Meet the Team
|Dr.Vilas Sastry graduated from Boston University’s Advanced Standing program in 2005. Since graduating, Dr. Sastry has helped to establish several practices in the Las Vegas area. His schedule allows him to care for his patients, as well as to contribute his time for several charitable efforts. Dr. Sastry finds caring for the dental implant needs of his patients—ensuring their implants are fully functional and display an awesome smile— to be especially satisfying. Dr. Sastry has several reviews that attest to his ability to deliver anesthetic without his patients even feeling a thing. He truly espouses the statement “Stress Less and Smile More”!|
|Dr. Manisha Gupta attended Temple University, where she received her dental degree. She also completed advanced education in general dentistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Gupta has been in practice for over 15 years. Patients see Dr. Gupta for a variety of reasons, including dental cleanings, crowns, fillings,and bridges. Dr. Gupta believes in taking time to discuss and explain treatment needs to her patients. Her goal is to have her patients understand their treatment needs and also to make them feel comfortable. Outside of her practice, Dr. Gupta enjoys cooking and yoga|
|Dr. Pouya Momtaz was born and raised in Boston, MA where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Tufts University. He went on to complete a General Practice Residency at St Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY, and an Orthodontic Fellowship at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He continued at UNLV’s Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Residency Program, where he earned both a Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology. Dr Momtaz is currently an instructor at UNLV, where he will be continuing research on intraoral scanning technology, 3-D printing and clear aligner therapy. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontist’s, and the Southern Nevada Dental Society and is passionate about providing the highest level of care possible for his patients and creating beautiful smiles. In his spare time, Dr Momtaz enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and pets, hiking and traveling.|
|Dr. Ammar Siddiqi grew up in Orange County, California where he attended the University of California, Irvine for his BA in Anthropology and Biology. He then completed his dental training (DDS) at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Siddiqi spends the majority of his time with his family and friends. He enjoys traveling, staying active outdoors or at the gym, photography and basketball. Dr. Siddiqi’s professional associations include the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Southern Nevada Dental Society.|
|From VoTech roadrunner to UNLV rebel, Las Vegas native Dr. Cindy Nou received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. Her career focus has always been about patient care: from her humble beginnings as a nurse’s assistant a decade ago, to becoming a dental assistant at a local, well-respected practice, to her current focus as a family-oriented general dentist. As an active member of the American Dental Association and the Southern Nevada Dental Society, Dr. Nou is invested in learning the latest technologies and advances in the vast field of dentistry, in order to better serve her community with the most appropriate care possible. Dr. Nou and her team of warm, friendly staff welcome patients of all ages.|
|Dr. Kathleen Uy is truly a world citizen. She grew up in both the Philippines and in the California Bay Area. These life experiences have gifted her with the ability to speak English, Tagalog and Visayan languages fluently. She received her bachelor’s degree at University of San Francisco and then went on receive her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at University of Nevada Las Vegas. During her free time, she likes to cook at home and spend time with her corgi, Kona. She loves traveling around the world sampling native foods and learning about local culture. Dr. Uy is well versed in dentistry with a broad skill set ranging from simple dental procedures all the way to complex dental implant placement and restoration. With Dr. Uy as your dentist, you can expect her to listen to your concerns, be gentle, and provide you with the best possible care.|
|Dr. Vivi Van Mcintosh is a longtime Californian, having attended Buena Park High School in 1985, University of California Irvine in 1990, and Loma Linda Dental School in 1994. The art of dentistry comes easily to her, and she has a passion for people. Genuine care for her patients is of utmost importance to her, and she shows them the same care and attention whether they come from the streets or live in a penthouse.|
Having fun is important to Dr. Mcintosh, and she has several hobbies in her spare time. She stays active everyday and loves activities like bowling, tennis, badminton, gymnastics, yoga, weight training. Dr. Mcintosh has three children: a 23 year old son who is a 4th year psychology major at UNLV; a 20 year old son who is a 2nd year pre-med at UNLV; and a 14 year old daughter who is in 9th grade.
Dr. Macintosh looks forward to ensuring you feel better about your smile, and dentistry in general!
|Dr. Gabrielle Aquino grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and received her dental degree at UNLV School of Dental Medicine. She went on to a general practice residency at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, New York, where she was heavily trained in oral surgery and treatment of medically compromised patients.|
Dr. Aquino’s favorite things to do are getting her patients out of pain and perfecting their beautiful smiles. She is thrilled to be in Las Vegas providing care for her community.
|Dr. Hong Nguyen grew up in Vietnam which gives her the ability to speak fluently both English and Vietnamese. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego in Bioengineering major. She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of California, San Francisco. She went on to finish her residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from a New York University’s satellite facility in California Bay Area.|
Dr. Nguyen focuses on high-quality dental care and treating patients like family. She enjoys spending time with her family, biking and crafting projects.