Natural feeling, lasting implant solutions for single tooth and entire mouth replacement.



The most advanced technology and therapies for treating periodontal disease and minimizing discomfort.



Latest techniques for increasing or decreasing gum tissue for beautiful aesthetics.

Welcome to Periodontal
Center of Excellence

Serving The Woodlands, Conroe, and & Houston.

With over 35 years successfully treating thousands of patients in the North Houston, Dr. Ali Sajadi and Dr. Kip Saunders serving The Woodlands, Conroe, and Houston areas provides patients the latest proven technologies and techniques for replacing teeth, treating periodontal disease, and performing plastic gum surgery with minimal discomfort and downtime.

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Meet the PCE Team

We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality care in the friendliest and most comfortable manner possible. This is our commitment to you each and every time you come into our office and has been for over 35 years.

Meet The Team

Dr. Kip Saunders

Dr. Kip Saunders, DDS, Periodontist in Houston is a specialist in Periodontics and Implantology with over 35 years of clinical and teaching experience. His practice specializes in the conservative treatment of gum disease with a special emphasis on dental implants and periodontal plastic surgery. He takes pride in providing his patients with advanced dental therapy in a comfortable and caring atmosphere.

Dr. Ali Sajadi

Dr. Ali Sajadi grew up right here in Houston, TX. After high school, he moved to St. Louis, MO to attend college at Washington University in St. Louis. There, he attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and in Economics. After completing two years of biomedical research, Dr. Sajadi embarked on a professional career in medical management that led him to attain his Master of Arts in Medical Sciences Degree from Loyola University of Chicago. After successfully completing his degree in the top 10 of his class, Dr. Sajadi moved to Indiana where he took on a position as Senior Network Account Manager with UnitedHealthcare. Following his passion to help people, Dr. Sajadi completed a 4 year doctorate degree at Indiana University School of dentistry.

Kim Blackwell

Kim has been in the dental field since 2013 and joined our team here at Periodontal Center of Excellence in November of 2019 as our Front Desk Coordinator. She is a native Texan and makes her home in Montgomery with her husband of 23 years, their 3 children, and 2 dogs. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their family and friends, going saltwater fishing, hunting, and visiting historical sites. She loves her job and always greets our patients with a smile.

Jan Pope

Jan received her Dental Hygiene License and Associate Degree in Applied Science at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, TX. In 1976 she and her husband moved to the area, where they raised two sons. In 1987 she joined the Periodontal Center of Excellence team. As the Periodontal Treatment Coordinator, Jan enjoys being involved in every facet of patient care, from new patient visits to periodontal therapy and maintenance.

Roxee Moore

Roxee is a RDA and Dr. Saunders’ surgical assistant. She has been in the dental field for 27 years and joined Periodontal Center of Excellence in 2013. Roxee enjoys assisting Dr. Saunders in cutting edge techniques that he has learned in his various continuing education. She also loves getting to know every patient, and has a gift of making them feel comfortable during their treatment. She is originally from Arizona and has lived in Texas for 15 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as Cycling.

Trever Elkins

Trever is a RDA and one of Dr Saunder’s surgical assistants. He has worked in the dental field since 2014 and joined PCE in 2019. Trever enjoys assisting Dr Saunders in providing top notch patient care. He is originally from New Orleans, and moved to Texas in 2019. When not at work, Trever enjoys being outdoors, serving in his local church, playing the piano, and spending time with his wife and family.

Nancy Crawford

Nancy has been in the dental field since 1988 and enjoys working with people and helping them with their dental needs. She grew up in the north but moved to Texas 37 years ago and considers it Home. Nancy and her husband have two children, 7 grandchildren and two great granddaughters. Nancy and her husband are high school sweethearts and they enjoy hanging out together doing yard work, home improvement projects, riding motorcycles and spending time with our grandchildren. Nancy joined the Periodontal Center of Excellence in 2018 as our Front Desk Coordinator. She is likely the person you will speak to when you call. She handles initial scheduling and is very knowledgeable about insurance plans and how to maximize your benefits.

Rachael Long

Rachael is a Registered Dental Assistant and the practice's Implant Treatment Coordinator. She coordinates and manages all of the practice's implant patients with their referring dentist to ensure a seamless and easy implant experience. She grew up in the Conroe area and enjoys spending time with her family outside of the office.

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When I needed surgery, my mother told me to go see Dr. Saunders because he is the best of the best. I was amazed there was no pain.

Kym Jackson


Dr. Saunders and his staff will take great care of you and I wish I would have gone to them faster than I did for laser gum therapy.

Steve Zirilli


Dr. Saunders' staff are absolutely incredible. Their top concern is your safety and comfort as well as making sure you understand every step.

Larry Martin


Dr. Saunders would be the only surgeon I would go to or recommend for dental implants given his extreme expertise.

Cheryl Howe

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