Our Santa Teresa Dental Team

Our team takes a total-wellness approach to dentistry to help our patients achieve great oral and overall health. We take the time to get to know you as a person in order to craft personalized treatment plans based on your health history and smile goals. We’ll always cater to you to give you the high-quality dental care you deserve!

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Dr. Noha Oushy, DDS, MPH
Memberships
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • New Mexico Dental Association
  • International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology
  • International Academy of Biological Dentistry & Medicine
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Dr. Noha Oushy, DDS, MPH, AIAOMT

Certified Biological Dentist

Skill and passion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. A graduate from the University of California San Francisco with honors, Dr. Oushy is a compassionate, kind, and artistic dentist who believes in whole body health care approach to dentistry. Dr. Oushy is a Certified Biological dentist with the IABDM and also just completed her accreditation with the IAOMT, she also holds a Masters in Public Health from New Mexico State University. Dr. Oushy is very passionate about taking continuing education courses to keep up with advancements in dentistry and also the important connection between our oral health and overall wellbeing, Dr.Oushy is always attending numerous continuing education courses in the field of Biological dentistry, laser therapy, Airway- centered dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and Invisalign®

Dr. Oushy is proudly the only dentist in El Paso and southern New Mexico to be SMART (Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique) certified by the IAOMT, Accredited as a Biological dentist by the IAOMT and certified with the IABDM. She always seeks the safest and least toxic ways to take care of her patients. When she is not with patients, Dr. Oushy is probably spending time with her husband and her twin daughters. She loves to cook, travel and do fun projects with her girls.

Dr. Oushy treats every patient with respect, honesty, and compassion, as she would treat a friend or family member. She will customize your treatment plan to meet your unique wants and goals. Dr. Oushy looks forward to helping you achieve a brilliant and healthy smile for life!

Vanessa Gutierrez

Vanessa Gutierrez

Scheduling Coordinator

Vanessa stems from a family of dentists and has been in the field herself for almost 5 years. She is often the first face you see in our office as you walk in. Vanessa loves helping our patients feel welcomed and attend to any questions or concerns they have. Vanessa speaks English and Spanish fluently and would love to learn Mandarin one day.

She lives in El Paso with her husband and two beautiful children. When she’s not in the office she is tending to her family. She loves to cook and cherishes the time spent helping her kiddos with their school projects. Her ultimate joy comes from seeing a smile on those around her.

Rikkie Jean Martinez

Rikkie Jean Martinez

Financial Coordinator

Rikkie Jean has been in the dental field for nearly 10 years. She is amazing at helping our patients find dental wellness through our biological approach and her ability to help patients navigate through their dental benefits is such a gift. Rikkie’s ultimate joy is being able to help make dental wellness a reality for all of our patients.

Rikkie lives in El Paso with her husband and 5 growing boys! In her spare time, she enjoys being in the outdoors with family and friends, game nights, climbing the nearest 14ner, and catching up on her favorite podcasts whilst catering to her personal jungle at home.

Yvette Alvidrez, Dental Hygienist

Yvette Alvidrez

Registered Dental Hygienist

Yvette has worked in the dental field for about 6 years. She enjoys working with patients and thrives for them to have a positive experience in the dental chair. She loves educating patients on oral health and it’s connection with their overall health and wellbeing. Yvette is extremely gentle and caring and all her patients always rave about how amazing their experience with her has been!

When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and her fur baby Nala.

Arturo Salcido

Arturo Salcido

Registered Dental Hygienist

Arturo has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 10 years. He earned his Dental Hygiene degree at EPCC and also holds a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Biology from UTEP. He then furthered his education by attending Boston University where he studied graduate coursework in oral health sciences. Arturo is passionate about airway dentistry and its role in sleep disordered breathing and whole health which led to his training in myofunctional therapy. He strongly believes that education is a key determinant of patient health.

Outside of work he enjoys going to the gym and spending quality time with his wife and two children.

Diana Gonzalez

Diana Gonzalez

Dental Assistant

Diana has been in the dental field for over 8 years and is passionate about her work, her patients, and providing the highest quality of care. She loves to make her patients feel comfortable and confident in the care she and Dr. Oushy are providing during dental treatment. Diana is proud of being born and raised in Colombia. In her spare time Diana likes to spend quality time with her family, read, and travel the world.

Cindy Vasquez

Cindy Vasquez

Dental Assistant

Cindy graduated from New Mexico State graduate, from the dental assistant program last year and is always eager to learn. She is very passionate about our biological, whole health approach to dentistry and enjoys talking to patients. Her goal is to make them feel greeted and always has patient comfort in mind to perform high quality care.

Cindy spends most of her time with her family and loves to go on road trips or travel the world.

Nikkie Caraveo

Nikkie Caraveo

Dental Assistant

Nikki has been working in the dental field for 22 years. She loves taking care of our patients, getting to know them and making sure that every patient she sees is met with comfort and compassion.

Nikki was born and raised in El Paso, Tx and spends her free time with her husband and their 12 year old son.