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 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.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Sajadi moved back to Houston to complete his residency in Periodontics and Dental Hygiene. There, Dr. Sajadi continues to improve on his skill set by being proficient in all implant and dental surgical modalities with a passion for the rehabilitation and regeneration of periodontal and osseous tissues.
Dr. Sajadi is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontics, Texas Society of Periodontists, Greater Houston Dental Society, Greater Houston Periodontal Society, American Dental Association and the Southwest Society for Periodontists. His training and background makes him highly qualified to treat extensive and complex surgical cases.
In his free time, Dr. Sajadi loves to cycle, hunt, fish, cook and read. He serves as the founding member and president of the UTH Periodontics Alumni Association and currently serves as the president of the Greater Houston Society of Periodontists.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.