Terrence C. O’Keefe DDS, PC

Terrence C. O’Keefe DDS, PC
Cosmetics, Implants & General Dentist

For more than 30 years Dr. O’Keefe’s West Houston practice has been helping his patients achieve beautiful smiles through dedication to quality and detail. With expertise in Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Restoration as well as all phases of General Dentistry, Dr. O’Keefe maintains his place on the cutting edge of dental technology. With a reputation of excellence, Dr. O’Keefe provides knowledgeable care and excellent customer service. An avid golfer and sports fan, Dr. O’Keefe also enjoys helping in the community by donating his time to Boys and Girls Country.

Terrence C. O’Keefe, DDS, PC
11757 Katy Freeway Ste. 200
Houston, TX 77079

Purvi Pandya, DDS, PA

February 3, 2017 by  
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Purvi Pandya, DDS, PA
General Dentist

Are you proud of your smile? Let Dr. Purvi Pandya make you feel healthy and beautiful. A member of the ADA, TDA, GHDS, AGD and American Dental Implant Association, Dr. Pandya graduated from Texas A&M University before earning her doctorate at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. At her Prava Dental practice, her team uses the latest patient-care technologies, such as Kor Whitening, dental implants, Invisalign, cosmetic dentistry and in-depth oral cancer screening protocols. Comfort care, including painless dentistry, iPods and aromatherapy, are also offered. Dr. Pandya believes that enhancing your smile enhances your life.

Prava Dental
10300 Louetta Road, Suite 132
Houston, TX 77070


TMJ, Orofacial Pain and General Dentistry

“The foundation for our success has always been creating a relationship of trust and care for each patient while providing exceptional customer service and quality dentistry,” says Dr. David C. Rainwater, DDS, of his successful general dentistry and orofacial pain practice.

While Dr. Rainwater, a 34-year industry veteran, is known for building beautiful smiles in the realm of cosmetic dentistry, as well as his work with implants, root canals and dentures, he also has a special interest in treating sleep apnea and face pain of the head and neck, including TMJ disorder. Dr. Rainwater holds the esteemed distinction of being a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain, Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and Fellow of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.

In 2012, Dr. Rainwater received the Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry, one of the profession’s most distinguished honors awarded to less than 2 percent of dentists in the U.S. and Canada.

David C. Rainwater, DDS, Pllc
12929 Gulf Freeway, Ste. 204
Houston, TX 77034

Letitia Plummer, DDS

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Letitia Plummer, DDS
General & Cosmetic Dentistry

For many of us, a beautiful smile isn’t something we’re born with, but thankfully, there’s Dr. Letitia Plummer. For the past 15 years, Dr. Plummer has been the chief executive of smiles at Maxwello Dental and Orthodontics, where she offers the full gamut of dental treatments and the latest techniques to restore and cosmetically enhance your pearly whites. “My greatest reward is making my patients feel better and smile brighter. I believe the true love and appreciation that we have for our patients allows them to have a wonderful experience,” she says.

Dr. Plummer is the founder of CareerSmiles Inc., a nonprofit dental organization that provides dental education and services and financial assistance for low-income adults. A member of the American Academy of Dentists and the Greater Houston Dental Society, she has also been nominated as a fellow of the American Leadership Forum.

Maxwello Dental
5009 Caroline St., Ste. 201
Houston, TX 77004

10009 Broadway St., Ste. 107
Pearland, TX 77584



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Woodlands Family Dental

Dr. Brett Murphey, Houston’s premier cosmetic dentist, is on a mission to provide the most exceptional dental experience possible. His quest began when he was invited to participate on a dental mission trip to Mexico as a college student. “I realized that I had to be a dentist on the trip. Making people feel comfortable and cared for has always been very important to me,” he says. The stage was set for what has become a lifetime of service in our community and abroad.

