mission statement

Our continuing mission has been the continued search for better ways to create natural looking restoration. Yet the restorations themselves are only a small part of the “whole” patient, so your office focuses on creating smiles. All members of our restorative team work through improved communication techniques trying to understand the personality and individual needs of our patients to create beautiful smiles.

Because we believe that every person deserves a healthy and esthetically pleasing smile, our office strives to share and teach our ideas and concepts throughout the world. Each day, through teaching, lecturing, writing and creating, we hope that while our actions may only be a trickle in the water that a wave is created across the world of dentistry. Teeth represent only a small part of the excitement that we share.

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Biographical Sketch

Douglas A. Terry, rx DDS.

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Dr Douglas Terry received his D.D.S from the University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston Dental Branch in 1978. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an associate member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, an associate member of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry, a research associate for REALITY Research Lab, and has memberships in the International Association for Dental Research and the ACADEMY OF General Dentistry. He is a member of the editorial staff for the publication Practical Periodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry and also a member of Oral Design.

Dr Terry received the first place awards in 1998 for Direct Bonding and 1999 for Ten Indirect Laminate Veneers from the AACD Smile Gallery contest, third place award 1999 for Direct Bonding from the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry and has authored numerous articles on aesthetics and the textbook “Natural Aesthetics With Composite Resin” . He has lectured both nationally and internationally on numerous topics in aesthetic dentistry including hands on participation courses in direct bonding.

He is a consultant and product evaluator for numerous dental manufacturers. He is a clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch at Houston, Texas. He is also on faculty at the University of California Los Angeles Center for Esthetic Dentistry. He has earned his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr Terry maintains a private practice in Houston, Texas, emphasizing aesthetic and restorative dentistry.

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