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Dr. Sahara Adams-LeSage

General Dentist

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Dr. Sahara Adams-LeSage

Dr. Sahara Adams- LeSage was born in Dallas, Texas, and has committed her life to helping people by relieving pain and suffering while offering cosmetic restorations with meticulous attention to detail. As a practicing General Dentist of 24 years, Dr. Adams-LeSage received her undergraduate education from Texas A&M University College Station and Galveston between 1986-1991; she acquired a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Science, a Bachelor’s in Animal Science, and a Ph.D. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, Dr. Adams-LeSage obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995 at the University of Texas Houston branch and graduated Top 15% of her class in addition to scoring above the national mean on the National Western Regional Boards. She is a Fellow of the Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity and sat as Vice President from 2005-2007. Dr. Adams-LeSage is also a published author, researcher, and presenter for numerous articles and scientific journals including but not limited to the Louisiana State University Medical Journal, Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences, Texas A&M University School of Medicine Department of Bio-Chemistry, and even co-authored two motion pictures entitled “Dental School Procedures” and “Periodontal Disease and Esthetic Dentistry”. Her Professional Memberships include the Academy of General Dentistry, Greater Houston District Dental Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Ninth District Dental Society, American Dental Association, and Texas Dental Association, and is the Founder of the Mentor Program at the University of Texas. Dr. Adams-LeSage is fluent in English and can speak the following languages: Spanish, Sign Language, Italian, French, Portuguese and German.

In her spare time, Dr. Adams-LeSage enjoys watching football games, fishing, playing tennis, and traveling to lakes in Texas.

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Dr. Viviane Bouchara

Endodontist

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Dr. Viviane Bouchara

Dr. Viviane Bouchara has been an acclaimed Endodontist and has nearly 30 years of dental experience. Dr. Bouchara was recently recognized in March of 2022 as one of Houston’s Top Endodontists and is featured on Waiting Room Magazine Top Doctors for her dedication and expertise in Endodontics. She was born in Barcelona, Spain and completed her understudies at Colegio Moral y Luces Herzl‐ Bialik in Caracas, Venezuela. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1990. After practicing as a general dentist, she pursued and completed an advanced training program in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and was awarded the Louis I Grossman Award for graduating top of her class. Alongside her extensive clinical knowledge Dr. Bouchara has lectured over the years for many dental seminars including the Metropolitan Odontology Congress and Sociedad Venezolana de Endodoncia, she also served as an Assistant Professor for the graduate program of Endodontics at the Universidad Central De Venezuela. Dr. Bouchara frequently attends reputable continuing education courses that enable her to keep current with the latest advancements in the ever‐changing field of Endodontics. Her principal goal is to provide the most foreseeable and effective treatment while remaining in close communication with her patients. Her professional affiliations include Colegio de Odontologia de Venezuela, Colegio Metropolitano de Odontologos, the American Association of Endodontics, and the Sociedad Venezolana de Endodoncia. Dr. Bouchara is fluent in English, Spanish, and French and when she is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys art & crafts, reading, and watching movies.

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Dr. Roland Caire Jr. DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. Roland Caire Jr. DDS

Dr. Roland Caire Jr was born while his father was in dental school. Naturally he was raised and even worked in his father’s office from middle school through college. Dr. Caire completed his undergraduate at the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Biology in 1977 and later went on to attain his Doctor of Dental Surgery from LSU School of Dentistry in 1982. After practicing general family dentistry for 37 years in Louisiana, Dr. Caire relocated to Houston, Texas to be near his family. He is a life member with the American Dental Association and holds a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Caire enjoys being on stage singing, playing the piano and even has several published and one recorded song in Nashville. He is also a celebrated director and producer with over 75 theatrical productions in New Orleans. Schedule a visit with Dr. Caire today and be sure to check out his self- produced YouTube channel where he provides videos on dental topics for the general public. 