For the past 10 years, Dr. Murphey and his team at Woodlands Family Dental have been offering world-class service in a world-class atmosphere. Attention has been paid to every details, the team is friendly, and everything is the latest in technology. “We routinely perform the most complex procedures that patients can imagine. If it involves preventing disease to remodeling an entire mouth, we do it,” says Dr. Murphey, a Fellow of the Academy of Dentist International.

Fittingly, Woodlands Family Dental, which offers the best in dental care, is also known for their unrivaled management and customer-driven service. “We are one of the most community-awarded dental offices because of the customer experience that we provide,” says Dr. Murphey. “Hands down, patients are treated with value, dignity and respect. They truly feel this, and it is an honor to serve them.” And that’s something to smile about.

Brett A. Murphey, DDS, FADI
1400 Research Forest Dr. #120
The Woodlands, TX 77381

• Research Forest
• West University
• Creekside Village

Satvi Pinnamaneni, DDS

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Satvi Pinnamaneni, DDS
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Oral health is a crucial component of overall health and well-being, says Dr. Satvi Pinnamaneni. Known by her patients as Dr. P, she’s an advocate of comprehensive dentistry, focusing on not just the cosmetic aspect of the restorations, but the functional longevity. “My staff and I treat patients in a calm and anxiety-free environment. We strongly believe that allows us to achieve the highest success rate for the procedures we perform. We offer multiple sedation options, as well as ample time to listen and address patients’ questions and concerns,” says Dr. P, a strong proponent of continuing education. Dr. P’s dedication to providing high-quality care with the latest advances in dentistry, combined with her compassionate chair-side manner, are just two of the many reasons patients trust her and travel to Houston to see her.

Satvi Pinnamaneni, DDS
26281 Northwest Freeway, Ste. 700
Cypress, TX 77429

Bill K. So DDS, PA

Bill K. So DDS, PA
Westway Park Dental

One of Houston’s top dentists, Bill So, DDS, PA, knows a little something about service. Dr. So proudly served his country for 12 years, serving in the United States Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2008 and 2010. Back in Houston now, Dr. So is dedicated to ensuring the best dental care for his patients. Having stepped away from his patients for long periods of time for army duty deployments, he felt leaving the army was necessary in order to make his patients top priority—what he strives for since he began his career—although he will always be honored to have served the country for the time he did.

By successfully completing continuing-education classes, Dr. So remains at the forefront of advancements in dental healthcare. He specializes in cosmetic and general dentistry, including Zoom Whitening, Invisible Braces, veneers, crowns, fillings and dental checkups. His office is equipped with the latest in dental technology, such as digital x-rays, which are beneficial in educating his patients. In addition, Dr. So is certified in intravenous sedation to allow patients further relaxation during procedures.

“My primary concern is for the health and well-being of my patients. I want them to feel relaxed and comfortable from the beginning of their treatment and into recovery,” says Dr. So. “Our team works hard to build relationships with our patients so that they feel comfortable, not only in the dental chair, but also with the decisions they make regarding their dental healthcare.”

Dr. So received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M and his Doctorate of Dental Science from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. He is currently a director on the Board of Houston Academy of General Dentistry and is a member of a number of national and local dental organizations.

Bill K. So, DDS,PA
Westway Park Dental
4410 Westway Park Blvd., Ste. 600
Houston, TX 77041

Scott Young, DDS

Scott Young, DDS
Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

At the offices of Scott Young, DDS you are not just another patient; you are treated as a prominent guest from the moment you walk through the door. Dr. Young’s practice is based on a foundation of providing personal attention to every guest. Personalized treatment plans ensure your comfort at every level of service including sedation dentistry, a serenity suite for relaxation, pillows, blankets and noise cancellation headphones.

“It is my goal that our patients—our guests—have no anxiety while they are under our care. We utilize advanced technology such as the 3D CT scan for planning and placement of implants,” says Dr. Young. “For those who are a little more apprehensive about visiting a dentist, we have sedation dentistry available.”

A graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch, Dr. Young focuses on cosmetic and implant dentistry while offering the full spectrum of dental services including teeth whitening, implant supported prosthesis and full smile makeovers. Dr. Young has completed all core courses at LVI for Advanced Dental Studies. In addition, Dr. Young holds fellowship status with the American Dental Implant Association and was named a Super Dentist® in Texas Monthly.

“With the most advanced dental technology, a warm and knowledgeable team, and all the amenities necessary to help you feel relaxed and comfortable, our office is the place to receive five-star cosmetic dentistry treatment along with the smile you’ve always wanted,” says Dr. Young.

Scott Young, DDS
6769 Lake Woodlands Drive, Ste. G
The Woodlands, TX 77382

Basil Moukarim, DDS & George Saliba, DDS

Basil Moukarim, DDS & George Saliba, DDS

For over a decade, both Dr. George Saliba and Dr. Basil Moukarim have been nominated as Houston’s Top dentists. The goal at Dental Illusions is to educate and inform the patient, giving them options and empowering them to make the right treatment choice for their needs. Dr. Saliba and Dr. Moukarim, as well as their professional staff, use the latest in dental materials, high tech equipment and modern techniques. They strive to consistently deliver high-quality dentistry with integrity and great customer service, in a friendly, compassionate and inviting atmosphere. Even with expertise in minimally invasive laser procedures and advanced aesthetic techniques, loyalty has come from relationships built with families and individuals through the years.

“No matter how impressive credentials may be, what matters most to patients is compassion and quality,” says Dr. Saliba. “When it comes down to it, we’re a family dental practice providing a warm and welcoming environment,” Dr. Moukarim adds.

While they enjoy creating complete smile make-overs, which have amazing outcomes, they focus just as much attention on the fundamentals of dental health. The doctors are skilled in procedures such as implant dentistry, Invisalign, sedation dentistry, laser dentistry, cosmetic smile make-overs and full-mouth reconstruction.

In addition, Drs. Saliba and Moukarim regularly see people that have not had treatment in many years, have problems getting numb, have severe phobias of the dentist and those with advanced dental problems. No matter what the procedure, Drs. Moukarim, Saliba and their staff at Dental Illusions are committed to banishing dental phobias and creating an outstanding, relationship-centered practice.

The doctors also do not believe that you should have to pay to find out what’s wrong. They offer free consultations.

Dental Illusions
13303 Champion Forest Dr., Bldg. 5
Houston, TX 77069

4101 Greenbriar, Ste. 220
Houston, TX 77098



Celina M. Longoria DDS

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Celina M. Longoria DDS
Longoria Dental

Longoria Dentistry is a unique dental practice that caters to the needs of the entire family and is where “beautiful smiles are created.” With a comprehensive practice that provides everything from general dentistry to full-mouth cosmetic rehabilitation, Dr. Celina Longoria works to educate her patients on decisions that affect their oral health.

“I listen to my patients’ needs and desires and spend ample time with them to help them make appropriate decisions. This is extremely important for a successful outcome for my patients,” says Dr. Longoria. “In our fast-paced world, the genuine care and time that the staff and I provide to each patient is unique and I am proud that we provide this type of service.”

Dr. Longoria and her outstanding team of dental professionals protect, restore and enhance smiles with thorough oral hygiene and preventative treatments, full–scale restorations including crowns, bridges and tooth colored restorations, as well as fabulous aesthetic enhancements like veneers and Zoom Advanced Power Whitening.

“My office combines advanced dental technology with clinical and cosmetic dentistry to create confident, dazzling smiles,” she says. “A flawless, healthy smile can transform your life and I want to be part of that transformation.”

Dr. Longoria is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society and Texas Women’s Dental Association.

Dr. Longoria states, “I know that you have many options when selecting dental care, and I sincerely value your decision to entrust your smile to me.”

