Dr. Ka-Ron Y. Wade is a premier cosmetic dentist with an office in Midtown Houston. She completed her undergraduate studies at Wiley College and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then attended Texas Woman’s University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. After working in the nursing field for several years, Dr. Wade decided to follow her true passion, which was a career in dentistry. Dr. Wade received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Texas in 1995 and began her solo practice in 1999. In order to stay abreast with state-of-the-art trends, Dr. Wade acquired continuing education and advanced dental instruction through her attendance at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI) for Advanced Dental Studies.
Dr. Wade is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, an organization which fosters their continued proficiency through continuing quality education. She is also a member of the American Orthodontic Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Association of Women Dentists and an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Wade has received several accolades, including The Kingston’s Group, which is registered in the Library of Congress, and she has published her profile in the Kingston’s National Registry of the Who’s Who 2003 Edition. Furthermore, she is an honored member of the Cambridge Who’s Who. Most noteworthy is Dr. Wade’s recognition as a veteran of the U.S. Army, where she served as a dental officer and retired with the rank of Captain.
Dr. Wade was the recipient of the Houston Citizen’s Chamber of Commerce 2009 Pinnacle Award and was named Houston Top Dentist in 2009 and 2012. She is also listed in the Who’s Who in Black Houston 2012. Dr. Wade is the first African American female to be featured on the cover of Doctor of Dentistry Magazine for dentists. She was also the recipient of the Steed Society’s 2012 Top 25 Women of Houston and one of the Top 50 Black Healthcare Professionals in Houston. She has also been honored as a d-mars.com Top Woman and a d-mars. com Top Black Health Medical & Wellness Professional. She is a member of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston and also a member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
In 2012, more than $40,000 in free dental services to those in socio-economically underserved communities was provided by Houston Medi-Dent Mobile Health Corporation, a nonprofit organization founded by Dr. Wade. Her commitment to helping the underserved in the Houston community has been recognized by the Houston Area Urban League, St. Mary Purification Catholic Church, City of Houston District I Mayor Pro-temp Carol Alvarado and the Positive Black Male Association of Houston, just to name a few. Since 2006, through the Black Male Association, Dr. Wade has sponsored a child with a unique opportunity to have an educational experience by traveling to Washington, D.C. She continues to be a committed advocate to individuals and organizations by sponsoring and participating in numerous community initiatives. Dr. Wade’s dental treatment has been sought out by patients from all over the world, including the countries of Russia, Germany, The Philippines, Africa, Croatia, and India.