Meet the Doctors
Dr. Amanda Echeverria
Dr. Amanda Echeverria was born and raised in San José, Costa Rica. She comes from a family of dentists, her father specializing in periodontics and her mother providing dental care for disabled children. In 1998, Dr. Echeverria earned her DDS degree from the University of Costa Rica. She moved to Houston, Texas in 2000 to continue her specialized education in periodontics. Three years later, she attained her Master of Science degree in science at the University of Texas in Houston. Dr. Echeverria is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Fabian Paluk
Born in Mendoza, Argentina, Dr. Fabian Paluk graduated from the Dental School of Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in 1992. After working with his father, who was an orthodontist in Argentina, he continued on to the English as a Second Language program at the University of California at San Diego in 1997.
Dr. Paluk has invested much effort and many years in his education, and he believes that staying abreast of the latest technology helps him provide the most knowledgeable, skilled, and excellent care he possibly can. Between 1998 and 1999, Dr. Paluk completed his preceptorship in periodontics at UCLA, simultaneously completing a fellowship in the Clinical Research Center from 1998 to 2000. During his time at UCLA, Dr. Paluk also performed a mini-residency in restorative dental implants.
He achieved his Master of Science degree at UT Houston in 2003, specializing in periodontics. He continues to maintain his professional knowledge by attending hundreds of hours of continuing education each year, including numerous hands-on live patient training courses and CE courses specializing in dental implants, periodontology, and all aspects of esthetic dentistry. Dr. Paluk is currently a mentor to hundreds of dentists learning about the latest CEREC one-visit crown system technology at the Scottsdale Center of Dentistry in Arizona, and is a respected member of the elite CERECdoctors Mentor Group.
When they’re not in the office, Dr. Paluk and Dr. Echeverria spend their free time as a family with their daughter, Mia, and their son, Noah. They especially enjoy outdoor activities and dining out.
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- American Academy of Periodontology
- American Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- Greater Houston Dental Society
- Greater Houston Society of Periodontists
- CEREC Doctors Mentors Group at Scottsdale Center for Dentistry
Drs. Paluk & Echeverria’s Professional Memberships
A Little More About Our Practice...
A Clean & Safe Office
Do you ever worry about cleanliness in dental offices? We understand your concern. That's why we go above and beyond for you, exceeding the American Dental Association (ADA) and OSHA recommended standards for a clean and safe practice. Our dedicated sterilization area with state-of-the-art technology is open, which allows you to see for yourself how every instrument is wrapped, disinfected, and made ready before your visit. Each room is also sanitized between patients. You can rest assured that your safety and your comfort are our top priorities. We worry about the cleanliness of our office so you’ll never have to!
Education & Credentials
You can be confident in us as your qualified dental healthcare professionals. Having studied with the Spear Institute for Advanced Dental Education, the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, and the Las Vegas Institute, we are fully trained, skilled, and certified to provide you with the expertise you are looking for. Our whole team fulfills its responsibility to continuing education, attending dental conventions, seminars, and lectures. We want to keep informed about new products and equipment, stay on top of advancements in treatment procedures and techniques, and learn how we can better serve you and your family.
Information & Accommodations
We empower you to make smart choices for your oral health and smile enhancements through information and thorough consultation, easy and accommodating financing, and comfortable facilities and care. We also make sure that we are well informed about your medical history, current medications, and any other factor that might affect your dental health and treatment.