Meet the Staff
Dr. Atabakhsh is a periodontist. Dr. Atabakhsh graduated from UCLA school of dentistry in 1997. Dr. Atabakhsh had a passion for periodontics and implant dentistry from the early days of his carrier. Soon after graduation from UCLA, Dr. Atabakhsh was accepted as a periodontics resident in University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston where he completed his residency training, and graduated in 2002 with a specialty degree in periodontics and a Master of Science degree.
Dr. Atabakhsh performs all aspects of periodontal surgery, including cosmetic and plastic periodontal surgeries to enhance health and beauty of your smile. For patients with moderate to severe perioidontal disease, a variety of resective and regenerative periodontal procedures are offered to stop the progressioin of the disease and to regenerate periodontal tissues lost to periodontal disease as well as trauma and fracture of the dentition.
For patients with very advanced disease and / or hopeless teeth, Dr. Atabakhsh offers procedures that can replace your missing teeth for proper health and function, all with the aid of dental implants.
Dr. Atabakhsh is a member of American Academy of Periodontology. He is also a proud member of American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and The Greater Houston Dental Association. He is specially certified by Texas State Board of Dental Examiners to perform sedation dentistry, including I.V. sedation, to make your treatment as comfortable as possible.
Tressie Fluellen is a RDA and Administrative Assitant to Dr. Atabakhsh. Tressie has several years of chairside assisting experience, and is in charge of the front desk. Tressie is also the treatment plan coordinator, and she strives to make sure your experience in our office is as smooth as possible.