In our office, we take pride in our team.
Our team is a group of highly dedicated individuals that work as a team from the moment you make the first call to our office to the moment your child leaves with a healthy smile and a prize. Our team ensures that your child feels comfortable through exceptional teamwork and individual approach to the needs of each and every child.
Please remember that we work as a team so the following descriptions are the usual way of our office dynamics, but all the ladies and gentlemen are cross trained and you might be seeing them help each other to make your wait time short and your child’s visit comfortable.
Dr. Kasia Lindhorst
Dr. Kasia Lindhorst was born in Poland and moved to Texas when she was fourteen. Now she considers herself a Texan. She attended Rice University in Houston and received a Bachelor degree both in Biology and Slavic Studies. She went on to dental school at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas where she graduated in the top ten percent of her class with numerous academic and leadership awards. She then obtained her Pediatric Dentistry degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at the Houston Dental Branch after two years of residency. At that time she also earned a Masters of Science in Dentistry degree. In March of 2007 Dr. Lindhorst completed the two part exam to become a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the most prestigious achievement in the field.
Dr. Lindhorst is involved in numerous dental organizations which promote research, education, and prevention of dental diseases. Dr. Lindhorst actively participates in a pediatric journal club in a local hospital where she expands her knowledge of all aspects of pediatric care and recent health trends.
Dr. Lindhorst has been happily married since 2000 and is a mother of two wonderful young men, Christoph and Lukas. She enjoys traveling, running, biking, skiing and other fitness activities. She also loves reading, theater, and spending time with friends and family. She loves challenges and has taken part in multiple half marathons, marathons, triathalons and numerous MS-150 bike rides from Houston to Austin.
Dr. Urvi Jadav grew up in Sugar Land, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology in 2007. In 2011, Dr. Jadav graduated with her dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. Due to her passion for caring for the oral health of children, Dr. Jadav pursued her post-graduate education in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Texas at Houston. During this two year residency program, she also earned her Master’s degree. She is a board-certified pediatric dentist.
Dr. Jadav is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. This means she is a pediatric dentist whose credentials have been verified, who has successfully completed voluntary examinations, and who demonstrates specialized knowledge and skill. She is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care through a voluntary commitment to lifelong learning. Dr. Jadav is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the American Dental Association. Locally, she takes part in the Houston Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Jadav is a dedicated wife and mother. She loves spending time with her one year old daughter. In her spare time, she likes to learn about living and eating healthier, spend time with her family, and practice her art skills.
Dr. Adrien Theriot
Dr. Adrien Theriot was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. Dr. Theriot earned her Bachelors in Science from Baylor University in 2012. She was on the Baylor Songleaders dance team and attended two mission trips to Antigua, Guatemala to care for children in orphanages with special healthcare needs where she realized her calling to become a pediatric dentist. She went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry (UTSD) in 2016. Dr. Theriot earned a Masters of Science in Dentistry and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from UTSD in 2018 and is currently working towards her board certification and Diplomacy of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Theriot appreciates continuing education and research in dentistry. Her research studies on pediatric zirconia crowns and behavior management techniques are now published in the Journal of Dentistry for Children and the International Journal of Pediatric Dentistry.
With a passion for service, Dr. Theriot has devoted her time to many organizations such as San Jose Clinic, Meals on Wheels, Houston Food Bank, Give Kids a Smile, Texas Mission of Mercy, and more. She is active in organized dentistry, currently serving as chair of the Membership Committee for the Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS). While in dental school, she was the national vice president for the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) and voting delegate to the 2015 American Dental Association (ADA) House of Delegates, along with serving on many other councils and committees for the ADA, ASDA, GHDS, and American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
Dr. Theriot is happily married to her husband Logan, and they have two rescue cats, Tiger Lily and Figaro. They love volunteering their time at Friends for Life No Kill Animal Shelter in the Heights and for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. They also enjoy cooking, gardening, traveling and cheering on the Baylor Bears and Houston Astros.
Anitra, Kasia, Jessica & Malgosia
Whether you call or walk in the door of our office, you will be welcomed warmly by Jessica who is the newest addition to our team. She will greet you warmly, help you fill out forms and set up your appointments. Anitra is our scheduling and financial coordinator as well as our office manager. She is an expert in answering insurance related questions and helping you with financial aspects of your child's dental care. She is also able to address any of your overall questions. Kasia is our insurance expert so she will fight for you to collect all your dental benefits from your insurance company. Malgosia will assist Kasia and Anitra at busy times, but she mostly works behind the scenes of the office.
Jamie, Dental Hygienist
Jamie is our wonderful dental hygienist. All our patients will see her for their six month checkups. She will walk the kids through the entire appointment step-by-step. Jamie and her assistants start with a "show and tell" of our dental equipment, x-rays, and details of the appointment. Jamie is wonderful with children and your little one will appreciate her gentle approach and their sense of humor. She also is your guide to home oral health with expertise in prevention of cavities, periodontal health patterns, brushing and flossing. Jamie is always available and will make time to meet with each and every parent to discuss oral hygiene and any concerns you may have. You might also receive a phone call from her if your little one is overdue for his or her check-up appointment.
Stefanie, Hygienist/Office Manager
Stefanie is also a hygienist, but most of the time she is busy being the office manager for both our offices. You will see her in action presenting treatment plans, helping you decide on the order of treatment, assisting with taking x-rays, and overall taking care of just about everything in the office. She keeps the office going by making back stage arrangements, orders, and keeping us all on track. She is an extremely valuable source of information since she has been working in our office for the past 23 years so stop her any time to talk to her.
Brittany, Dani, Jessica
Brittany and Dani have been with us for five years and are awesome with the kids. They assists our hygienists during cleaning and checkup appointments and assists the doctors during other dental procedures. Jessica is our clinical assistant and she cheerfully assists the doctors during dental procedures such as filling and sealants. She is wonderful with the kids and takes great care of the during these appointments. Jessica, Dani, and Brittany will give you post operative instructions and answer all your questions about the appointment in addition to making the experience fun for your kids. All of our assistants have earned dental assisting certifications and are coronal polishing and sealant placement certified.