Ceferino Cruz (aka “Ricky”) has been a dental assistant for 23 years. He started his career in the US Army as a Dental Specialist and still enjoys caring for dental patients. He is skilled in assisting chairside, laboratory procedures, and educating patients in preventive care.
He likes to learn new dental techniques by attending continuing education. Ricky was also a dental assistant instructor at PMI Medical Institute in Houston, Texas. Ricky can easily develop a personable, caring and comfortable rapport with patients and will routinely say “Thank you so much. We appreciate you and have a great day!” at the end of each visit.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing music with his sons, fishing, gardening, construction, and outdoor activities.
Dr Timothy Brown (aka “Dr. Tim”) received a BA in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin and subsequently a DDS degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He also earned an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) certificate after completing a residency training at the University of Connecticut School of Dentistry.
He has special interests in crown and bridge restorative, immediate teeth replacement, and surgical exodontia.
In his spare time, Dr. Tim enjoys playing tennis and watching his son compete in USTA tennis tournaments.
Diana Kintz is from western Massachusetts and moved to Houston, Texas in 2008 to be with her husband. She has been in the dental field since 2010, starting as a Dental Assistant and promoted to Front Office Administrator. Diana has been a dedicated,
proficient and highly valuable team member at Brown Dental, PA since 2011.
Diana has one daughter, Emily. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing , quilting, crocheting and used to be a PC Gamer until she had Emily! Occasionally she still plays video games but most of her time and focus outside of work is on her daughter and husband.
Diana also enjoys watching baseball (GO RED SOX!) and football.
Amy graduated from Cy-Springs High School in Cypress, Texas. She attended NIT (National Institute of Technology) to become a dental assistant. Amy married her high school sweetheart, Uriel, and have been together for over 18 years! In her spare time, Amy loves spending time with her two active boys and beautiful daughter. As a valued member of our Brown Dental team for over 7 years, Amy is skilled in both clinical dental assisting procedures and administrative duties. Amy is fluent in English and Spanish (se habla espanol).
Dr. Anh Duong-Brown (aka “Dr. Anh”) received a BA in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin. She also earned her DDS degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and thereafter, completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Texas Dental School in Houston. She has done volunteer work with the Texas Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile Day by donating dental services. Dr. Anh also enjoys being invited to local elementary schools to teach young children how to take care of their teeth. Dr. Anh’s forte is in children’s dentistry but values and enjoys her adult patients as well.
Dr. Anh is married to Dr. Timothy Brown (aka “Dr. Tim”) and has one son. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering, playing the piano, and sewing and crocheting (new hobby!).
Jessica graduated from Stratford High School in Houston, Texas. Thereafter, she received her Dental Assisting training and certification from PIMA Medical Institute. Jessica enjoys reading, listening to music, cooking and spending time with her family.
At BROWN DENTAL, PA we are only as strong as our staff and are proud to employ a variety of qualified individuals who bring their own diverse knowledge to the practice in order to ensure you receive the most comprehensive treatment possible. Please take a moment to read more about our individual staff members and learn how they allow our practice to continually be the absolute best at caring for your health needs.