Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Patrick Vuong, DMD
When you schedule an appointment with Dr. Patrick Vuong, you’re guaranteed a unique dental experience! With a genuine focus on preventive oral health education, Dr. Vuong helps his patients achieve long-term success. He welcomes and encourages questions and discussions about your teeth and gums, and he hopes that you leave your appointment with a complete understanding of how to best care for your smile!
“My goal is to provide the best possible dental care and the most enjoyable office experience possible. When you are sitting in our dental chair, I want you to feel like you’re the most important patient in the world. My focus is on you!” — Dr. Vuong
Meet Dr. Chang
Dr. Chang, who is highly technology-driven, tries to keep up with all the latest technological developments and utilize them in his dental practice. Smile Avenue Family Dentistry has constantly encouraged him in these activities and provided him the opportunities to keep learning and providing the best possible dental care to their clients. Dr. Chang has been in the world of dentistry for 12 years and plans to continue keeping himself updated with all the new technologies and keep providing the best dental care services to his patients.
Meet Dr. Lopez
Dr. Christian Lopez is a highly dedicated dentist with a profound passion for restoring people's confidence in their smiles and alleviating dental anxiety. He aims to provide comfortable and positive dental experiences while improving his patients' quality of life through dental health restoration and oral hygiene education. As a member of esteemed professional organizations, Dr. Lopez stays at the forefront of dental advancements, offering the best possible treatments and solutions to his patients.
Beyond dentistry, he enjoys exploring new restaurants, traveling, and spending quality time with his loyal companion, Prince, a black mini schnauzer. Dr. Lopez's warm and compassionate approach to dentistry continues to positively impact the lives of those he serves, one smile at a time.
Meet Dr. Kim
Dr. Peter Kim, DDS, is a dedicated and compassionate dentist with a strong commitment to improving oral health and transforming lives. He honed his skills and knowledge at New York University College of Dentistry, becoming an expert in his field. Throughout his career, Dr. Kim's mission has been to empower his patients to achieve their dental goals and take control of their oral health through patient education, fostering greater confidence and self-assurance.
Outside of his dental practice, Dr. Kim finds joy in spending quality time with his loving wife and two sons, cherishing the precious bond they share. He is also an avid supporter of Houston sports teams and enjoys relaxing rounds of golf in his spare time. Dr. Peter Kim's unwavering dedication to his patients and his commitment to spreading awareness about oral health have earned him admiration and respect in the dental community, inspiring others to follow his example and make a positive impact on the lives of those they serve.
Meet Dr. Laith
Dr. Laith Yahya is a highly skilled and compassionate dentist, graduating from the esteemed Indiana University School of Dentistry. With a natural inclination to help others and a passion for creating beautiful smiles, he embarked on a mission to provide his patients with the smile they desire, understanding its profound impact on their lives. Driven by a commitment to excellence, he delivers high-quality dental work, utilizing the latest advancements in technology to ensure the best dental experience for every patient.
As an active member of prestigious organizations like the American Academy of Clear Aligners, the Texas Dental Association, and the Washington State Dental Association, Dr. Laith stays at the forefront of his field through continuous education and professional networking. Outside of dentistry, he values a healthy work-life balance, cherishing time with his family and indulging in his passions for soccer, fishing, and staying physically active. Dr. Laith's journey as a dentist is marked by unwavering dedication, genuine care for his patients, and a belief in the transformative power of a confident smile, making a positive impact on the lives of those he serves, one smile at a time.
Meet Dr. Tam
Dr. Tamaara Willis DDS, MS, is a vibrant and adventurous Restorative and Implant Dentist, achieving her dream profession while also completing the Chicago Marathon and dancing professionally with the Detroit Pistons. Originally from Houston, she earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry.
After five years as a General Dentist, Dr. Tam pursued her passion for specialization, becoming a skilled Periodontist, excelling in implant procedures and LANAP Laser Gum Therapy. Her dedication to all aspects of dentistry makes her a versatile practitioner, certified in Invisalign, and committed to creating beautiful smiles through cosmetic dentistry. Loved by patients and colleagues for her authenticity, integrity, adaptability, reliability, and positive demeanor, Dr. Tam cherishes quality time with her family and finds joy in Bikram Yoga, dancing, and traveling, including visits to Costa Rica. She is delighted to serve and help her patients in the Houston area with passion and care.
Meet Dr. Amin
Born in Houston, Texas, Dr. Sage Amin spent his formative years an hour east in the small town of Winnie. His passion for healthcare and science led him to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. Eager to make a difference in people's lives, he returned to Houston and earned his doctorate degree from the University of Texas School of Dentistry.
As a dedicated dentist, Dr. Amin finds great joy in educating his patients about the significance of oral health. He takes pride in the positive impact he can make on their lives every day, fostering a sense of well-being and confidence through quality dental care. Outside his profession, Dr. Amin leads an active lifestyle, engaging in activities like pickleball and exploring the culinary delights of Houston's diverse restaurant scene. He is an avid traveler and cherishes opportunities to cheer on his favorite sports teams, the Aggies and Astros. With a commitment to patient care and a passion for a well-rounded life, Dr. Amin continues to brighten smiles and touch hearts in the Houston community.