Dr. Abedini’s broad experience in dental field since 2007 and more specifically in orthodontics gives her passion to treat patients who need advanced surgical treatment or clear aligners such as Invisalign, or patients with special needs.
In her spare time, Sara enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Japanese and now living in Houston excites her to start learning Spanish in her free time and get to know more about Texas.
Dr. Sara Abedini
Dr. Michelle Aguilos-Thompson
Director of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Viviane Bouchara
Dr. Barbara Burakowski
After finishing graduate school, Dr. Carrion worked in the Dallas area in the telecommunications industry. He was a Network Architect, was promoted to Product Line Manager, and shortly thereafter was promoted again to Project Manager. He earned several industry awards, and was awarded two US Patents that contributed to the development of today’s wireless internet. While working as a Network Architect, Dr.
Carrion married his wife Amy Loudon, and they have two children – Scott and Betty.
Besides work and family life , Dr. Carrion was also an athlete. He represented the United States in three World Championships of Pelota Vasca (modality of Frontenis) placing fourth, twice. He also represented Team USA in several international invitational Pelota competitions in France, Spain, Mexico, and the USA.
Dr. Carrion and his family then moved to Houston so that he could fulfill his life-long dream of becoming a Dentist. He earned the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry. Dr. Carrion has been· involved in promoting health care in the Houston community through various organizations and events, such as the Texas Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile.
Dr. Carrion spends as much time as possible with his family. He likes going to the movies and enjoys playing Frontenis, Racquetball, and Golf.
Dr. Carlos F. Carrion
Dr. Ho Chan
Dr. Blake Childers
“My parents left a difficult situation for me. I can’t help but think of it and it pushes me to become better personally and as a professional.”
Dr. Chirla is dedicated to providing quality care to each and every one of his patients and has vast experience in community service. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee in 2014. He earned his undergraduate Bachelor in Biomedical Science and Master of Public Health degree from Texas A & M Science Center. His professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Dental Society. When Dr. Chirla is not practicing dentistry he is an avid sports fan; particularly his favorite teams are the Houston Rockets and the Texas A&M Aggie football team.
Dr. Mircea Daniel Chirla
Dr. Myoungsoo Choi
Dr. Chuks has an extensive background in general/family dentistry including restoration of dental implants with crowns, bridges and dentures, in addition to esthetic reconstruction. She also provides high quality treatment to special needs and medically compromised children and adults. In her spare time, Dr. Chuks loves to laugh, teach, read, and play the drums.
Dr. Ugochi Chuks
Dr. Vishal Dhatrak
Dr. Eric Dugum
Dr. Jazmin Floyd
Dr. Jeffrey Frank
Dr. Gainey is a recipient of many awards such as Chief Resident at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Department of Pediatric Residency (2017), Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Outstanding Leadership In Dental Outreach (2017), Co-Chief Resident at the University Science Center Houston (2014), University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston GPR Best Resident Award (2013), The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Horace Wells Senior Student Award (2012) and the National Dental Association Foundation/ Colgate-Palmolive Scholarship (2011). Her Professional Affiliations include the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. During her free time Dr. Gainey enjoys reading, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Simone Gainey
In 2012, Dr. Haddad started her position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Diagnostic & Biomedical Sciences at UT School of Dentistry and the following year was the recipient of the highly coveted John Freeman Teaching Award. Over the years, Dr. Haddad has served the Houston community selflessly through numerous community outreach programs and fundraisers focused on increasing awareness of oral cancer. She is the Founder of the Cancer, No More! foundation and co-chaired for the Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Best Friend’s Brunch, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Gold Luncheon, the Society for the Performing Arts Gala and the first Texas Taste Teaser Fundraiser that provided funds to conduct free dental services for underprivileged children, army veterans and the homeless population in the Greater Houston area. Dr. Haddad has been recognized as a STEAM Role Model by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and was honored and named by the Houston Woman Magazine in the Spring of 2019 as one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2018.
In her spare time, Dr. Haddad enjoys volunteering for non-profit organizations and spending time with her family.
Dr. Yasmine Maria Haddad
General Dentist / Pedodontist
For Dr. Hakym, healing is a calling. She comes from a long line of doctors, with over 30 Physicians in her family, many of them right here in the greater Houston area! She believes that for a person to look and feel their very best and most youthful, their entire body must be in harmony, including their mouth. The connection of oral health with the rest of the body is now fairly well known and accepted. Oral health is related to practically every organ system in the body and this is a topic close to the doc’s heart.
Teeth support the lower third of the face and where and exactly how they are positioned can dramatically enhance and rejuvenate a face. This knowledge, on eye for harmony and beauty paired with the latest techniques and technology are all used routinely by Dr. Hakym, in creating beautiful rejuvenating smiles for her patients.
Dr. Fowzia Hakym
Alongside his substantial achievements, Dr. Halaweh was awarded the Annual Winner award from the Partners in Performance Recognition program, Norther Region, Dental Care Partners USA and received the Excellence in Periodontology Award. His Professional Affiliations include the Jordan Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Osseo-integration and the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Halaweh speaks three languages: English, French and Arabic and when he is not practicing dentistry he enjoys listening to classical music, spending time with his family, swimming and traveling.
Dr. Anas Halaweh
Dr. Ashraf Harhash
Dr. Vincent Hathaway
Dr. Dung (Joe) Huynh
Dr. Tho (Thomas) Huynh
Dr. Nathan Kerdlappol
In her spare time, Dr. Adams-LeSage enjoys watching football games, fishing, playing tennis, and traveling to lakes in Texas.
