Meet Our Doctors
Bryant Fraker, DDS
I attended Stephen F. Austin University, and continued on to the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas where I received a DDS ( Doctor of Dental Surgery) in 1976.
I like all areas of general dentistry, with most of my continuing education in, root canal therapy, cosmetic dentistry, and implant restoration.
Hobbies include: salt and fresh water fishing, golf, and reading.
Dr. Fraker received TOP DOC in the H-Texas Magazine 2013!!
Peter Manning, DDS
I graduated from St. Edwards Universtiy, Florida State University, and continued my education at the University of Texas Dental School, San Antonio, Texas, where I received a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) in 1980.
I like all aspects of general dentistry, specializing in root canal therapy, prosthetics, and implant restoration.
Hobbies include: motorcycles, golf, playing the guitar and fixing things in his shop and reading.
Christine E. Manning, DDS
The daughter of Peter T. Manning, DDS., Christine went to the University of Texas, Austin to complete her four year degree in Chemical Engineering.
She then continued her education at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio to purse her career in dentistry. We are very happy to have Christine E. Manning, DDS on staff.
Raymond Dao, DDS
Dr. Raymond Dao grew up most of his life in Southern California, where he obtained his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from San Diego State University -- a qualification that led to a professional career in pharmaceutical research. Wanting to do something more focused on patient care, he decided to pursue dentistry and received his DDS degree from New York University, College of Dentistry.
Dr. Dao’s concept of dentistry is simple: providing a comfortable environment, listening to patients’ needs, and offering the best possible dental care. He is driven and passionate about dentistry, and takes pride in developing caring and transparent doctor-patient relationships.
Dr. Dao is certified in oral sedation, laser dentistry, Invisalign, and Lumineers. He has attended many lectures and workshops to further his knowledge and skills in dentistry.
As a recent transplant to Houston, TX, Dr. Dao enjoys exploring the amazing food scene offered by the city. In his spare time, he likes to travel, cook, play guitar and piano. With his love for music, you can often find him at various music festivals in and around Texas. He has a pet cactus named Spike.
Rahul Gandhi, DMD
Dr. Rahul Gandhi treats patients that need IV sedation, better known to patients as “Sleep Dentistry.” He performs conscious sedation for the practice for the removal of wisdom teeth, complicated extractions and complicated implant placement. He also performs biopsies for suspicious areas of the mouth.
Dr. Gandhi received his degree of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and a Certificate of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2001. He finished an internship in OMFS at the University of Kentucky to further his education. Dr. Gandhi completed a General Practice Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York. Dr. Gandhi practices General Dentistry with a focus on Oral Surgery and IV Sedation. He is certified in Parenteral Conscious Sedation, Enteral Sedation, Intramuscular Sedation and Nitrous Oxide Sedation.
Dr. Gandhi is married to Shefali and they have two adorable boys. He moved to Sugar Land shortly after finishing his residency.
Kamran Shaikh DDS, MS
Dr. Kamran Shaikh earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the New York University College of Dentistry. He went on to do a hospital-based residency at the University of Louisville. After practicing general dentistry for a couple years, Dr. Shaikh returned to the University of Louisville to pursue his passion of being an orthodontist while also earning his Master’s degree in Oral Biology.
Dr. Shaikh is experienced in the treatment of complex surgical orthodontic cases for adults, as well as early interceptive orthodontic therapy for children, and traditional comprehensive orthodontic treatment of teenagers.