Dr. Pratik Vakil, DMD

Dr. Pratik Vakil, DMD

Cosmetic Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(9)
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Dr. Pratik Vakil, DMD is a dentist who practices in Houston, TX. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 6 years.Read his story

14637 Memorial Dr Ste B

Houston, TX 77079

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 32 More

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Dr. Vakil's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vakil "At Houston's Smile 32 Dentistry, Dr. Vakil and his team are committed to offering you an exceptional dental experience. Our dental team treats your unique needs with advanced and innovative technologies that are sure to enhance your smile. With our contemporary facility designed with your comfort in mind, you can get dental treatments in a relaxing, anxiety free dental office. Finding the best procedure for each patient is one of our core priorities. With our modern waiting area and snack bar, patients can unwind before their appointment. During initial consultations, Dr. Vakil sits with each patient to understand their particular dental goals and recommends procedures that will yield the best results. During treatment, patients are welcome to sit back and listen to music or watch television as Dr. Vakil addresses patient's dental concerns. By utilizing advanced technology, Dr. Vakil and the Houston Smile 32 dental team provide patients with effective treatments and excellent results. We use our on-site CT machine to take 3-D images of each patient's dentition. With this innovation, we are better able to perform more conservative procedures that are tailored to each patient's dental needs. Dr. Vakil is an experienced and compassionate dentist, using the latest technologies to provide excellent dental care. Dr. Vakil is a native Houstonian, grew up in Cypress, Texas and attended Cypress Falls High School. He then continued his education by receiving his Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of Texas, San Antonio. Dr. Vakil received his dental degree from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA while receiving his Masters of Medical Sciences at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Vakil performed his Dental Residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Vakil focuses on keeping up to date with all of the latest advancements in dentistry and medical technology, enabling him to practice at the highest level of dentistry and provide the best quality of care in the field. His expertise ranges from the most challenging cosmetic and restorative dentistry treatments to the most complicated surgeries performed today. His continuing dental and medical practice education included attendance at numerous symposiums and educational forums in implants, bone augmentation, orthodontics, full mouth reconstruction, sleep apnea, among many others. When Dr. Vakil is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his wife and chasing around his twin niece and nephew. His hobbies include reading, traveling, and rooting for the Texans!"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vakil "At Houston's Smile 32 Dentistry, Dr. Vakil and his team are committed to offering you an exceptional dental experience. Our dental team treats your unique needs with advanced and innovative technologies that are sure to enhance your smile. With our contemporary facility designed with your comfort in mind, you can get dental treatments in a relaxing, anxiety free dental office. "
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Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Physical Disability
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Invisalign®
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Texas At San Antonio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Boston University / Goldman School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Interfaith Med Ctr-U Hosp Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Interfaith Med Ctr-U Hosp Brooklyn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vakil has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vakil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vakil's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vakil to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Dr. Vakil's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Houston, TX |
DO NOT get any work done at this office. I've spent so much money at this office, only to have failed root canals, crowns that do not fit correctly, nerve damage, fillings that fell out and attitude from his staff. Also, do not let him or his staff persuade you into leaving a good review. He also...more
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  • AARP
    Delta Dental
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
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  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
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    Medicaid
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    Medicaid
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    Medicaid
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    Medicaid
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  • Locals (any local)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
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    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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