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Dr. Blake Childers

General Dentist

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Dr. Blake Childers

Dr. Blake Childers, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, is a General Dentist that has provided quality dental care to patients in multiple disciplines for over 30 years. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1981 and proceeded to serve in the U.S. Army for 16 years. During his service, Dr. Childers’ completed his General Residency at Womach Army Medical Center in 1982 and received numerous awards, including the Expert Field Medical Badge, Solomon Honor Graduate Award, Army Commendation Medal, Sinai Deployment Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal Haiti Deployment Award. Dr. Childers’ is an active member of the Academy of General Dentists, and when he is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys golfing, snow skiing, and spending time with his family.

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Dr. Martha Cohen DDS 

General Dentist

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Dr. Martha Cohen DDS 

Dr. Martha Cohen completed her undergraduate degree at Oakwood University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and attained her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2022. She attended Loma Linda University to make it a point to practice one of the most important things: treating her patients holistically.  Dr. Cohen chose dentistry because she loves working with her hands and is very detail oriented. Dr. Cohen treats her patients with the highest quality dental care and believes protecting her patient’s oral health is  a privilege. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Cohen can speak minimal Luo, a tribal language in Kenya and in her spare time enjoys baking, reading,  trying new cuisines, traveling, and singing with her husband at church. 

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Dr. Natalie Dike DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. Natalie Dike DDS

Dr. Natalie Dike is committed to providing individualized dental care in a friendly environment. Dr. Dike completed her Microbiology B.S. at the University of Texas-Austin in 2010 and proceeded to attain her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2014. Dr. Dike chose a career in dentistry because of the privilege and satisfaction of positively transforming a patient’s life by restoring oral health. She is a proud member of the Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Greater Houston Dental Society. When she is not practicing dentistry Dr. Dike enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, and staying active by running and traveling.

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Dr. Ibifuro Earley DDS

Pedodontist

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Dr. Ibifuro Earley DDS

Dr. Ibifuro Earley is a Board Certified, Pediatric Dentist. She obtained a B.S. in Dental Hygiene from The University of Southern California in 2015 and Doctor of Dental Surgery from Howard University in 2020. During her gap year, she recognized a passion for pediatric dentistry while working as a hygienist providing free preventive services and education at Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinics in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. This experience was the catalyst that ultimately motivated her to obtain Advanced Specialty Certification in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Illinois Chicago in 2022. Though no stranger to the Southwest, Dr. Earley is very excited to begin the next chapter of her career as a Houstonian. She has a huge appreciation for cultural diversity and the various multicultural experiences Houston has to offer. Dr. Earley remains active in organized dentistry as a proud member of The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, The American Dental Association, and The National Dental Association. Apart from dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son, Taco Tuesdays, and researching new tropical travel destinations for vacation!

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Dr. Latonia Ehigiator DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. Latonia Ehigiator DDS

Dr. Latonia Ehigiator was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and has extensive hands-on experience in various areas of dentistry. Dr. Ehigiator completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas School of Dentistry – Houston in 2014. Dr. Ehigiator chose to pursue a career in dentistry because she is a fixer by nature. She enjoys helping rebuild happiness, joy, and self-esteem for each and every one of her patients. Dr. Ehigiator has acquired many skills throughout her dental education and 7+ years of practicing general dentistry. She is a highly motivated dentist and intends to continue to expand her education and contribute to the overall health and wellness of her patients. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Ehigiator enjoys traveling and going on adventures with her husband, son, and twin daughters.

