About Us

We are committed to the very best in cosmetic dental care and general dental services for all ages. Our team, led by Dr. Terri Alani, Dr. Hetvi Patel, Dr. Vlada Matytsin, and Dr. Tasneem Mahmood in our Central Houston office, treats and manages all oral health concerns. Our priority is to help you achieve your smile goals.

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Our corporate culture will drive impact in our employee’s lives, patient’s lives and our community. Clinically, we will be relevant, sophisticated and health-focused


Our vision is to operate high-tech dental practices with an ethical health-based approach to dentistry. This management objective, simply put, is to “do well by doing well.”

Meet Your Dentists



Dr. Hetvi Patel takes a whole-body approach when it comes to dentistry, helping patients understand how overall health impacts our smile. 

She'll ensure that you're comfortable throughout your visit with us, specifically addressing your wants and needs in a calm and caring manner. 

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For 30 years, Dr. Terri Alani, a former Texas Aggie, has created a successful practice in Houston one smile at a time. She graduated from Texas A&M University with her Bachelor of Science, and also graduated from the University of Texas Houston with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery.


"A beautiful smile speaks when you don't." For Dr. Alani, this motto, as well as a priority on patient care, has lead to a multitude of referrals. "We go above and beyond dental care by concentrating on the patients' overall health and well-being."


Dr. Vlada Matytsin is passionate about her love for Dentistry and invests in taking courses to stay current with the latest techniques.


She uses the most current technology and the highest standard of materials out on the market to make sure her patients receive the highest quality of care possible.

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Dr. Tasneem Mahmood is a leading general dentist in Houston, Texas who is passionate about the dental health and aesthetic appeal of her patients.
Dr. Mahmood’s expertise is in cosmetic dentistry and she takes pride in offering the finest inpatient care and services to each and every patient individually. She is determined to give you the smile you’ve always desired.

Originally from Dallas, Dr. Mahmood graduated from Texas A&M University and now resides in Houston with her husband and son. Fluent in 4 languages, and having traveled to over 20 countries, she has a passion for learning about different cultures. Her hobbies include traveling, trying out new restaurants, working out, cooking and spending time with her family. 

Upon completing her education from the University of Texas School of Dentistry Houston in Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Mahmood’s expert training and professionalism have added to her keen eye for beauty. At Progressive Dental, Dr. Mahmood utilizes her expertise and passion to create your smile transformation.

Why Choose Progressive Dental

Progressive Dental leads the dental industry, coaching colleagues nationwide on procedures and treatment philosophies that vastly improve patient comfort and care.
We help our patients identify personal comfort needs and smile goals and help provide education regarding health and wellness in relation to your teeth, gums, and mouth.We know that going to the dentist can be stressful, so we offer transparent custom financial arrangements to ensure you're able to get the care you need.  Your needs, your smile, and long-lasting health are our top priority.

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Don’t settle for a typical dental visit. Come experience the warmth, comfort, and convenience of Progressive Dental.

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Revolutionary care begins with challenging the traditional approach to dated treatment modalities.

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Our pup can help reduce stress and ease dental fears. Just ask & we'll make sure he's at your appointment!

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Oral health impacts total health and wellness. Our preventive dentistry services are optimized to preserve your well-being.