prichard.

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Dr. Michael J. McQuade

Education and training:

Dr. McQuade graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science degree.  He completed his dental training at Creighton University School of Dentistry, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  After completion of his dental training, he completed an internship in general dentistry at Fort Dix, New Jersey.  He completed periodontal training at the U.S. Army Institute of Dental Research and Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington D.C. and earned his Master's degree from George Washington University.  He is certified to provide IV conscious sedation by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and is trained in advanced cardiac life support.

Faculty appointments:

He was the Director of the Graduate Periodontics Residency Program at Baylor College of Dentistry from 1990 – 1993.  He served part-time as faculty in the Graduate Periodontics Residency Program at Baylor College of Dentistry from 1993 – 2005 and as a staff member of the dental department at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas from 1990 – 2005.  He has held positions as the Director for Graduate Periodontics in the United States Army Dental Corps and a faculty appointment at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry.  He is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Army, where he served as Consultant in Periodontics to two Army Surgeons General. 

Board certification:

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. 

Professional contributions:

His peers have elected him to numerous professional committees.  He has published over 25 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and lectured on a national and international level.  He currently serves as an Examiner for the American Board of Periodontology.

Professional memberships:

He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry, and a Fellow in the International College of Dentistry.  He also holds membership in the Southwest Society of Periodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Dental Association.

Community Involvement:

Dr. McQuade has been a member of the Carrollton/Farmer’s Branch Rotary for nearly 13 years.  He has been active in multiple fundraisers and community charity events including child immunization.  Dr. McQuade has also been associated with Children’s Medical Center through Baylor College of Dentistry for the past 15 years.  He supervised hospital based periodontal surgery for children with severe dental and periodontal problems.  Dr. McQuade and his wife Joanne have been ongoing financial supporters of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children (through the Shriners), the Boy Scouts of America and the Vietnam Veterans Association.