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Dr. Ahmed El-deeb DDS MPH MA

General Dentist

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Dr. Ahmed El-deeb DDS MPH MA

Dr. Ahmed El-Deeb is a general dentist and board-certified implantologist with a proven track record that has made him one of the most sought-after dental implant specialists in the world. Dr. Ahmed El-Deeb grew up in the small town of Stillwater, Oklahoma, where he attended Oklahoma State University, graduating with honors. He continued his education at The University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX where he received a Master’s Degree in Public Health. He received his Dental Medicine Degree at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC while graduating at the top of his class with honors.  While in dental school, Dr. El-Deeb developed a passion for oral surgery, particularly Implant Dentistry as a treatment alternative in Fixed Prosthodontic Dentistry.  In 2023, Dr. El-Deeb was awarded as one of America's Best Doctors and featured multiple health publications.  He is also one of the top 6% of dentists in the U.S. by gaining Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. As an implant specialist, Dr. El-Deeb obtained Fellowship in International Congress of Oral Implantologist (FICOI) as well as the American Board of Oral Implantology. That passion propelled him to one of the top residency programs in the country with an emphasis in Oral Surgery at the Veteran Affairs Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. Training at these world-renowned programs provided tremendous experience in Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry placement & restorations, Fixed Prosthodontics, Removable Prosthodontics, Endodontics and management of dental emergencies. Dr. El-Deeb also trained in Sedation Anesthesia, Pediatric Dentistry, Otorhinolaryngology, Internal Medicine, Head and Neck Radiation.

Dr. El-Deeb is passionate about patient comfort and can safely administer nitrous, oral and IV sedation for patients with dental anxiety. His approach to treatment starts with patient listening, a thorough exam, and meticulous treatment planning. He loves to help patients understand their treatment options and guide them to the best solution to fit their goals. When Dr. El-Deeb is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially his two-year-old niece Lana. Dr. El-Deeb loves to travel, explore new restaurants, and work out at the gym.

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Dr. Anthony Flores DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. Anthony Flores DDS

Dr. Anthony Flores was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and is committed to sustaining the highest standards of dentistry for both adults and pediatric patients. From the age of 12 years old, Dr. Flores worked as a delivery boy delivering products to a dental practice which sparked his interest in dentistry. Years later he began practicing with that very same dental office. Prior to completing his Doctor of Dental Surgery at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Dr. Flores worked as a dental lab tech for 20 years and firmly believes the experience he gained as a lab tech helped shape his practice of dentistry. In his spare time Dr. Flores enjoys growing fig trees and spending time with his family.

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Dr. Jeffrey Frank DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. Jeffrey Frank DDS

Born and raised in Fairfield, California Dr. Jeffrey Frank has been practicing dentistry for 22 years and is acclaimed for his keen attention to detail and friendly chairside manner. After receiving his undergraduate degree in biology & microbiology from Texas A&M College Station, Dr. Frank obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas, San Antonio branch, and graduated with honors. Dr. Frank speaks Spanish and values each of his patient’s unique needs. Dr. Frank addresses his patients’ concerns through focused listening which allows him to decide the most suitable treatment options possible. Dr. Frank’s goal is to provide state-of-the-art dentistry while providing a personalized approach that gives every one of his patients a sense of comfort while creating their best smile ever! When he is not practicing dentistry Dr. Frank enjoys spending time with his daughter and watching sports such as basketball and football.

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Dr. Simone Gainey

Pedodontist

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Dr. Simone Gainey

Dr. Simone Gainey is a Board-Certified specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. She believes in providing kind, compassionate treatment to young children inclusive for those with special needs to assist in enhancing and maintaining their oral health with the use of various behavior management techniques. By specializing in Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Gainey’s goal is to make every child’s visit an enjoyable, fearless, and exceptional experience. Dr. Gainey a native of Houston, Texas completed, her General Dentistry schooling at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee in 2012 and later completed a rigorous and accelerated General Practice residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston in 2014. After obtaining her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, Dr. Gainey’s love for children led her to specialize in pediatric care and she proceeded to complete her Pediatric Residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in 2017.

Dr. Gainey speaks Spanish and 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.