Dr. Sahara Adams- LeSage
Dr. Lykos is blessed to have 3 sons and a daughter, she enjoys the sunsets and quiet evenings in the country and often rides four wheelers and goes camping.
Dr. Tammy Layne Lykos
Dr. Eduardo Montero-Fernandez
Dr. Ramin received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry in 2019 ranking Top 23% of his class. During his time with New York University he volunteered multiple times a year for underserved communities providing dental screenings, diagnosis and treatment on site. He also served as a Prosthodontics and Cariology Teaching Assistant while mentoring 1st and 2nd year dental students.
Dr. Ramin is a member of the American Student Dental Association, the American Dental Association and is fluent in Farsi. During his free time he enjoys working out, playing tennis and spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. Ramin Motamedi
Dr. Isabella Nguyen
Dr. Loan Nguyen
After dental school, he moved to Houston for his orthodontic residency, where he met and married his wife Carly, a native Houstonian. Dr. Null completed a two-year orthodontic residency program at the University Of Texas School Of Dentistry in Houston, earning a Master’s of Science as well as a Certificate in Orthodontics in 2017. Dr. Null is a recipient of the Leion H. Schneyer Award for the highest scholastic achievement in basic sciences, Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity for attaining the highest academic standing during the prescribed years of study at UAB School of Dentistry, and has also received the mayor Kenneth A. Clemons Citizenship Award in addition to the Hinman Dental Scholarship and Alabama State Dental Board Scholarship. His professional affiliations and memberships include the American Association of Orthodontists and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon. In his spare time he enjoys traveling with his wife, their family and watching college football.
Dr. Blake Null
Dr. Kruger Peoples
It is her belief that by providing exceptional preventative services to her patients through education, fluoride, sealants and regular office visits can truly make all the difference in a child’s dental health. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing, reading, exercising and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Jennifer Perez
Dr. Gerald Pressley
Through dentistry, Dr. Radford has touched the lives of thousands of children in the Houston area. In the late 1980’s, he received national attention for discovering and reporting a child abuse case for an incident involving a pellet gun. Recently Dr. Radford’s practice, Almeda Dental Group, has become the dental home to the Houston area Chukwu Octuplets, for whom he will provide complimentary dental care until age 18.
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Radford has maintained a deep connection with his community through oral healthcare. He has designed and administered many dental service programs geared towards underprivileged youths, including the Head Start Program, the Model Cities Dental Program, the Migrant Workers Dental Program, the Follow Through Dental Program, and the Urban Development Program. Through these programs, ranging from 1969 until 1997, Dr. Radford has treated over 100,000 disadvantaged children.
A modern day pioneer, Dr. Radford was one of the first Pedodontists in Houston and one of the first African-American Pedodontists in the nation. He owns and operates one of the largest pediatric dental practices in the state of Texas. In addition, he is also one of the original cofounders of the John B. Coleman Building, formerly known as Almeda Medical Square, which was the first multi-story African-American owned medical center in Houston.
Dr. Garry Hamilton Radford, Jr. was born on October 5, 1938 in Marlin, Texas, a small city south of Waco. His father, Dr. Garry Hamilton Radford, Sr., practiced general dentistry in Waco for over 40 years, and was also the first elected African-American city councilman in Waco. As a child, Dr. Radford always dreamed that one day he would become a dentist like his father.
In 1959, Radford graduated from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee with a B.S. degree in Mathematics. After college, he attended Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry from 1959 until 1963. When he graduated from dental school, Dr. Radford received 16 out of the 20 awards that were given, including: the Turpin Memorial Award, the American Academy of Dental Medicine Certificate of Merit, the American Academy or Oral Roentgenology Certificate of Recognition, the American Society of Dentistry for Children Certificate of Merit, the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators Achievement Award, and the Alpha Omega Fraternity Award for Excellence in Scholarship. Following dental school, Dr. Radford attended Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY, where he received his certification in pediatric dentistry along with the Outstanding Young Men of America Award in 1967.
Dr. Garry Radford belongs to a family of dentists. In addition to his father, his eldest daughter, Rhea, is a pediatric dentist as well. His second daughter, Rhonda, works alongside him as a dental hygienist.
Currently Dr. Radford serves as a board member of HealthVelocity Group, Ltd. In addition, he is also a member the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the National Dental Association, the International Association for Orthodontics, the American Academy of Head, Neck, Facial Pain, TMJ Orthodontics, the American Association for Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Board Certified by the American Academy of Chronic Pain Management..
Dr. Garry H. Radford
Dr. Jose Rivera- Gautier
Dr. Frederica Skormin
He is a recipient of the Dentist Scientist Award for his extensive research on Oral Cancer and continues to expand his knowledge and skills in all facets of General Dentistry. Dr. Strickland has a passion for cosmetics and believes that by creating, designing and restoring teeth he can further support his patients by promoting confidence in their award-winning smiles! Dr. Strickland’s highest priority is the comfort, confidence and trust of his patients; therefore, he strives to personalize dental care to each patient’s dental needs, with patient satisfaction as his number one goal.
Dr. James Strickland
Dr. James Song
Dr. David Tran
Dr. Vu Tran
Dr. Stephen Trahan
Dr. Peter Timm
Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr.