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Dr. Amy Vlachakis, DDS

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Dental Pain Specialist

Houston, TX

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5.0
Recent reviews
Very pleasant atmosphere, all the staff were very kind and as approachable. A visit I was no t.fooking forward to, turnedout to be a great suprise!
Very pleasant atmosphere, all the staff were very kind and as approachable. A visit I was no t.fooking forward to, turned out to be a great suprise!
Jo B. · July 11, 2019
The entire staff was over and beyond courteous and friendly! I will always come here and highly recommend Dr. V toall my family and friends!
The entire staff was over and beyond courteous and friendly! I will always come here and highly recommend Dr. V to all my family and friends!
Jennifer K. · July 9, 2019

About Dr. Amy Vlachakis

At Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry, Dr. Amy Vlachakis (pronounced Vla-ha-kiss) and her staff strive to make their patients feel like family. Dr. V wants her patients to have the most up-to-date and accurate information available, so they are comfortable making the best decisions for their dental health. Healthy Smiles' number one priority is the health and well being of their patients. Dr. Vlachakis has been in Houston for the majority of her life. She graduated from Taylor High School in Katy and continued her education at Texas A&M - Corpus Christi where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Cum Laude honors in both. Dr. Vlachakis also devoted herself to working part time and volunteering at a local hospital as she found her calling for dentistry in those formative years. She then attended and graduated from UTHSC - Houston, Dental Branch, receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. V has a passion for treating all patients in need of dental work in her community, young or not as young. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Association. Her philosophy is to learn and utilize the latest technologies that will benefit her patients the most. Dr. Vlachakis met her husband, Michael, while she was in Corpus Christi studying and he was stationed there for the Navy. They have a home near the Heights where they enjoy taking their dog, Mia, to the park or on walks around the neighborhood and then they all lounge at home with Tansy, their cat. Dr. V enjoys traveling, reading, movies and being surrounded by her close friends and family. She hopes to get the privilege to work on your whole family.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Dentist
  • Cosmetic Dentist
  • Dental Pain Specialist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - University of Texas, Houston, Doctor of Dental Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1164684841

