Sterling Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

Erica K. Cummings, DDS, MAGD, D-ABDSM

General and Cosmetic Dentistry located in The Woodlands, TX

About Dr. Erica Cummings, DDS, MAGD, D-ABDSM

Erica K. Cummings, DDS, MAGD, D-ABDSM is a board-certified general and cosmetic dentist crafting gorgeous smiles throughout The Woodlands, Texas, community. She currently owns and operates Sterling Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. With 17 years of experience as a dentist, Dr. Cummings is proud to own a practice that treats its patients like family.

After Dr. Cummings earned her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University, she earned her dental surgery doctorate at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas, graduating in 2006. She later completed her one-year general residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. For the next two years, Dr. Cummings worked with a cosmetic practice as well as a pediatric dental practice. Both of these experiences helped shape her methods for treating both children and adults.

At Sterling Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, Dr. Cummings and her dental team have created a safe space for children and adults alike, furnishing the office with relaxing heat and massage chairs for busy adults, noise reduction sets, and Xbox consoles for their pediatric patients. Dr. Cummings even offers sedation dentistry for patients who feel uneasy about visiting the dentist. At Sterling Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, comfort, safety, and state-of-the-art treatment is the team’s top priority.

Above all else, Dr. Cummings and her team want their patients to feel like family. That’s why everybody on the team lives around The Woodlands area, making it a point to reside in the community in which they serve.

Dr. Cummings and her team love seeing their patients around town and are always finding new ways to give back through community service and local community events. In 2015, Dr. Cummings and her assistant traveled with a team of medical and dental professionals to Guatemala to serve the indigenous Mayans.

Dedicated to serving her patients with the latest dental techniques and advanced treatments, Dr. Cummings is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), has also obtained the Mastership Award with the Academy of General Dentistry by attending comprehensive continuing education workshops, case presentations and lectures. Only 2% of dentists in the US are awarded their Mastership in AGD. Through dental sleep medicine education and training Dr. Cummings is a "Qualified Dentist" with America Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine AADSM and has received board certification with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.  When she is not seeing patients at her office, Dr. Cummings can be found spending time with her family around their community.



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Best Dentist in the Woodlands

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  • Bridget  Klesel, RDA
    Bridget Klesel, RDA
    Dental Assistant
  • Danielle  Wolfe, RDH
    Danielle Wolfe, RDH
    Dental Hygienist
  • Erica  Cummings, DDS, MAGD
    Erica Cummings, DDS, MAGD
  • Simone  Tricarico
    Simone Tricarico
    Office Coordinator
  • Megan  Tipton, RDH
    Megan Tipton, RDH
    Dental Hygienist
  • Katelyn  Foreman
    Katelyn Foreman
    Dental Assistant

Major Insurances Accepted

We accept all PPOs, and are in network with Aetna and Delta. If you have any further insurance questions, please give our office a call.

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    "I love Dr. Cummings as she is confident, has great rapport with her patients and is just a pleasure to be around."

    Katia A.
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    "Tech was as gentle and thorough as ever. The folks who work at Sterling Ridge have always been very professional and personable at the same time. Highly recommend!"

    Darwin C.
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    "Everyone that has cleaned my teeth have been absolutely fabulous! They bring great energy and enthusiasm and it shows how much they love their patients."

    Sarah F.


Sterling Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
9955 Woodlands Pkwy, B
The Woodlands, TX 77382
Phone: 281-298-2503
Fax: 281-298-4017

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