DR. ARIF, DDS

owner + dentist | se habla español

Dr. Arif loves belonging to the profession of making smiles. Raised in Southern California, Dr. Arif (pronounced "a reef") followed in his dentist-mother's footsteps. He completed dental school at Columbia University in New York and graduated with the prestigious Divisional Excellence in Prosthodontics Award. 

Dr. Arif then started his career in corporate dentistry, working in Midland, Odessa and Tyler, Texas. He then moved to private-practice settings, first in Tyler and now in Austin, where he feels his commitment to excellence in dentistry can find expression and where he can give his patients the attention and care they deserve.

 

Alta Dental is the culmination of years of training. At Alta Dental, Dr. Arif is proud to offer patients a vast array of dental services, including designer smiles and smile rejuvenation.
 

In his free time, Dr. Arif enjoys finding new eats, traveling with his wife, and watching their little boys grow.

DR. THOMAS ADJAN, DDS

dentist

Dr. Thomas Adjan has a passion for providing the highest quality dental care for his patients at Alta Dental.  He performs a wide variety of procedures and loves to create beautiful smiles based on each patients’ unique needs.  His philosophy is to treat each patient as he would his own family and create the most positive environment to ensure each patient feels comfortable under his care.  He understands the importance of patient education and teaches each patient how to maintain a healthy smile.

Dr. Adjan grew up in Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry with a doctorate in dental surgery.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Capital Area Dental Society.  He regularly attends continuing education in order to advance his skills and build on his exceptional dental care.  He is committed to keeping up to date with the most recent evidence-based practices and uses the highest quality products in order to achieve the best treatment outcomes.

He has grown to love the city of Austin, where he enjoys hiking the Greenbelt, taking a dip in Barton Springs, and exploring Austin’s music and art scene.  He has a passion for healthy living and continually expands his knowledge of exercise and a sustainable diet.

ASHLEY SOUSA

director of administration

Ashley Sousa has lived in the Austin area for the last five years. She's always had a passion for dentistry and patient care. Over the course of her career, Ashley has filled many roles in nine dental practices, from dental assistant all the way to upper management.

When she's not making patients smile, Ashley loves spending time with family, volunteering at local animal rescues and being mom to her five dogs.

CHRISTINA SILVA

treatment coordinator | se habla español

Christina is from El Paso and was excited when her family decided to move to Austin in June of 2019 to experience all it has to offer.

She is very family-oriented and loves spending time with her daughter Ariel and husband Daniel whether its hiking or simply enjoying the outdoors. 

Christina loves knowing our office helps the community. She’s excited to learn more about the dental industry and enjoys working in the medical field.

ESTEPHANEY NAVARRO

registered dental assistant | se habla español

Estephaney joined the Alta Dental team in June 2019. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas. Estephaney graduated from dental assisting school in 2014. She loves assisting with cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery and general dentistry. Estephaney is bilingual, so not only does she assist chairside, she also helps with translating for our Spanish speakers.

Estephaney loves spending time with her 3 sons: Sebastian, Casey and Neane. Estephaney is always looking for ways to learn and expand her horizons. She is currently taking real estate courses, in addition to being a full-time working mom. 

AMANDA AGUILAR

registered dental assistant | se habla español

Amanda Aguilar has been working as a chair-side dental assistant for four years. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing the results that cosmetic dentistry can do and how it can make a significant difference to patients’ lives. Amanda strives to ensure our patients always feel 100% informed and comfortable during their visit. To her, there's nothing more gratifying than educating and helping patients visit less stressful and more satisfying.

 

When she’s not in the office, Amanda is currently working towards obtaining her BSW at Texas State University.

 

In her free time, she thoroughly enjoys keeping up with her favorite shows, specifically “Game of Thrones”. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Pedro and her family.

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