Our Team

Sally A. Abouassaf, DDS

Sally A. Abouassaf, DDS

Family Dentist

Dr. Abouassaf graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, and completed a general practice residency at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. She also furthers her education by attending numerous continuing education classes every year. She loves spending time with her husband and their three precious children. Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking and biking, as well as traveling when possible. Dr. Assaf believes the most rewarding part of her career is helping others achieve healthy, beautiful smiles to add to their quality of life. She is dedicated to delivering excellent, comprehensive, and gentle dentistry, and doing so in a warm, friendly environment.


Kathleen Akers, DDS, MS

Kathleen Akers, DDS, MS

Visiting Specialist (Periodontist)

Dr. Kathleen Akers attended Creighton University for dental school after graduating from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. At Vanderbilt, Dr. Akers was on the Dean's List, Vanderbilt Dance Team, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, Omicron Delta Epsilon National Honor Society, and Student Government. She also spent time studying abroad, as part of the Vanderbilt-in-Italy program.

At Creighton, Dr. Akers was part of the Idaho Dental Education Program, worked as a teaching assistant in the Departments of Endodontics and Periodontics, and participated in an externship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Department of Prosthodontics. Dr. Akers also participated in research leading to the published article, "Lysophosphatidic acid modulates the regenerative responses of human periodontal ligament fibroblasts." Dr. Akers was pleased to be a part of the Dean’s List, serve as a Delegate at the Interprofessional Education for Health Professions Collaborative Care Conference, received the Outstanding Student in Periodontics Award, and received a grant from the state of Idaho during her time at Creighton University.

Dr. Akers attended University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for her Periodontics training. Upon completion, she received a Masters in Science with a Certificate in Periodontics. While at UTHSC-Houston, Dr. Akers was the chief investigator in the clinical trial, "A Clinical Study Comparing the Early Tissue Response of Around Platform Switching and Traditional Endosseous Dental Implants." This research has been presented at meetings throughout the state and is being submitted for publication. After graduation, Dr. Akers became Board-Certified in Periodontics.

Dr. Akers has been a licensed dentist in the state of Texas since 2006. She holds permits for enteral, parenteral, and nitrous oxide anesthesia.

Dr. Akers is an active member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Greater Houston Society of Periodontists (GHSP)
  • Southwest Society of Periodontists (SWSP)
  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

Sandra Martin

Sandra Martin

Dental Assistant

Sandra is our wonderful lead Dental Assistant here at Family Dental Corner. She makes it her goal to connect with her patients and make them feel as comfortable as they can by not only treating them like any patient but treating them like family.

On her free time, she loves spending time with her family.


Rita

Rita

Dental Assistant

Rita is our wonderful Dental Assistant here at Family Dental Corner. She makes it her goal to connect with her patients and make them feel as comfortable as they can by not only treating them like any patient but treating them like family.

On her free time, she loves spending time with her family.

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