About Us

Dr. Jason Lee

Jason Lee, DDS

Dr. Lee is a native of Houston. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, and was inspired to begin his career in dentistry because of his passion to help others.

Dr. Lee completed a post-baccalaureate concentration in Biology at the University of Houston and obtained his Doctorate at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA,) the Texas Dental Association (TDA,) and the Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS.) He has volunteered his dental expertise at the Haven for Hope Clinic, Communicare Barrio Family Health Clinic, Frank Bryant Clinic, and Ricardo Salinas Clinic.

Dr. Lee always provides a high-quality standard of care to his patients, with an important component being counseling and education. He makes sure his patients fully understand every aspect of their care and treatment. Patients enjoy his gentle approach and skilled dental treatment methods.

In his spare time, Dr. Lee enjoys the outdoors and loves hiking, golfing, and fishing. He supports the Houston Rockets.

Dr. Huy Pham

Huy Pham, DDS

Dr. Pham grew up on the outskirts of Houston in a small household where his parents worked hard to raise four children. He began interacting with customers at age 7, allowing him to develop his signature work ethic and personable character very early on.

Later on, Dr. Pham graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2013, and decided to go to dental school. He graduated from the Western University School of Health Sciences – College of Dentistry in 2019 and decided to jump head first into a busy dental career, working at several offices and honing his specialist skills in implant therapy and cosmetic dentistry while pursuing continuing education courses.

While he is ambitious and driven, Dr. Pham is known for his kindness and gentle demeanor.

Dr. Ashok Kota

ASHOK KOTA DDS

Specializing in:

  • Board Certified Prosthodontist
  • Prosthodontic Dentistry
  • General Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Tooth Extractions

Dr. Kota’s life was changed by his family dentist in India. He saw the way his dentist transformed so many lives and smiles and quickly decided that that was what he wanted to do with his life. During his training as a general dentist, he fell in love with prosthodontics and the truly transformative potential of the field. In pursuit of his career, he headed to the U.S. to work in a non-profit health center as a dentist, where he soon became an associate dental director.

Afterwards, he attended the prestigious Eastman Institute for Oral Health in Rochester, NY. He completed his 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program there before attending a 3-year Prosthodontic Specialty program at the State University of New York at Buffalo, fulfilling his dream.

Now, with over two decades of experience, Dr. Kota is so happy to open his arms and give the best Dental Services in Cinco Ranch. When he’s not proudly serving the community of Cinco Ranch, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing chess with his kids.

Dr. Roger Arce

ROGER ARCE DDS, MS, PhD.

Specializing in:

  • American Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Arce-Munoz started his graduate education at Universidad del Valle at Cali in Colombia, where he obtained a DDS degree (2000) and a master’s degree in pharmacology and periodontology (2005). Dr. Arce then moved to the U.S. to earn a PhD in oral biology (2011) and a specialty certificate in periodontology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry (2013). He also completed a certificate in Translational Research from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a postdoctoral fellowship with the Next Generation of Oral Health Researchers (NextGen-NIDCR) training program at UNC.

His research interests include molecular host/pathogen interactions and the modulation of inflammatory responses in periodontitis, as well as computer-guided implant surgery systems. Dr. Arce has been awarded the AAPF Educator Scholarship (2012), the AAPF Fellowship to the Institute for Teaching and Learning (2014), and the AAPF Teaching Fellowship (2015).

He is currently a Harold Amos AMFDP scholar, a diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology, and an associate professor of periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry.

Dr. Mikenah Joy Vega

Mikenah Joy Vega DDS

Specializing in:

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • General Dentistry
  • Invisalign

Hello! I’m Dr. Mikenah Joy Vega, but you may call me Dr. Joy. Besides being apart of my name, the word ‘joy’ embodies the essence of what I strive to bring to your dental experience. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, I attended MCPHS University for my Bachelors in Science and then went on to receive my Doctorate in Dental Medicine (D.M.D) from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. I relocated to Houston, Texas in 2018, and I have fallen in love with Texas ever since. Knowing that the dentist can often be a frightening experience, my goal is to always help you feel comfortable, safe, and educated about your decisions.

My passion for dentistry comes from a deep understanding of how a great smile can transform your life and help you reach your goals and full potential. I’m more than happy to assist you, no matter your dental state. Starting with a comprehensive exam, I can diagnose and treat all your necessary oral health needs and deliver them in an enjoyable environment. Don’t like your smile? We can discuss that as well. There are many treatment modalities, from clear braces to veneers, that may be suited for your individual needs.

Dr. Hiba Akhtar

Hiba Akhtar

Dr. Hiba Akhtar is a passionate and dedicated dentist, committed to providing exceptional care to her patients. After graduating from dental school in Pakistan in 2016, she embarked on a journey to further hone her skills and expand her knowledge. Dr. Akhtar successfully completed her equivalency DDS program at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2022, further solidifying her expertise in the field.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Dr. Akhtar finds joy in exploring the culinary world, whether it’s experimenting with new recipes in her kitchen or discovering hidden gems at local restaurants. She cherishes moments spent with her family and friends, recognizing the importance of balance in both her personal and professional life.

Driven by her belief in providing the highest quality of care, Dr. Akhtar strives to build lasting relationships with her patients. She understands the significance of a confident smile and takes pride in her ability to alleviate pain and enhance smiles through her expertise and skill. Many of which include Invisalign and smile makeovers.

With a compassionate approach and a commitment to excellence, Dr. Hiba Akhtar continues to positively impact the lives of her patients, one smile at a time.

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