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At Spring Creek Dentistry, you’re more than a patient to us—you’re an important part of our dental family that we wouldn’t be able to accomplish our goals without. Our goals include providing you and your loved ones with experiences that make you look forward to your visits and empower you to take the best care of your smile so that it serves you a long while! We’re confident you’ll find our office comfortable, our team friendly and caring, and our care comprehensive, convenient, and most importantly, gentle. We hope to smile with you soon!

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Meet Our Doctors

C. Ryan Oakley, DDS, FAGD

Ryan Oakley, DDS, FAGD earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Baylor University in 2000 before completing his Doctorate in Dental Science from University of Texas Houston Dental Branch. He founded Spring Creek Dentistry in 2005 and provides comprehensive preventive, restorative, cosmetic, orthodontic, and implant dentistry for families in the Houston area. Dr. Oakley genuinely cares about his patients and enjoys learning about their lives, dreams, and health. He’s interested in the whole person, not just their oral health.

Dr. Oakley has completed several hundred hours of continuing education, and has earned fellowship status with the Academy of General Dentistry. A believer in lifelong education, he regularly expands his expertise in dentistry by attending continuing education courses. He offers orthodontics for all ages, adult cosmetic braces, Lumineers®, veneersInvisalign®, and dental implant restoration. As new dental sciences and technologies emerge, Dr. Oakley will remain on the forefront, bringing his patients the best that he believes the field has to offer.

Memberships & Associations:

  • Academy of General Dentistry – Fellow
  • American Academy of Clear Aligners
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics Member
  • American Dental Association
  • Dawson Academy – Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry, Occlusion – Graduate
  • F.O.R.C.E. Orthodontics – Graduate
  • Galler Houston Team Member
  • Greater Houston Dental Society
  • International Association of Orthodontics
  • Invisalign® Preferred Provider
  • Texas Academy of General Dentistry
  • Texas Dental Association

Dr. Ryan Oakley and his wife, Amber, have a son, Colin, and daughter, Harper. When he isn’t at the office, Dr. Oakley enjoys working out, playing golf, watching sports, traveling, and spending time with his family.

“Dr. Oakley is the best! I have terrible dental anxiety and he definitely understands and is careful to not overwhelm me. He and his team are amazing. I’d recommend this office to anyone.”

AACA Board Member

Ronald E. Miller Jr., DDS, FICOI

Dr. Miller earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M University, and his Doctorate in Dental Science at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. He joined Spring Creek Dentistry in 2009. Dr. Miller loves getting to know his patients, and helping them achieve beautiful smiles! He’s a meticulous professional who provides high quality, individualized dental care.

Memberships & Associations:

  • Greater Houston Dental Society
  • Texas Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry – Fellow
  • Psi Omega Dental Service Fraternity – Volunteer
  • Texas Missionary Mercy – Volunteer

Dr. Miller is married with three children: Ava, Reagan, and Ronnie. He enjoys building furniture and cabinet-making, as well as spending time with his family.

“All of my experiences at Spring Creek Dentistry have been positive. Dr. Miller is an amazing dentist. He’s very caring and explains everything he’s doing. The hygienists are very good at their jobs. Cleanings aren’t scary and painful. I’ve recommended SCD to friends and family.”

Daryl Henley, DDS

Dr. Daryl Glenn Henley received his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Texas A&M in 1977. In 1980, he obtained his graduate degree and DDS from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. Dr. Henley has practiced dentistry in the Northwest Harris County region since 1980. He joined the Spring Creek Dentistry family in 2013, receiving certifications in prevention, restorative dentistry, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry.

Patients enjoy Dr. Henley’s personable chair side manner, as he carefully explains each step of their treatment and employs a gentle touch. He appreciates the chance to get to know his patients and meet their families. He is honored to have won the American Association of Endodontists Certificate of Merit.

Outside the office, Dr. Henley plays the fiddle and sings with the 3rd Coast band: www.3rdcoastband.com. He also referees high school football and ice hockey. To relax, he enjoys playing golf, watching college football, and the Texans. He loves any song by Max Stalling.

“Dr. Henley performed my root canal this past week and it was as fabulous as a root canal can be. I was very nervous about the procedure but I was in and out with zero pain and I felt just fine the day after (and still do today). I’ve had my teeth cleaned at other practices and been in more discomfort. I am so grateful that I have found this amazing practice and thank you for the magic that you did on what I thought was a destroyed tooth, Dr. Henley! Thank you!”

Tuan Pham, DDS

Dr. Tuan Pham is truly a native Houstonian. He grew up and went to high school in Katy, Texas. He attended the University of Houston where he pursued his Bachelor of Science in Biology. Thereafter, he was accepted to and graduated from the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston.

Dr. Pham is truly passionate about dentistry, and his passion comes from love. He actually got involved in dentistry to take care of his own parents’ dental needs. With his father having no teeth and mother needing numerous implants, he has devoted himself to pursue greater dentistry.

He commits wholeheartedly to completing excessive hours of continuing education to provide complete care for his patients. He feels blessed to be in a profession he is so passionate about. From this passion of love, he finds enjoyment and purpose in providing care to his patients and community. Dr. Pham’s philosophy is simple—treat all patients as a family member. There is no better feeling in the world than seeing his patients react to their new smiles.

“Best dental experience I have ever had from the time I decided to call and make an appointment the office staff made me feel welcomed. I had my firts appointment today and Dr Pham was amazing. I am really pleased with the care and professionalism this office provides and I am super glad I found this office while searching the web hoping find a good dentist, mission accomplished I had a Wonderful experience ever.”

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Samer S. Dar, DDS, MD

Dr. Dar is a native of Spring, Texas. He attended Klein High School and went to college at Southern Methodist University on a scholastic scholarship where he earned a B.S. in Biology. He then went on to earn his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. He graduated in the top 15% of his class on the Dean’s honor list. Dr. Dar received numerous awards in Dental School including the prestigious American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Award, Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Award and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award.

After completing his dental degree, Dr. Dar received his medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine in New York. He completed a year of General Surgery training and a six-year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at North Shore-LIJ in New York. During his residency, he obtained extensive training in Craniofacial Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate repair, Facial Trauma, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Head and Neck Pathology, TMJ Surgery and Dental Implants. Dr. Dar is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support from the American College of Surgeons and the American Heart Association.

Outside of work Dr. Dar enjoys running, reading and most importantly spending time with his family. Dr. Dar is excited about being back home in Texas.

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