For the Bay Area, 2023 was a momentous year for hospital and health care practice openings.

League City

Miller Dentistry

The business opened Dec. 11, with its services including dental emergency treatments, dental cleanings, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, general, family and pediatric dentistry, and oral surgery.Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital

The hospital opened a new emergency care center May 23. This facility aims to address residents' concerns about long wait times in the emergency room and offers a streamlined process for acute medical needs.Kelsey-Seybold South Shore Harbour Clinic

The one-story, 15,000-square-foot facility provides comprehensive primary care, such as family medicine, pediatrics and internal medicine. It includes a lab and imaging services, such as X-rays and ultrasounds, and has room for seven health care providers. It was opened March 20.Webster

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

In September, HCA Houston Healthcare was redesignated as the only Level II trauma center in the Bay Area. The redesignation recognizes the hospital's capabilities in providing critical care to trauma patients. In September, the hospital also broke ground on an Early Childhood Education Center which is slated for completion in spring 2024.Renew Dental Implants

Led by Dr. Piyuse Das, the restorative dentistry practice allows patients to customize their treatment with single, bridge or full-mouth dental implant surgery, as well as implant-supported dentures. The practice opened July 17.Pasadena

HCA Houston Rehabilitation Hospital Southeast

The facility offers specialized care for patients recovering from strokes, surgeries, brain and spinal injuries, and other traumas. It opened May 22.Nassau Bay

Tyger I Consulting Group

Tyger I aims to be a partner and resource for health care providers looking to improve careers, staffing and facilities. It was opened March 10.