Meet the Dentist

Dr. Vuong

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 the Team

Office Manager

Catherine Lejeune

Office Manager

Starting from Catherine Lejeune, she is the patient concierge office manager. She is expert at establishing relationships with patients and provides a comfortable and personal touch to our patient’s dental experience. She is specialized in dental insurances and she diligently helps our patients utilize their dental benefits on behalf of our patients. She has an all embracing experience of several years in management. She is married for 7 years and has 5 kids with 2 miniature schnauzers. She manages patients with warmth and affection as she is lively and attentive enough due to her active lifestyle. She loves walking, bike riding, baking, and book reading and she loves to spend quality time with her family. She is extremely compassionate and performs a lot of volunteering at local church. Catherine is working in dentistry as she loves how it can make drastic changes in the lives of people and love making relationships.

Janina Hudencial

Periodontal Therapist / Hygienist

Nina is an outstanding addition to our team. She is a periodontal therapist and registered dental hygienist. She specializes in in-depth periodontal health of patients. She instructs oral hygiene and nutritional facts that are related to the oral cavity. She discusses everything in detail with the patients during consultation and detail journey with us. She was born in Philippines and grew up in Sugar Land, TX. She is a mother of three kids and she loves spending time with them. She is a lively person and loves traveling, photography and explore new food and culture. She is passionate about music and signing. She is extremely compassionate and loves helping people and this is what brought her towards dentistry. She loves building relationships with patients and works with them mutually to achieve their oral health goals.

Registered Dental Assistant

Barbara Aldana

Clinical Director / Registered Dental Assistant

Barbara is a clinical director who is lead registered dental assistant. She cleans the equipment and materials and she takes extreme pride in inspecting and managing all of it. She manages all the appointments on time and keeps everything running smoothly within the clinic. She was born in Maniadero, B.C. and raised in California. She also served navy for 3 years. She is also a mother of 2 kids and loves to bake for them. She also loves hiking and scrapbooking as well. She loves to bring smile on people’s face and this is what she loves about dentistry.

Julia Cho

Julia is one of our registered dental assistant. She is a techno expert and been working to work amazing digital smiles to engineering fantastic digital crowns before physically milling. She was born and raised in Houston and attended University of Texas at Austin, where she received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Biology. She was extremely interested in medicine since the beginning of her academics. She got fascinated with the concept of surgery and its ability to transform lives. She got interested in art and loved molding things out of clay and sketching little figures in her notebooks and sometimes on the walls of her house.These two interests combined together led her to the field of dentistry. She began assisting in 2015 in Tomball after graduation and loved how in dentistry the health care professional is able to build relationships with patients while providing care. Growing up in a Korean family she was being taught to value family and she treats others with respect. She incorporates this value into serving others. She finds joy in exercising creative side through certain tasks. She believes technology is a medium that artists can now use to express themselves. She can’t wait to design smiles and help others.

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About Smile Avenue Family Dentistry

A visit to the dentist is a very personal encounter and we get that at Smile Avenue Family Dentistry. Your comfort and care are important to us, right along with providing you the best in oral care. Our team is comprised of dental professionals who enjoy their work and the patients they help. We cater to families, young professionals, children and seniors. Come experience the excellence in dental care services that we are dedicated to here at Smile Avenue Family Dentistry. Read more about what we offer and see what our patients are saying about us:

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A Unique Dental Experience

We are committed to providing a more relaxing and caring environment for dental patients. At Smile Avenue Family Dentistry, we know that dental procedures can be performed without the anxiety and stress that many dental patients expect to endure. We strive to make sure our patients have an enjoyable experience as we help them achieve their best oral health.

You will find the amenities at Smile Avenue Family Dentistry to be in line with providing a more comforting, agreeable experience. We also stay current on cutting edge technology and techniques so we can give our patients the best dental care the field can provide. More efficient and quieter dental instruments along with techniques designed to relax our patients make our dental procedures comfortable and less time consuming.

Dentistry is, by nature, a field which requires knowledge and skill on our part and trust on yours. We earn that trust by providing you the information you need in order for you to understand the state of your dental health. Our friendly staff stands ready to answer any and all of your questions so that you may feel at ease. We take the time to listen to your concerns and we explain recommendations and procedures so you have a better understanding of your particular oral situation. Oral health is important. Contact Smile Avenue Family Dentistry today for an appointment and let us help you achieve your best oral health by providing you with excellent dental care.


  • They were a great team. They helped us quickly. The service was great! Only thing it was very warm in the building. Lol. But over all the ladies and the Dr was great. I definitely will be bringing my kids for a long term care.

    Alyssa L.
  • I only had a small filling done but was very happy with Dr. Vuong for this procedure, and based on my experience thus far, I would recommend him to others.

    Amy Q.
  • Great dentist. We happened across them due to HMO restrictions, but now I’d choose them even if I had a PPO.

    Michael A.
  • He was great and made me feel very comfortable. He was quick and painless. Best dentist I’ve ever been to.

    Christina S.
  • I like that he is young, professional and takes the time to explain all the possibilities that best fits the patient.

    Shantel L.
  • Dr. Patrick was very pleasant and efficient. The entire staff makes you feel special.

    Deborah Y.
  • My daughters and I had a great visit, Patrick Vuong is very friendly and makes us feel comfortable at every visit. The staff is also very friendly and helpful!!

    Tashauna S.

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Maria SmithI had a great experience at Smile Avenue. I had my first root canal here and I am glad it went well. I highly recommend Dr. Vuong and his team. Will visit soon.

Sarah M.Friendly and professional! Absolutely wonderful experience and I think I found our new family dentist!

Corey BostickGreat experience and very professional. Love the detailed education preventive maintenance and new technology

Quiana H.Loved this place!! Extremely friendly and genuine staff. Very clean and cozy environment.