MEET OUR TEAM

Dr. Isabella Nguyen

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Isabella Nguyen, a board certified Pediatric dentist since 2010. She began practicing dentistry in 2008. She received her education from the New York University College of Dentistry and Brookdale University Hospital. Dr. Nguyen loves playing the piano and loves spending time with her two daughters.

Dr. Simone Gainey

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Simone Gainey is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist, she is a 2012 graduate of Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and completed a 2-year General Practice Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston in 2014. Upon realizing her passion for working with young children, she then completed a 2-year training in Pediatric Dentistry at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and graduated in 2017.

During her free time Dr. Gainey enjoys reading, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Sarah Al Kukash

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Sarah Al Kukash is a national and internationally trained pediatric specialist with more than 15 years of dental experience and more than 8 years in academic teaching. She attained her BDS in dentistry at the University of Baghdad, Iraq in 2000 and proceeded to complete her M.S. in Pediatric Dentistry in 2006. During her time with the University of Baghdad, Dr. Al Kukash participated in numerous scientific research fields related to dentistry, tissue engineering and molecular biology and genetics. Upon completing her BDS and M.S., Dr. Al Kukash took her education a step further and attained her PhD in Pediatric Dentistry at Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2016. In June of 2020, Dr. Al Kukash finished her second Pediatric Residency and M.S. in Dental Science at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Dr. Al Kukash strives to make each, and every patient feel comfortable during their pediatric dental treatment journey by alleviating any apprehension they may have. She makes it her personal goal to put every patient at ease by treating them with the same care and concern she would with her own children. Dr. Al Kukash is fluent in Arabic and is a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the American Dental Association. When she is not in the clinic, Dr. Al Kukash enjoys spending time with her family, in particular spending time outdoors kayaking, camping, hiking and exploring the great state of Texas and beyond.

Henna Abbasi DMD, MS

Orthodontist

Dr. Henna Abbasi was born in Pakistan and specializes in orthodontic treatment. She attained her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2016. Upon graduation Dr. Abbasi took her education a step further and proceeded to complete her Orthodontic residency and Master of Science in Oral Sciences simultaneously at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2019. Dr. Abbasi’s goal is to be the best orthodontist she can be. She is motivated and committed to providing high‐quality dental care to her patients and ensures she is consistently maintaining mutual trust, respect, and integrity. Dr. Abbasi is fluent in Urdu and Hindi and is a proud member of the America Dental Association and American Association of Orthodontics. When she is not practicing dentistry Dr. Abbasi enjoys spending time with her husband and children exploring nature, partaking in outdoor activities and reading.

Dr. Garry Radford

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Garry Radford Jr. is a Pediatric provider and has been practicing dentistry for over 50 years. He is a graduate of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and later completed his Pediatric residency at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY. Dr. Radford is inspired by his father and comes from a family history of doctors. In his spare time he enjoys helping others, jazz music, giving back to the community, healthy foods, and watching the discovery channel.

Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr.

Orthodontist

Dr. James A. Leithead, Jr., is a Board-Certified orthodontist. He completed his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge and proceeded to further his education by attaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery and Orthodontics Residency at Louisiana State University- New Orleans. During his time with Louisiana State University, Dr. Leithead was a member of the C.E. Kells Honor Society and received the International College of Dentistry Award. Dr. Leithead’s outstanding credentials combined with his naturally gifted perception of beauty and genuine concern for his patients make him an exceptional orthodontist with over 40 years of clinical experience. It is Dr. Leithead’s greatest goal to provide his patients with the kind of orthodontic care he would want for his own family. His professional affiliations include the American Association of Orthodontists (Life member), American Dental Association, Southwest District Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and Louisiana Association of Orthodontists. In his spare time, Dr. Leithead is an avid runner and has completed a total of seven marathons! He also enjoys participating in yearly church-sponsored dental mission trips to Honduras and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.