About the Doctor – A Pediatric Dentist /A Kids Dental Specialist
Dr. Shilpa is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who calls the Fort Bend Area her home. She is an honors graduate of Columbia University, New York where she received her DDS degree and certificate for excellence in Pediatric Dentistry. Her passion to work “with children” and “for children” made her pursue her advanced training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Columbia University. During the Post- Doctoral Training her hospital rotations were at the prestigious New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York where she received specialized training in all areas of children’s dentistry.
After her residency she decided to move to Katy, Tx with her husband and make it her home; currently residing in Cinco Ranch with her husband Dr. Amito Chandiwal and kids Abhiddyu and Anuvie. Both Dr.Shilpa and her husband believe in giving back to the community and are active in worldwide efforts like participating in an outreach program in Jamaica with Health Care International serving under-privileged children in this impoverished country.
Dr. Shilpa is a member of National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon which chooses its member based solely on merit and academic excellence in the field of dentistry. Dr. Shilpa is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry and College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Meet Dr. Victoria Sullivan ( Board Certified Pediatric Dentist)
Dr. Victoria Sullivan graduated from UOP school of Dentistry in 1995 and received her pediatric dentistry certification in 1997 from USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has been practicing in California for the last 23 years where she specialized in children with neurodevelopmental special needs and syndromes. She has served as the pediatric dentist for Sutter and Kaiser Hospitals. She recently moved to Texas to take a position at the University of Texas Houston Health Sciences School of Dentistry as a full-time professor of pediatric dentistry. She is so excited to be a part of Healthy Teeth Pediatric Dentistry and looks forward to helping with your child’s dental health. Dr. Victoria Sullivan is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who brings her 23 years of clinical experience and expertise to our practice.When not working Dr. Sullivan enjoys fun runs, Disney ½ marathons, obstacle courses, and the theater. She has two beautiful children, Madeline age 18 a freshman at Tulane and Garrett age 16 a junior at Energy High School in Houston.
About the Staff
Dr. Shilpa’s staff was picked personally by her for their commitment to dentistry and more importantly their commitment to children. Each staff member is well-trained and experienced in serving the special needs that Pediatric Dentistry require. In addition each staff member is trained to handle in-office emergencies and can answer any questions regarding treatment and billing. Every staff member is dual trained to handle front and back office needs.
Tammy (Office Manager)
Tamralyn or Tammy for short, is our office manager, Tammy is always the smile you see and hear when you visit or call our office. As our front office and insurance administrator, she has 20+ years of experience in the dental field. Being in Dentistry field for so long made her well rounded in all aspects of dentistry. She is very proficient in working with the insurances, claims, billing and providing great customer service to our patients. Any questions or concerns that you may have about you dental coverage will be answered in the most professional and thorough manner. Tammy is always willing to make your arrival and departure a pleasant one.
Tammy is the mother of three daughters and lives in Houston. During her spare time, Tammy likes to write poetry and short stories, when not spending quality time with her four grandchildren.
Maggie Gonzalez (Dental Assistant)
Maggie is a very efficient dental assistant who loves working with kids. She has been a dental assistant for over 15 years. She enjoys what she does. She is a mother of two kids and resides in New Territory with her husband. She loves to spend time with her family in her free time.
Maria Nino(Dental Assistant)
Maria is a very enthusiastic dental assistant and insurance coordinator and have over two years of experience working with kids. She is very proficient in what she does. She works in the front office also and is proficient in doing back office and front office.
Jennifer Turcios ( Front Desk and Treatment Coordinator)
Jennifer drives from far to work at our office because she loves what she does. She is our multitasker who can do front and back without a hiccup. You will see her mostly at our Sugar Land office at the front doing treatment coordinating to insurance verification.
Anell Manzanares ( Dental Assistant)
Anell is our most calm dental assistant who loves working with kids. She is always joyful and enjoys working as a dental assistant. She does a lot of community work in her free time or off days. She takes care of her mom and her siblings and is a very family oriented individual.
Raquel Martinez ( Front Desk and Dental Assistant)
Raquel is a dental assistant but she enjoys doing front office. She lives with her parents in Missouri City and enjoys spending time with her family when she is not working.
Orisbel Alvarez (Dental Assitant)
Orisbel is our Spanish speaking assistant who lives with her husband in Stafford area. She moved to Houston from Florida. She is very hardworking assistant who loves to stay busy at all times.
Vy ( Marketing Coordinator and Front Desk )
Vy lives in Grand mission area with her husband and two kids. She loves to work in the front and loves to help the practice with marketing events.