Meet The Doctors


Our West Houston and Bellaire Orthodontists

Dr. Bloome, Dr. Tabakman and Dr. Khan are certified specialists in orthodontics. They have the training and skills to design a smile you love. Schedule a free consultation with one of our Houston-area orthodontists or get to know more about them.

Dr. Tabakman, an employee of Houston Orthodontic Specialists

Dr. Tabakman

Dr. Vladimir Tabakman has been voted a top orthodontist by H Magazine every year since 2007, is an award-winning Invisalign provider and regularly publishes research in scientific journals. He kicked off his career by earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He then went on to receive a master’s degree in orthodontics and complete his two-year orthodontic residency at the University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan.

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Dr Bloome, an employee of Houston Orthodontic Specialists

Dr. Bloome

After receiving her doctorate degree from dental school, Dr. Melissa Wadler-Bloome practiced general dentistry in New Mexico. She then returned to Houston to complete her orthodontic residency program at the University of Texas Dental Branch. While there, she also obtained a master’s degree in orthodontics. Her love of creating healthy, beautiful smiles started at a young age and she even assisted in her father’s orthodontic practice as a teenager!

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Dr. Khan, an employee of Houston Orthodontic Specialists

Dr. Khan

Dr. Shariq Khan grew up in the Middle East, Europe and the States. Dr. Khan received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland. Dr. Khan earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry and graduated in the top 10% of the class. Dr. Khan then completed 3 years of orthodontic training from Stony Brook University and also received a Masters’ degree in Oral Biology with a concentration in bone biology.

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