November 3, 2014 Our Dear Patient, Allow me to introduce myself and discuss my role within the Practice of Dr. James C. Jeffries.  My name is Syed A. Khalid, and I am honored that Dr. Jeffries selected me from a large group of Periodontists to help serve his family of patients.  I am from Michigan, however my heart has been in Texas since I was a child.  Spending summers in Houston while growing up cemented my desire to one day raise my family here.  Moving to Houston and realizing my dream of practicing in this community is an absolute blessing, and I hope to keep my excitement for a long time to come!  Despite training during different eras, Dr. Jeffries and I share many qualities including the emphasis we place on patient education, importance on addressing patient concerns, and our passion for Periodontics.  I have been interested in Dentistry since I was very young, and have been involved in the profession since 2004.  My training includes a Doctor of Dental Surgery ...