Ambitious Dentist: Dr. Ashandra Batiste

Dr. Ashandra Batiste is currently practicing general dentistry in Houston, Texas at her office Elite Dental Wellness. Her future goals are professionally to open an additional practice in a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center. Personally Dr. Batiste says that she would just like to survive the daily grind, patients, staff, children, husband, parents, friends, swim meets, shall I continue because it gets real crazy in this daily life of mine!?!?

What makes you ambitious and sets you apart from being average?

“There is not an ounce of give up in my spirit. There have been some challenging and frustrating professional moments in my life. With God consistently breathing fresh breathe into my spirit, I never stop and I don’t quit. I love incorporating bright, fresh, and new ideas into my daily life and into the practice.”

What is your favorite quote or motto?

“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama

Any advice or biggest thing you learn about being in real world dentistry?

“Don’t take many shortcuts. It compromises your dentistry and the quality of your work”.

What do you do to ensure a positive work life balance?

“My office hours ensure that I will be home for my children and that I can also have some time for myself to work out, run errands, or on some days actually organize my desk!”

Where can dentist contact you for future questions?, 713-789-8680