Get to know the Office and Doctors that will be taking care of your smile.
At Pat Booker Dental Care, you’ll find gentle, understanding dentists and hygienists committed to helping you look and feel better. And we’re working hard to make it easy to keep your family healthy. To clean your teeth. Straighten your smiles. And do it in a way that fits best with your schedule and life.
We’re the dentist you can trust for the life of your smiles. Because whether you know it or not, we already consider your family, part of ours.
1702 Pat Booker Road
Universal City, TX 78148
Phone Number: (210) 658-7511
Fax Number: (216) 584-1419
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 2pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Located next door to the Pat Booker Road Animal Hospital and the Planet Fitness, as well as across from the DPS
Dental care is available for patients of all ages, including pediatric services and care for senior patients as well as adults.
For teeth that are out of alignment, metal braces can effectively shift the teeth to a proper position.
A dental implant involves placing a replacement tooth root in the jawbone, which provides the foundation for temporary or permanent tooth options.
Multiple types of oral conditions, such as disease, might negatively affect a patient's overall wellness. Stemming from damaging oral bacteria, gum disease is considered a main source of loose or missing teeth among patients aged 35 and up...
There are many types of oral surgery, including surgical procedures such as a tooth removal or a root canal.
Dentures are used to replace all of a patient’s teeth (complete dentures) or several teeth (partial dentures) to restore your smile.
DentalWorks cosmetic dentistry procedures will rejuvenate your smile.
In addition to preventative care, repairing your smile, and all of our standard services, we have even more that can help you and your family stay healthy.
From checkup and cleanings, to transforming your smile, our dental family is here for yours. But don’t take our word for it. See what our patients are saying about us.
Wonderful employees, great attitude, very friendly, and fast appointments!N.G.
I was called and texted to remind me of my appointment so I would not forget. I really liked that. I love how clean the clinic is and how friendly the staff are. The doctor was very nice and explained things to me and answered all my questions. I recommend this place to anyone looking for a great dentist.E.H.
Faith Thompson, D.M.D., is a General Dentist.
Dr. Faith Juanita Thompson earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL in 2006. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2011 at the Kornberg School of Dentistry- Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Thompson has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to furthering her experience in Endodontics, bone grafting techniques for restorative purposes, mini implant restorative indications and dental trauma. In her spare time, Dr. Thompson loves reading, playing tennis, caring for her bullmastiff and spending time with her family.
Gwendolyn Calderon, D.D.S., is a General Dentist.
Dr. Gwendolyn Calderon believes in providing dental care that meets the individual needs of each of her patients. She said, “I love what I do and the people I treat, and I am excited to add the Pat Booker team to my family!”
Dr. Calderon earned her Bachelor of Science in biology at Saint Mary’s University in 2013. She continued her education at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2017. In her last two years of dental school, Dr. Calderon was the only female recognized as an honors oral surgery student.
As a fourth generation dentist, Dr. Calderon grew up around dentistry and always knew that was the career path she wanted to take. Her passion for her work is shown by the continuous education courses she participates in, including minimal sedation techniques, nitrous oxide administration, laser techniques, advanced surgical techniques and altering vertical dimension. She is a member of Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the San Antonio District Dental Society.
Dr. Calderon participated and helped organize mission trips to Jamaica, for two consecutive years, to provide free dental services for the underserved communities. She also participated in volunteer opportunities with Texas Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile.
In her spare time, she enjoys taking her three dogs out on the town, reading and playing video games. She loves spending time with her three boys, ages 16, 13 and 11, who are her biggest motivation in life, and with her supportive husband of 17 years.
Houssam Alghadban, D.D.S., is a Periodontist.
Dr. Houssam Alghadban earned his degree in general dentistry from Damascus University School of Dentistry in 2001. He then went on to complete a postdoctoral education in periodontics at Louisiana State University in 2009.
Dr. “Al” is a certified Diplomate by the American Board of Periodontology; a Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements. He practices contemporary nonsurgical and surgical modalities, including tissue regeneration, dental implants, All-on-4 implant cases for full mouth reconstruction procedures, laser surgery and esthetic plastic periodontal surgery. He is also licensed to perform IV sedation for his patients with special needs or dental anxiety.
When he’s not at the office, Dr. Al enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Nour, and daughters, Talia and Alma. Outside of work and family, Dr. Al has numerous hobbies, including: playing basketball, riding his bike and practicing his photography skills.
Dr. Al is excited to meet you and your family’s dental needs at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics!
Rodrigo Viecilli, D.D.S., PhD, is an Orthodontist.
Dr. bio coming soon…
The Pat Booker Dental Care dental office is centrally located in Universal City, TX. Comfortable and relaxing, we welcome patients of all ages and walks of life to our facility. Built to house the most innovative dental tools and technologies, our entire space was designed with the patient in mind. The patient experience begins with a warm greeting from our reception area team members, where patients are invited to relax and complete their necessary paperwork. Within our practice we boast several exam rooms, in addition to a secluded area to consult about treatment and pricing. Our dental treatment area is fully equipped with the greatest level of dental technology to make certain that every patient has a relaxing and effective experience. Our team welcomes you to visit our state-of-the-art dental facility, Pat Booker Dental Care in Universal City, so that we can give you the service you require.
In light of the COVID pandemic, we are taking extra vigilance to ensure the health of you and our team. Please see the additional steps we are taking in our practices to ensure your safety.
We have reinforced our already comprehensive Infection Control procedures with our team members, which include:
In addition we are also taking the following additional steps:
If you develop any cold symptoms prior to your appointment, please consider rescheduling or utilizing our TeleDentistry website to be seen virtually.
We understand the longer dental practices remain closed to preventive care and treatment for early forms of dental disease, the more likely that patients’ untreated disease will progress, increasing the complexity and cost of treatment. It is recommended by the CDC that you minimize the number of visits by completing as much of your recommended treatment during your appointment.