About Dawn Gayken DDS

About Dawn Gayken DDS

Her Dental Practice

Since 1993, Dr. Gayken has been providing patients in The Woodlands area both general and cosmetic dentistry.

In 1995, she became a member of the academy of General Practice Orthodontics. Her patient base has steadily grown as they have come to trust Dr. Gayken’s professional, gentle, and very personal approach to meeting all their dental needs.

About Dawn Gayken DDSDr. Gayken has worked very hard to build her successful practice and establish her name in the dental field. Although her office offers many services, from teeth cleaning to braces, her passion is full mouth reconstruction. She loves helping to restore her patient’s confidence and give them back the smile they’ve been missing.

New Technology

Because Dr. Gayken believes in providing the latest technology the dental industry has to offer, she is trained and certified to use Invisalign technology, the new invisible way to straighten teeth without the use of wires and brackets. While she does offer traditional orthodontic treatment as well, Invisalign is a cutting-edge option that literally changing the way orthodontics looks.

Another new technology that is only available in a handful of dental offices in the state is called CEREC 3D. The state-of-the art technology allows Dr. Gayken to digitally take a highly accurate three dimensional image of a tooth, and then it sculpts and makes the crowns and cosmetic veneers while patients wait.

For more information on Invisalign and CEREC 3D, please contact us today!

Dr. Gayken Outside the Office

Dr. Gayken is happily married to the chef in the family, Charley, and they love spending time with their wonderful daughter. She enjoys volunteering at her daughter’s elementary school, evening walks with her 14 year old poodle named Punkin, and working out on her elliptical machine each evening while watching the Wheel of Fortune.

Giving back to the community she serves is very important to Dr. Gayken. She happily volunteers at the local girl scouts’ summer camp, where she also attended training to be a supervisor. Dr. Gayken is honored to work with these amazing young ladies, helping to inspire them to appreciate nature and grow into responsible, independent women.

Charley enjoys a successful career in the mortgage lending and real estate industry, but he’s also glad to take care of the marketing responsibilities for Dr. Gayken’s practice. Because he works so closely with the dental office, the patients have grown to know him and appreciate him always being available to answer questions.

The Gaykens are proud to serve and live in The Woodlands area. They appreciate the support, kindness, and friendship of all their patients, team members, and neighbors.

Her Team

Amber Niederhofer, Front Office and Registered Dental Assistant

Amber is a loyal team member and has over six years of experience in dental office operations. She is also well versed in dental insurance.”The focus of the entire office is to provide quality dental care to all patients.”

When asked why she enjoys working at the practice, she was pleased to announce, “Dr. Gayken is amazing to work with!”

Amber’s interest outside of the office is her family. She is happily married and they have three wonderful children. “We are a baseball and softball family who is always on the go.”

Laura Phillips, Registered Dental Assistant

Laura is a dedicated dental assistant who loves her job and helping her patients. “It’s a fun, relaxing environment where we all care about our patients.”

What does she like most about her job? She was proud to respond, “Our patients are great!”

Outside of the job, Laura’s main focus is spending time with her amazing family.

Jocelyn Vasquez, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jocelyn is a well-rounded hygienist who stays up-to-date with the latest in dental technology. She has been an important part of Dr. Gayken’s team for three years.

When asked why she likes working at the practice, she said, “Dr. Gayken’s office is such a warm and friendly environment. My co-workers are amazing and I enjoy providing a wonderful experience to my patients.”

Outside of the office, Jocelyn enjoys spending time with her family and sharing laughs. “I also like watching TV with Matrix, my Shih-Tzu, experiencing different restaurants every Thursday, and watching my little ‘future Olympian’ sister play volleyball around Texas.”

Anna Miller, Registered Dental Hygienist

Anna is a well-trained and experienced hygienist who likes to make her patients feel comfortable by getting to know them on a personal level. She has enjoyed working with Dr. Gayken for over five years.

What does she like most about working at Dr. Gayken’s dental office? She quickly responded, “I love all my co-workers and our patients!”

Anna was recently married to her football coach husband. They love football and their two fur babies (dogs).