Celina M. Longoria, DDS
Longoria Dentistry
15210 Spring Cypress, Ste. G
Cypress, TX 77429

Lauren Brownfield, DDS, MS

Lauren Brownfield, DDS, MS
Periodontist & Implantologist

Dr. Lauren Brownfield specializes in periodontics and dental implants, having completed a three-year residency program following dental school. She offers a wide range of treatment options, including aesthetic smile design, same-day tooth replacement, and long-term solutions for treating gum disease, recession and missing teeth. Her philosophy is to maintain and create healthy, beautiful smiles in a welcoming and compassionate environment. Dr. Brownfield provides the highest quality of care by continually expanding her clinical skills, like her certification in Accelerated Orthodontics, and utilizing state-of-the-art technology such as 3D imaging. She is Board Certified, holding the prestigious title of Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Education: University of Texas, Austin, TX, BA; University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, DDS, MS, Specialty in Periodontics and Dental Implantology

Lauren Brownfield, DDS, MS
Texas Dental Specialists
1513 W. Dallas St., Ste. 100
Houston, Texas  77019

Winston Faltine, DDS, FICOI

winston faltine, DDS, FICOI
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry isn’t just a job for Dr. Winston Faltine—it’s a calling. “Days after my mother received her dental degree, I was born. She often jokes that when I graduated, I was actually receiving a dental diploma for a second time,” laughs Dr. Faltine.

Today, at MiraBella Smiles, which provides services in everything from general dentistry to full-mouth cosmetic rejuvenation, Dr. Faltine brings his keen artistic eye to the latest advances in science. “I focus on actively listening to my patients, always tailoring the treatment to their best interests and treating them like family,” says Dr. Faltine, who’s currently awaiting a fellowship with The American Academy of General Dentistry. “I am also committed to staying up to date with the latest technology. I feel that my patients deserve the best.”

Winston Faltine, DDS, FICOI
Mirabella Smiles
8350 N. Fry Rd., Ste. 700
Cypress, TX 77433

Terri Alani, DDS

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Terri Alani, DDS
Cosmetic, Implant & General Dentistry

Dr. Terri Alani and her team of smile experts make each and every one of her patients a priority. Her experience in esthetic dentistry has created thousands of naturally beautiful smiles. “The lab used in fabricating these natural looking crowns and veneers plays a key role in achieving the desired result and our boutique lab is amazing!” Our office focuses on metal-free dentistry ranging from natural looking fillings to all porcelain crowns. Invisalign and Zoom whitening are also offered. Veneers are done with minimal prepping so the patient usually does not need to be numbed. Each patient has unique needs and Dr. Alani and her staff can relate well to their concerns.

“We know how important aesthetics are to our patients and our attention to detail is one of our strengths.” Routine blood pressure readings as well as oral cancer exams are part of a very comprehensive evaluation that focuses on the overall health of each patient. Dr. Alani states, “The mouth is the window to the rest of the body. We understand the intimate connection between oral health and overall health and what you can do to protect yourself.”

Dr. Alani practices a healthy lifestyle. She continues to educate the public with interesting and informative dental segments as a monthly guest on Channel 11’s Great Day Houston, as well as featured dental segments on Channel 13, Fox 26 and Channel 11 nightly news. She serves as the Chair of the Media Committee for the Greater Houston Dental Society and is on the Advisory Board for Texas A&M’s College of Science. Dr. Alani lectures and teaches other dentists about Snap on Smile, an innovative conservative option to improve one’s smile and also lectures on Velscope, the oral cancer detection device. She has been voted one of Houston’s Top Dentists for the past 8 years. Her community involvement includes emcee and fundraising for the Oral Cancer Foundation annual walk as well as co-chairing the Texas Taste Teaser which raises  money to help the underprivileged obtain dental work. Dr. Alani is a co-founder of Rockstas, a company which creates removable “peel and stick” teeth tattoos. More information can be found at www.rockstas.com.

Dr. Terri Alani, DDS
5636 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77056