Run by an award-winning father-son team, the experienced staff of 11 dentists at Kennedy Dental Care brings gum ornaments into meticulous alignment. One of the pearly white specialists commences the 45-minute evaluation ($39) with a careful naked-eye inspection of dental alignment before escorting molar-holders to the x-ray machine for a further assessment ($165). Finally, patients will be coaxed to sink their teeth into a diagnostic cast ($98), which once hardened, will provide a third measure of oral orderliness to assist the dentist in making recommendations for treatment or unique jaw-shaped ashtrays.
Five dentists work together to improve oral health at Just Dental, which is open on weekends at their Katy location. Dr. Pam Wang, a general dentist interested in orthodontics, oversees general-dentistry services with Dr. Joyce Le, including checkups and cleanings; periodontist Dr. Miles Mason takes care of procedures such as bone and gum grafting and implant placement; Dr. Rosie Tran is the practices kid's dentist; and general dentist Dr. Kim Le rounds out the staff. Helping matters, the dentists have access to digital x-ray machines, intraoral cameras, and other high-tech dental tools that will impress your tooth fairy. In an effort to ensure that the quality of care here remains high, the practice's website has an online survey for patients.
Dr. Rashmi Biyani has made quite a splash in the dental world. After earning a Doctorate in dental surgery, and then going back for a Master of Science to learn the intricacies of Prosthodontics, Dr. Biyani took the community by storm with a presentation on miniature implants. In addition to Dr. Biyani taking home the Cooksey award for her ideas, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry took notice, and rewarded her with a grant that enabled her to keep researching implant abutment.
At her own practice, Dr. Biyani deploys those same cutting-edge techniques to restore folks' smiles with her own brand of cosmetic dentistry. Along the way, she enlists the help of future-grade technology, including digital x-rays that reduce exposure to radiation by up to 80%, and intraoral cameras that feed into wall-mounted televisions. The cameras give both her and the client sneak peaks into the mouth, revealing angles that would have been impossible to see only a few years ago. However, the innovations aren't only technological--Star Plus Dental itself looks more like a spa than a standard office. Hardwood floors run throughout the space, and floor-to-ceiling windows fill the lobby with natural light that dances off an aquarium set into the wall.
With hundreds of participating locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-health-care professionals that delivers a variety of dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists has the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a tooth-stack. Since Right Dental Group encompasses a wide range of offices and dentists, customers can schedule appointments online for any dental service—from routine cleanings and x-rays, to restorative crowns, Invisalign treatments, or cosmetic Zoom whitening—at the neighborhood location they prefer.
Shortly after receiving her medical degree, Dr. Annette Gemp moved to Texas and started a practice with her brother. The smiles in the Lone Star State have shined a little brighter since, thanks to Dr. Gemp's expertise in cosmetic services such as laser whitening, porcelain veneers, and fairy-dust removal. But the dentist isn't just concerned with making teeth look good. She also ensures health below the surface with routine checkups and other general dentistry services.
There's nothing complicated about a visit to Smiles on Greatwood Dentistry. Patients make their appointments simply, either by phone or via a few quick clicks on the practice's website or Facebook. After that streamlined step, they're in the highly trained hands of dentist Dr. Akbar H. Jafferally and his team. All the experts make a point of avoiding technical jargon as they tend to teeth; whether they're enhancing smiles with implants, treating TMJ, or otherwise beautifying smiles, they describe their handiwork in layman's terms like "gums," "teeth," and "along the way, please don't bite me."