Meet Our Dentists


Dr. Steven R Robison, DMD

Dr. Steven Robison is from Southern Utah and is the 6th of 8 children. He served a mission for his church in Siberia, Russia where he fell in love with the Russian people and grew to hate winter. This is one of the many reasons he loves living in Texas! Dr Robison has been married to his wife, Katie, since 2002 and they have been blessed with 6 amazing children. He spent 5 years in the US Army as a Korean linguist before finishing his education. He completed a Masters Degree in BioMedical Science before continuing on to finish his Dental Degree at Midwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Robison loves spending time with his family, serving in his church, and…well that pretty much takes up all his spare time, but he loves it!

Dr. Aom Arrechea, DDS

Dr. Aom is originally from Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand where she grew up and studied International Business Management at Assumption University in Bangkok. After completing her studies, she joined Asiana Airlines as as a flight attendant and moved to Incheon, South Korea where she traveled to 25 countries! Dr. Aom then moved to the United States in 2006. Upon discovering her passion for oral health , she completed her dental education at the University of Southern California initially studying as a dental hygienist before returning to earn her doctorate. Dr. Aom has also completed additional advanced training, including Level 2 Moderate Enteral Sedation through the Academy of Dental and Medical Anesthesia and Special Patient Care and Pediatric Dentistry through the Maryland Academy of General Dentistry. Her favorite part being a dentist is being able to help patients improve their oral hygiene for themselves and their whole family, as well as helping people truly feel confident about their smiles!

Dr. Aom is a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. She is married to Dr. Gustavo Arrechea [who works at Ballard Family Dentistry in Saginaw location] and they have a Golden Retriever, Murphy. In her free time Dr. Aom enjoys cooking, practicing hot yoga, and traveling.

Dr. Cara Cahalan, DDS

Dr. Cara Cahalan grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa before she attended the University of Nebraska and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. In undergrad, she developed an interest in dentistry and knew she wanted to work in the specialty and have a positive impact on people’s oral and overall health. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

In her free time, she enjoys cooking (especially homemade pasta), crocheting, cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, and working out at Spenga. She lives with her boyfriend, Andy and their energetic, 4-year-old beagle named Leroy.

Dr. Scott Ballard, DMD

Dr Scott Ballard is from Nassau, Bahamas, but got to Texas as soon as he could. He is the 6th of 10 kids, for which his mother still has not received an award. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry where he was awarded the Quintessence Award for Academic Achievement. He has been married to Sherry Ballard (nee Blanpied) since 1990. She is the love of his life. God has blessed Dr. Ballard with 4 wonderful children- Sophia, Isabelle, Olivia and Benjamin, who are all smarter than he is. He also welcomed his first grandchild, Naomi, in 2023. Dr. Ballard is active in his church, is fluent in Japanese (honto ni!) and loves Saginaw.

Dr. David Ballard, DDS

Graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He served three years in the United States Air Force Dr. David has had extensive training in cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry, advanced training in the treatment and prevention of sleep apnea and snoring.He is certified in sedation sleep dentistry and Invisalign. Dr. David is married to his amazing wife, Lynette, and they have six beautiful children. Dr. David is fluent in Italian.

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