Meet the Doctors

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Meet the Doctors
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We believe you deserve nothing but the best dental care. Our experienced team of dedicated professionals is committed to your oral health and your beautiful smile. Get to know our skilled dentists who put your well-being first.


Dr. Matthew Nickolas

A native of Katy, Texas, Dr. Matthew Nickolas graduated from Texas A&M University with a major in Biomedical Sciences. He then moved on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry (Texas A&M College of Dentistry) in Dallas, where he was awarded the George P. Barnes Award for Contributions in Preventive Dentistry.

Dr. Nickolas is a proud member of the:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Greater Houston Dental Society

He values continued education and has gone above and beyond to provide the latest care in the field. Dr. Nickolas is certified in Clear Aligners (Invisalign and SureSmile) and has also completed additional training in dental implants and “All on 4” prostheses from the prestigious Zimmer Institute.

Dr. Nickolas enjoys serving Texans’ dental needs at Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) events around the state, providing free dental care to communities in need.

During his free time, Dr. Nickolas loves spending time with his wife, Erin, and their daughters, Parker and Eloise, and son, Noah. He also enjoys cheering on the Aggies, exercising, playing tennis, and traveling. The Nickolas family are currently attending Seven Mile Road as their church home.

Dr. Brent Parker

Dr. Brent Parker grew up in northwest Houston. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Business. After his sophomore year at BYU, he served a two-year mission in Oakland, California, speaking Spanish for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

While attending BYU, Dr. Parker was a successful NCAA collegiate swimmer and a Mountain West Conference champion. He went on to earn his dental degree at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, graduating on the cumulative Dean’s Honor list.

Dr. Parker enjoys all aspects of dentistry and believes that comprehensive, caring treatment is the right of every patient. He received his Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). Only 6 percent of dentists have achieved this honor!

Dr. Parker is dedicated to staying current on the latest trends in dentistry so he can provide the most advanced care available. His training includes Zimmer Dental Implant Series, Gerety Orthodontic Seminars, and Six Month Smiles Orthodontics, and he is a Preferred Provider for Invisalign. He’s also a current member of the:

  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Clear Aligners

Dr. Parker loves spending time with his beautiful wife, Whitni, and their three boys, who keep them busy! He enjoys any chance to spend time with his family and visit new places with them. Currently, he serves as regional youth group director in his church. His other hobbies include running the trails of Houston, biking, swimming, and sitting down with a book to take in the Texas scenery!

Dr. Christopher Read

Dr. Christopher Read, originally from Austin, Texas, embarked on a journey of dental excellence after earning his bachelor's degree in chemistry at Henderson State University. As a four-year National All-American swimmer, Dr. Read learned the value of discipline and hard work.

Dr. Read's pursuit of dental excellence continued as he earned his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, receiving awards in cosmetic dentistry and prosthodontics. His dedication to cosmetic dentistry was recognized with the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Award.

Dr. Read is an active member of the American Dental Association and has received advanced training in dental implants from OCO Biomedical and Zimmer Dental Division. He is also a certified provider of Invisalign and Six Month Smiles Orthodontics. Dr. Read helps patients achieve their dream smiles through these treatments, including Lumineers.

Family is a cornerstone of Dr. Read's life. He met his wife, Tara, at a swim team summer league, and they have been together since. They have four children: Emma, Owen, Eli, and Austin. Dr. Read and his family actively participate in their local church and community.

A sports enthusiast, Dr. Read follows the University of Texas football team closely. He enjoys family time, cycling, kayak fishing, and even beekeeping.

Dr. Hans Schleicher

Dr. Hans Schleicher, the founder of our practice in 1980, envisioned a dental practice where the patient-doctor relationship thrived. Today, he continues to prioritize accessibility, answering patient calls and emails within 24 hours.

Dr. Schleicher graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and completed dental school at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. His dedication extends to serving as a licensed Dental Examiner in 38 states, publishing articles, and lecturing on dental topics, including Dental Sleep Medicine and TMJ Dysfunction.

He is a current member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and the American Academy of Oro-facial Pain. Dr. Schleicher's commitment to patient care shines through his practice.

Dr. Schleicher and his wife, June, have a son in dental school and a daughter at the University of Texas/Austin. They are active members of their local church and participate in local missions, such as Men: Serve, which serves widows.

A Longhorn fan and family man, Dr. Schleicher enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, engaging in outdoor activities, and beekeeping.

Dr. Thea Sheen

Dr. Sheen possesses a comprehensive love for dentistry, valuing not just the technical aspects but also the opportunity to build lasting relationships with her patients. She is proficient in Spanish, allowing her to connect with a broader range of patients and understand their needs more deeply.

Dr. Sheen strives to create a comfortable, fear-free environment for her patients, emphasizing the importance of oral health. She finds immense joy in enhancing her patients' smiles and alleviating their discomfort, striving to make a positive impact in their lives.

Raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Dr. Thea Sheen was born into a family deeply rooted in dental care; her father, a dentist, and her mother, a hygienist, instilled in her a profound connection to the dental office from a young age, transforming it into a second home. Her academic journey led her to the University of Arkansas, where she excelled, graduating with the highest distinction in Biology. Driven by her passion for dentistry, she furthered her education at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, earning her dental degree.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Sheen loves to snowboard, travel, go to the lake, exercise and run. She treasures spending quality time with her husband, Michael, their daughter, Scottie, and their beloved dog.

She is a member of:
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Crown Council