John Nikmard, DDS
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David K. Umansky, DDS
Dr. David Umansky earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas in Austin, where he majored in English Literature and minored in Biochemistry, graduating pi beta capa with high honors. He earned his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston Dental Branch, ranking 8th in his class of 60 students. Dr. Umansky also completed a 1-year internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery, receiving advanced training in tooth impactions, pre-prosthetic surgery, IV sedation, oral trauma, oral pathology, treatment of oral diseases, and dental implants. His professional achievements include Mastership status at the Academy of General Dentistry and a membership in the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, both highly exclusive due to the level of CE courses and academic achievement required.
Dr. Umansky’s drive to acquire top-level knowledge and skills of dentistry has earned him several scholarships and positions on the Dean’s List. He continues to pursue dentistry with the same ambition, achieving over 1,500 hours of continuing dental education to date and striving to provide his patients with the best possible care.
He and his wife, Angela, have been married for over 20 years and have a 9-year-old son named Ben. Dr. Umansky’s pastimes include fishing with his son, spending time with family, and perfecting his barbecue skills.
Naila Zafer, DDS
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Meet Our Team
Our friendly team at Aesthetic Dentistry Associates is committed to helping you enjoy a healthy smile for a lifetime. When you visit our practice, we take the time to understand your oral health needs and smile goals so that we can provide a treatment tailored to fit you. We welcome you to call us at 281-446-4700 to learn more about our quality dental care in Humble, Texas, and to schedule your appointment with our experienced dentists.
Amanda Garza, General Manager
Amanda became a member of the Aesthetic Dentistry Associates team in 2011, and she loves being here! She loves how everyone’s first and foremost goal is our patient’s satisfaction, and how we all work together to ensure that we not only meet but exceed our patients’ expectations. Amanda ensures that she does her part to help our team and practice achieve success. Amanda also joins her co-workers in regular continuing education courses to ensure that they remain up-to-date with the latest changes and advances in dentistry.
Amanda has been happily married for 22 years. She has a son, Nico, who is in college and a daughter, Victoria, who is a junior in high school. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys watching baseball and traveling.
Doreen, Claims Specialist
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Devani, Patient Care Coordinator
Devani has been a part of the Aesthetic Dentistry Associatesteam since 2015, and she is hoping to complete her Bachelor’s degree in business. Since joining our practice, Devani’s co-workers have become her second family. She loves the atmosphere and being able to learn something new each day. Devani works hard to provide excellent customer service and strives to keep our patients happy and smiling.
Family is the most important thing to Devani, as they have pushed her to be successful and support her in everything that she does. When she is not working, Devani’s favorite thing to do is travel, especially to the beach. She loves bumming along the Gulf!
Cheryl, Dental Hygienist
Cheryl has been with Aesthetic Dentistry Associates since 1991. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from Texas A&M University. Cheryl loves her patients and seeing all of the advancements in technology that is happening in dentistry.
Cheryl was born in Beaumont, Texas, and she has lived in Kingwood for the last 20 years. She has been married to the love of her life, Keith, for 30 years, and they have 3 amazing children: Jared is 25, and their twins, Kyle and Abbie, are 24. Cheryl is a sports enthusiast, especially when it comes to Aggie football. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and friends.
Sandy has been working in the dental field for more than 30 years! She received her degree from Caruth School of Dental Hygiene in 1963 and has been a part of our practice since 1999. In addition, Sandy has spent 25 years working in the periodontics field. With so many years of experience, Sandy contributes greatly to our practice, and she loves it! To her, Aesthetic Dentistry Associates is a wonderful place to work because it is fun, and the staff is “top notch.”
Sandy has been happily married for 54 years and has 2 grown sons. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and quilting.
Reese, Dental Hygienist
Reese has been a member of the Aesthetic Dentistry Associates team since January 2017. She has received a Bachelor of Science in communication and an Associates of Applied Science. Reese is a wonderful contribution to our practice. She helps her patients feel at home by helping them see how much she enjoys getting to know them and providing comfortable care, and how she looks forward to seeing them again. Reese loves how everyone on our team is so flexible in helping each other and encouraging each other to do their best.
Reese has a 13-month-old son, Ryland, with whom she loves spending time. When she has free time, Reese enjoys reading and working out.
Esmeralda, Dental Assistant
Esmeralda has been a registered dental assistant for more than 20 years. She received her degree from Astrodome Dental in Houston, Texas, in 1994. She is also certified to treat patients with dental sealants and nitrous oxide, and to perform polishing treatments. Esmeralda loves what she does because she loves taking care of patients and learning about new available technology.
Esmeralda was born in Merced, California. She has been married for 18 years, and she has 2 daughters, ages 23 and 18. In her free time, Esmeralda enjoys being with her family.
Mignon, Registered Dental Assistant
Mignon is originally from South Africa, and she has over 20 years of experience in being a dental assistant. She continues her education by taking courses each year, ensuring that her dental knowledge remains fresh and up-to-date. Since joining our practice in 2014, Mignon has learned a lot of new procedures and feels like she has grown with the practice. She, along with the rest of our team, is 100% dedicated to our patients and wants to help make a difference in their dental experiences. Mignon works her hardest every day. She helps our patients have a better understanding of what is happening with their treatment by explaining procedures and helping them feel more comfortable.
Mignon still has a lot of family in South Africa. Her husband, Bryan, and her two sons are with her here in Humble, Texas, as well as an amazing daughter-in-law. Mignon is also expecting a granddaughter and a grandson in July of 2017. When she is not in the office, Mignon enjoys having barbeques with friends and family, going to the beach, taking road trips, and listening to music.
Laura, Dental Assistant
Laura joined our team at Aesthetic Dentistry Associates in 2010, and she absolutely loves her job and her work family. She enjoys coming to work and seeing everyone’s warm, welcoming faces, which makes working a little more fun. Laura feels fortunate to be a part of our team and looks forward to continuing to contribute 100% to her fellow co-workers and patients.
Darunee – Registered Dental Assistant
Darunee joined our practice in December 2016, and she is a certified and registered dental assistant in Texas. Darunee is a hard worker, and she brings her best smile every day. She has a way of helping our patients and making them feel comfortable during their treatment. To Darunee, one of the best parts of working at Aesthetic Dentistry Associates is the good, helpful team and the family-like atmosphere.
Darunee is happily married, and she has one brother and one sister. In her free time, she enjoys to travel and play sports, including golf, badminton, and biking.
Chelsey attended Everest College, and she has been a dental assistant for over 5 years. She is married and has 3 children. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.