Amy Vlachakis, DDS
At Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry, Dr. Amy Vlachakis (pronounced Vla-ha-kiss) and her staff strive to make 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. During college, Dr. Vlachakis devoted her time to volunteering at a local hospital where she discovered her calling for dentistry. She then attended and graduated from UTHSC – Houston, Dental Branch, receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Before opening Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry, Dr. Vlachakis worked in general and pediatric practices where she honed her abilities to work with both children and adults. Dr. V has a passion for treating all patients in need of dental work in her community, young and old. 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 currently reside in First Ward with their two sons, Watson and Baxter. Dr. V enjoys traveling, reading, movies, and being surrounded by close friends and family.