Morgan Petty, D.D.S.

Dr. Morgan Petty is a general and cosmetic dentist who strives to provide optimal care for her patients. Native to Texas, Dr. Petty grew up in Dripping Springs. Her passion for dentistry led her to attend Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Following graduation, Dr. Petty moved to Dallas and received her doctorate in dental surgery from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry. After dental school, she made the decision to call Dallas home.

Dr. Petty is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Dallas County Dental Society. She continues to enjoy learning and applying cutting-edge techniques of dentistry. As a practitioner, her focus is on maintaining open communication and positive interaction with her patients. She is passionate about serving her patients and providing the very best care.

Dr. Petty recently got married, and enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends.


Dr. Alejandra Vela

Dr. Alejandra Vela was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, where her passion for the dental field began at an early age, as she had the opportunity to shadow her father, Dr. Carlos Vela Jr., frequently. It was during these occasions that Dr. Vela began to value not only the profession, but the bond she saw between her father and his patients. Dr. Vela attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences. Following graduation, Dr. Vela decided to pursue her dream in becoming a dentist, like her father, and attended Texas A&M College of Dentistry, formerly known as Baylor College of Dentistry, in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Vela is very passionate about dentistry and strives to provide the best treatment possible for each one of her patients, while educating them along the way. She believes that the success behind any dental treatment lies not only within the treatment itself, but within the education provided to the patient.

She is a current member of the the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, where she is being certified to provide botox and dermal fillers for dental needs.

On her free time, Dr. Vela enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing, and spending time at her family’s ranch, but above all, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


M. Craig Faucette, D.D.S.

Dr. Faucette grew up in Alamosa, Colorado. After attending Brigham Young University, he graduated with honors from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1981. He loved the Dallas area and decided to stay. Since then, he has practiced general and family dentistry, first in Garland for over 25 years, and now in Richardson for the last ten years. Dr. Faucette has volunteered for dental mission trips to Chile and Mexico and spent two years working in a Dallas clinic treating children from low income families. He attends numerous education programs yearly to ensure he is up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques.

Dr. Faucette enjoys travel, skiing, scuba diving, and spending time with his wife Karen and twin 16-year-old boys. He is an active member of his church, and volunteers as a leader with the Boy Scouts of America. Dr. Faucette and his professional, courteous staff look forward to taking care of your family’s dental health and improving your smile.


At Cottonwood Park Dental, our goal is to provide patients with a welcoming atmosphere. We know how difficult it can be to decide which dentist to see, but we want you to know that we strive to offer our patients the absolute best experience possible. Whether you’re visiting because of a toothache or you’d like to have your teeth whitened, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing you with the best possible experience, and our doctors work hard to provide truly exceptional care at every step of the way.

Schedule an appointment today. We look forward to meeting you!