OUR PRACTICE

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Sarah Behmanesh

Dr. Behmanesh, grew up in Canada where she got an Honors Bachelor of Science in Biology and French. She then pursued her dental career at New York University where she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Following NYU, she was accepted into UCLA for a year of residency in advanced dentistry. She moved here in 2010 after falling in love with Austin following a visit.

During her spare time, she enjoys jogging along the Lady Bird trail, spending time with her husband and son, traveling and photography.

She is committed to continuing education and takes many advanced courses each year to enhance her skills to better serve the dental care needs of her patients and provide them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.

Dr. Behmanesh maintains a practice philosophy of quality dental care with a gentle hand. She truly enjoys working with her patients to give them the confident smile that they have always wanted.

Dr. Vanesa Vaquer

Dr. Vaquer’s mission is to deliver the highest level of dental care in a comfortable environment.  She was born in Argentina and raised in Miami, FL. She completed her bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences doing a minor in Psychology, at Florida International University. She then received her Doctor of Dental Medicine at University of Florida, College of Dentistry.

Dr. Vaquer is an active member of American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Capital Area Dental Society. During her time off, she enjoy traveling, dancing, and spending quality time with family and friends

MEET THE TEAM

Aileen Luna
Aileen was born in South Texas and grew up in Colorado. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Physiology from The University of Colorado at Boulder and went on to receive her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene at Austin Community College. Her professionalism and passion for patient care exemplify what Austin Dental Specialty Group is all about. In her spare time Aileen enjoys shopping, trying new restaurants, watching sports, volunteering and spending time with family. Aileen looks forward to building trusting relationships with patients. She spends time to educate and encourage them to maintain great oral health.
Nicole Fivecoat

Born and raised in a small town on the south Texas coast of Port Lavaca, Nicole grew up spending most of her time on the water fishing or hunting with her family and friends. Nicole left Port Lavaca and came to Austin in the spring of 2017. She has always had a love for helping others which led her to the dental field where she has been working as a Front Office Coordinator for three years. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys live music, cuddling with her animals, and exploring all that Austin has to offer with her friends.

Emily Figueroa

Came into the dental field in 2013 and joined the team in 2015, Emily enjoys getting to know patients and being able to help them plan out their dental needs. When she isn’t busy having fun at the office she’s with her husband (her high school sweetheart!) and their two dogs Duke and Lulu in tow. Always willing to travel, read a good book, and of course trying different cuisines(foodie at heart) Anything for a great adventure!

Nicole Hyde

Nicole was born and raised in Colorado. She came to Austin in 2000 to spend the summer, and ended up staying.  She has been a dental assistant since 2008, and loves to talk movies, television and restaurants with patients! Her free time is spent hanging out with her husband and friends, record shopping, traveling and going to concerts.

Estefanie Cortes

Emily came into the dental field in 2013 and joined the team in 2015. She enjoys getting to know patients and being able to help them plan out their dental needs. When she isn’t busy having fun at the office, she’s with her husband (her high school sweetheart!) and their two dogs Duke and Lulu in tow. Always willing to travel, read a good book, and of course trying different cuisines (foodie at heart)! Anything for a great adventure!

Miranda Garcia

Miranda was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She is the mother of two beautiful boys. On her free time she enjoys being outdoors with her family and hanging out with friends. Miranda graduated from Austin Dental Assisting Academy in 2018 with a certificate in Dental Assisting. She has been working as a Dental Front Office Coordinator for 2 years. Her goal is to make your visit to our office as comfortable and stress free from the moment she first interacts with you.

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