Dentist in Pasadena, TX
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Preeti Singh
Dr. Preeti Singh specializes in offering the finest in dental patient care and services. Dr. Singh is a graduate from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, New Jersey. She moved to Texas in 2015 and was practicing in Beaumont before acquiring the practice in Pasadena
Dr. Singh is an enthusiastic young dentist, whose main priority is to take care of her patients. She takes good time explaining her patients to make sure that they clearly understand their dental health and take all the measures to meet their dental needs in the highest standard possible.
Dr. Singh loves kids and adults and is comfortable treating any patient who walks in the dental office. Dr. Singh loves performing all aspects of dentistry and gets a great deal of satisfaction helping patients with their basic dental needs and providing patients great smiles through different aesthetic and restorative procedures. Dr. Singh's experience includes cosmetic and restorative dentistry as well as surgical and root canal treatments. She is certified in nitrous oxide analgesia. Nitrous oxide, sometimes called “laughing gas,” is one option to help make you more comfortable during certain procedures. Her top priority is to take great care of patients by being sure that they are comfortable and that their needs are being met.
Dentistry is an ever evolving field and this excites Dr. Singh. She is always engaged in continuing education seminars to keep herself updated with the latest knowledge and technologies in Dentistry. She is a member of American Dental Association, Texas dental association and Greater Houston Dental Society and different study clubs.
She also believes in giving back to the community. She has actively participated in multiple volunteer community events throughout United States and abroad to help those in need with their dental health. She has provided dental needs for "special Olympics participants" and has been an active participant of "Give Kids a Smile" event. In free time, she loves to travel and explore new places. She enjoys food, cooking and spending time with her family. Dr. Singh is married to Devendra, a software engineer. They have two-year-old son –Viraj
“Whenever I see my patient in a dental chair, for a moment, I think of role reversal and I consider myself in their place and treat them as I want anybody else to treat me. I know even the thought of going to the dental appointment is no fun and thus I want to make their experience a pleasant and happy one to the extent I can.I am proud to provide my patients with the best in dental technology, treatment options and patient comfort. It is my pleasure to address all your questions and concerns." ~ Dr. Preeti Singh
Kourtney Molnar, RDH- Dental Hygienist
Kourtney grew up and has lived in the La Porte area all of her life. She graduated from La Porte High School and attended San Jacinto College where she completed the necessary courses to apply to dental hygiene school. She graduated from the dental hygiene program at The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston where she began her career in dental hygiene. She has made it her responsibility to provide each patient with excellent care in dental hygiene. There is no argument that Kourtney has the most gentle touch of any hygienist who has ever worked in this office.
Kourtney has been caring for our patients for over twelve years and is one of the most dependable, creative, and caring people to ever serve our patients. She says that her personal goal is “for each of my patients to enjoy their visit and want to come back again." She accomplishes that with a gentle touch, a high level of professional integrity, and an enjoyment in serving others. Kourtney’s commitment to our patients, to this office, and to those of us who work with her, challenges us to do the best job we can each and every day. That high standard she demands of herself encourages all of us to be more accountable to each other. It is what sets Kourtney apart from others in her profession.
She enjoys her time outside of the office by spending it with her family, baking (she is good), and watching movies. She and her husband, Joey, have been married for 15 years and they have a beautiful daughter, Shelby (who gives the doctor great hugs) and a handsome son, Evan (or as Terrie calls him "Hemi").
Kourtney comments about our office, "I really enjoy our office because we set high ethical and professional standards for ourselves.”
Christina Guerrero-RDA/Insurance / Financial Coordinator
Though originally from Kansas,Christina has lived most of her life in South East part of Houston and the surrounding communities.She graduated from South Houston High School and began working in dental offices thereafter.She has completed her certifications in radiology and earned her certification as a registered dental assistant.
Christina’s twenty years of experience has been a valuable asset to our office. she has become an indispensable part of our office. She agrees that a beautiful smile is everything!
Christina has three handsome children: Cedric, Silas, and Sereno. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Additionally, she is a very talented mural artist and paints wall murals in children’s and baby’s rooms. She has also painted artwork and murals to the sides of several child-care centers and other businesses.
About our office, Christina states, ”I love working in our office because the staff is caring for our patients and each other."
She also works at the front office helping with insurance filing and financial advisor for patients
Terrie Yellott-Scheduling Coordinator
Terrie is a native of Lake Charles, LA and graduated from Sam Houston High School in Moss Bluff, LA. She graduated from the Texas College of Dental Assisting and earned a certification as a registered dental assistant. She currently holds certifications in dental radiology and nitrous oxide monitoring.
Terrie has more than 29 years experience in dentistry working in all aspects of dental care. She has been in this office more than 10 years and serves our patients as our scheduling coordinator. That title does not adequately describe what Terrie does and means to this office. She is the “heart” of Pretty Smiles. It is Terrie’s sweet, enthusiastic voice that patients first hear when calling our office. She is the voice that new patients hear calling their name when they enter our office for the first time because she is expecting you. It’s Terrie’s voice that you may hear some late afternoon or evening when you are recovering from some illness or a loss in your family. It’s Terrie calling just to see if you are doing well and wanting you to know that she is thinking about you.
Terrie says that ”I love the interaction with patients and I try very hard to make this office different from other medical or dental offices. I want each patient to feel special and important because they are. We are honored that they have chosen us to care for them."
Married for 36 years, Terrie and her husband have a beautiful daughter. She loves shopping and spending time with her family. Her hobby in photography gives her great pleasure whether she is “shooting” her daughter, family gatherings, a wedding, or nature. Her attention to detail and her desire for excellence makes her a really good photographer and is reflected in how she relates to our patients.
Terrie’s quote: “Smiles are great investments. The more you collect the better you feel!”
Darlene Martine-Registered Dental Assistant
She lives in Santa Fe. She graduated from TSTC Waco. She has twenty years of dental experience. She has been certified through the DANB AND TSBDE. She also have nitrous oxide analgesia certification. She also work as a civilian providing dental care and healthcare for the national guard on the weekends. She is in love with the dental field. "It is an honor to be able to help others feel better about their smile and improve their health." She and Kevin joined their families in 2016.She has now have 6 children Steven(20), Ruby(18), Megan(17), Keegan(16), Trevor(14), and Kaden(7). They also have 4 dogs and a lot of chickens.Her heart is big like her family and always believes in helping and giving back to the community.
Alyce Salazar-Registered Dental Assistant
Alyce has grown up in the Pasadena area.She came to work with us when she was va junior in high school.we saw as she graduated Rayburn High School and now attending San Jacinto College where she is completing her prerequisites before applying to dental hygiene school.She has worked for us about three years already and has become an RDA.Not to mention that she does not only help assist in the back if not anywhere in the office where she is needed.The special thing that alyce is gifted with is that she comes from a Hispanic background giving her the privelege to being bilingual.She is our only translator and it comes very handy at times.We have seen her grow up as a young independent last fore the past few years.She is the girl helping with Zoom bleaching and making patients happy and leaving with whiter pearly whites.