Meet our Staff
We have a dedicated team to provide you with great care. Our staff wants to make sure that your experience at Smile Architects is enjoyable and that your are satisfied with our services. Our skilled dentists are excellent in their perspective field; you can see the quality of their work from the precision to the time invested in each individual. We are proud of our staff members and what they can do for you.
Dr. Truong Q. Le, D.D.S. - Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Le immigrated to America where he began his studies at West High School in Bakersfield, California. Intrigued by the art and science of dentistry, he attended the University of California and moved onward to study dentistry at the University of Southern California, graduating in 2003 as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.
Dr. Le has a passion for community service and patient education. He discusses dental care and treatments during a live radio talk show bi-weekly and a monthly television show. In addition, he published several articles in a national magazine.
Dr. Le excels himself as a cosmetic dentist. He has over 500 hours in continuing education in cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. In addition to being a member of the American Cosmetic Dental Association, he is also a member of the ADA, TDA, GHDS, HAADS. He has recently been inducted as a fellow into the International Congress of Implantologists.
Dr. Lan K. Doan, D.D.S., M.S.D. - Board Certified Orthodontist
Dr. Doan is a native Houstonian and attended the University of Houston where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduated Summa Cum Laude. During her time at the University of Houston, Dr. Doan was a Kaplan instructor the Dental Admissions Test. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch, graduating with membership into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental society.
Dr. Doan continued her studies at the University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch specializing in orthodontics for another 2 years. She earned her Masters degree in Orthodontics in 2009. She is a certified Invisalign provider.
Dr. Doan maintains membership in several professional organizations including the AAO, ADA, TDA, GHDS, and HAADS, She has been a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics since 2009,
Dr. Omar W. Hakki, D.D.S., M.S.D. - Board Certified Periodontist
Dr. Hakki graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry and continued his education for an additional 3 years to receive his Masters of Science in Dentistry in Periodontics. Periodontists focus on the structures surrounding and supporting the teeth such as the gums and the bone and their pathologist.
In addition to practicing with Smile Architects, Dr. Hakki serves as the main periodontists at the Houston Veterans Association to serve our country's heroes. Dr. Hakki currently holds a Clinical Professor position in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Texas School of Dentistry.
Dr. Hakki is a member of numerous local and national dental organizations including the AAP, AOD, ADA, AGD, TDA, GHDS, and GHDSP.
Presently, he serves as the Primary Insurance Coordinator and Office Manager of our office, his desire to help our patients is the guiding light of his professional philosophy. He attended the University of California Davis, where he double majored in Economics and Neurophysiology & Behavior. It was this degree path that led him to the field of dentistry where he has worked since 2009 in differing roles and capacities.
Gilda has been an integral team member since graduating from Pima Medical Institute in October 2013 where she received her Certification for Dental Assisting and her Dental Assistant license shortly thereafter. She presently serves on the orthodontic team with Dr. Doan as well as with Dr. Le in comprehensive dentistry.
As the youngest of member of our office, Thanh currently attends the University of Houston. He aspires to become a dentist and started at the office as a volunteer and shadowing Dr. Le before becoming a member of the staff. While working at the office, he is learning valuable skills and information about the field of dentistry.
Van join our team at Smile Architects in 2012, attracted by the caring, compassion, and experience of the Doctors. Van is an outstanding example of our customer service philosophy, always helpful, friendly, courteous, and enthusiastic to help fulfill our patients’ needs; she is constantly the recipient of compliments by our patients. She is a committed and valued member of our team and works very hard to meet our patients' expectations.
Ha Ta received her medical doctor degree in 1986. From 1995 to 1997, she furthered her education and received her doctorate degree in dentistry at Hanoi Medical University. Afterwards, she would go on to work at Saint Paul’s Hospital as a pediatric dentist until 2012 .At the same time, from 2007 to 2011, she got her second Specialist’s Certificate in Dentistry. In 2012, Ha immigrated to the United States, and join the Smile Architect’s Team in 2013 as a Dental Assistant.
Susana was borned and raised in Mexico. There, she earned her degree in dentistry and specialized in othrodontics in Mexico City. Afterward, she immigrated to the United States. We are fortunate to have her knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm at Smile Architects.
As a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations, Nobel Biocare offers solutions ranging from single-tooth implant restorations to full and complete implant denture solutions. With roots reaching back to 1978, Nobel Biocare was formed in part by Professor Brånemark and his ground-breaking work with osseointegration, research that would later go on to be developed and honed into Nobel Biocare. Today, manufactured in Sweden and in the United States from the finest titanium alloys, Nobel Biocare creates implant technology that is strong, reliable, aesthetically pleasing, and most importantly, long lasting. Each and every implant produced by Nobel Biocare undergoes rigorous testing as well as clinical studies through which Nobel Biocare has continually proven themselves reinforced their role as one of the leading companies in the field of implant restoration.
3M Unitek is a global leader in technology, innovation and research. The company has been producing inventive products that have improved people's lives for over 100 years. 3M is the science, the exhaustive testing and the entrepreneurial spirit behind the brands you trust.
In the braces arena, 3M Unitek produced the first stainless steel brackets, the first adhesive pre-coated brackets, color-changing bonding adhesive and true self-ligating brackets. And now, 3M is proud to offer ceramic braces that are gorgeous and of the highest quality. No longer is the concern of ceramic braces chipping or breaking something our patients have to worry about as the newest version of the ceramic bracket is harder than steel. Additionally, they possess beautiful longevity as the ceramic braces are completely impermeable to staining.
3M has been proven as a leader in the orthodontic industry for over 60 years and they have put this expertise to work for you in every set of braces they manufacture.
PRO-Craft Dental Laboratory
Based in California, PRO-Craft Dental Laboratory has been a key component in producing beautiful smiles for 30 years, producing high quality dental prosthetic that are consistent, accurate, and most importantly, attractive. Each PRO-Craft restoration is created with its own personality and tailor made to the individual, utilizing the best techniques and materials in the world and used by Master Ceramists worldwide. PRO-Craft specializes in IPS Empress Esthetic, Lava, and other cosmetic restorations and coupled with their CAD/CAM technologies, they are an industry leader in state-of-the-art products and services, providing an advanced level of friendly, personalized service with extraordinary service and attention to detail.
Glidewell Dental Lab is based in California and offers a wide selection of products. To achieve the best results for patients, it takes a skilled dentist and quality supplies.
Glidwell offers excellent dental products which equates to excellent services for the patients. Glidwell offers a variety of ways to restore a beautiful, natural look to help with sleeping and snoring apnea.
Our Insurance Partners
At Smile Architects, we work with over 80 insurance companies, based both locally and nationally, and we are constantly expanding that list so that we may better serve our patients.
Whatever questions you may have about your insurance coverage, our friendly and helpful staff are always happy to help you determine your benefits and are there to help guide you on how to best utilize your benefits to get the most out of your dental care!
Here are many of the insurance we take. (Call our office at 281-498-1100 to check if your insurance does not appear on the list. ) Click here.