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Dr. Joshua Gascoyne DDS

Pediatric Dentist

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Dr. Joshua Gascoyne DDS

Dr. Joshua Gascoyne is a board‐certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Gascoyne earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2015 from Texas A&M College of Dentistry and attained an advanced pediatric certification from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2017 where he was chief resident and recipient of numerous awards and scholarships. Dr. Gascoyne is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Greater Houston Dental Society, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. When Dr. Gascoyne is not practicing dentistry he enjoys spending time with his family.

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Dr. Nagy Ghattas

General Dentist

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Dr. Nagy Ghattas

Dr. Nagy B Ghattas was born in Cairo, Egypt, graduated from The School of Dentistry at Cairo University and has over 30 years of dental expertise. In 1994 Dr. Ghattas completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ghattas prides himself on his unique outlook for his patients and takes time to connect with each of his patients. His primary focus is to provide superior treatment with gentleness and knowledge. Dr. Ghattas is fluent in Arabic and in his spare time enjoys working in his backyard, walking, swimming, playing tennis, reading, and listening to music. 

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Dr. Ashraf Harhash

Endodontist

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Dr. Ashraf Harhash

Dr. Ashraf Harhash, originally from Alabama, Georgia, is an Endodontist who has been practicing dentistry for over 28 years and specializes in root canal treatment. Dr. Harhash’s primary focus is to ensure his patients have an optimum experience that will allow him to provide high-quality treatment and surgery. He is most prominent for his friendly chair-side manner and diligently listens to his patients regarding their needs and desires. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Cairo in 1991. In 2008, after 18 years of both general and adult dentistry, he applied to and was accepted into Loma Linda University, where he pursued and completed an advanced Endodontics Residency program and received his Master of Science in Endodontics in 2010. Dr. Harhash is dedicated to providing his patients with individualized and comprehensive treatment while persistently pursuing the latest developments of technology in the field of Endodontics. Dr. Harhash is a truly remarkable Endodontist but is also a great individual. During his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his three children, playing soccer and squash.

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Dr. Piyush Heda MSc

Orthodontist

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Dr. Piyush Heda MSc

Dr. Piyush Heda is an American Board‐Certified orthodontist with 21 years of dental expertise. He obtained a Bachelor of Dentistry (2001) and a Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics (2007) at Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College. Dr. Heda furthered his competence in dentistry by receiving certification through the National Dental Examining Board of Canada in 2013 and obtained an MS in Craniofacial Science as well as a Diploma in Orthodontics at the University of British Columbia in 2019. Dr. Heda is fluent in Hindi and is a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontics, Canadian Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Association of Orthodontists, British Columbia Society of Orthodontists, Indian Orthodontic Society, American Board of Orthodontics and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Heda enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing tennis.

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Dr. Katherine Fairleigh Hoffman

General Dentist

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Dr. Katherine Fairleigh Hoffman

Dr. Katherine Fairleigh Hoffman is a general dentist with proficiency in full-coverage restoration, oral surgery, and advanced general dentistry. Dr. Fairleigh Hoffman obtained her BA of Science in chemistry at Baylor University and graduated Cum Laude in 2015. She is also a graduate of UT Health Center San Antonio School of Dentistry and attained her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2020. Dr. Fairleigh Hoffman has spent numerous hours volunteering throughout the local community offering both medical and dental services to those in need. Dr. Fairleigh‐Hoffman’s goal is to educate her patients while providing affordable dental care. Dr. Fairleigh‐Hoffman speaks Italian and is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Texas Academy of General Dentistry. When she is not practicing dentistry or volunteering, Dr. Fairleigh enjoys photography, crocheting, and spending time with her pets.

