Meet the Doctors

Gabriela Reinholtz, DDS

Dr. Reinholtz is the owner and director of Portal Dental Care & Orthodontics. She has a passion for dentistry and helping patients by fulfilling their needs. She dedicates to general dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic and family dentistry. She received her Dental Surgeon degree in 1999 with honor recognition from Santa Maria Catholic University in Peru.

She continued her education at University of Illinois in Chicago, obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008. Dr. Reinholtz has maintained memberships with the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Orthodontic Society.

Dr. Reinholtz is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, which is a tremendous asset in being able to provide comprehensive dental care to different population groups. When she is at home, she likes to spend time with her friends and family.

Dr. Maureen Poux, Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Maureen Poux was born in Cincinnati, OH. She completed her undergraduate collegiate studies at Howard University in Washington, DC. She then went on to attend dental school at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She later trained at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutger’s University), where she received the distinction as a Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Poux is also a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also certified in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Houston Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Dental Association, and Greater Houston Dental Society.

Dr. Poux is well loved by our children patients and their parents. The care that she provides is above standards. From the moment of consultation it is easy to perceive her passion for dentistry and her love for children. Dr. Poux’s close attention to details and her professional integrity is what makes her one of Houston’s Top Pediatric Dentist.

Dr. Poux resides in the Houston area and loves it. She enjoys strength training, running, spin cycling, She enjoys art, gardening, travelling, and photography but her very favorite thing to do is spending time with family and friends.

Christian Escobar, DDS

Dr. Escobar is a Houston native. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He then attended the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and focused on learning the latest advances and standards in dentistry. Combining his talents in art, eye for detail and passion for caring for others, Dr. Escobar is always learning the latest techniques and technology available to bring his patients the best Treatments options available.

When he is not working with patients, he enjoys his time with family and friends.

Michelle Lam, DDS

Dr. Lam was born and raised here in Houston, Tx. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Klein Forest High school in 1996 then went on to graduate Baylor University in Waco, Tx with Magna Cum Laude in 2000. After this she went on Texas A&M Baylor School of Dentistry and graduated in 2005.

She since has practiced in Dallas for two years before returning to her hometown of Houston. She is a member of the ADA and has a passion for volunteering in medical outreach programs a few times per year to help donate back to people in need of dental care but without access.

She enjoys her field of dentistry and interacting with her patients. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and furby Peanut. Other interests include travelling and learning other cultures.

Gabriela Reinholtz, DDS

Dr. Reinholtz is the owner and director of Portal Dental Care & Orthodontics. She has a passion for dentistry and helping patients by fulfilling their needs. She dedicates to general dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic and family dentistry. She received her Dental Surgeon degree in 1999 with honor recognition from Santa Maria Catholic University in Peru.

She continued her education at University of Illinois in Chicago, obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008. Dr. Reinholtz has maintained memberships with the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Orthodontic Society.

Dr. Reinholtz is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, which is a tremendous asset in being able to provide comprehensive dental care to different population groups. When she is at home, she likes to spend time with her friends and family.

Dr. Maureen Poux, Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Maureen Poux was born in Cincinnati, OH. She completed her undergraduate collegiate studies at Howard University in Washington, DC. She then went on to attend dental school at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She later trained at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutger's University), where she received the distinction as a Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Poux is also a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also certified in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Houston Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Dental Association, and Greater Houston Dental Society.

Dr. Poux is well loved by our children patients and their parents. The care that she provides is above standards. From the moment of consultation it is easy to perceive her passion for dentistry and her love for children. Dr. Poux's close attention to details and her professional integrity is what makes her one of Houston's Top Pediatric Dentist.

Dr. Poux resides in the Houston area and loves it. She enjoys strength training, running, spin cycling, She enjoys art, gardening, travelling, and photography but her very favorite thing to do is spending time with family and friends.

Christian Escobar, DDS

Dr. Escobar is a Houston native. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston where he earned his bachelor's degree in biology. He then attended the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and focused on learning the latest advances and standards in dentistry. Combining his talents in art, eye for detail and passion for caring for others, Dr. Escobar is always learning the latest techniques and technology available to bring his patients the best Treatments options available.

When he is not working with patients, he enjoys his time with family and friends.

Michelle Lam, DDS

Dr. Lam was born and raised here in Houston, Tx. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Klein Forest High school in 1996 then went on to graduate Baylor University in Waco, Tx with Magna Cum Laude in 2000. After this she went on Texas A&M Baylor School of Dentistry and graduated in 2005.

She since has practiced in Dallas for two years before returning to her hometown of Houston. She is a member of the ADA and has a passion for volunteering in medical outreach programs a few times per year to help donate back to people in need of dental care but without access.

She enjoys her field of dentistry and interacting with her patients. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and furby Peanut. Other interests include travelling and learning other cultures.