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Doctor and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentist and staff who make Latimer Dental Arts the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Houston.


Meet the smiling faces behind Latimer Dental Arts. Our team of professionals is ready to assist you with your dental needs, helping you achieve the healthy, beautiful smile that you deserve. Dr. Latimer and each member of the team works closely with patients to provide individualized care in a comfortable and supportive environment.

Dr. SusanDr. Susan Latimer

A native Houstonian, Dr. Susan Latimer attended Baylor University and the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate education, and graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1996. She was then selected to continue her education in a general practice residency at Hermann Hospital. She went on to serve as part-time clinical instructor at The University of Texas while practicing as an associate in Clear Lake. Since 2000, when Latimer Dental Arts was established, Dr. Latimer has dedicated herself to full-time private practice. She and her staff members regularly attend continuing education classes and are active participants in local study clubs as a way of advancing their knowledge in the dental field. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Greater Houston Dental Society. Dr. Latimer is an accomplished pianist and violist and performs with the Texas Medical Center Orchestra. She loves yoga, playing outdoors, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Shannon Logan

For more than twenty years, Shannon has practiced as a registered dental hygienist. She graduated from Wharton County Junior College in 1991 with her Associates Degree in dental hygiene. She brings to the practice a genuine love for her patients. She finds great joy in helping others achieve a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile. She is happily married with two kids and is an active member of her community in Angleton, Texas.

Maria Carrizales

A proud native Houstonian, Maria is a Registered Dental Assistant by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. She has been working in the dental field since 2001. Maria began working with Dr. Susan Latimer in September of 2008 and enjoys helping patients feel comfortable while achieving dental wellness and a great looking smile. In her spare time, she enjoys doing outdoor activities with her fiancé Lorenzo, family and friends.

Emily Schulz

Emily grew up in Texas and New York and attended The University of Texas at Austin before moving to Houston with her husband in 2008. She has worked as a dental treatment consultant since 2005 and loves helping patients achieve better dental health and self-esteem. An avid music lover, Emily sings with her church chancel choir and the Houston Masterworks Chorus here in Houston. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, sewing and going to museums and concerts with her daughter Sophia.