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Dr. Dung (Joe) Huynh

General Dentist

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Dr. Dung (Joe) Huynh

Dr. Dung (Joe) Huynh was born in Vietnam and is a General Dentist who has been practicing general dentistry for two decades. Dr. Huynh completed his undergraduate education at Houston Baptist University and graduated in 1993 with his Bachelor of Science in Biology & Chemistry while simultaneously serving in the U.S. Navy for six years. In 1995 he applied and was accepted into the prestigious Boston University, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, and attained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree where he was awarded the Pediatric Dentistry Award despite his focus in General Dentistry! His Professional Affiliations include the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. Dr. Huynh is fluent in his native language of Vietnamese and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

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Dr. David L. Jones DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. David L. Jones DDS

Dr. David L. Jones is a dedicated oral health professional with more than 47 years of dental experience. Dr. Jones completed his undergraduate with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology at Lamar University and attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Meharry Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Jones holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Care Administration. Dr. Jones has vast knowledge and experience in General Dentistry, Periodontic and Endodontic treatment. Dr. Jones is committed to continuous growth and development and aims to provide quality dental services to all his patients. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Jones enjoys dancing and exercising.

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Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr.

Orthodontist

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Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr.

Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr., is a Board-Certified orthodontist. He completed his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge and proceeded to further his education by attaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery and Orthodontics Residency at Louisiana State University- New Orleans. During his time with Louisiana State University, Dr. Leithead was a member of the C.E. Kells Honor Society and received the International College of Dentistry Award. Dr. Leithead’s outstanding credentials, combined with his naturally gifted perception of beauty and genuine concern for his patients, make him an exceptional orthodontist with over 40 years of clinical experience. It is Dr. Leithead’s greatest goal to provide his patients with the kind of orthodontic care he would want for his own family. His professional affiliations include the American Association of Orthodontists (Life member), American Dental Association, Southwest District Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and Louisiana Association of Orthodontists. In his spare time, Dr. Leithead is an avid runner and has completed a total of seven marathons! He also enjoys participating in yearly church-sponsored dental mission trips to Honduras and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

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Dr. Larry K. Long

Oral Surgeon

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Dr. Larry K. Long

Colonel (Ret) Larry Keith Long USAF was until recently Staff Surgeon at Joint Base San Antonio Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency. He was the Clinical Flight Commander for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department and instrumental in the education of 45 United States Air Force and Army oral surgery residents. Colonel Long received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and biology at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and he joined the United States Air Force via direct accession in 1995 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. His initial assignment in the Air Force was a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha Nebraska. He was then stationed at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina as a base exodontist. He was accepted into the Oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio starting in 1999. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Health Sciences at San Antonio graduating in 2003. In 2004 he completed a one-year internship in General Surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center where he received his certificate in Oral and maxillofacial surgery in 2005. Dr. Long is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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Dr. Tammy Layne Lykos

General Dentist

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Dr. Tammy Layne Lykos

Dr. Tammy Layne Lykos was born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma. Working as a dental assistant while attending Cameron University in Lawton, she studied Natural Science. From there, she attended and graduated from Oklahoma University College of Dentistry with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1991. Growing up spending her summers with her grandparents in Temple, Texas, she traveled to Corpus Christi, Texas, after graduating to pursue her career in dentistry. She particularly enjoys “restoring smiles” and focuses on anterior cosmetic dentistry. She truly believes that the “prettiest thing you can wear is your smile.” She has been servicing her community for over 28 years and aims to provide dental education and service to patients in a caring manner that decreases dental anxiety and shifts patients into a state of preventive status rather than corrective status.

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Dr. Alina Acosta Morales

General Dentist

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Dr. Alina Acosta Morales

Dr. Alina Acosta Morales fell in love with dentistry at an early age and is passionate about working with her hands while learning new skills in dentistry. Dr. Morales earned her Doctor of Stomatology in Dentistry at the University of Medical Science Villa Clara in 1997 and proceeded to obtain a Periodontist certificate and Master in Dental Emergencies at the University of Medical Science Sancti-Spiritus. After practicing in Cuba and Ecuador respectively, Dr. Morales moved to Texas and worked as a Registered Dental Assistant until she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Illinois Chicago in 2023. Dr. Morales is fluent in Spanish and is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Hispanic Dental Association. In her spare time Dr. Morales enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, going to the zoo, running, doing Pilates and living a happy healthy life.

