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Meet Our Dentists in Sugar Land, TX: Dr. Liyen Keen and Dr. Aekta Fifadara of

River Park Dental Center


Liyen Keen, DDS.



I am Dr. Liyen Keen, the owner and practicing family dentist of River Park Dental Center.  I am a 2001 graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch, and have been practicing as a general dentist since then.  On June 26, 2005, we celebrated the culmination of all my hard work with the grand opening of River Park Dental Center.

 My vision is to build a family of patients based on honesty, trust, and respect. 

I believe that it is the responsibility of a health care professional to promote open communication with the patients.  I encourage my patients to ask questions and am open to discussions about diagnosis and treatment, so that they can make an informed decision about their oral care. 

Dentistry is a constantly evolving field with new materials, techniques, and procedures.  In order to provide our patients with the latest in what dentistry has to offer, I have taken over 400 hours of Continuing Education.  My staff attends meetings and events so that they, too, keep abreast of what is new in dentistry.  As a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Texas Association of Women in Dentistry, I have available to me the best resources and publications in the dental field. 

Aside from dental knowledge, other aspects of my life affect how I practice dentistry. My parents are Taiwanese and I was born in Brazil, so I am fluent in Taiwanese and Portuguese.  We have many patients that feel comfortable at my practice because I can explain procedures to them in their native language.  I also enjoy very much meeting people of different walks of life, backgrounds, and cultures, and love to visit with my patients.  The friendly and comfortable relationship that I have with my patients and my ability to help them is what makes dentistry, for me, such a wonderful profession.

If you are looking for a dental home where you know you will be provided with quality dentistry in a friendly environment, please give us a call. You won't be disappointed!


Liyen L. Keen, DDS


Aekta Fifadara, DMD 


Dr. Aekta Fifadara was born and raised in Albany, NY.  With a desire for city living, she began her path to dentistry in Boston, MA, where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  Upon graduation, Dr. Fifadara furthered her education by completing a year-long General Practice Residency Program at Queens Hospital in NY.

 Prior to moving to the lovely city of Houston, Dr. Fifadara had been practicing in private practice in Chicago, IL, performing all facets of dentistry from cosmetic to oral surgery.  She stays up to date with the newest dental techniques and technology through several continuing education courses.  Currently, Dr. Fifadara is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Society.

 Dr Fifadara's experiences in dentistry have molded her into a dental provider that truly enjoys all aspects of general dentistry as well as treating patients of all ages.  Her goal, as a dentist, is to be someone who not only provides quality dentistry but also treats her patients with compassion.  With a warm, fun-loving attitude, her philosophy is to treat each and every patient as if they are family.

 Dr. Fifadara resides in Sugar Land with her husband and two kids.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling, dancing, eating good food, and spending time with her friends and family.