Franz Road Family Dental is a brand new office in Katy, Texas and opened in February 2013. The office features state-of-the-art medical equipment, spacious examination rooms and TVs at each chair providing comfort and peace of mind. You are sure to be greeted by warm and friendly smiles ready to move you from the waiting room to the exam chair on time.
We are a network provider and accept most PPO plans, regular insurances, and all indemnity plans.
Traditional Medicaid (kids) and MCNA accepted!
Dr. Vargas graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Myanmar in 1988. Upon graduation, she successfully competed 2 years of general practice residency at the Yangon Institute of Dental Medicine and Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar. From 1994-1997, Dr. Vargas attended the School of Dentistry at the University of Texas Medical Center in Houston where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree.
Since then, Dr. Vargas has practiced in both Katy, Texas and northern California. Following graduation, she worked as an associate dentist at Southern Dental Associates in Houston. Then in 2000, she moved to northern California and worked as an associate dentist at Dr. Robert McKethen D.D.S. In 2006, Dr. Vargas returned to Katy, Texas and returned to Southern Dental Associates as practiced as an associate dentist 6 more years.
Dr. Vargas is proud to be a U.S. citizen and loves living in Katy with her husband and 5 children.
Dr. Nilar Lao Vargas, D.D.S.
Dr. L. Vinitha Jacob, D.D.S.
Dr. L. Vinitha Jacob is a graduate of Katy High School and attained her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in music from Southwestern University at Georgetown. She then completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston. She was born and raised in Kenya and has lived in the West Houston area since 1994. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, working out, and experiencing the most out of life. She is active in her local church and enjoys going on mission trips, specifically dental mission trips. Her most recent trip was to the Dominican Republic this summer. She was able to provide much needed dental care and oral hygiene products to the people there.
Dr. Jacob loves having the opportunity to blend her talent for art and science to meet the unique needs and expectations of her patients. Every day presents a new challenge, but that is why she loves dentistry. She is truly dedicated to her patients and wants to provide them with the best care possible. She looks forward to serving you and your family and building a relationship on trust and a desire for healthy teeth!
Dr. Liji Mathew, D.M.D.
Dr. Liji Mathew completed her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree with honors from Temple University, Maurice Kornberg School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA in 2019. Dr. Mathew obtainer her Bachelor of Dental surgery in 2004 from Christian Dental College and Hospital, Punjab, India. She achieved her Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Prosthodontics and Implantology in 2003 with Gold Medal Awards from Amrita Institute of Medicinal Science, Kochi, India.
She has been actively involved in academic, research and clinical aspects of dentistry serving as teaching faculty in dental school in Restorative, Prosthodontics and Endodontics Dentistry department in India and also involved in Oral Pathology research at University of Michigan in 2008. In 2014, she became a fellow member of International Commission of Oral Implantology after completing preceptorship training in Oral Implantology in UTHSCSA.
She has participated in voluntary dental services to homeless, nursing home, mentally challenged and hospitalized patients in IndiaShe was born in city of Kochi, Karela, India. She now lives in Katy area with her husband and two children, Johan and Sarah.
Her other interests are painting, involvement and leadership in dental professional association, church activities, volunteering in community activities and spending time with family.
Davina is one of our Treatment Coordinators. She graduated from Medix School in Baltimore, Maryland in 1989. She has been a registered dental assistant for 25 years. She has experience in oral surgery, orthodontics and general dentistry.
Davina moved to Texas in 2002 with her husband and 2 sons. Davina enjoys Boy Scout activities with her youngest son and is very active in her church. She has a beagle named, Sara, who is her favorite canine companion.
Davina Ropka, R.D.A.
Teela Kinchloe, R.D.A
Teela is our Treatment and Insurance Coordinator. She received her Registered Dental Assistant certification in 2008. Teela has worked in dental offices in Houston and several across Katy.
Teela enjoys spending time with her two children. She also enjoys fishing and Mud Racing.