Meet Our Team

About Cornerstone Dental Associates

Dr. Baird for Cornerstone Dental Associates has more than 25 years of Dental Care experience, is a gentle, caring dentist who strives to meet the wants and needs of every patient. Dr. Baird continually seeks to expand his knowledge about new dental techniques through ongoing education courses, ensuring you receive the most current care available.

Our Doctors

  • Dr. Baird

    Dr. Danny Baird

    Born in Dallas, Dr. Baird graduated from Lake Dallas High School before attending the University of North Texas. He then attended the Baylor College of Dentistry, graduating in 1986.

    Dr. Baird now resides with his family in Denton where he enjoys hunting, golfing, and spending time with his family. He has been married to his wife, Patricia, for more than 30 years. They have two children: a 25-year-old daughter, Megan, who is in graduate school at Midwestern State University, and a 21-year-old son who attends the University of North Texas.

  • Dr. Prashant Kaushik

    Dr. Prashant Kaushik
    D.M.D., M.B.A., M.A.G.D.

    Dr. Kaushik began his education at the University of Calgary, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Studies.


    From 2000 - 2004, Dr. Kaushik attended Temple University where he graduated Cum Laude from the Kornberg School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and during the same time, he attended the Fox School of Business and Management, where he earned a Master’s of Business Administration in Health/Health Care Administration/Management.

    To further his dental training and experience, Dr. Kaushik received a Certificate in General and Hospital Dentistry from Harvard University during his residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, both in Boston, MA. Dr. Kaushik also completed over 2,000 hours of continuing education from the Academy of General Dentistry and attended a 10-month seminar at the Medical College of Georgia in Atlanta on dental implants.

    After completing over 2,000 hours of approved continuing education, Dr. Kaushik earned the title Mastership of the Academy of General Dentistry (M.A.G.D.) in 2009. The prestigious award of Mastership is given to less than 1% of all general dentists. Dr. Kaushik was also nominated for the Doctors’ Choice Awards in 2015 in dentistry.

    When he is not helping patients at Pristine Smiles, Dr. Kaushik enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. Seeing the happy smiles of his family reminds Dr. Kaushik the power of a beautiful smile.

  • Dr. Cliff Alexander

    Dr. Cliff Alexander

    Dr. Cliff Alexander practices orthodontics with his father, Dr. C. Moody Alexander, in the greater Dallas area. Alexander & Alexander Orthodontics specializes in offering its patients leading-edge orthodontic services such as Invisalign™ and the customized lingual appliance Harmony™. He is a Board Member of the Alexander Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education (AFORE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to studying, enhancing, and disseminating the Alexander Discipline philosophy and technique to doctors worldwide through research, education and collaborative efforts. He is also on the American Lingual Orthodontic Association Board of Directors. Additionally he is Past President of the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists.

    A noted teacher and lecturer, Dr. Alexander regularly addresses academic and dental groups on a variety of orthodontic subjects. He is a featured speaker for American Orthodontics, teaching the Harmony™ Appliance System Certification Course for orthodontists and staff. This popular program provides an overview of the Harmony™ Appliance System technique and gives an in-depth look at key clinical procedures, case selection and successfully presenting the system to patients. Dr. Alexander also presents the program at the American Lingual Orthodontics Association (ALOA) Congress.

    Dr. Alexander graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1993 and the St. Louis University Department of Orthodontics in 1996. He is a part-time faculty member at St. Louis University, where he lectures on the Alexander Discipline and Harmony System.

  • Our Team

  • Annie

    Front Desk

    Hello, I'm Annie! I have been with Dr. Baird for over a year. I have multiple responsibilities as front desk, change to “I am a registered dental assistant and orthodontic assistant. I graduated from Lake Dallas High School in 2011 and attended PDI to earn my registration.
    I have a 6-month-old who keeps me on my toes and a loving husband. I enjoy spending time with my family, riding horses, and being outdoors.

  • Brandy

    Dental Hygienist

    Hi, I'm Brandy, Dr. Baird's Dental hygienist. I have been in the dental profession for more than 17 years and with Dr. Baird for over 4 years. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Texas Woman's University in 1998.


    I am very dedicated to my patients and put a strong focus on the importance of oral health care. I live in Celina with my husband, Scott and two boys Collin and Casen. During my spare time, I enjoy doing crafts, shopping and attending my boy’s sporting activities.


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