Special Needs Dentistry

Meet Our Team

Our staff is our greatest asset. Not only are they friendly and knowledgeable, they are highly experienced. Everyone on the team shares a common goal: to treat the whole patient, not just the teeth. And like our dentists, the staff completes many hours of continuing education and dental training each year to strengthen their skills.


Henry Chu, D.D.S., P.A.

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Dr. Henry Chu graduated in 1987 from the nation’s top-ranked dental school, the University of Texas Dental Branch at San Antonio. He later completed an additional two-year hospital-based general practice residency. During the residency, he received advanced training in oral surgery, IV sedation, dental rehabilitation and hospital-based dentistry. Dr. Chu has provided superior care to a wide spectrum of patients throughout his many years in private practice. His heart and passion is evident in his commitment to overcoming the barriers that are common when providing oral care to all of his patients. He enjoys sharing his expertise with dentists and students through lectures at the dental school and other venues. Dr. Chu is honored to be inducted into the International College of Dentist in October 2013.


Victoria L. G. Thompson, D.D.S.

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Victoria L.G. Thompson, D.D.S. is originally from the Chicago area. She completed her undergraduate education at Northwestern University. Dr. Thompson earned her dental degree from the University of Michigan in 2008. After graduation, she began working in a private practice office and teaching dental students at her alma mater. Dr. Thompson believes in the importance of quality dental care and advocates health practices that are proactive, preventative, and contribute to wellness. A lifelong learner, she is committed to educating herself as well as her patients. Dr. Thompson and her husband are the proud parents of two young sons. Her family moved to San Antonio in August of 2012. She is pleased to be part of this competent and caring staff and looks forward to meeting you!


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Denise

Office Manager

Denise was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and has been with our team for almost 17 years! She has a passion for each of our patients and thoroughly enjoys getting to know them and their families. When not spending time with us, she loves to spend time with her husband and three children. She also likes cooking, shopping, and listening to music in her free time.


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Regina

Office Manager

Regina was born and raised in Dimmitt and has recently moved to San Antonio. She has been in the dental field for 10 years. She absolutely enjoys working with Dr. Chu. She enjoys spending time with her 10-year-old daughter and two Shih Tzus, Rascal and Raider.


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Jamie

Patient Care Coordinator

Jamie was born and raised in San Antonio. She has been a registered dental assistant for six years and enjoys providing excellent customer service at the front desk at Dr. Chu’s office. She loves spending time with her husband, two children, and her English Bulldog, Prime.


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Crystal

Patient Care Coordinator

Crystal was born in Del Rio. She moved to San Antonio when she was 9 years old and has loved living here ever since. Crystal enjoys crafting and baking. Most importantly, she loves spending time with her family and pet Shih Tzu, Isabel.


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Tessa

Patient Care Coordinator

Tessa was born and raised in Colorado, and moved to Texas in 2011. She is new to the dental field and is very passionate about learning all aspects of the dental industry. She is willing to go the extra mile to help the patients and staff at Chu Dental Group. Tessa enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, Stella.


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Pauline

Dental Hygienist

Pauline received a Dental Assistant certificate in 1988 and has also worked as an Office Manager for 10 years. In 1999 she graduated from dental hygiene school with a goal to help patients maintain their over-all dental health. She is pleased to work in an office that delivers quality dentistry and customer service. Pauline is married to a wonderful husband and enjoys to baking, gardening, and listening to Christian music. She says her greatest pleasure is caring for patients with special needs and spending time with family, friends and her Chihuahua, Chewy.


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Chelsea

Dental Hygienist

Chelsea is a native of San Antonio who graduated from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been in the dental field since 2008 and loves working with patients to improve their oral health. Chelsea is passionate about providing gentle, individualized care for each of her patients. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys baking and spending time with her husband, Trey. She also loves caring for her four-legged children – Lexi, Zues, and Slinky – who all love to brush their teeth!


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Julie

Director of Operations

Julie was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and has a background in many aspects of the health care business. She is diligent in maintaining the logistical side of the business, as well as handling many of the behind the scenes tasks required for our practice to run smoothly. Outside of the office, Julie loves spending time with her four children and enjoying the wonderful Texas outdoors.


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Mika

Dental Assistant

Mika was born and raised in Stephenville and moved to San Antonio with her husband. She has been in the dental field for over two years and has enjoyed every minute of it. In Mika’s spare time, she enjoys being outdoors with her husband and two dogs.


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La Teeya

Dental Assistant

La Teeya was born and raised in San Antonio. She has been in the dental field for one year and loves assisting with surgical procedures. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family.


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Annette

Dental Assistant

Annette was born in El Paso and was raised in Sunland Park, New Mexico. She recently moved to San Antonio. Annette has been a Dental Assistant for 7 years. She enjoys working in the dental field and helping people have a confident smile. Most importantly, she loves to spend time with her daughters, Jeanette and Jacky and her family.


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Amanda

Dental Assistant

Amanda was raised in San Antonio. She loves working side by side with patients and staff. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and barbecuing, which she does with her family and friends.