Get to Know Villa Dental in San Antonio

Villa Dental was established in 2015 by a first generation general dentist committed to providing families with a unique and engaging home to treat all of their dental needs.  With a strong culture of friendliness, professionalism and clinical excellence, Villa Dental provides a modern and affordable dental experience for patients of all ages.
Patient education, preventative care, and a healthier lifestyle are a focal point of the new patient experience. Our team of certified professionals treats all patients like family members. Our flexible evening hours along with Saturday openings are ideal for busy families and business professionals.
The dental home features a decorative fireplace, a modern game room for children, a relaxing aquarium, smart TV’s in all treatment rooms, smooth sounds of tropical reggae or bachata music, and much more.
Equipped with the latest dental technology, Villa Dental offers a wide range of dental services for the entire family, including children’s dentistry. We believe that just like every patient’s smile is unique, your dental home should be as well.

Our Purpose

Our dedicated team provides quality dental care in a friendly, fun, and engaging family environment while promoting prevention and a healthy lifestyle for the betterment of all communities within reach.

Dr. Emanuel Staes, DDS

Dr. Staes was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and received his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University. He began his career as a working professional in the defense industry in the Boston area. Two years into his rewarding engineering career, he recognized that his long-term passion is through positively impacting lives through dentistry.

He completed studies in Harvard Extension School’s Health Careers Program before entering the renowned University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. After obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery, he relocated to Texas to begin his dental career. Dr. Staes served families throughout Fort Worth and the Rio Grande Valley, treating both adult and pediatric dental patients. With an appreciation of the history, culture and pride of San Antonio, Dr. Staes decided that it was a fitting home for establishing Villa Dental.

Dr. Staes is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

In his free time Dr. Staes enjoys cinema, weight training, jogging, bowling, most genres of music, reading, road trips, international travel, and learning to play acoustic guitar. Dr. Staes is a fan of the New Orleans Saints and also likes basketball, boxing, and mixed martial arts.

Dr. Emanuel Staes at Villa Dental

Leadership Team

Clarissa Villa Dental office administration


Front Office Administrator

Kristy Clinical Assistant at Villa Dental


Clinical Assistant

Anissa at Villa Dental


Community Outreach Lead