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Dr. Isabella Nguyen

Pedodontist

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Dr. Isabella Nguyen

Dr. Isabella Nguyen is a skilled pediatric dentist with a passion for working with young children. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology at the University of Alberta in 2003 and enrolled at New York University College of Dentistry in 2004. Upon graduating with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008, she proceeded to complete her Pediatric Residency at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, in 2010. Dr. Nguyen took her education a step further and received her Board Certification from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in September of 2011. Her professional memberships include the American Dental Association, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Education Association, and the Second District Dental Society. Dr. Nguyen is fluent in Vietnamese, and loves playing the piano and spending time with her two daughters.

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Dr. Emamefe Okinedo

General Dentist

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Dr. Emamefe Okinedo

Dr. Emamefe Okinedo native of Lagos, Nigeria is a general dentist with 11 years of international dental experience. She received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in 2010 and proceeded to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in 2019. Dr. Okinedo is the recipient of the Anofi and Grace Goubadia foundation scholarship award and was acknowledged as the ‘Best Student’ in pre-phase class OAU. She was also inducted into the OKU Lambda Mu Chapter for being one of the top high honors graduating students in the Advanced Standing Class of 2019 at Boston University. Dr. Okinedo is a proud member of the American Dental Association and is fluent in Isoko and Yoruba. In her spare time, Dr. Okinedo enjoys listening to music.

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Dr. Nisha Patel

Prothodontist

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Dr. Nisha Patel

Dr. Nisha Patel is a celebrated Prosthodontist. She specializes in full mouth rehabilitation including fixed/removable prosthesis, implant dentistry such as surgical implant placement and restoration including All on 4 procedures, bone augmentation and periodontal therapy. Dr. Patel completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004 and obtained her Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontics in 2009. Dr. Patel furthered her expertise with a Masters in Prosthodontics at the University of Illinois, Chicago where she also taught as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Patel is a proud member of the American Dental Association and the American College of Prosthodontics. She feels immense joy helping her patients smile with confidence and her goal for patient care is creating beautiful smiles while educating her patients to maintain lifelong oral health. In her spare time, she enjoys reading books, cooking, and travelling.

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Dr. Prathik Patel

General Dentist

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Dr. Prathik Patel

Dr. Prathik Patel is a dedicated general dentist and makes every effort to keep up to date with current developments in dentistry. Dr. Patel was born in California, pursued his Doctor of Dental Medicine at Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health and attained a Public Health Certification in dental public health, behavior science and educational concepts in 2021. He is passionate about giving back to his community and has participated in numerous volunteer opportunities providing dental care to populations in need such as Oral Care for Older Adults, Dentures for Vets, Smiling Together – MOSDOG & Kids and Missouri Mission of Mercy. Providing a positive patient experience is Dr. Patel’s highest priority and he looks forward to being a part of yours!

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Dr. Garry H. Radford DDS

Pedodontist

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Dr. Garry H. Radford DDS

As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Garry Hamilton Radford, Jr., is committed to making an impact on children’s lives.  He firmly believes in treating each child with exceptional dental care.  

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.  

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Dr. Kyle Sanders

Pedodontist

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Dr. Kyle Sanders

Dr. Kyle Sanders is a board-certified pediatric dentist with 25 years of dental experience. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Xavier University, Dr. Sanders was accepted into Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. While there, Dr. Sanders was the recipient of the Meharry College School of Dentistry Scholarship and attained her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1996. Dr. Sanders validated her expertise by completing an intensive postgraduate General Practice Residency at Martin Luther King-Drew University in 1997 and she practiced as a general dentist for twelve years. In 2007, Dr. Sanders discovered her passion for serving children and was given the opportunity to attend a rigorous Pediatric Residency at the Bronx- Lebanon Hospital Center where she received her Pediatric Certification in 2009. Dr. Sanders is an upbeat lighthearted provider that enjoys having a playful environment for her patients. She is committed to following the guidelines set forth by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and offers nitrous oxide and oral sedation to ensure her patients are comfortable. Dr. Sanders is a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics Dentistry.

