Meet Our Doctors & Staff

Terrance Swonke, D.D.S.

  • I am a native Texan.
  • I received my Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas, in the medical center of Houston.
  • Extensive training in restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and orthodontics. With a strong emphasis on comprehensive care and attention to details to provide for a pleasant experience.
  • Happily married to my wife since 1981.
  • I have a twin brother and a younger brother that are also dentists. 
  • My hobbies are sailing, racing, traveling, crossfit and scuba diving. 

Jennifer Chang Sullivan, D.D.S., M.S.D.

  • I am a Board certified practicing Periodontist in Houston, Texas.
  • I received my degree in Periodontics from The University of Texas School of Dentistry, where I also teach as part of the faculty.
  • I received my dental degree from New York University’s College of Dentistry and was in the top 10% of my graduating class.
  • I have served as the secretary of Greater Houston Society of Periodontists.
  • I strive to provide my patients with the highest standard of comprehensive periodontal and implantology care, with a focus on exceptional service.
  • I have developed a strong aptitude in esthetics and are committed to helping my patients achieve their dream of having a healthy and beautiful smile.
 

Jackie, Business Administrator

Duties: I am the voice you hear when you call our office. It is my goal to explain the dynamic of the personal, private care that is extended to each patient. I am happy to assist you in scheduling appointments, understanding any treatment recommended and your insurance benefits.

With Dr. Swonke since: August 2006

FAVORITE thing about my job: Love to facilitate patient care

Leisure activities: Spending time with family and shopping antique sales.

Bet you didn’t know: I am a wanna be grandma and have been involved in dentistry since 1973.

 

Loan, Registered Dental Hygienist

Duties:  I will be assisting you with all comprehensive periodontal evaluations and treatment. I'll also take care of oral cancer screening, oral health education, and orthodontic patient care. I am devoted and compassionate towards my patient's oral hygiene and overall health.

With Dr. Swonke since: August 2008

FAVORITE thing about my job: It is very rewarding!

Leisure activities: I enjoy fishing, traveling, shopping, and love designing home decor. 

Bet you didn’t know: I graduated from Del Mar College with an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene in May of 2008. 

Denise, Registered Dental Assistant

Duties: I am one of the assistants that will assist you in more advanced treatments such as, cosmetics procedures and implants. I help coordinate your treatment and help you make sense of what needs to be done.

With Dr. Swonke since: May 2000

FAVORITE thing about my job: Helping people with their treatment and creating beautiful smiles to be proud of. I enjoy the close relationships we are able to build with patients.

Leisure Activities: Spending time with my husband and kids. I love traveling, beach combing and alfresco dining.

Bet you didn’t know: I’m from Florida and I’m a newlywed.

Jennifer, Registered Nurse/Registered Dental Assistant

Duties: I’ll be with you during your treatment with Dr. Swonke. Making sure your visit here is comfortable and pleasant.

With Dr. Swonke since: July 2003

Favorite thing about my job: Patient Care! I love helping patients feel welcome and comfortable during appointments.

Bet you didn’t know: I spent over 4 years in the Air Force as a Security Forces officer. I have traveled the world and love hiking with my family. I have 2 girls, a Great Dane, mini dachshund and a lovely husband. 

Chelsie, Registered Dental Assistant

Duties: I will be one of the faces that greets new patients at the door, as well as a helpful hand around the office with x-rays, sterilization, and new technologies.

With Dr. Swonke since: March 2015

FAVORITE thing about my job: I enjoy meeting new faces and connecting with people.

Leisure Activities: Spending time with my husband and daughter, traveling, shopping, and decorating.

Bet you didn’t know: I’m a newlywed! I got married January 2016 and looking forward to expanding my family â˜º