Dr. Tory McFarlin grew up in Pasadena, a small town near Houston, Texas. As a child, he always knew that he wanted to do something that involves helping people. This was his singular focus and also to be the first in his family to attend college.
Dr. Tory attended the University of Houston and earned a degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. After that, he went to the University of North Texas Health Science Center. There Dr. Tory earned a Masters in clinical research and worked for several years in cancer research at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. It was at that time he realized that he really wanted to be a dentist. Seeing the struggles many of his patients had with teeth inspired him to go into dentistry. From there he graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry (now known as Texas A&M) in Dallas, Texas. During his training, he really enjoyed working with kids, and kids love him too! To further help his patients, he completed a 2-year orthodontic training program through the Academy of GP orthodontics with an additional year training in interceptive orthodontics. He worked for 7 years with kids in McAllen, Texas. Dr. Tory looks forward to treating your kids and helping them grow into their smiles!
Another reason why Dr. Tory loves dentistry is because of his wife, Dr. Thu McFarlin is also a dentist who attended Baylor College of Dentistry as well. He loves spending time with his wife and two kids outdoors. When not helping patients, they are usually cycling and hiking this beautiful state!