Dr. Amy Vlachakis's office location

Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry

820 Gessner Rd, Suite 1560

Houston, TX 77024

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Very pleasant atmosphere, all the staff were very kind and as approachable. A visit I was no t.fooking forward to, turned out to be a great suprise!
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The entire staff was over and beyond courteous and friendly! I will always come here and highly recommend Dr. V to all my family and friends!
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The staff was very sweet and professional right when I walked in the door. Dr. V explained to me the best options that are available for me and was very transparent about pricing and payment options. Dr. V was also veryattentive to any questions I had. Overall, I had a great experience and it was a quick visit! I will definitely recommend this dentistry to family and friends!
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The visit was amazing! The office space is clean, open, and inviting. The office staff is professional and approachable. They make you feel at ease. Dr Amy Vlachakis answered my questions and gave suggestions on improving my dental hygiene.The dental assistants were great and very knowledgeable. Will be going back!
Less than 3 months ago
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Very receptive to my concerns, including significant dental anxiety. She let me know everything that was going on, stopped when I needed, and was very aware of when I was getting too tense. She checked on me often to make sure I was doing ok.
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She’s an excellent dentist and is warm, conscientious and professional and so is her staff.
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Awesome
Less than 3 months ago
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Will return
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Just perfect. What a great and caring team. Highly recommended.
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Excellent and on time
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Dr. V and her staff are very professional, very friendly and the dental appointment was a good experience.
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I’ve been to many dentists in my life. Never have I felt more comfortable and relaxed in the hands of Dr. V and her staff.
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Awesome dentist office with a great staff
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Great service
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My first visit with Dr. V. was a great experience. She was very friendly, approachable and knowledgeable. Both her and the assistant answered all my questions as I was nervous, my concerns no matter how ridiculous and she was very patientto make sure I was comfortable. I didn’t feel rushed or pressured to look at anything other than what I came to do. The staff was very friendly, accommodating and informative as well. I will be returning!!
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Always had a great experinceat Dr. Vlachakis office.
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The best dentist I've ever had!
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Staff and doctor herself is Extremely nice and helpful.
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As always, Dr. V and her staff are friendly and professional. They get get the job done quick and pain free.
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Dr. V was wonderful as always! They have a new laser for cavities and it didn’t hurt at all! So cool.
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It is always a pleasure attending the office of Dr. V. The staff is very friendly and the office has an excellent view of the city!
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I LOVE DR. VLACHAKIS & HER TEAM!! Everybody always make sure you are comfortable during your appointment.
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This was my first appointment and everyone was really friendly. The dental hygienist was very thorough with my teeth cleaning.
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Dr V is very professional and cares for the patients, all the staff in the office are very nice, strongly recommend if you need to see a dentist.
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It was thorough but quick. No waiting. I was taken back at my appointment time and seen. All staff was very friendly. The office was very clean. Good choice for my new dentist.
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It was great! Her and her staff were so nice and efficient! She is the first dentist that has not hurt me for a cleaning! I highly recommend her :)
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Awesome!
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The staff made me comfortable with visiting the dentist now! I dont have that fear of going to the dentist anymore. I talked to all of my friends and family about my two visits. Im excited to return for another appointment.
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I had a great experience and the Dr. and staff were very professional. I really appreciated their efficient use of technology in making the process of booking an appointment and completing paperwork very easy.
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Dr. V and her staff are always professional, friendly, and make sure you are taken care of. I have been going to Healthy Smiles for years and felt that I was getting the best attention and service every time.
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Recommend Dr Amy to everyone who is looking for a professional staff and clean environment.
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No wait, great appointment!
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I have been seeing Dr. V for two years now and can't recommend her highly enough. Her practice is clean and efficient and they do a great job. I've gone in for both general check-ups and one filling and they alwayshave you in and out quickly. The office can be a little hard to find, but don't hesitate to call ahead and they'll be happy to give you directions.
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Everyone was so nice and kind. Dr. V is very profesional and gives you confidence. Cecy was soon great. Thanks.
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Already referred a friend, she was great!
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No longer do I dread going to the dentist. Amy and her staff take *great* care of their patients from the way they handle all the procedures with an eye for comfort to the gracious way they handle feedback and suggestionsfor better ways to care for teeth between visits. Could not ask for a better experience.
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Dr. V and her staff are awesome! Every visit has been excellent. I highly recommend Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry.
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I haven't been to a dentist in over 15 years because of "unpleasant" past experiences. The doctor put me at ease and I experienced no pain during treatment. I will be visiting regularly and sending the rest of my family as well. I'm so glad to have found Dr Vlachakis.
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The staff is always so welcoming and professional! They are able to make you feel comfortable and relaxed even though going to the isn't most peoples favorite thing.
More than 1 year ago
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We LOVE Dr. Vlachakis and her team, they are always so nice, helpful, and honest. The best family Dentist ever! I enjoy the fact that I can my family's teeth cleaned and cared for in one place. Dr. V has childrenof her own, so she is great with kids. My daughter gets excited to go to the dentist! I think that says a lot, haha!
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Great! I'll be back. The entire staff is terrific.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. V and her entire staff are always very attentive to my concerns. Very hospitable in how they treat their patients. They always have made me very comfortable and explain procedures thoroughly. Plus , the view of the city is always a treat!
More than 1 year ago
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Everyone was super friendly and knowledgeable. They made every effort to make things comfortable.
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My experience was great! Dr. V and staff were super nice and there was no wait time. I highly recommend this office!
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Very attentive staff from the moment you walk into the door. I highly recommend this practice for any dental needs you may have.
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Dr. V and her staff were all fantastic, very personable and friendly! The whole experience was very easy and pleasant, from scheduling to leaving! I definitely recommend Dr. V.
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Loved it. Amy and her staff are so friendly and professional. I was seen right away and was able to get a teeth cleaning during my lunch break! I was in and out of there in a little over an hoursince I was a new patient I had to fill out paperwork; however, I think if I didn't it definitely would've been within an hour. My teeth feel great and super clean. Best dental experience. Would recommend.
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Awesome and friendly staff :)
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She isvery caring and great at her job.
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Very pleased!
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