Welcome to Pearl Shine Dental

Providing Dental Care in Houston, TX

At our state-of-the-art dental office in Houston, TX, we pride ourselves on merging modern aesthetics with unmatched comfort. As soon as you step into our cozy waiting room, you’re greeted with the latest equipment in a space that has been thoughtfully designed to be both contemporary and welcoming. During your appointment, you can immerse yourself in your favorite show on the ceiling-mounted TVs in each of our exam rooms. To round out your visit, enjoy our delightful coffee bar in the waiting area. To best assist each patient who comes into our office, our team members speak Spanish, Urdu, Hindi, and Gujarati. If you need language assistance during your visit, simply let us know and we’ll set up your accommodations immediately!

Whether you’re new to the area and looking for a friendly practice for the whole family, or you’re a loyal patient who continually trusts us with your valued business, our cutting-edge dental experts are here to deliver the care and results you need!

Meet Our Doctors

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Dr. Sahegin Charolia


Dr. Charolia embodies the very latest in dental methodologies. With him at the helm, patients are assured of receiving cutting-edge treatments that are both effective and efficient. This enthusiasm and commitment can be sensed in the precision of treatments and in his care for his patients.

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Dr. Sadaf Maknojia


Dr. Maknojia is excited to be a part of the Pearl Shine Dental team, where she provides expert dental care to the people of the greater Houston area. Schedule your appointment with Dr. Maknojia today!

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Dr. Jeromy Thornton


Dr. Jeromy Thornton discovered his passion for dentistry at a very young age. He has since owned and practiced in multiple dental offices in the DFW area, focusing on dental surgery and urgent care for those in need.

Meet Our Dental Care Team

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Patient and Insurance Care Coordinator

Darli was born and raised in Houston, TX, and has been in the dental field for over 8 years. She is bilingual and has worked previously as a Registered Dental Assistant and now as a front desk receptionist. Darli still loves to work as a dental assistant when she can. Darli enjoys educating our patients on how to take care of their teeth. She loves spending quality time with her family and is a proud aunt who loves her nieces and nephew.

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Treatment Coordinator

Katherine is our treatment coordinator who helps our patients with insurance coverage and treatment plans. Katherine was previously a dental assistant, so she understands the ins-and-outs of treatment plans. Her goal as a treatment coordinator is to help patients with their oral health and achieve their dream smile. In her spare time, she likes to work on her health by working out 4 times a week and spending time with her 2 dogs.

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Sterilization Technician

Jack is our sterilization tech who helps us keep our instruments sterilized for our patients. He is 19 years old and just started his dental journey with us. He has lived in Houston almost his whole life and loves the city and the people. He enjoys music, writing, and hiking. We are glad to have him as part of our team!

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Ismael "Smiley"

Registered Dental Hygienist

With a passion for oral health and over 10 years of experience, Ismael, aka Smiley, is a registered dental hygienist dedicated to helping our patients achieve optimal oral health. Smiley blends the latest in dental technology with a personalized touch, ensuring every patient feels comfortable and informed during their visit. Specializing in adult and pediatric care, he has a talent for making even the most anxious patients feel at ease. Smiley's philosophy is rooted in preventative care and patient education. He believes that a healthy smile starts with knowledge and strives to empower patients to take an active role in their oral health. Each hygiene appointment blends thorough, gentle cleaning and patient-specific education. He proudly served 13 years as a Cavalry Scout in the US Army. He and his wife, Samantha, have been married for 14 years. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, traveling, reading books, barbecuing, and spending quality time with family and friends.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Marla is a Registered Dental Assistant who has recently made the exciting move to Houston, Texas, to pursue a career in the dental field. She was born and raised in Kodiak, Alaska. Outside work, Marla enjoys exploring her new surroundings in Houston, experiencing the diverse culture, and indulging in its vibrant food scene. She also holds a deep love for outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, and camping, which she developed during her time in Kodiak, Alaska.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Sandreya is a Pima Medical Institute graduate from southeast Missouri. As a registered dental assistant, her goal is to help answer patients' questions and assist doctors with creating confident smiles. In her free time she loves painting artwork for her apartment. In addition, spending time with family and friends is the most important to her.

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Schedule Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant

Nury is our schedule coordinator at Pearl Shine Dental. She is in charge of changing appointments and accommodating everyone’s demanding schedules. Nury is also a Registered Dental Assistant, which helps her know the schedule and care for patients. She also has customer service experience, is bilingual, and is certified in HIPAA, OSHA, and CPR. She loves going outdoors, hiking, and the gym in her free time!

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Registered Dental Assistant

Shaylea is a Registered Dental Assistant who has lived in Houston all her life. As an RDA, she answers patient questions, listens to their concerns, and assists our doctors with educating patients on oral health and maintenance. Shaylea loves being around her friends and family, and her free time includes watching TV shows, listening to music, and cleaning.

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Dental Assistant

Vivian is dedicated to providing exceptional care to patients. She is fluent in both English and Vietnamese. Vivian ensures clear communication and comfort for all patients, regardless of language barriers. Her goal is to create a welcoming environment and put patients at ease during their visits. When not assisting, Vivian enjoys biking, museum visits for relaxation and joy, and learning new skills by joining multiple workshops.

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New Technology With a Gentle Touch

We believe in providing excellent dentistry and use cutting-edge dental technology to ensure that you receive the best care. These advanced tools enable us to detect issues quickly and accurately, so we can provide efficient treatment while keeping your comfort our number one priority. You can trust that you are receiving the most up-to-date technology and treatments when you come to us.

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Digital X-rays

Our digital X-rays emits less radiation than traditional X-rays, produce high-quality images in less time, and allow us to optimize the images to make a more accurate diagnosis. This technology eliminates the need for manual processing, providing faster and more accurate results.

Digital X-rays
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Digital Intraoral Camera

This handheld camera provides us with an innovative way to examine your mouth in greater detail. By using this diagnostic tool, we can zoom in closely on specific teeth and capture a high-quality image of them. The images are then displayed on a screen for both you and our dentist to review, providing a better understanding of your diagnosis and treatment.

Digital Intraoral Camera
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Trios Scanner

We use the latest scanning technology to ensure a precise and detailed 3D model of your teeth. Our Trios scanners provide a efficient and virtual alternative to traditional plaster models. This cuts down on appointment times, while still allowing you to receive the most accurate dental care.

Trios Scanner
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Soft Tissue Laser

If you have periodontal issues our laser therapy might be a good fit. Lasers can target and accurately remove diseased tissue. It also helps support the regrowth of healthy tissue.

Soft Tissue Laser
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3D Printer

3D Printers allow for the manufacture of many kinds of dental apparatuses from dentures to whitening trays and implants in-office. This allows for faster turn-around time and greater precision compared to traditional outsourcing.

3D Printer
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Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is an advanced imaging technique that uses a cone-shaped X-ray beam to create a highly detailed 3D image of the mouth. By rotating the cone beam around the head, this imaging technique can help us accurately design a treatment plan.

Cone Beam Technology

Pearl Shine Dental

12220 Jones Rd Ste C
Houston, TX 77070
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Monday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm



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