Your Smile is Precious to Us.
Dr. Sahegin Charolia
Dr. Charolia strives to provide his patients with excellent care and ensure patients are fully educated about their dental conditions and needs, so they can make the informed decision that is best for them. He is an active member of Academy of General Dentistry, and is constantly involved in local study clubs and continuing education courses to expand his knowledge and stay current with the most modern techniques so he can deliver the best available care to his patients. Dr. Charolia sees patients of all ages, and he enjoys working with kids. He aims to provide a friendly and comfortable environment for all his patients so your entire family can have a good experience.
Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Charolia is married for 7 years and has a 9 month old daughter, Nora. In his free time, he likes to spend time with family and friends, enhancing his skills by taking new courses, read, and wishes to travel to different parts of the world. He also likes to try different food and so far likes Mediterranean food the best.
He would like to welcome you to Pearl Shine Dental, and hope to see you soon!
Dr. Samer S. Dar
Dr. Dar is a native of Spring, Texas. He attended Klein High School and went to college at Southern Methodist University on a scholastic scholarship where he earned a B.S. in Biology. He then went on to earn his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. He graduated in the top 15% of his class on the Dean’s honor list. Dr. Dar received numerous awards in Dental School including the prestigious American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Award, Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Award and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award. After completing his dental degree, Dr. Dar received his medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine in New York. He completed a year of General Surgery training and a six-year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at North Shore-LIJ in New York.
During his residency, he obtained extensive training in Craniofacial Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate repair, Facial Trauma, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Head and Neck Pathology, TMJ Surgery and Dental Implants. Dr. Dar is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support from the American College of Surgeons and the American Heart Association. Outside of work Dr. Dar enjoys running, reading and most importantly spending time with his family. Dr. Dar is excited about being back home in Texas.
Dr. Jeromy L. Thornton
Dr. Jeromy L. Thornton was born in Beaumont, Texas and lived in the small town of Silsbee, Texas until his graduation from high school. He discovered his passion for dentistry at a very young age. After graduating from Lamar University with a bachelor of science degree in biology, he then attended Baylor College of Dentistry where he received his doctor of dental surgery degree.
Throughout dental school, Dr. Thornton devoted the majority of his time to dental laboratory work, challenging himself to enhance his hand skills. He owned and practiced in multiple dental offices in the DFW area, focusing on dental surgery and on urgent care for those in need. He has also received his implant certification from the Zimmer Implant Institute.
Dr. Thornton is married and has two young boys. He enjoys spending his free time with family and keeping fit.
Dr. Sadaf Maknojia
Dr. Maknojia is married and lives in Sugar Land with her husband. She is multilingual and speaks English, Urdu, Hindi, and Gujrati. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Maknojia is very excited to join Pearl Shine Dental, where she can treat her patients with compassion and comfort.
Registered Dental Assistant
Patient and Insurance Care Coordinator
My name is Darli Vargas I was born and raised in Houston Tx. I have been in the dental field for over 8 years. I am bilingual and I have worked previously as a Registered Dental Assistant and now as a front desk receptionist. I still love to work as a dental assistant when I can. I enjoy educating our patients on how to take care of their teeth. I love spending quality time with my family I am a proud aunt who loves her nieces and nephew.
Dr. Janice Nguyen
Public health dentistry plays a significant part of Janice’s career. She practiced in numerous community health centers all around the United States, and is a big advocate of breaking down visible and invisible barriers in healthcare. On top of clinical dentistry, Janice has also participated in research concerning oral health in patients with movement disorders. She has organized and participated in various dental service events in her community to help increase awareness of the importance of dental health. In addition, Janice works directly with dental students as an adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Texas School of Dentistry. She also volunteers at Healthcare for the Homeless Houston Dental Clinic to further contribute to her community.
Janice values continuing education and organized dentistry, as she is a member of Spear Education, Texas Dental Association, and American Dental association.
Summer is our Registered Dental Hygienist. She has been in dentistry since 2010 serving first as a dental assistant then became a hygienist in 2019. She’s originally from Louisiana and loves to watch LSU football. Summer and her husband have two children under two years old -one boy and one girl. And two fur babies – a goldendoodle and a corgi mix.
Summer is an exceedingly motivated dental hygienist dedicated and committed to providing optimal comprehensive patient care in a caring and compassionate manner. She is enthusiastic about all things regarding dental health and enjoys educating patients about personal oral health care and current preventative techniques.