Dr. Durbin completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington in 1979. He received his Dentistry Degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1983. He opened his first practice in 1983 with two separate offices in Ennis, and Ferris, TX. In 1987, he decided to solely focus on this office in Ennis.
Dr. Durbin has extensive education in Orthodontics, as well as continuing education in a wide variety of General and Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Sixth District Dental Society (a past and present officer), American Orthodontic Association, and the International Association for Orthodontics. He has also served on numerous boards and commissions, including Ennis City Commission, Ennis Chamber of Commerce, and Ennis Host Lions Club.
While enjoying all aspects of being a dentist, Dr. Durbin really finds 3 aspects that are the most rewarding, which include 1) Reducing disease, pain, and suffering with our expertise; 2) Seeing the massive increase in confidence and self image from improving a smile; and 3) Forming relationships of trust and understanding with so many great people.
Dr. Durbin has been married to his lovely wife, Conni, since 1980. In his spare time, Dr. Durbin enjoys watersports, fishing (salt and freshwater), traveling, going to church, and wine tasting. He also loves spending time with family and friends.
Janie joined the practice in 2007. Her voice is the first one you’ll hear when you call our office. She is responsible for the front desk, making sure each patient is setup with the correct appointment, and creates treatment plans. She will make sure your insurance is verified properly and will answer any questions you may have.
Janie is proud to have been raised in Ennis, TX. She enjoys spending time with her husband and her 4 amazing children. She says each day is a new experience, and enjoys working alongside her co-workers.
Debbie has been a part of our team since 1986. She received her Associates Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene from TCC. She always looks forward to seeing her longtime patients on a regular basis and catching up on their lives. Debbie finds it rewarding to help her patients achieve good overall health, by providing information and education about their dental health.
When she’s not in the office, Debbie loves having get togethers and spending time with her large extended family. She also loves to travel around the world!
Deanna is a Registered Dental Assistant and joined our team in 2008. She is also certified in CPR. Deanna’s favorite part about her job is our patients; she loves being their hand to hold, and is touched by the stories of their family, lives, and interests.
Deanna lives with her spouse of 12 years, and their 10 year old daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, photography, and loves going to the movies and shopping with her daughter.
Conni joined the practice in 2007, after teaching high school Journalism and English for 16 years. She received her Undergrad and Masters from UTA and her M.Ed from UNT. She helps ensure that the office runs smoothly, and coordinates financial arrangements. Connie loves seeing how happy patients are when they have healthy teeth and beautiful smiles.
Conni has been married to Dr. Durbin since 1980. They have one son, Christian, who is currently attending Tulane University in New Orleans. When she’s not in the office she is very involved with her church, and she also loves to travel and explore historical sites.