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Dr. Priyanka Tatini

General Dentist

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Dr. Priyanka Tatini

Dr. Priyanka Tatini is a general provider and has practiced dentistry for 11 years. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the Government Dental College and Hospital in Hyderabad, India in 2009 and proceeded to attain her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California in 2017. She also holds a Master of Business (MBA) and Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, graduating top of her class. Dr. Tatini is committed to providing the highest standard of dental care in a friendly, stress-free, and professional environment. She strives to do the best she possibly can for each and every one of her patients. She believes in creating long-lasting relationships that allow her to provide quality care for a dental experience like no other. Dr. Tatini is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association. She is fluent in Telugu and is most known for her gentle touch and patience. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Tatini enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her family.

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Dr. David Tran

Oral Surgeon

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Dr. David Tran

Dr. David Tran, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, is a well-educated medical and dental professional who has been serving his community for over a decade. He is a native of Southern California and attained his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego in 1999. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California Los Angeles in 2005 and proceeded to complete a 1 year General Surgery Internship at Providence Hospital while simultaneously completing his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine and a 4 year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at St. John Providence Health System. Dr. Tran volunteers extensively through projects to treat the uninsured in his community and has traveled on several surgical missions to Colombia to treat children with maxillofacial malformations and deformities reconstructing cleft lips and pallets. He has also received several academic awards during his training, such as the Gertraud Wollschlaeger Scholarship, Board of Governors Scholarship, William W. Stout Scholarship, Dental Student Seed Grant, and the Exceptional Performance Report in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Tran’s professional affiliations include the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, and the American Medical Association. Besides providing exceptional dental care to his patients, Dr. Tran enjoys fishing, biking, skiing, photography, and traveling.

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Dr. Vu Tran

General Dentist

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Dr. Vu Tran

Dr. Vu Tran is a General Dentist with over 20 years of experience in dentistry. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in both Chemistry and Mathematics from Houston Baptist University in 1989 and later completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Texas San Antonio Branch in 1998. Dr. Tran believes his patients should be treated like family, is fluent in Vietnamese, and enjoys working with computers, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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Dr. Pooja Trivedi DDS

General Dentist

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Dr. Pooja Trivedi DDS

Dr. Pooja Trivedi completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Saurashtra University in 2014 and attained her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2021. Dr. Trivedi is well-versed in every aspect of general dentistry including surgical extractions, Endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and Invisalign treatment. Dr. Trivedi aims to provide the best possible dental care while educating her patients on the importance of oral health care; she intends to make her patients feel comfortable while making a difference in their lives one smile at a time. In her spare time, Dr. Trivedi is passionate about fitness and practicing mental wellness programs such as meditation and yoga.

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Dr. Mark A. Williams II

General Dentist

dr mark williams ii
Dr. Mark A. Williams II

Dr. Mark Williams is a dedicated, compassionate, and reliable general dentist. Dr. Williams holds a Certificate of Public Health, and Master of Public Health and graduated with his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in 2014. Upon graduation, Dr. Williams proceeded to complete a rigorous Advanced Education in General Dentistry program as Chief Resident General Dentist at UT Houston Dental School in 2016 and won resident of the year. Dr. Williams has been recognized and featured in The Greater Houston Dental Society Magazine in March of 2016, was published in 2013, and is the recipient of the Star of the South Dental Conference/Greater Houston Dental Society Cooksey award for his research on failing implants. Dr. Williams does not look to merely be successful, instead, he strives to be invaluable to his patients while building meaningful relationships and beautiful smiles. In his spare time, Dr. Williams enjoys working out, volunteering with a community health clinic, spending time with his wife and family, and participating in self-improvement activities.

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