Houston TX Dental Office Team Members

The Dentists at Houston Westchase

Our world-class team aim for nothing less than perfection when it comes to your oral health.

Patient Care Coordinator: Samantha Salinas, R.D.A.

Samantha is our Patient Care Coordinator and a Registered Dental Assistant. She has a background in cosmetology, Montessori education, and most recently as the Access Base programmer for a family owned automatic gate company. Sam is a native Houstonian, born and raised, and proud mother of two beautiful girls, Liv and Mia. She is fluent in Doctor Who references and a collector of Lord of The Rings memorabilia. When she is not making memories with her family and fur baby, Reba, Sam enjoys cooking, reading, painting, Jedi mind tricks and anything that involves art and imagination.

Therapeutic Hygienist: Savannah Sims, R.D.H.

Savannah is a Houston transplant, moving frequently over the years until finally settling on Houston and creating a home for herself in our beautiful city. While she now calls Houston home, she is still an adventurer at heart and travels a few times a year to fulfill her desire to experience new cultures. Hygienist by weekday and skydiver by weekend, Savannah is a fun and energetic addition to our dental team. Savannah completed her prerequisites in Idaho, following which she attended Utah College of Dental Hygiene and received her Bachelors in dental hygiene. When she is not working or jumping from planes, Savannah enjoys staying active with running, lifting, and trying new activities or learning new skills.  

Clinical Assistant: Ashley Buentello, R.D.A.

Ashley is a native Houstonian, born and raised in Spring. She graduated from Klein High School and studied at the University of Houston.  She is a registered dental assistant and has been working in the dental field for 15 years. Her passion in dentistry is getting to know patients on a personal level and being a comforting friend. She is an active member of the American Dental Assistants Association and participates annually in the charity event, “Dentistry from the Heart”.  Ashley and her husband, Chris, have been married for nine years. They have one six year-old son, Oscar. Outside of the office, she spends her time chasing her son and her dog Annie.  She also enjoys crafting, cooking, and watching football.

Clinical Assistant: Yahaira Martinez, R.D.A.

Yahaira is a native Houstonian and is our latest addition to the team.  Quite talented and motivated, she comes from a long line of dental professionals and has always had a passion for dentistry.  Yahaira is bilingual in both English and Spanish. When she’s not in the office, Yahaira spends most of her free time with her lovely six-year-old daughter, Arabella and their fur child Rillo.  She enjoys fitness, travel, dancing, dog-sitting, and quality time with her 3 friends, (please see above).  

For more information on cosmetic, family, dental implant & orthodontic dentistry treatment at our Houston TX dental office, please call us today at The Dentists at Houston Westchase Phone Number 832-830-8226.