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


  • Periodontist & Implantologist
DDS, Periodontist in Houston

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.

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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.

  • Periodontal Treatment Coordinator

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.

  • Implant Treatment Coordinator

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.

  • Lead Surgical & Dental Assistant

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.

  • Surgical & Dental Assitant

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.

  • Office & Financial Coordinator

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.

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3 Grogans Park Drive, Ste 103

The Woodlands, TX 77380

2040 N Loop 336 W, Ste 230

Conroe, TX 77304