Welcome to Pediatric Dentistry of San Antonio.
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Derrick Cantu
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Cantu is a proud father. He lives in San Antonio with his wife Aubrey, daughter Landry, and dog Bertie. Dr. Cantu graduated from Texas A&M University and is proud to be an Aggie! He graduated from dental school at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After graduation, Dr. Cantu continued his specialty education in the pediatric dentistry residency program at the same institution. As a dental student and resident Dr. Cantu participated in research in dental trauma and dental caries and presented this research in Toronto, Texas and New York, New York respectively. Dr. Cantu is board certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
When Dr. Cantu is not at the office treating patients he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, playing guitar and performing magic. Your child may have seen Dr. Cantu perform at
his or her elementary school. Dr. Cantu has a dental education for children magic program that is performed at many elementary schools around San Antonio and if you ask nicely he will be more than happy to perform a magic trick for you here in the office!
Dr. Cantu is extremely proud of making dental care for children his life’s work. He is devoted to promoting dental health to the city of San Antonio and is dedicated to creating an enjoyable dental experience for his patients and their parents. He is committed to being an integral part of the team for your child’s health!