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Meet The Doctor


Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

Ali Daneshmand, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Daneshmand graduated from University of Southern California with honors. Continuing to expand his skills and dental knowledge, he attended the implant preceptorship program in University of Texas Health Science in San Antonio.

By completing hundreds of hours of continuing education, he was awarded a fellowship from International congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Daneshmand is also a certified laser dentist from Academy of Laser Dentistry.

He is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society and Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Dr. Daneshmand moved from southern California to Houston in 2008 and is enjoying all incredible things this lovely city has to offer.

Gary Ricketts, DDS

Dr. Gary Ricketts’ serves the Greater Houston clientele by making it a mission to deliver expert dental specialist treatment in a friendly and comfortable neighborhood office setting. Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Ricketts, graduated from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition Science and Biochemistry in 1979.

After acquiring a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Ricketts has been practicing dentistry for over two decades.

He is a member of ADA [American Dental Association], AGD (Academy of General Dentistry), TDA [Texas Dental Association], CDA [California Dental Association], Greater Houston Society, American Red Cross, California Dental Society. An enthusiastic contributor to community causes, Dr. Ricketts volunteers his time and skill on a regular basis. He has been on numerous dental missions to various countries like the Honduras, Panama and Belize. He is also a board member of the Sean Ashley House for autistic adults.

Alireza Hourfar , DDS, MDSc, MS

Dr. Hourfar has been practicing dentistry since 1997. He is a board-certified orthodontist with extensive clinical training in the field of his specialty including two residencies both in the US and abroad.

He has had several years of experience as a private practice orthodontist and has successfully treated thousands of cases with a great variety in their nature and complexity.

When Dr. Hourfar is not in the office, he loves to spend his time with his beautiful wife, and their three wonderful children.

You will find Dr. Hourfar always smiling inside and outside of the office, as he truly loves both his profession and his family life.