Park Central Dental

Meet our Doctors

Mazin Nakhleh, D.D.S.

Dr. Nakhleh has built his reputation based on uncompromising clinical excellence, meticulous attention to detail, and a warm, gregarious personality. Dr. Nakhleh’s expertise includes a diverse array of service including (but not limited to) dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers, endodontics, oral surgery and full-mouth rehabilitation. His experience and knowledge allow him to diagnose and treat dental needs in our office that most practices refer out to specialists. Dr. Nakhleh does not believe in “one size fits all” dentistry. Each case is carefully considered and resolved with the patient’s concerns and long-term care in mind. Dr. Nakhleh’s artistry and creativity allow each patient to attain the smile of his/her dreams.

He has lived in the Dallas area since 1978, attended Baylor College of Dentistry, and currently resides in McKinney with his wife, Cindy, and children, Michael and Lauren.

 Debra Frankfurt, DDS

Dr.Frankfurt, Park Central Dental, Dallas
Born and raised in Dallas, Dr. Frankfurt graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1976. Dr. Frankfurt began her dental education at the University of Texas Dental Branch in San Antonio and graduated in 1980 from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas.She was an instructor at the University of Detroit Dental School for three years before returning to Dallas to practice dentistry.Approximately 10 years ago, Dr. Frankfurt moved her practice to its current location near Humana Medical City Hospital.She became an Invisalign Provider over 3 years ago and has received advance training utilizing the Invisalign system. Dr. Frankfurt is a member of the Dallas County Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, The American Dental Association, and the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.Dr. Frankfurt is married to Alan Frankfurt, M.D. and they have 4 grown children.

Sandra McCarthy, DDS

Dr. McCarthy, Park Central Dental, Dallas
Dr. McCarthy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Texas after graduating from Marquette University School of Dentistry in order to complete a specialty program in Prosthodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry. She has combined her careers of private practice in Prosthodontics and of teaching the same for over 30 years. She has been a member of several dental organizations including the Dallas County Dental Society, The Texas Dental Association,the American Dental Association and the Texas Association of Women Dentists of which she was an officer for several years. She focuses her private practice endeavors on Removable Prosthodontics (partial dentures and full dentures) as well as implant prosthodontics. She enjoys treatment planning and doing complex treatments and often combines efforts with Dr. Nakhleh and other doctors in the office to fulfill the multitude of
dental needs of her patients including varied dental treatments, esthetic demands, and financial needs. “We try to meet the needs of the individual person, whatever that may be.”

Dr. McCarthy and her husband have been married since 1983 and have two grown daughters and one “grand-puppy”. She enjoys long road trips with her husband, swimming, reading, gardening, and bird watching. Family gatherings are a huge enjoyment for her and holidays are the best!

Shohreh Sharifi, DDS

Dr Sharifi, Park Central Dental, Dallas

Dr. Sharifi grew up in Dallas. She has been part of the Park Central Dental family as far back as a patient. She always knew she wanted to be a dentist. Dr. Nakhleh mentored her as his assistant, while she attended The University of Texas at Dallas. She then attended Baylor College of Dentistry where she graduated with honors in 2005. She loves working with children and has a very gentle demeanor. In March of 2012 Dr. Sharifi rejoined the Park Central Dental family. We are overjoyed to have her on our team.

Claudia A. Vargas, DDS

Dr Claudia A. Vargas, Park Central Dental, Dallas

Dr. Vargas is excited to join the team at Park Central Dental. She brings with her over a decade of graduate and postgraduate studies in dentistry and an uncompromising commitment to her patients’ well-being.

Dr. Vargas originally obtained her DDS in her native country of Chile. She arrived in Texas in 2010, and attended dental school at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Her passion for general dentistry motivated her to complete a one year post-graduate residency in advanced general dentistry at UTHSCSA. She focused on advanced dental techniques, including IV sedation, implant placement and wisdom teeth removal.

Dr. Vargas is committed to delivering the highest quality in dental care by staying abreast of the latest advances in dentistry and she prioritizes her patient’s health above everything else.

Dr Vargas is affiliated with the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Dallas County Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

She enjoys practicing Brikram yoga, outdoor activities and spending time with her husband Andrés and her son Martin.