Dr. Jaclyn N. Smith, DDS

Born and raised in Hallettsville, Texas, Dr. Jaclyn N. Smith received her Doctor of Dental surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After joining The Dentists as an associate in 2004, Dr. Smith’s noteworthy skill- particulary in endodontics (root canals) and oral surgery (extractions)- quickly helped her advance to full partnership status in the practice. A mother of two, Dr. Smith especially enjoys her work with our younger patients and provides a gentle, caring presence when performing pediatric dentistry. Her love of working with children also extends to her community outreach activities, where she devotes time and resources to education youngsters on the importance of good oral hygiene through school and daycare programs. Dr. Smith is active in several professional organizations including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Ali Golshani grew up in New Orleans, LA as the youngest of three. In 2004, his family moved to Los Angeles. Dr. Golshani returned to Louisiana and received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Louisiana State University (GEAUX TIGERS!). Dr. Golshani moved to Houston to attend the University of Texas School of Dentistry, where he received his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree.

His love of dentistry began after watching his two older sisters change lives as dentists. During dental school, Dr. Golshani was in student leadership during all four years. He was elected member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honors society. He received the American College of Dentists Outstanding Leadership Award, UTSD Alumni Leadership Award and the Myron Sigler Esthetic Dentistry Award.

Dr. Golshani met his wife during their freshman year of dental school. After graduating, they immediately moved to Austin to begin their dental careers. Dr. Golshani is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time outdoors. When he is not at work, you can probably find him spending time with his two dogs, Brees and Bailey.

Professional Organizations/Accreditations/Certifications

  • American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • Capital Area Dental Society
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Western Regional Examination Board Certified

Dr. Sara Golshani grew up in small town Palestine, TX. With a love for SEC football, she ventured off to Ole Miss where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She fell in love with dentistry while assisting her childhood dentist one summer while in college. After undergrad,Dr. Golshani attended The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston where she received her DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree. During dental school, she served as class president all four years. She has a passion for leadership and is active in various community service activities. While she enjoys all aspects of dentistry, she especially loves working with children.

Dr. Golshani met her husband (the other Dr. Golshani) during freshman year of dental school. After graduating, they immediately moved to the Austin area to begin their dental careers. They both love spending time outdoors and especially love spending time with their two dogs, Brees & Bailey.

Professional Organizations/Accreditations/Certifications

·American Dental Association

·The Texas Dental Association

·Capital Area Dental Society

·The Academy of General Dentistry

·Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor

·Nitrous Oxide Sedation

·Western Regional Examination Board Certified