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Our highly awarded U.S. and internationally-trained dentist, Dr. Virgil Gutierrez, and board-certified orthodontist, Dr. Liza Shevchenko, bring an essential synergistic approach to comprehensive dentistry by implementing interdisciplinary principles and treatment to all of our patients. Located in the heart of the prestigious Cypress community of Towne Lake, Smile Artisans is proud to serve patients from all surrounding communities including Towne Lake, Bridgeland, Cypress Creeks Lakes, Coles Crossing, Blackhorse Ranch, Fairfield, Miramesa, and many more – as well as all the greater Houston area.


Dr. Virgil Gutierrez


Dr. Gutierrez is a proud graduate of the University of Texas Health and Science Center San Antonio Dental School, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. His passion and drive for all that is dentistry has catapulted him to rigorous, advanced surgical and cosmetic training in many prestigious and recognized institutes across the U.S. and internationally.

Dr. Gutierrez has been recognized by many US and international programs, including the German Society of Oral Implantology by which he was awarded a Fellowship through the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in Berlin, Germany. He is also a pioneer in bringing Plasma Rich Growth Factors dental biologic technology into Texas and first in Houston area as recognized by the Endoret Bio Technology Institute center. His focus and understanding that patient comfort and optimal treatment go hand in hand has led him to pursue and complete a mini residency in Intravenous and Oral Sedation training in order to provide another level of comfort and care.

His interdisciplinary background and training help him combine a multitude of specialty treatments, including periodontal surgery (gum grafting), implant surgery, osseous grafting, prosthodontics, orthodontics as an Invisalign provider, esthetic dentistry, and much more in order to reassure his patients they are in good, knowledgeable, and caring hands.

With Over 1,000 hours of continuing education across the world Dr. Gutierrez continues to stay up to date with proven modern techniques and technology. He is a Key Opinion Leader and faculty for several recognized international Institute such as Digital Smile Design, Pascal Intl., Live Implant Training Institute, as well as the most recognized implant company in the world, Straumann Implants.

Outside of his practice and home, you will find Dr. G traveling across the US and the world. Dr. Gutierrez’s family brings structure to his life and inspires his strong work ethic. His wife, Dr. Shevchenko is a board-certified orthodontist in addition to being a wonderful life partner and mother to their daughters. When not helping patients, Dr. Gutierrez loves traveling the world with family and friends, exploring, growing spiritually through different cultural experiences, and enjoying international cuisine!

Dr. Liza Schevchenko


Dr. Liza Shevchenko prepared for her career through studies at the University of Houston pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and graduated with honors.

Dr. Shevchenko then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Dental School in Houston. She received this degree with honor at the top of her class and was recognized as an outstanding graduate. Earning scholastic awards both in achievement and research, she was accepted into an orthodontic residency at the University of Texas Dental School where she graduated and earned her Master of Science degree and certificate in Orthodontics. Dr. Shevchenko later completed a rigorous examination to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, the highest level of attainment in education, evaluation, excellence, and ethics. The accomplishment reflects her dedication to continuing education and professional excellence.

Sharing a passion for dentistry, Dr. Shevchenko and her husband are both Doctors in Dentistry. When she is not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Shevchenko loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling around the world and learning about different cultures.

Dr. Shevchenko is a specialist that is focused on delivering high quality treatment following the highest standards of patient care using the latest in cutting edge technology. By being responsive to your needs and helping you understand your treatment, she hopes to establish a long and mutually rewarding relationship.

Professional organization memberships include the American Orthodontic Association and the American Board of Orthodontics.



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