Dentists & Associates

Jack Stephens, DDS

Having graduated in the top 10 percent of his class, Dr. Jack Stephens earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with a minor in biology from Sam Houston State University in 1980, as a member of the National Honor Society. He continued his education by obtaining his Doctor of Dental Science degree in 1984 from the University of Texas Dental School in Houston, was also a member of the National Dental Honor Society, and again finished in the top 10 percent of his class.

Since then, Dr. Stephens has exhibited a passion for expanding his knowledge to better provide top-notch dental health care to all of his patients. His thousands of continuing education hours include special emphasis on dental implantology, oral rehabilitation, periodontal health care, orthodontics, CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing) dentistry, and laser dentistry.

Dr. Stephens’ professional memberships include:

  • National Dental Honor Society (Omicron Kappa Upsilon)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Texas Dental Association (TDA)
  • Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS)
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • North Houston Dental Study Club (as past president and member for the past 31 years)
  • Past member of the Houston Dental Association Peer Review Panel
  • Member of “CEREC Doctors,” who focus on CAD/CAM dentistry
  • ICLE – International Center for Laser Education

His awards and recognition include:

  • Speaker of the Year – North Houston Dental Study Club (2014)
  • Voted Top Dentist in Houston since 2004
  • Recognized by the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry
  • Sponsor of the Harris County Deputy Sheriff’s Association
  • Clinic Award Alumni Association of the University of Texas Dental School

Outside of the office, Dr. Stephens enjoys spending time with his wife of over 35 years, Robin, and his children, Zach and Brooke. His hobbies include fly fishing, water skiing, snow skiing, sailing, bird hunting, racing, biking, scuba diving, and flying.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs


Robert Gatewood, DDS

Dr. Robert Gatewood first attended Texas A&M, then earned his Doctor of Dental Science degree in 1996 from the University of Texas Dental School in Houston. He then immediately joined the Navy, serving three years including a year long, hospital-based general practice residency at Portsmouth, Virginia. The residency and his time in the Navy allowed Dr. Gatewood access to unparalleled, one-on-one time with talented specialists in a wide variety of health-care disciplines. The clinical, hands-on experience he gained helped craft his philosophy of providing high-quality dental care to each and every patient.

After completing his time in the Navy, Dr. Gatewood continued to expand his knowledge and expertise through continuing education courses that specialize in dental implantology, Invisalign® clear aligners, and CEREC technology (Chairside Economic Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction).

His professional memberships include:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Texas Dental Association (TDA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
  • Greater Houston Dental Society (current member of the GHDS Peer Review Committee)
  • North Houston Dental Study Club (past president)
  • Member of “CEREC Doctors,” who focus on CAD/CAM dentistry

Outside of the office, Dr. Gatewood participates in charity work through his church, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Donna, and their children, Grant and Alex. His hobbies include skiing, wake-surfing, scuba diving, and traveling.

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell


Christopher Pagano, DDS

Dr. Christopher Pagano graduated from Rutgers University in 1994 with his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, with a concentration in Occupational and Public Health. In 1998, he graduated second in his class from West Virginia University’s School of Dentistry, earning his Doctor of Dental Science degree as a member of the National Dental Honor Society.

Expanding his knowledge via numerous continuing education courses, Dr. Pagano is certified in CEREC (Chairside Economic Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) technology, as well as dental implantology. Aside from his education and expertise, however, Dr. Pagano’s ultimate focus in on the comfort and needs of his patients.

Dr. Pagano’s professional memberships include:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Texas Dental Association (TDA)
  • Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS)
  • North Houston Dental Study Group
  • Served as Clinical Assistant Professor for the West Virginia University School of Dentistry
  • National Dental Honor Society (Omicron Kappa Upsilon)

Dr. Pagano has also been recognized by several organizations for his professional accomplishments, including:

  • The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology for proficiency in Dental Anesthesiology
  • The American Equilibration Society for proficiency in TMJ (temporomandibular joint) function
  • Received the West Virginia Health Conference Governor’s Award for extensive professional volunteer work

During his free time, Dr. Pagano enjoys visiting with his nine amazing nieces and nephews. His hobbies include sports (especially college football), movies, music, and traveling (particularly geocaching).


Dr. Aaron Glick, DDS

Dr. Aaron Glick graduated cum laude with high honors in Neuroscience, Biology, and Psychology with a minor in Chemistry from Brandeis University. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Science degree with higher honors and distinction in research from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition to receiving Dean’s list and scholarships throughout dental school, he was awarded with the Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry by the Academy of Operative Dentistry.

Dr. Glick’s passion is advising and helping patients achieve their best possible smile! His priority is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible during each visit. He will work closely with his patients to create a comprehensive, customized plan to meet their individual dental needs. Outside of the office, Dr. Glick enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessica, playing music, traveling, running, and cooking.

Professional memberships:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Texas Dental Association (TDA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS)
  • National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN)
  • North Houston Dental Study Club

Schedule your consultation with one of our experts today by calling the Stephens and Gatewood Dentistry near you!