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Meet Our Del Rio Dentists - Cadena Dentistry

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.


Dr. Louis Cadena

Del Rio Dentist - Dr. Louis Cadena

Dr. Cadena is a native Del Rioan who returned to practice in his hometown in 1988. Dr. Cadena graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1981. In 1985 he graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. He currently a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Texas A&M University Medical and Dental Society. He is on the Consulting staff at Val Verde Regional Medical Center. Dr. Cadena has completed preceptorship in Dental Implantology at University of Texas Dental Branch at San Antonio in 2014. He has earned Fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologist (ICOI) on March 25, 2014, and is an active member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Cadena enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly cosmetic makeovers. He takes pride in providing some of the latest and progressive dental technologies to his patients.

Dr. Cadena is a member of Sacred Heart church and is an avid sports enthusiast who loves playing softball and golf. A diehard alumnus of Texas A&M University he loves all things Aggie. Dr Cadena and his wife Sheila have three children. Their son Kyle has graduated with honors from Mortuary Science at San Antonio College 2014 and from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Political Science in 2010. His daughter Karah has received an MBA in marketing from Mays School of Business at Texas A&M University 2014, and is currently working for Hewlett Packard. His youngest son Korey is a senior at The University of Texas at San Antonio, majoring in exercise science with intent to pursue a physical therapy career. Dr Cadena has over 27 years of experience in the dental field and has practiced in Del Rio for 25 years.

Dr. Cadena believes all of our patients deserve the best and will not compromise on quality.


Dr. Valerie Cadena-Vargas

Dentist in Del Rio - Dr. Valerie Cadena-Vargas

Dr. Valerie Cadena Vargas was born and raised in Del Rio, TX and has been looking forward to coming back in order to help serve the community she grew up in. She is a top twenty graduate of Del Rio High School Class of 2002. She is also the proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2006 where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Psychology. After completing her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University, she began work on a Masters in Public Health (MPH) before attending dental school. She is currently in the process of finishing up her masters program in order to obtain her MPH.

Dr. Vargas graduated from Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry in May 2011 receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

She is presently a member of the American Dental Association, the North Texas Hispanic Dental Association, and a Psi Omega Dental Fraternity Alumni member.

Dr. Vargas enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly endodontics. As a new member of Dr. Louis H. Cadena’s practice, she brings to the practice a certification in enteral sedation, nitrous oxide Sedation, and experience with Cerec and E4D CAD CAM Technology. Dr. Vargas has been looking forward to practicing with her uncle Dr. Louis H. Cadena since she was in high school.

Aside from her newly established dental career, Dr. Vargas has many interests and hobbies. She is a huge movie buff and she loves to exercise and stay in shape. She currently enjoys spending time with her husband Adrian L. Vargas, PT, D.P.T. and the newest addition to their family Isaiah Anthony Vargas born October 7, 2010.


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  • Del Rio
  • 606 N Bedell Ave
  • Del Rio, TX
  • 78840
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  • Call: (830) 775-3322