Meet Dr. Jennifer Mai
Dr. Jennifer Mai received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Texas in Austin. She then graduated from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry and moved back to her native city of Houston to pursue her dental career. Dr. Mai is certified in dental sedation, nitrous oxide, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Dr. Mai’s interest in dentistry started when she was in high school and worked for her dentist, sterilizing dental equipment. She enjoyed watching the relationship between her dentist and his patients and loved the immediate satisfaction in taking a patient out of fear and pain.
In college, Dr. Mai had the opportunity to help in various underprivileged areas in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. It was there that her true passion for dentistry developed, and she knew that dentistry was her calling.
In Dr. Mai’s free time, she enjoys going to the park with her husband and son, hiking, yoga, and cycling. She also enjoys traveling to different parts of the world and experiencing different cultures and is a big foodie!
Meet Dr. Samer S. DAR, DDS, MD
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.