Dr. Chuong Do was born in Vietnam in 1969. Near the end of Vietnam conflict, his family fled for the US and after a harrowing journey, ended up in Texas, sponsored by a church in Arlington.
The family moved to Grand Prairie, where he attended school--graduating from South Grand Prairie High School. He was captain of the tennis team and even earned scholarship offers, but chose the US Naval Academy for the prestige and honor of serving his country as a Naval Aviator.
After graduation from the Naval Academy, he began the Navy’s flight training, eventually earning his “Wings” and flying the SH-60F Seahawk helicopter. He made several deployments to the Persian Gulf and has over 1000 flight hours, all in military aircraft. During shore duty as an officer recruiter in Lubbock, Dr. Do was able to complete a Masters of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University.
Although selected for promotion to Lieutenant Commander, Dr. Do decided to resign his commission, and return to the Metroplex. His interest in Dentistry began when he befriended a dentist, who sparked his interest by opening his office to him. Soon thereafter, Dr. Do made application and was accepted to Baylor College of Dentistry.
Dr. Do made Dean’s List each year while at Baylor, ultimately graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. He received several academic scholarships, and was selected by the faculty for the National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Do has experience in the latest advances in dentistry, including soft tissue lasers, implant and CAD/CAM restorations. He has taken advanced courses in Endodontics, Esthetics, Lumineers and CAD/CAM technologies. He never forgets that each patient deserves a measure of respect and dignity, while he strives to deliver world-class care and the most currently effective solutions in dentistry.
Dr. Do is married to his wife Tiffany, a pharmacist, and blessed with the beautiful twins, Braden and Caithlyn. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, staying fit, watching movies, and learning about the latest advances in dentistry.
Dr. Nathan Ho became interested in dentistry when he was a sophomore in high school, after his exposure to the dental field from volunteering in the dental clinic at the John Peter Smith Hospital and at numerous other dental clinics within his community in Arlington Texas where he grew up. He graduated a year early from James Bowie High School and attended the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received a Bachelor in Biology and a Minor in Biochemistry. With a strong desire to study dentistry, he applied and was accepted to Baylor College of Dentistry with a high academic and leadership scholarship. This was where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree.
Dr. Nathan Ho has a passion for dentistry. He always strives to treat each patient with personalized gentle care and to help his patients achieve optimal dental health, just like the way he would like to be treated. Dr. Nathan Ho's main focus is on comprehensive dental care. He has attended in many advance implant trainings, full mouth rehab/smile makeover, and has completed the one year Premeire Orthodontic Program. He continuously strives to stay abreast of the latest procedures and technologies in the dental field to provide his patients with the highest quality care available.
Currently, Dr. Nathan Ho is married to his wife Quyen, a CPA, and they both have two boys, Jaden and Lennon. He is a lifetime member of the American Orthodontic Society. In his spare time, he enjoys learning music, watching movies, working out, and learning about the latest advances in dentistry.
Amanda - Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator
Amanda began her dental career over 18 years ago as a registered dental assistant. She has joined the team at Affinity Smiles Dental as the Treatment and Financial Coordinator. Her upbeat attitude makes her the perfect addition to our team. If you ask her what she loves about dentistry, it would be how changing a person’s smile can transform his/her life. She has been married for 14 years and has 2 fun loving and wonderful kids, Madison and Jase. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, watching the kids play sports, being involved in the Texas V Club, teaching self defense classes, and spending time with her family.
Teresa - Financial/Insurance Coordinator
Teresa was raised in Oklahoma and graduated from UNT in 1985 with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught school in the Lewisville area for over 10 years. After moving to California and raising three boys, her and her husband have come back to make their home in the Lone Star State. Teresa has over fifteen years of experience in the medical industry and is very excited to be part of the Affinity Smiles Dental family. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family, watching movies and exploring local antique shops looking for the next project to refinish. She looks forward to meeting our awesome patients!
Janelle - Registered Dental Hygienist
Janelle spent her childhood in Rexburg, Idaho then moved with her family to Centerville, Utah. Following high school, she attended Brigham Young University, earning a 4.0 GPA and a full-tuition scholarship to Utah Valley University's dental hygiene program. She has loved working as a dental hygienist since her graduation in 2013 and enjoys the friendships she has with her patients. She was recently married in Salt Lake City, Utah and moved to Dallas for her husband to attend medical school at UT Southwestern. In her spare time she enjoys dates with her husband, cooking, singing, and playing the piano.
Linda - Registered Dental Hygienist
Linda grew up in Ohio but considers Texas her home. She started her career in dentistry in 1983 by attending dental assisting school after high school. Over the span of 15 years she gained experience in every field of dentistry focusing on periodontics (root and gum issues). Linda returned to dentistry by attending Tarrant County Community College where she received her diploma in Dental Hygiene and was inducted into the dental hygiene national honor society, Sigma Phi Alpha. Linda lives in Keller with her three children. She is happy to be at Affinity Smiles Dental and working with the talented dentists, hygienists and other team members.
Melissa - Registered Dental Assistant
Melissa has been a dental assistant for over six years. She was born in Harlingen, Texas and lived there for 19 years. Melissa currently resides in Saginaw, TX with her husband and two beautiful daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies and going to the park with her family.
Trish - Registered Dental Assistant
My name is Trish and I am a registered dental assistant at Affinity Smiles Dental. I assist the doctors on most of the dental treatments, and make sure that everything runs smoothly in the practice. I am a mother to a beautiful special needs little girl who is my pride and joy. Our family also includes a dog named Cocoa. I look forward to assisting you and your family at Affinity Smiles Dental.
Ellen - Patient Coordinator
Ellen is a shinning addition to our Affinity Smiles Family. She is a military brat and has had the opportunity to live in several states across the USA. The majority of her family is located in New York where she loves to visit as often as possible. She graduated from Northwest High School and is currently studying at Tarrant County College. In her spare time, Ellen loves to play sports, go to the movies and hang out with family and friends. She has a passion for jogging which she does daily. Ellen will be the first smiling face to greet you when you walk in the door. She looks forward to greeting each and every patient!