Dr. David Nguyen attended the University of Maryland, where he earned a degree in Neurology and Physiology. He then moved on to Barry University to study Biomedical Sciences. He obtained his Master’s degree and graduated at the top of his class. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

After Dental School, Dr. Nguyen completed a one-year Advanced General Practice Residency at Lutheran Medical Center, a Level-I trauma hospital. During his residency, he focused on complex oral maxillofacial surgery and full-mouth cosmetic rehabilitation cases. He is a certified Invisalign provider and specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry. Some of his patients include Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Models, and Actors. He is meticulous when it comes to perfecting his patient’s smiles.

Additionally, Dr. Nguyen has numerous patents filed and continues to invent innovative ways to advance the Dentistry field. When he’s not in the office, you can find Dr. Nguyen playing tennis, enjoying the local art scene, or satisfying his own creative side by sculpting. He also enjoys volunteering with local charities in his spare time..

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Dr. Benjamin Golik attended the University of Missouri in an expedited three-year program in which he earned his Bachelor of Science degree with Magna cum Laude, University Honors. At the same time, he also completed a joint research project in which he is published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Dr. Golik then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City with Honors.

After Dental School, Dr. Golik was selected and finished a one-year Advanced General Practice Residency at the Lutheran Medical Center, a Level-I trauma hospital. Throughout this term he expanded his training in numerous multifaceted dental treatments including full-mouth cosmetic rehabilitation, orthodontics, oral surgery, and root canal therapies with the most cutting-edge technologies. He is a certified Invisalign provider and focused on Cosmetic Dentistry.

Personally, Dr. Golik chose Dentistry because of the natural fusion of the sciences and the arts. He has always continued to support his talent and skill with painting and has always wanted to support local artists by transforming a dental office into an art gallery. With a love of the art scene he is motivated to support it and continue to be a part of the museum, film, theater, and music world. Also, you can find him enjoying an active lifestyle with his wife, family, and friends. If there is another passion he loves it is definitely being in the outdoors as much as possible traveling and exploring.

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Julia is our manager at URBN Dental. Providing a positive environment for her team and her patients is Julia’s everyday motivation. What she loves about Dentistry is the transformation the patients receive and seeing the smiles on their face. Her most recent accomplishment was receiving her MBA in Healthcare Management. She grew up in Washington state where she met her childhood friend and husband. She enjoys traveling with him and loves photography! When she’s not at work she likes relaxing, reading, researching, editing photos, decorating and organizing her place.

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Angela Duong
Lead Hygienist

Our lead dental hygienist, Angela Duong, graduated from her dental hygiene program with high honors. Upon graduation, she earned multiple awards including Outstanding Professional Leadership and Most Outstanding Student. In addition, Angela serves as the dental hygiene tutor at HCC-Coleman College for Health Sciences. When the University of Texas alumni (Hook 'em) is not making sure patients’ dental hygiene is in tip-top shape, she is either traveling or exercising to balance out her “foodie” ways.

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Rebecca has been in the Dental field for over 8 years. Her favorite aspect of Dentistry is the ability to transform patient’s lives by regaining their smile and confidence. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her daughter, Gibson. She enjoys a good football game, especially if it involves her favorite team the Houston Texans! Who she believes will be in the Super Bowl this year once JJ returns!

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Nicole Williams has been in the dental field for 5 years. She previously was a dental assistant, which is when she discovered her passion for dental hygiene. Nicole decided to go back to school and excelled in her academics. She graduated her dental hygiene program top of her class with honors. In her spare time, she enjoys staying fit, shopping, and spending quality time with her son, Jarvis. What she loves about being a dental hygienist is that every day she is making a positive impact in the world one patient at a time.

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Rafael Hernandez was born in Los Angeles, California. He has been in Houston since he was 11 years old. He has a passion for cars and likes spending time with family and friends grilling, going to the movies, bowling or going on road trips. He hopes one day he would be able to visit Ireland or New Zealand. He has been a RDA for over 3 years now and enjoys Dentistry. He loves helping patients maintain good healthy teeth. It makes him very happy when patients leave the office happy!

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Sabina has been a Dental assistant for over 3 years now and one of her favorite things about Dentistry is to see how changing a patient’s smile can transform their lives. She believes Dentistry is a perfect combination of science and art. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing soccer, and listening to music.

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Vanessa is the lead registered Dental Assistant at URBN - Uptown. She is extremely passionate about helping others achieve their best smile and is currently in school to become a Dental hygienist. She is a Mommy to 1 year old Jace. When she isn't working or studying she enjoys showing her little one the wonders of the world and making memories with her family and friends. Vanessa is also a voice captioner for the deaf and hard of hearing community. We are proud to have such a talented lead RDA here at URBN Dental!

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Cynthia is a Registered Dental Assistant in the state of Texas. She has always had an interest in dentistry, which is why she chose to pursue a career in the dental field. She truly enjoys working with Dr. Nguyen and is looking forward to being an integral part of URBN Dental. When she is not working in the office, she loves working out, cooking, and spending time with my dog.

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Instagram model @Htown_Snickers.

Snickers is a huge advocate of good oral health, whether that means going to his dental cleanings or getting his teeth brushed daily by his paw-rents. He also avoids eating chocolate candies for the sake of his teeth…and his doggy life. In his free time, Snickers is a barker at large dogs and dedicated sleeper.

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